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BAAM Presents GoldenOak at The Gem

Coming on January 26

Midnight weekend screenings happen on Friday & Saturday nights (meaning arrive on Friday and/or Saturday night by 11:45pm for seating, the movie starts after midnight)!

Run Time: 90 min.

Join BAAM at The Gem for the first live performance of 2023 with Maine-based Indie-Soul-Folk band GoldenOak Thursday, January 26th at 7:00 pm.

Photo by Ryan Flanagan

GoldenOak’s music is rooted in the natural landscape- their songs move like a stream, meandering and weaving in an original yet grounding direction. Fronted by siblings Zak and Lena Kendall GoldenOak’s music calmly excites its listeners while nestled in rich folk-influenced sibling harmony.

The Maine-based band has built a steady and growing fan base with this kind of energetic intimacy. This is perfectly represented in the group’s latest album “Room to Grow”- A 10-song reflection of the emotional and physical impacts of the climate crisis. The band is rounded out by up-right bassist, Mike Knowles, and drummer, Jackson Cromwell.

GoldenOak will be joined by opener Seth Gallant. Seth Gallant grew up in a mill town in rural Western Maine to a family that played music on the front porch on almost any occasion. These traditions of folk, country and Acadian music would shape the songs he would come to create. 2022 saw the release of two new recordings. One, a stripped-down collection of finger-picked folk songs, the other an EP with the Vermont-based rock band, Great Western. Both showcase a gritty Americana sound that has come to define Gallant’s sound for years.

Doors @ 6:00pm

Opener Seth Gallant plays @ 6:30pm

 GoldenOak @ 7:00 pm 

Tickets are “Pay What You Can” with all proceeds benefiting future BAAM Programming.