Fans of bluegrass, grassroots and mountain music are in for a real treat this month as the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts brings two great nights of music to the Tillotson Center in Colebrook. On Friday, Aug. 21, performer Alex Smith from upstate New York performs mountain music in the Tillotson Center gallery. Then on Sunday, Aug. 30, Bob Amos and Catamount Crossing from Vermont will cap off Moose Festival Weekend with a rousing night of bluegrass. Both shows begin at 7 p.m. and tickets are now on sale.
The band Cantrip is returning to Colebrook for a concert hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts. The band is a leader in Scottish music, playing at festivals and venues throughout Scotland and the United States for over a decade now. The concert will be held on Tuesday, July 28, at 7 p.m. at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will present Irish step champions The Gothard Sisters in a return trip to Colebrook on Tuesday evening, July 7, at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook. Partner sponsorship for the show is provided by Granite Bank.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will present the Emie R Roussel Jazz Trio in concert at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook. Mark your calendars for this award-winning group’s performance on Wednesday, June 17, at 7 p.m.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, which has brought over 140 shows to Colebrook over the past few years, announces an exciting lineup of shows for the month of May, bringing back some past favorites and new talent as well.
“Folk, country, choral, Celtic and Latin fusion, we’ve got it all in May,” said GNWCA President Charlie Jordan. All four shows will take place in the Tillotson Center in Colebrook at 7 p.m. and all tickets will be $15.
The Camerata New England Piano Quartet, hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, will perform a Spring concert in the Tillotson Center in Colebrook on Saturday, April 18, at 7 p.m. It’s an opportunity to hear some beautiful music on a North Country spring evening.
Back by popular demand, the Carriage Lane Players will be presenting an encore production of their recent play, “Boeing-Boeing.” The newly formed local theater group played to close to sold-out audiences during the first three shows last month and have received a demand for the play to appear in Colebrook again. Many people have heard about what some are saying is “the funniest play I’ve seen in a long time” and want to see it. Others want to see it again.
Two encore shows are scheduled at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook on Saturday, March 28, at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 (or four for $50) and now available as well as at the door on the day of the performances, Once again sponsored by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, the group is very excited the recent play went over so well and all of the actors are looking forward to reprising their roles on the Tillotson Center stage.
The story is set in the 1960s, and swinging bachelor Bernard (Tom Jordan) couldn’t be happier: he has a flat in Paris and three gorgeous stewardesses (played by Colleen Clogston, Nora Gair and Naomi Going) all engaged to him without knowing about each other. But Bernard’s perfect life gets bumpy when his friend Robert (John Quigley) comes to visit and a new and speedier Boeing jet throws off all of his careful planning. Soon all three stewardesses are in town simultaneously. Robert can hardly believe his eyes as he sees how Bernard and his maid Berthe (Catherine Carter) handle the fiancees flying in and out of the bachelor pad. The audience will want to fasten their seatbelts–if you haven’t heard yet–there’s certainly turbulence ahead. You won’t want to miss this hilarious story with a terrific stage set built by John Jolles and Steve Bunnell.
Advance tickets are on sale at Fiddleheads, 110 Main St., in Colebrook, as well as at the door before the shows. For more on this and other GNWCA sponsored shows, call 237-9302 or 246-8998 or visit www.gnwca.org.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will present Alan Reid and Rob van Sante in their return concert to our area on Tuesday, March 24. These legendary Scottish singers will perform in the intimate setting of the first-floor gallery at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook, which will prove to be an ideal setting for their “coffeehouse” balladeer style.
The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m., and snack food and beverages that can be purchased at the coffeehouse during the show. The popular duo first performed at the Moose Muck Coffee House two years ago and again in 2013, when they received a warm receptions from local music fans.
The Carriage Lane Players will be presenting Marc Camoletti’s “Boeing-Boeing,” translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. This will be the second production offered by the new Colebrook-based theater group, which performed “Barefoot In The Park” to full houses at the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane in Colebrook last season.
The Great North Woods Committee for the Arts will present direct from Ireland the highly rated, award-winning music group FullSet at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The concert starts at 7 p.m.