The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts presents the annual TubaChristmas at Trinity United Methodist Church on Bridge Street in Colebrook on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 1 p.m. This free public concert has become a beloved tradition in the Colebrook community. The Methodist church is the perfect setting for the glorious sounds of tubas, euphoniums and baritone horns.
A rising Bluegrass band is coming to the North Country on Wednesday, Nov. 7. That night, the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will present Mile Twelve, a dynamic Boston-based band formed just four years ago.
The Harp Twins—featuring identical twin sisters Camille and Kennerly–are returning to the North Country bringing dynamic acoustic and electric rock harps. This show, hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, will be inside the majestic Rialto Theater in downtown Lancaster on Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. This duo has been one of the top shows presented in the region by the GNWCA.
If you enjoy retro-Rock music from the 1960s and ’70s and like to dance, the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts invites you to the Colebrook Country Club on Saturday, Nov. 3. That night local favorites Rock On will be turning out the hits from yesterday.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts returns to Lancaster at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5, bringing two of the leading Celtic musicians to town for an intimate evening of music. Scottish singer and harpist Maeve Gilchrist and Keith Murphy, guitarist and songster from Newfoundland, will present a new musical collaboration centered around traditional and trad-inspired songs.
The Great North Woods Center for the Arts in Columbia (at the former Our Lady of Grace Shrine on Route 3) will be holding its first public event on Monday, Sept. 24, when it opens the sprawling grounds for an open house from 3 to 6 p.m., capped by a free outdoor concert with one of the top Irish/Scottish bands touring today, Ímar.
The Outside Track is one of the top Celtic acts in the world. Winner of “Best Group” in both the Live Ireland awards and the Tradition In Review awards. Live Ireland called them, “Among the top bands in the world–stunning on every cut.”
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will be hosting this award-winning international band on Tuesday, Sept. 4, at 7 p.m., at the Rialto Theatre in Lancaster. This will be the third appearance for this popular group in northern New Hampshire under the sponsorship of the GNWCA. This concert is cosponsored by James Fitch.
The GNWCA, which is been busy working with the arts community on developing the new Great North Woods Center for the Arts campus in Columbia, continues bringing top performances to area venues. On Sunday, Aug. 26, two popular performers from the 2016 season return to the Colebrook Country Club, Hallie Day and Kyle Haley.
On May 3, 2003, the day the Old Man of the Mountain collapsed in Franconia Notch, a community summit was being held in Colebrook to decide on new projects for the region. It was at that summit that the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts was conceived.
If you enjoy retro-Rock music from the 1960s and ’70s and like to dance, the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts invites you to the Colebrook Country Club on Saturday, May 12. That night local favorites Rock On will be turning out the hits from yesterday.