UPDATE: Cancellation and reschedule for the Richard Wood concert at Skye Theatre. The concert has been rescheduled to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.
CARTHAGE — New England Celtic Arts in collaboration with the Kingfield POPS will present legendary Canadian fiddler Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher at Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28. A pre-show jam session will start one hour prior to curtain.
For more than two decades Richard Wood has impressed audiences all across Canada, as well as in the U.S., Europe and Japan. 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, guitarist/vocalist, 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 accompanist and featured vocalist with Prince Edward Island fiddlers Richard Wood and Cynthia MacLeod, Belsher has toured extensively across Canada in the U.S., the U.K., Europe, Japan and Australia.
Skye Theater is located three miles west of East Dixfield village at 2 Highland Drive off Winter Hill Rd. and U.S. Rt. 2 in South Carthage. Tickets are $15 at the door. For reservations, call 207-562-4445. Reservations are strongly suggested. For more information, visit www.necelticarts.com.