Mu­si­cians set to warm up a win­ter night

Fid­dlers’ Sons first guests for Ceol Agus Cairde mu­sic se­ries

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT -

Award-win­ning P.E.I. folk mu­sic group Fid­dlers’ Sons will take the stage in Char­lot­te­town this evening to kick off the Benev­o­lent Ir­ish So­ci­ety’s win­ter con­cert se­ries.

Fid­dlers’ Sons fea­tures singer­song­writer and lo­cal au­thor Eddy Quinn, singer-song­writer and gui­tar player John B. Web­ster and fid­dler and ve­teri­nar­ian Court­ney Ho­gan-Chandler. The most re­cent ad­di­tion to the group is fid­dler, singer and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist Keelin Wedge of St. Louis.

The tra­di­tional sounds of Fid­dlers’ Sons pay trib­ute to their mu­si­cal roots, while their orig­i­nal songs penned by Quinn and Web­ster cel­e­brate the Is­land way of life.

Again this win­ter, the Benev­o­lent Ir­ish So­ci­ety has or­ga­nized a win­ter fes­ti­val of tra­di­tional mu­sic which is sure to get ev­ery­one’s feet mov­ing and warm their heart. Ti­tled Ceol Agus Cairde, which is Gaelic for Mu­sic and Friends, the fes­ti­val will fea­ture some of the best known names in Is­land tra­di­tional mu­sic.

The con­cert will also in­clude a 50/50 draw, and a light lunch will be served dur­ing in­ter­mis­sion.

The con­cert takes place at the Ir­ish Cul­tural Cen­tre, 582 North River Road, be­gin­ning at 8 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is at the door. Ev­ery­one is wel­come. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 902-566-3273.

Fid­dlers’ Sons, made up of Eddy Quinn, left, John B. Web­ster, new mem­ber Keelin Wedge and Court­ney Ho­ganChan­dler, right, will per­form in Char­lot­te­town tonight.

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