Alan Cook has been a musical staple of the downeast region of Maine for decades, as a solo and group performer, as music faculty at University of Maine for 15 years, and as proprietor of a music store. His heartfelt and fearless performances make a memorable impression. Each show journeys across his wide repertoire of musical gems spanning 100 years of folk, country, blues, rock, and pop. His songwriting skills are often brought out on stage, as well; compositions and improvisation alike. A natural crowd-pleaser, he has the ability to scan an audience and play to their hearts, redefine genres, and bring together the generations. Performing across New England, he lives with his wife and 5 children, in Jonesboro, Maine.