Local musician Julian Hagen will take the Trueblood Performing Arts Center (TPAC) stage with a host of talented Door County musicians during “Blow the Man Down and Other Watery Tunes.” The show features classic sea shanties and original tunes and is a benefit by Hagen to the TPAC. “Blow the Man Down” is performed on September 29 from 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Tickets are $18 for adults, $13 for students, $1 for those ages 12 and under, and can be purchased at truebloodpac.com.
Some of the musicians joining Hagen include vocalists Bob Atwell and Matt Grandy, with Lynn Gudmundsen on fiddle. A slideshow of photos from the Washington Island Archives of ships and scenes of Green Bay and Lake Michigan waters will be shown throughout the show.
Julian Hagen is from Washington Island and a known name in the Door County music scene. He served on the first board of directors of the TPAC after it opened in 2004. Hagen and his family bring a Hagen Family Christmas to the Third Avenue Playhouse during the holidays and he is a regular performer on and off the island.