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September 24, 2010

Solid Gold encore tonight at Mechanic Street

Friday After Five may be over, but center of city still hopping

— CUMBERLAND — While Friday After Five is officially over and autumn has officially arrived, there’s going to be music downtown tonight when Solid Gold returns to the Mechanic Street stage for an encore performance.

Solid Gold is making its third appearance when it plays the golden oldies music of the 1950s, ’60s and do-wop period from 6 to 9 p.m. The band is made up of veteran musicians who have played in a variety of bands since the 1960s. Some of the band members played at the old Southern Lounge on Mechanic Street and at the Holiday Inn.

Members include Frank Berry, keyboard and sax; Larry Baker, bass guitar and vocals; Jim Bachman, lead guitar and vocals; Dick Redman, drums; and Jimmy Clark, lead singer.

Windsor Hall at Town Centre will be swinging with the blues as Grammy Award-winning harmonica virtuoso Sugar Blue brings his style of blues to the stage. The musician has performed with such classic blues and rock ’n’ roll performers including the Rolling Stones, Willy Dixon, B.B. King, Lionel Hampton and Muddy Waters. Tickets are available at The Book Center and Main Street Books in Frostburg. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts an hour later.

Saturday’s Farmer’s Market is complemented this week with the Souls Won Outreach Ministries’ fifth anniversary Gospel Jubilee 2010 musical from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Liberty Street stage. Souls Won Ministries is a local gospel recording and singing group consisting of a multi-piece band, several vocalists, and husband and wife team, Pastors Kenneth and Shannon Watkins.

A multi-denominational, multi-racial ministry, it uses a combination of contemporary, traditional, and praise and worship music. The group’s vocal stylings and lyrics have made them a local favorite, and have garnered accolades in regional gospel music circles.

The Farmer’s Market will continue through the middle of October on both Thursdays and Saturdays.

Bargains on the Bricks, a communinty flea market/yard sale that begins Sundays at 10 a.m., also will continue in coming weeks.

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