Brigadoons, Marigold part of Canadian music programming at Norwood Village Green Concert Series
The Brigadoons are slated to perform Thursday, June 13 at the Norwood Village Green. Photo submitted by Joe Liotta.
NORWOOD -- Two performances are slated for this week at the Norwood Village Green Concert Series.The Brigadoons are scheduled to perform Thursday, June 13 and Marigold will take the stage Sunday, June 16.
The Brigadoons have been the mainstay of numerous Highland Games and Scottish events in both the United States and Canada for the last three decades.
They have been perennial favorites at the ‘Capital District Scottish Games’ (New York State), the ‘New Hampshire Highland Games’ at Loon, the ‘Glengarry Highland Games’ (Canada), the ‘St. Raphael’s Galarama’ (South Glengarry) and the ‘Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Highland Festival’ (Colorado) for as long as people can remember.
They have performed on many Caribbean Celtic Cruises.
The Brigadoons were inducted to ‘The Glengarry Celtic Music Hall of Fame’ in 2006.
The group Marigold will perform Sunday, June 16. Photo submitted by Joe Liotta.
The Marigolds are a roots music ensemble of the award-winning singer/songwriters Suzie Vinnick, Gwen Swick and Caitlin Hanford.
Their original tunes reveal a genuine affection for the timeless and classic genres of traditional country, bluegrass, folk and blues. The Marigolds provide their own instrumental backup, featuring Suzie on lead guitar, Caitlin on rhythm guitar and Gwen on electric bass.
The Marigolds have been nominated for Canadian Juno Awards and Canadian Folk Music Awards.
The Marigolds have performed at concerts and festivals across Canada, including Mariposa, Home County, Blue Skies, Folk Harbor in Lunenburg NS, Northern Lights, Folk on the Rocks in Yellowknife, and the Vancouver Island Music Festival.
They have performed for the Norwood Village Green Concert Series before and Hanford performed with the Adobe Brothers for the series. Caitlin Hanford and Gwen Swick performed for the series with Quartette with Sylvia Tyson and Cindy Church.
The concerts are supported by The Sweetgrass Foundation. The series is supported in part by the state Council on the Arts.
The series continues to solicit much needed donations by check. Checks can be mailed to: Norwood Village Green Concert Series, 3 Bicknell Street, Norwood, NY 13668.
All contributions are tax deductible. Norwood Village Green Concert Series concerts are free but there is a “pass the bucket.”
Donations are encouraged and needed, as it is the foundation to all of the series’ other support.
Info: nvgcs.org, 315-353-2437, 315-261-2866.