Max Ater returns to Chocolate Church
Max Ater, upcoming pop, soul and country sensation from Bath will return to his hometown stage for an intimate concert with friends in the Annex at the Chocolate Church Arts Center, 804 Washington St. Saturday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 p.m.
He will be performing an eclectic mix of contemporary alternative music with a dream lineup of local artists; lyrically poetic singer-songwriter Kate Miller, country singer-songwriter Isaiah Bennet and insert soulful singer-guitarist, Aaron Nadeau.
Ater is currently working on a soon to be released CD, “Small Town,” which is being produced by the Michigan-based Prudential Records label. He has been working on this album with producer Karl Anderson who has been stitching all the pieces together behind the mixing board. Max is joined on the album by musicians; famous drummer Jason Hartless (Ted Nugent, Joe Lynn Turner, Mitch Ryder) and legendary bassist Greg Smith (Billy Joel, Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent).
Max states, “The contribution of these incredible artists tasteful and precise ideas have rounded out my tunes. Having such powerful minds collaborating with you towards success is a huge reason my tunes have taken the shape they have.” Many of the tracks were recorded here in Maine at the Anchour Recording Studios and at the world-renowned recording studio Pearl Sound in Michigan.
At 25 years old, Max was the recipient of the 2016 Independent Music Awards Vox Populi Award.
Aimsel Ponti considers Max, “... a soul with musical wisdom well beyond his years.”
Tickets for Max Ater and Friends are $18 in advance and $20 at the door. They are available online www.chocolatechurcharts.org or by calling the box office 207-442-8455.