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Live entertainment at "Dance Party Under the Stars" on August 13 is expanding with two additions - the Rockin' Recons and 13-year-old musician and songwriter Carter Veilleux. They are joining a lineup of local talent, which includes the L/A Lads with their Beatles medleys and Nick Knowlton. The evening of music, dancing, food, historical views and fun is "Up on the Roof" of the new parking garage at the corner of Lincoln and Main streets and being presented by Modern Woodmen of America to benefit Museum L-A and the Franco-American Heritage Center. It takes place from 7-11 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, August 14.

The Rockin' Recons will sing their two, new original releases "L.A." and "Laura Lee," both written by veteran music producer Harry King. King tells how Museum L-A's 2009 "Echoes in Time" show was an inspiration for "L.A."

"Eddie (Boucher) came to me and said the Rockin' Recons needed some original material," said King. I thought of the museum's concert and all the people who were there. The people of Lewiston are so nice. They should have a song of their own. I've worked in and out of Lewiston for many years. This is my home away from home - Texas - I really love L-A."

Veilleux, who goes by "Carter Isaac," will sing his original song about his experiences with bullying, "It's My Prayer." Veilleux, not only sings but also plays piano, saxophone and guitar. He is performing and working with Jim Mayer, bass player of Jimmy Buffet's band. Veilleux has recorded "It's My Prayer" as well as another original, "Peace Song."

It promises to be a fun-filled evening with spectacular views, hors d'oeuvres, desserts and dancing to live and recorded entertainment hosted by Knowlton.

"Dance Party Under the Stars" is for adults 21 and over. Tickets are $20 per person in advance and $25 at the door. Sponsored tables of eight with special benefits may be purchased for $300. Tickets are on sale at Modern Woodman of America, 184 Webster Street, 207-782-1833; Museum L-A, 35 Canal Street, 207-333-3881, www.museumla.org; or the Franco-American Heritage Center, 46 Cedar Street, 207-783-1585, www.francocenter.org.