The David Clarke Trio

SoundCheck brings jazz back to Camden Opera House 

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CAMDEN — The David Clarke Trio will perform a SoundCheck concert Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:30 p.m., at the Camden Opera House, 29 Elm St. The one-set show is sponsored by First National Bank and will feature jazz standards and originals, featuring numbers by the late Wayne DeLano. 

Belfast-area guitarist Clarke was performing gigs by age 13. After a four-year stint with the Air Force Band, he returned to Maine to open a music store. In addition to teaching music, Clarke has played in a number of Maine outfits including years in The Nite Show Band. 

“Joining him for this evening of jazz will be another Midcoast mainstay, Ezra Rugg on bass; and youngblood powerhouse Bailey Giles on sax,” said the Opera House, in a news release.

Tickets are $10, and advance purchase is encouraged via and 236-3154. The opera house’s choose-your-own ticketing software ensures every-other- row distancing, as well as a couple of seats either side of each party’s reservation, for comfortable spacing, according to the Opera House. Masks are required in the building. 

Doors will open at 7 p.m. SoundCheck also is livestreamed on the COH Facebook page. 

For more information, and to donate to the Community Arts Fund that makes it all possible, visit

Nov. 5’s SoundCheck, the “Honey in the Heart” dance theater collaboration of Kathryn Oliver and Kristi Williamson, is sold-out in-person.

Tickets are still available for Tom DiMenna’s Cat Stevens tribute SoundCheck; as well as larger concerts by The Wolff Sisters (Nov. 19) and Lúnasa Irish Christmas (Dec. 18). 

Event Date: 

Fri, 10/29/2021 - 7:30pm

Event Location: 

Camden Opera House and Facebook


29 Elm Street
Camden, ME 04843
United States