MADRID — The Reeds Mill Church in Madrid will host its 4th annual Sandy River Ramblers concert of Gospel music and aongs about Maine on Sunday, Sept. 29.
The concert will begin at 2 p.m. and is free to the public. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit the church, knonwn as “The Church in the Wildwood,” after the hymn. The church, built in 1892, still maintains its original rustic character.
There will be desserts for sale at intermission.
“We love to play at the historic Reeds Mill Church,” said Stan Keach, bandleader of the Ramblers. “We love to sing Gospel songs and hymns, and this show gives us a chance to do that.” Keach has written most of the original songs about Maine that the Ramblers have recorded on two CDs, “Cry of the Loon and other original songs about Maine” (2012) and “Home in the Heart of Maine” (May, 2019). The concert will also feature songs from the recordings.
To get to Reeds Mill Church, take Reeds Mill Road from Route 4. The church is five miles on the right.
For information, call Virginia Robie at 207-639-2713 or Keach at 207-397-2241.
PHOTO: The Sandy River Ramblers, from left, Stan Keach, Dana Reynolds, Bud Godsoe, Julie Davenport, Dan Simons. (Submitted photo)