STRATHAM – From straight-up bluegrass numbers to tunes that swing there will be something for everyone at the High Range concert at the Stratham Community Church. The show, opened by the local favorite folk trio Random Acts of Harmony, will be held on Sat., June 16, at 7:00 p.m., in the church sanctuary, Emery Lane in Stratham. Tickets are available at the door for $10.00 general admission, and $8.00 for seniors and students.

High Range is a high-energy acoustic roots/folk/bluegrass group with a long list of rave reviews from national publications. They highlight original music with a mix of covers on guitar, upright bass, mandolin, fiddle, banjo and drums. Their heart-felt songs, singing and harmonies reflect the soul of working-class northeasterners. Their song, “Leave This All Behind” (Kneeland/Jones) hit #1 on Music Choice for the week of July 18 - July 24, 2004. Lauded by critics from Portland to Nashville, their album Beyond the Foothills has received a coveted highlight review in Bluegrass Unlimited, the premier bluegrass journal. “The vocals are tight and true; the instrumental work impressive, the songs a pleasure to hear repeatedly,” raves reviewer Dave McCarty. A new album, produced by Bob Carlin, is expected out in August. To find out more about High Range, visit their website highrangeband.com.

Stratham Community Church, an open and affirming congregation, has a long history of service in town. The annual concert series sponsored by the church is just one of the many programs offered to foster connection and fellowship throughout the community. Occupying one of the oldest buildings in the town, the congregation welcomes all for prayer and worship. For more information about the church and the upcoming concert, contact the church office at 603-772-3389 or visit our website www.strathamchurch.org.

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