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Mary Christine Hargreaves: WHAT'S NEW?

Join me on Facebook! - November 5, 2014

Hi!

I finally finished building my 'scrap-book' of memories from many years of being involved in the music community.  I've love every minute of it and want to share it all with you on my new public Facebook page. It has videos, photos, stories, history, promos, and archive interviews with Heather Pierson and Denny Breau.             All for YOU!

You don't have to join, just check it out here www.facebook.com/ukeladymusicproductions 

More creations and updates on the way ~

CD Baby Link to my Music - October 29, 2014

Hi, How are things around your neck of the woods?

'Very eventful around here these days!  And I've been creating a public Facebook page for y'all.  It's filled with Ukelady Music Productions STUFF.  I warmly welcome your visits and then I will be able to send you notices of events and announcements on Facebook! 

So stay tuned.

I'm also working with CDBaby on having more music available there.

Feel free to visit my profile at http://www.cdbaby.com/Artist/MaryChristine  

 

And remember that my new CD Set O'Wheels is also available at Books N Things, 430 Main St. Norway ME.

Enjoy this day and every day,

Mary :)

NEW VIDEOS! - September 21, 2014

FINALLY, NEW VIDEOS! Filmed at the VILLAGE FOLK FESTIVAL (w/ Bob Rosenbaum) in BRIDGTON, ME. last August, the BETHEL ART FAIR (solo) in July and an ARCHIVE interview w/ DENNY BREAU while I hosted Mainely Musicians at Great Falls TV Auburn, ME. 2007

Watch them All by clicking on the VIDEOS tab above.

 Enjoy,  Mary

Set O'Wheels now available at Books N Things & Online! - July 16, 2014

Happy July!

My new CD, Set O'Wheels,  is now available for purchase at Books N Things, 430 Main St. Norway, Maine. 

207-739-6200            www.bntnorway.com

 

As well as Online at http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marychristine

 

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss?url=search-alias%3Ddigital-music&field-keywords=Mary+Christine+Set+O%27Wheels

 

And   https://play.google.com/store/music/album/Mary_Christine_Set_O_Wheels?id=Bxvcynlfwpuvnar3pwai55ahebu

 

NEW CD REVIEWS:

"Congratulations on getting the work out. It is a wonderful compilation of life experiences set to song. I was especially impressed with the quality of your voice and I enjoyed Heather's piano on 'Good Ole Friend'." Michael Hathaway, musician and healer, White Mountain Hypnosis Center, N.H.

"Your Uke music is always great and you were ahead of your time I tell my customers with your passion for the Uke years ago and what a business it has turned into today." Robert Tarchara, musician and owner, Stoughton Music Center, MA.

June is busting out! New CD release! Free download! - June 3, 2014

Hi,

Well June IS busting out all over ~

And so is my CD! 

Albums and MP3's are now available. More info on the CD-STORE Pg.

And there's a Free Download of the title track Set O'Wheels on the MUSIC Pg. as a 'Thank You'!

Check it out,  Mary :)

New CD pre-release MP3s for sale ! - May 1, 2014

Hi,  Pre-release MP3s of my new album are available now for you to purchase on my CD STORE Pg. !!!

Here's the URL  in case you'd like to bookmark it  http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/marychristine

The actual physical CDs with custom made jacket and all of the graphics will be available online and in stores over the next month or so.   That's when we can really celebrate!!!

Will keep you posted. Thank you,  Mary

The CD! - April 10, 2014

I just got back the master CD from The Outlook Studio in Bethel, Maine.  It's sounding very cool!  And I'm on schedule in the replication process.  I'd say in a week or so you'll be able to buy mp3's online.  The actual physical CDs with all of the graphics will take a little longer.  'Newsletter is going out soon.

Thank you all for your patience.

Enjoy the warmer weather :)

Mary

spring summer gigs on the rise! - March 22, 2014

Hi! When you get a chance, please check out the Calendar page!  I'm lining up some very cool gigs at West Paris Library, Poetry and Art Fairs, Gazebos, Festivals and more :) SEE YOU SOON!

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT! - January 26, 2014

Brrrrrr!  This has been the one of the coldest winters in the country and I'm recovering from some slips on the ice including a roll-over with our pick up truck!  'Totalled the vehicle and now have another,  bruised a rib and suffured some whip-lash but I'm still standing. 

