On the heels of its successful Summer Concert Series, the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts returns on Sunday, Aug. 24, with an exciting new bluegrass group that blends the music of the Beatles with Bill Monroe for a memorable night of music.
The Lonely Heartstring Band takes to the stage at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook at 7 p.m., wrapping up the big Moose Festival weekend in grand style.
Two of the top international guitarists presently on the touring circuit are coming to Colebrook for what promises to be a memorable show on Friday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m.
Loren Barrigar and Mark Mazengarb have been wowing audiences worldwide with their music which draws from the traditions of of Les Paul, Chet Atkins and today’s Tommy Emmanuel. The duo are coming for their first appearance in northern New Hampshire when they appear at the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane in downtown Colebrook.
The Summer Concert Series hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts continues bringing top-notch groups of musicians to the area. Next up is Montana Skies, a classically trained duo that takes the cello and guitar places seldom heard before.
Montana Skies is coming to the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane in Colebrook on Monday, July 21. Their name, Montana Skies, is a metaphor for musical freedom, and they continue to follow their creative instincts far beyond traditional boundaries. In concert, these award-winning musicians delve into music from Pink Floyd and Rush to Vivaldi, and “House of the Rising Sun,” as well as their own originals that have been featured everywhere from NPR to the Travel Channel.
The Nova Scotia Super group Còig will be appearing at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook next Tuesday, July 15, at 7 p.m. They are the second in the special Summer Concert Series sponsored by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts at the center.
“These are among the top in-demand musicians in the Maritimes and it is exciting to have this aggregation together for the first time in Colebrook,” said Charlie Jordan, president of the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
A Summer Concert Series hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts is bringing four top-notch groups of musicians to the area between July 7 and Aug. 1. These four groups are brand-new to the region. All four of the concerts will be held in the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane (next to the Colebrook Post Office on Rte. 26).
The musical group Ashelin is many things to many people—some hear the Isles of Ireland echoing in their breathtaking performances, others hear strong overtones of bluegrass right out of the Kentucky hills, while still more people will tell you Ashelin is Newfoundland folk in its truest form. Whatever brand you come to know Ashelin by, you can be sure that these five sisters serve up some of the tightest harmonies you’re likely to hear anywhere in North America today.
Boston-based musicians Matt and Shannon Heaton will be bringing traditional Irish music, with many vocal numbers accompanied by flute and guitar and some accordion, on Sunday evening, May 18, at the Colebrook Country Club on Route 26 in Colebrook, N.H. The show will start at 7 p.m. and is hosted by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts.
Arriving like a breath of spring air from Canada’s Maritimes will be a special night of music from Prince Edward Island featuring four of that corner of the globe’s top performers.
Dynamic fiddlers Richard Wood and Cynthia MacLeod, along with PEI troubadours Gordon Belsher and Caroline Bernard, will light up the stage at the Tillotson Center in Colebrook for one show only, on Monday, April 28, beginning at 7 p.m.
Sponsored by the Great North Woods Committee for the Arts, tickets are $15 and now on sale at Fiddleheads, 110 Main St., in Colebrook, and at the door on the night of the concert.
Colebrook will be treated to one of the classic plays of all-time when the the Colonel Town Players brings Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” to the Tillotson Center on Carriage Lane for one showing on Friday, April 11, beginning at 7:30 p.m.
Get ready to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in grand style at the Colebrook Country Club beginning at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 17, as the region’s largest Celtic ensemble gathers to celebrate the music of the Emerald Isle.
That’s the night that Islay Mist Ceilidh comes to town bringing in its music bag a host of Irish tunes–and then some–with a successive blast of jigs, reels, airs and something new this year, an audience sing-along.