The Ghost of Paul Revere

Music stitches together a strong community around The Ghost of Paul Revere. The Maine trio—Max Davis [vocals, banjo], Sean McCarthy [vocals, bass], and Griffin Sherry [vocals, guitar]—examine life’s ebbs and flows through a distinct and dynamic distillation of folk, bluegrass, rock, and alternative. Since forming in 2011, the band has created a following that has propelled them from a local to a national level, tallying 15 million total independent streams to date.

After releasing the EP North in 2012, their signature style progressed over the course of two full-length albums—Believe [2014] and Monarch [2017]—and a pair of EPs—Field Notes, Vol. 1 [2015] and Field Notes, Vol. 2 [2019]. They garnered acclaim from Billboard, Boston Globe, AXS, No Depression, Relix, and The Boot, who appropriately dubbed them, “not quite bluegrass, not quite country, not quite rock ‘n’ roll, but kind of all three combined.”

The band has performed alongside The Avett Brothers, Jason Isbell, The Revivalists, Bela Fleck, and The Infamous Stringdusters, sold out countless headlining gigs, and appeared at major festivals nationwide: Newport Folk, Austin City Limits, WinterWonderGrass, BottleRock Napa, Shaky Knees, Okeechobee, and Voodoo Music + Arts Experience. The boys took home “Best in Maine” at the New England Music Awards twice, in 2015 and 2019. In 2019, their song, “Ballad Of The 20th Maine”, became the official State Ballad of Maine after being passed unanimously by the Senate and House of Representatives and signed into law by Maine’s Governor, Janet Mills.

In 2014, they began curating, booking, and hosting their very own festival, Ghostland. Rooted in a love for Maine’s music community, the festival has grown into one of the state’s largest festivals, drawing local and national talent to the annual Labor Day Weekend event. With more music and touring on the horizon, Ghost of Paul Revere continues to expand this community.

Past Shows


May
5
th
2022
Turf Club
May
5
th
2022
Turf Club

The Ghost of Paul Revere

with Early James
Nov
20
th
2019
7th St Entry
Nov
20
th
2019
7th St Entry

The Ghost of Paul Revere

with Animal Years
Nov
17
th
2018
Palace Theatre
Nov
17
th
2018
Palace Theatre

Charlie Parr

with The Ghost of Paul Revere and Jeff Mitchell
Aug
17
th
2018
7th St Entry
Aug
17
th
2018
7th St Entry

The Ghost of Paul Revere

with Luke Callen
Oct
17
th
2017
7th St Entry
Oct
17
th
2017
7th St Entry

The Ghost of Paul Revere

with Collapsing Stars
Mar
15
th
2017
Fine Line
Mar
15
th
2017
Fine Line

The Revivalists

with The Ghost of Paul Revere

More Shows

Sep
4
th
Bayfront Festival Park

Water Is Life Festival

Nov
20
th
First Avenue

The Happy Fits

Nov
7
th
Amsterdam Bar & Hall

Amanda Shires

Nov
4
th
First Avenue

FLETCHER

with Chappell Roan