Family-friendly Julie & Brownie wrap up 2007 Lakeside concerts

The popular family-friendly duo Julie & Brownie closes the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with a performance at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 9.

Unlike previous concerts in the 2007 Lakeside series, the Aug. 9 event will be held on Bates’ historic Quad, in front of Coram Library, near Campus Avenue. Rain site is the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Bring a picnic supper and blankets or lawn chairs. Concerts are open to the public free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.

Since the 1990s, Julie & Brownie have delighted family audiences with an award-winning mix of fun-filled songs and educational messages for kids. They have toured through the eastern U.S. and Canada, written the children’s books The Streamlined Double Decker Bus and A Pirate’s Life For Me, and been covered by dozens of publications.

Brownie Macintosh has been performing since 1965 and has composed songs for the Kingston Trio, the Irish Rovers and others. Gisele Ganz, a Boston-based actress and singer whose credentials include performances with the Boston Pops, joined the team as “Julie” in 2005.

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