The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts welcomes the return of Americana-roots duo Dana and Susan Robinson from Cabot, Vt., on Saturday, Oct. 12. The couple will be performing in the museum theater room at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts in Columbia.
The first annual Great North Woods Arts and Crafts Fair will be held on Sunday, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts in Columbia. The fair will include many vendors selling their own creative crafts, including handwoven baskets, jewelry, lip balm, tie-dyed t-shirts, stained glass, turbo fluffed creations, handmade gifts, butcher blocks and cutting boards, beautiful ceramics and more.
The award winning and highly acclaimed Francophone band Le Vent du Nord will be performing in Colebrook on Sunday, Aug. 25, at the Trinity United Methodist Church. The concert is hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts and will start at 7 p.m.
Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing will be performing on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7 p.m., for what will be a night of top-flight bluegrass by one of the region’s favorites. Presented by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, this summer evening show will be held outdoors at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts on U.S. Rte. 3 in Columbia.
The Fretless, a Canadian string foursome, is returning to the North Country on Sunday, July 14, when the award-winning group will present a live concert at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts.
The Fretless performs traditional Celtic-infused folk music and this will be the band’s third return to the area, having first come north in 2015. The show will begin at 7 p.m. and will take place on an outdoor stage on the sprawling grounds. Tickets are $15 per person and available online at www.gnwca.org or can be purchased at Fiddleheads on 110 Main St. in Colebrook.
The Harp Twins—featuring identical twin sisters Calille and Kennerly—are returning to the North Country, bringing their dynamic acoustic and electric rock harps with them. This show, hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, will be at Trinity United Methodist Church on Bridge Street in Colebrook on Saturday, July 6, at 7 p.m.
One of the top young Canadian bands making waves on indie and roots-pop radio stations in North America will be coming to the region at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 12 when Port Cities appears in concert at the Rialto Theatre in downtown Lancaster.
Calling it “our most ambitious show yet,” the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts has booked one of the world’s top Scottish pipes and drums bands–Albannach–for an outdoor show at the new Arts Center on Route 3 in Columbia.
Fiddle, guitar, and bass—it’s a combination as old as the hills. But follow this trio of Jason Anick, Max O’Rourke and Greg Loughman into those hills, and you’ll find yourself taking unexpected turns and discovering vistas you never knew were out there. It’s a new brand of acoustic music they make—traditional instrumentation spinning ear-catching melodies, channeling the wit and spontaneity of three irrepressible musical storytellers.
“We are proud to announce our first concert of the season at our new Arts Center,” said Great North Woods Committee for the Arts President Charlie Jordan. “It all gets underway at 7 p.m., on Friday, May 10 when the GNWCA hosts the dynamic trio of the Kolodners and Rachel Eddy at the Great North Woods Center for the Arts on Route 3 in Columbia.