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Richard Wood


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A Fiddling and Step Dancing Phenomenon From PEI
gordon@guernseycove.ca
www.rwood.ca
Busy Schedule From May-November 2013
Last Date Changed: Saturday, August 31, 2013

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Richard Wood is a dynamic fiddler from P.E.I. and has been performing and impressing audiences for more than two decades across Canada, USA, Europe and Japan. Richard had suffered a terible loss in his life, where he lost his father a number of years ago to a health problem, who was the driving force behind him. Richard suffered a terrible set-back and dropped out of the limelight performing for a number of years. His mother passed away as well a few years ago.


However Richard is now entertaining again across the Country, USA and England. With a new album entitled, A CHANGE OF REASONS and rejuvenated energy and enthusiasm, Richard Wood, PEI fiddler, artist, composer and entertainer is taking on the world and has come to full circle, not just in his musical career, but from the shelterd innocence as a chlid prodigy to learning life's lessons the hard way.

Richard will be entertaining at Stanley Bridge Hall, PEI all summer, beginning June 29 every Saturday during July, August until Sept 21/13. He performs regularly at The Old Triangle, Charlottetown and will be performing at Kaylee Hall, Pools Corner, PEI,The Irish Hall, Charlottetown, Festival of Small Halls in Burton, PEI, The Old Triangle in Halifax and The Folk Harbour Festival in Lunenburg.Some highlites from his past incredible career:

*A TV guest appearance with Shania Twain on Dave Letterman and Good Morning America TV Show

*Performed at Carnegie Hall with Irish Legends, The Chieftains

*A featured performer on CBC's Canada Day on Parliament

*Rita MacNeil and Friends TV Show

*Performed on Celtic Electric with Jean Bulter

*Performed for Canada's Prime Minister and The Governor General in Toronto

*Performed for The Emperor of Japan in Toyko

*In the late 1990's Richard toured the UK & Europe headlining concert halls and folk festivals

*Performed at Lincoln enter in New Yorkcity and Epcot at Disney World

*Was a featured performer in the touring fiddle spectacle, BOWFIRE

*Entertained Canada's armed forces in Bosnia and twice in Afghanistan

*Has 5 previous albums and won 3 ECMA Awards

*MacLean's Magazine named Richard one of the top 100 Canadians to watch in the 21st century.

To sum up Richard's career thus far, The Scotsman noted in their paper, Prince Edward Island's Bow Shredding Fiddling Sensation.

For further information regarding Richard and his music, refer to his website, address posted above.

 

Profile By: John Gavin


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