The Engine Art Gallery will feature Americana rock group Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs on Nov. 9. SUBMITTED PHOTO

The Engine Art Gallery will feature Americana rock group Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs on Nov. 9. SUBMITTED PHOTO

BIDDEFORD — If you’re looking for some folk rock, Americana tunes to compliment the autumn weather, mark your calendars for a performance from Holy Golightly and the Brokeoffs at the Engine Art Gallery in downtown Biddeford on Nov. 9.

The band, formed in mid-2000, is comprised of British singer/songwriter Holly Golightly Smith and longtime band mate Lawyer Dave, and yes, those are their actual names. To date, the group has released nine albums and several singles and EPs. Their 2008 album, “Dirt Don’t Hurt” was winner at the ninth annual Independent Music Awards for the best Americana album. The duos most recent album, “Coulda Shoulda Woulda” was released in 2015.

Smith has amassed a following with her solo work through the years, which includes over a dozen albums. She has contributed to several other artists’ projects, including a 2013 appearance on alternative rock band The White Stripes’ track “It’s True That We Love One Another” from their fourth album, Elephant.

Executive Director and Engine Co-Founder Tammy Ackerman said she’s expecting the show to be wildly entertaining, adding that the nonprofit community art space is hoping to increase the number of acts they book each year.

“At this point (concerts) are an occasional thing that we want to make into a regular thing,” Ackerman said.

She added that the art gallery recently partnered with California entertainment agency Atomic Music Group, which will help bump the number of concert bookings.

The show takes place at the Engine Art Gallery, 128 Main St., Biddeford. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased online at https://feedtheengine.org/holly-golightly-and-the-brokeoffs/, or at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.

— Staff Writer Ryder Schumacher can be reached at 282-1535, or via email at [email protected]


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