Musicians set to warm up a winter night
Fiddlers’ Sons first guests for Ceol Agus Cairde music series
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.