NH Magazine – June 2016

MUSIC REVIEW: Ernest Thompson and Ray Porcell ~ The duo have two new albums BY RICK BROUSSARD He’s famous as the Academy Award-winning writer of the screen adaptation of his own world-famous stage play, “On Golden Pond,” but Ernest Thompson of New Hampton courts his muse wherever he finds her. While he’s been creating feature-length movies and plays, he’s also been scripting hundreds of stories that are best viewed on the tender screen of the

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Watch Newly Released Music Video!

BRONTË BROOK Lyrics by Ernest Thompson Composed and performed by Ray Porcell From The Journey Goes On CD, this video, directed and shot by Oscar winner Ernest Thompson, is a love story and who doesn’t like a love story, even a sad one? The song introduces us to a couple who fell in love when they were young. The woman saved the man’s life with her sacred touch, the lyric goes, and he holds her close, long

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New CD Launch: April 17

ONE SHOW ONLY! Ray Porcell and Oscar Winner Ernest Thompson Launch New CD and Premiere New Music Video – Sunday, April 17 | 2:00 pm – Longtime singer-songwriter Ray Porcell and Academy Award-winning writer of ON GOLDEN POND Ernest Thompson will launch their new CD on April 17 at 2:00 pm at the historic Pitman’s Freight Room, in Laconia, NH. Sponsored by Ameriprise Financial and Energysavers of Meredith, this event is a rare opportunity to see

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Thompson|Porcell Live

ERNEST THOMPSON AND RAY PORCELL AT FUDGE FACTORY SATURDAY NIGHT Bristol—Academy Award-winning writer of “On Golden Pond” Ernest Thompson and local legend Ray Porcell return to the Lakes Region’s best-kept secret venue, The Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory on Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Special guests include saxophonist extraordinaire Marc “Sparky” Elbaum and, filling in for the hobbled Randy Roos, local guitar phenom and Berklee grad Jarrod Taylor. A lot has happened

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More Words, More Music

ONE NIGHT ONLY! After last year’s sold-out success, the boys return on Saturday, June 15 for another evening at The Back Room at the Mill, 2 Central St., in historic downtown Bristol, NH. Hear brand new songs Thompson has written with his longtime friend and local legend Ray Porcell as well as favorites from last year, including “Wishes” from Ernest Thompson’s movie “Time and Charges,” premiering at its first international film festival this summer, and “No

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17 New Songs

ERNEST THOMPSON TO INTRODUCE SONGS SUNG BY RAY PORCELL THIS SATURDAY BRISTOL—Academy Award-winning writer of “On Golden Pond” Ernest Thompson will introduce 17 new songs in the intimate Back Room at The Mill Fudge Factory in Bristol on Saturday, June 2 at 7:30 pm. Composed and performed by his close friend Ray Porcell, a local legend in his own right, the songs will be introduced by Thompson, who will talk about their genesis and about

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Words and Music

ALMOST SOLD OUT. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! If you want to see this show, don’t wait to get your tickets. Seats are nearly sold out. This will be the first time Academy Award-winning writer Ernest Thompson has compiled an evening of his music. On Saturday, June 2, hear seventeen new songs Thompson has written with his longtime friend and local legend Ray Porcell for their new album The Journey Goes On, as well as songs

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