Life is so precious and I feel fortunate to be alive!   So if you've been where I normally hang out and haven't seen me there in awhile, now you know why.  I miss you all so much.

But I'm with you in spirit and look forward to all our upcoming reunions :)  

  Yep, the secrets are out and the SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT IS: SPECIAL GUESTS ON MY UPCOMING CD ARE -  HEATHER PIERSON, LINDSEY MONTANA, JEFF ROJO, NATE TOWNE, BOB WALLACE,  RUSTY WILTJER, and ofcours my husband STEVE HARGREAVES.

 The CD title is "Set O'Wheels" with 12 original traveling folk songs, written for the traveler in all of us. The album itself has been a long journey, produced at home with the help of my friends and family.  I hope to have a CD release celebration this year.

Now I'm off to my workshop.

Happy Listening & Have a Great Day!

Mary C.  ( Ukelady)

Happy New Year! - December 31, 2013

Hi

Hope that you all have a Happy New Year celebration!  I look forward to 2014 because this will be the year for my new CD release at last!  In fact I'm shooting for a Spring release party.  The days are getting longer and we all have so much to look forward to.

Will have more CD news for you soon.

Stay warm and healthy, M

Busy Busy! - November 19, 2013

Well, I'm back from Gardiner where I teamed up with my Spanish guitar accompanist to hear his track for my upcoming CD. Already I have songs with lead guitar tracks by several wonderful guitarists and a bassist and percussionist magnifique all set. AND on Dec 1 I'm meeting with my piano accompaniste exraordinaire! These guys & gal are adding the frosting to my already delicious "cake" that has taken me over four years to record and engineer.
A labor of love about to enter the final stages, 'does this sound like party? You bet!

Stay tuned,  M

Nov. 3 concert w. Heather Pierson & Friends in Norway! - October 30, 2013

See my Calendar Pg for details!  Hope you can join us, Heather Pierson, Nate Towne, Davy Sturtevant, the U U Church Choir & me :)

Honeybee is home! - October 13, 2013

Ahhh,

Just got back my Honeybee, I mean my Taylor GSMini guitar and it feels so good to be in my arms again. I had found a gap in the seam at the bottom of the guitar after playing it for only two years. Bought it new so you can imagine my disappointment. Anyway, took it back to John at Friendly River Music in Cornish and he made it right.

Tears are dried and now I'm ready to finish up my new CD! It's getting better all the time! Got some wonderful talent lined up to accompany me on a few of the songs. Soon "Set O Wheels" will be in motion! And if you want to visit a fun website check out ~ www.friendlyrivermusic.com ~ vintage guitars and ukuleles galore!

Thanks Everyone for coming! - July 21, 2013

Thank you all for coming to Tucker's Music Pub in Norway during the Arts Festival! It was a wonderful time and we can't wait to gig there again!   Enjoy the summer!  Mary & Steve

Looking forward to July 13! - July 6, 2013

If you can make to Norway, Maine on Sat. July 13, Steve and I will be performing at 12 noon at Tucker's Pub which is in the Creative Media building, 290 Main St.  We'll be playing for an hour followed by the Bunch Of Old Hippies Band, Jen & Nettie, and Brad Hooper.  Cold beer, wine and soft drinks!   Come on down!

Steve and I are presently working on my Back To Cadillac song for the CD:)

Happy Fourth Weekend,

Mary

Happy Mother's Day! and that means Mr. Moms too! - May 11, 2013

Great Morning!

Tomorrow I'm fortunate enough to enjoy my day with my two wonderful grandkids!

Ever so thankful for the good health in my family and the hard work we all do. 

I'm working on my bluegrass tune and I think it might be very close to being a finished product.

If things go well,  I may have a sample of the song posted this coming week. Stay tuned to the Music page.

Love keeps us together,

Mary C.

Earth Day - CD update - April 19, 2013

Hi, hope all is well and sunny for you.

FYI: This year is the 5th annual Earth Day Celebration to be held at the First Universalist Church, 479 Main St. Norway, ME. The date is Sunday, April 21. The celebration starts with a local foods supper at 5:00 p.m. and then the concert will follow at 6:30 p.m. There will be performances by my friends Heather Pierson, Leah Wolfsong, Nate Towne, and The Norway UU Choir. Admission is $10. Call 207-743-2828 for more info.

