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Surry Arts at the Barn Showcases Jazz, Blues, Folk, and Classical Guitar 

SURRY -Surry Arts at the Barn (SATB) features The Jazz Collective at 7 p.m. Saturday, September 16. The group consists of lead Bruce Cassaday on trumpet; Steve Rappaport, on bass;  Hugh Bowden, on jazz guitar; Don Knowles, on bass; and Rob Collins on piano.  Cassaday is credited with creating the jazz scene in Downeast Maine.

Texas folk/ blues singer and songwriter  Dave Sherman performs at 7 p.m. Friday, September 22.  Sherman has shared the stage with The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Blood, Sweat and Tears.  He sings about everything from winning the Publisher’s Clearing House contest to duct tape.

Brooksville-based guitarist and songwriter Derrick Semmler brings blues to the Barn at 7 p.m. Wednesday, September 27.  He will be joined by percussionist Kim Peralta.  Semler began his career in the 1970s playing bars and dance halls with the group Soulbenders on the West Coast. His lateast CD called “It’s the Blues” was released in 2015.

Mount Desert Island classical guitarist Kevin Morse takes the stage at 4 p.m. Sunday, October 1.  Morse was named “Ultimate Classical Guitarist” in 1992  when he won a prestigious international competition sponsored by Guitar Player Magazine.  He has been an artist-in-residence at numerous New England schools and has performed throughout the world.

Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door or online at

SATB is a performing arts center located in a 100-year-old barn at 8 Cross Road in Surry.  It offers culturally diverse entertainment.  Refreshments are available.  For more information  call 207-667-1308 or visit the website.

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