Well-known fiddler to perform tonight at Emerald ceilidh
Fiddler extraordinaire Richard Wood will join Courtney Hogan-Chandler, Gordon Belsher and the Dalziel girls on keyboard for the ceilidh today at the Emerald Community Centre at 7:30 p.m.
Wood’s performance highlights include TV guest appearances with Shania Twain on “David Letterman” and “Good Morning America,” Carnegie Hall with Irish legends The Chieftains, a featured performer on CBC’s Canada Day on Parliament Hill, “Rita MacNeil and Friends,” and with Jean Butler of Riverdance on “Celtic Electric.”
Belsher has been entertaining audiences in Canada and around the world for more than a quarter of a century performing solo at concerts, ceilidhs, conventions and pubs. As an accompanist and featured vocalist with fiddler Richard Wood, he has toured extensively across Canada, the US, the UK, Europe, Japan and Australia.
The Emerald boxcar pub will be open at 5:30 p.m. for food and drinks. Admission is at the door. Everyone is welcome to attend.
For more information, you can visit www.courtneyhogan.ca or call 675-3593.
Richard Wood, who is known for his talents on both the fiddle and keyboard, will perform at tonight’s Emerald ceilidh.