Richard Wood & Friends
Richard Wood & Friends featuring Jon Matthews, Brad Fremlin & Rémi Arsenault with Special Guests Jolee Patkai, Keelin Wedge & Samantha MacKay
“Richard has the Fire of a Rock God and all of the Talent and Skill of a Master Musician” Time Out magazine, London, UK.
For more than three decades, Richard Wood has blown away sold out audiences around the world with his traditional-born, fiery brand of Celtic music.
Along with winning countless championships as both a step dancer and fiddler, Richard has also received 5 East Coast Music Awards, numerous Music PEI awards, and has twice earned the Don Messer Memorial Trophy.
Richard has appeared on television shows like Good Morning America, The David Letterman Show, and Rita and Friends and has shared stages and tour buses with heavyweights like The Chieftains and Shania Twain.
He’s played for Prime Ministers, Governor Generals, the Queen, and the Emperor of Japan, but he is most proud to have entertained Canada’s Armed Forces in the North Pole, Bosnia, & twice in Afghanistan.
Richard will be joined onstage by brilliant, talented friends: Jon Matthews, Brad Fremlin, Rémi Arsenault, Jolee Patkai, Keelin Wedge, Samantha MacKay.
Richard has brought his highly sought-after, energetic brand of music around the world, touring extensively in Australia, Europe, Asia, and all across North America and we are so happy to have him!
A portion of all proceeds will go to fund an annual fiddle scholarship at the College of Piping through the Faye & Richard Wood Award http://rwood.ca/faye-richard-wood-establish-new-fiddle…
Tickets available at the College of Piping Box Office either in person or by phone
(902-436-5377) or on our website (www.collegeofpiping.com).
Sat, Jan 8
The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts Centre
619 Water St E, Summerside