The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, which has brought over 200 top-quality concerts to Colebrook over the past five years, scores again with a concert featuring the Boston-based trio Low Lily, which the performing arts organization brings to the Tillotson Center on Sunday, Feb. 7.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will be hosting a Civil War era program on Jan. 29 at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook. The Hardtacks will present a participatory coffeehouse concert featuring the music and voices of the Civil War era in a unique combination of period music, primary source texts, and visual materials. The Hardtacks is Marek Bennett and Woody Pringle, both of southern New Hampshire. The show is being sponsored by Granvyl G. Hulse, Jr.
The rocking pop Celtic group Searson is coming to perform in Colebrook on Friday, Jan. 8. This latest show—brought to you by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts—will be held in the Tillotson Center at 7 p.m. “Like many performances we’ve had the pleasure of hosting, Searson will leave the audience breathless and up in their seats,” said Charlie Jordan, President of the GNWCA.
The annual TubaChristmas event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 19. This free public concert has become a beloved tradition in the Colebrook community. At Trinity United Methodist Church on Bridge Street, the golden glow of the stained glass windows is the perfect setting for the glorious sounds of tubas, euphoniums and baritone horns. The event is presented by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
The Cape Breton supergroup Coig is returning to Colebrook for a Christmas concert at the Tillotson Center next week. The group will be performing songs from their recent holiday album release, entitled “Carols.” The 7 p.m. concert takes place on Tuesday, December 8, and is sponsored by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
Musician Katie McNally will bring her group, the Katie McNally Trio, to the area on Saturday, Nov. 7, in a coffeehouse concert hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts. The concert will be held in the gallery of the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 general admission and are available in advance at Fiddleheads on Main Street in Colebrook or at the door on the night of the concert.
Colebrook will hold the distinction on Tuesday, Oct. 20, of being the first U.S. audience to hear selections from one of Toronto’s most exciting new group’s first full-length CD, “Finding Anyplace.” The Colebrook appearance will come one day after the new album makes its debut at a CD release party in Montreal.
It is a busy season for the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts as it welcomes the group The Fretless next Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 7 p.m. for a concert at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook.
The Fretless is a new approach to folk music that is quickly gaining high acclaim around the world. This unique band is taking string music to fascinating places as it transforms fiddle tunes and folk melodies into intricate, beautiful, high-energy arrangements.