Concert on Sunday to Benefit Summer Festival 

The Maine Academy of Country Music is gearing up for its three-day country music festival in August.They held a concert in Alton Sunday to help raise money for the weekend event.Six local country music acts performed, with all the proceeds going to their summer concert.The Maine Academy of Country Music was founded in 2002.Their mission is to help get country music back to it’s roots. “Our job is to preserve, protect, promote, and perform traditional country music,” Said the president of the Maine Academy of Country Music. “To try to keep it alive because as you know the music is kind of being blended together today but we want to save the real traditional country music.”The three-day summer festival event is set for the weekend of August 20th.For more information you can see their website