CD update:  My new bluegrass track Not Alone is in progress.  In fact I'm adding the ukulele track this weekend.  My hubby Steve and I recorded this together and I'm very happy with the progress.  Graphics are in the works and all that remains are a few more songs and then mastering.

Remember, everyday is Earth Day!

In Music, Mary

Stay tuned at www.marychristinemusic.com

Poetry and Art! - March 1, 2013

Check out my new poem in the POETRY Blog!

I began the poem last summer for the "Poets On The Porch" reading at the Norway Arts Festival but never made it to the Fest. So, now it's revised and ready for this summer's reading :)  GIFTS FROM WITHIN, Hope you like!

AND  I've posted some artwork on the PHOTOS-ART Page! 

These are some pencil sketches that I've done over the years.  'More to come down the road. 

Alive and well,  Mary C.

News brief - November 18, 2012

Happy ThanksGiving!

Just a quik note to let you know that I've polished up six new songs for the upcoming CD.  And I'm nearing completion of two more.  Thank you for your loyalty, devotion, and patience.  Look for some Song Samples soon right here at marychristinemusic.com

'Not sure how long it will take me to wrap things up.  It depends on how life unfolds but I'll keep you posted with updates over the next few weeks. 

Love,

Mary C.

Update on CD - October 15, 2012

Hi to All,

Hope you've had a great summer and are enjoying the beautiful Fall weather. I've had a full year of super family events including grandbabies and a wedding for my daughter!  Now that I have some quiet time I'm back in the studio and have been fine tuning the finished songs.  So far, things are progressing very well with the new CD. 

Good things do take time and I can't wait to share my traveling CD full of rollin Folk, Americana, jazzy Blues, and a bit of Reggae, recorded by yours truly with a few surprises!

These days I'm putting it to the grindstone recording & mixing and will post progress reports and song samples  soon on the music page at my website.

Thanks for your patience and support.

You're the Best,

Mary C.

Hitting the tunes with Steve - August 15, 2012

Steve (my husband) & I have been playing for hours at a time.  'Will have some rollin folksy tunes out at open mics down the road!

Hope your  summer is going well.

Love & thanks,

Mary

Thanks for coming out to Tuckers! - July 15, 2012

It was a blast playing at Tucker's Pub in Norway yesterday!  A little sweaty from the heat, but lot's of fun!

Big Thanks to Al & Anne and to those who came by:)   Stay as cool as you can.

Mary C.

New Poem on the Blog Pg. Happy New Year! - December 28, 2011

Hello,

Happy Holidays!

I just entered a new poem for your reading pleasure on the Poetry Blog page.

It's called Mother Of Pearl, written to bring awareness to the plight of our planet.

Hope you all have a safe New Year. 

Peace your way,  Mary

Fall music and CD update - September 22, 2011

Hello Hello!

Lot's of good things happening. 

 I'm making progress on the recordings of my upcoming CD and I'm very happy with the results.  These new songs are now quite seasoned having been through many phases. And I guess like with all forms of art, time is a friend. 

I just wrote a new song for the collection about my new guitar called Honeybee ~ long story short ~ I recently bought a Taylor! Over the next couple of months, it's going to be a fulltime effort to finish the production. Honeybee will be busy.  Quik descrip = views of folk, Americana, jazz, blues, and reggae on guitar, uke, piano, percussion, and bass. Inspired by life's travels and Maine's beauty.

 I spent the last year studying the new digital equipment given to me for Christmas. And I'm finally at ease with it enjoying the results.  It's a challenge adding my own accompaniment, we'll see how that goes. Look for frequent updates.

Hoorah!

M

 

Thank you all at Norway Arts Fest! - July 11, 2011

Hi! 

Thank You everyone who came to the Norway Arts Festival.

The weather was glorious and Lucindagail, Claire Gelinas I were able to sing our hearts out with folk songs from the past and present.  We sang vintage covers by Mimi Farina, PP&M, Johnny Nash, Woody Guthrie, as well as some dazzling traditionals and originals.

A wonderful day had by all!

And now off to work on my recordings for the upcoming CD :)

Peace & Love,  Mary C.

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