Please note: Due to unfortunate events this show has been postponed. Please stay tuned for information about the reschedule date.

The Eastport Art Center will host a “Supporting the Arts Night” with live music acts and artists supporting headliner Fathom Farewell, reschedule date TBA. Admission will be free; donations will be accepted to support the Arts Center. Organized by musician and Pleasant Point resident Chris Johnson, the show aims to present a variety of genres in one night. “I want to contribute and see a greater music scene expand in the area,” says Johnson. “The past year and a half has been rough for many non-profits like the EAC, and this is about re-gaining momentum and supporting local establishments, musicians and artists. My biggest goal was to make this a free event, so I campaigned and held my own raffle and gained a few sponsors along the way.”  

Based in Massachusetts, Fathom Farewell is a rock and metal band which ranges from melodic voicings to heavy moments to get the crowd moving. In addition, the event features The Filthy Casuals, a crowd-pleasing band from Machias whose sound mixes rock, blues, funk and R&B. The ‘Filthies’ have been active with shows in Eastport, Lubec, Machias and beyond. Guitarist Scott Young will perform to open the night, as well as between the bands. “I’ve seen Scott play and he can SHRED!” enthuses Johnson.

On the art side, Shelby Lee from Machias will create a piece of artwork for attendees to see as the show goes on. The art piece will be raffled off at the event; a portion of the proceeds will be donated to PAWS Animal Shelter. “I’m hoping this piece will be inspired by the moment and from the sounds of music that will fill the room,” notes Johnson.

The Supporting the Arts Night has received financial support from Bangor Savings Bank and The First National Bank. At this time, patrons are required to wear masks inside the EAC building.