Richard Wood & Jon Matthews
At the Irish Cultural Society
For more than 3 decades, Richard WOOD has impressed audiences with his electric live show all across the world. He has just released his 8th album, UNBROKEN, which was mastered by legendary, multi Grammy Award winning Bob Ludwig from Gateway Studios.
Along with winning countless championships as both a step dancer and as a fiddler, Richard has won many Music PEI awards, 6 Canadian ECMAs, and twice he has earned the Don Messer Memorial Trophy for top Maritime fiddler. UNBROKEN was most recently nominated for a Canadian Folk Music Award.
For more detailed information check out his website at rwood.ca
Jon Matthews is a sought-after music producer, recording engineer, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist originally from Cape Breton, but has lived on Prince Edward Island for almost 20 years. There, he operates an award-winning recording studio, The Sound Mill, in addition to performing regularly in Canada and the US as a solo artist and sideman.
Jon is Prince Edward Island's reigning "Producer of the Year" award winner for the 6th consecutive year, and recipient of the 2013 "Stompin' Tom Connors" East Coast Music Award in recognition of his long-term contributions to the region's music industry.
Jon has shared his talents with an international TV audience of millions on Live! With Regis and Kelly, entertained cruise ship passengers from all over the globe, and regularly performs over 100 live dates a year, in addition to his busy recording schedule.