Keelin Wedge will join other musicians for the ceilidh Monday night.
Host Eddy Quinn is excited to have Keelin Wedge join him for the ceilidh at Winsloe United Church on Monday, Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m.
Quinn, who was raised in Cardigan as the third of four children, began his music career at a young age and has never looked back. After he won a singing competition on Bud Country he became lead singer with Urban Outlaws and later with the Johnny Ross Band, Old Habits and Fiddlers' Sons. Fiddlers' Sons has gone on to release five albums. Quinn was nominated for an East Coast Music Award and has won several Music P.E.I. Awards, including vocalist of the year and country album of the year. He is working on another album which will be released soon. Quinn, who is a popular entertainer and quite a storyteller, has recently released his new book titled "Island Characters".
Wedge, from St. Louis, is a multi-instrumentalist playing fiddle, guitar, bass, mandolin and drums. This high-energy performers also sings, step dances and loves all kinds of music. She plays in a variety of groups, including Fiddlerss Sons.
She and Quinn will be teaming up along with the house band for a evening of toe-tapping fiddle music, guitar playing and vocals. The last time these two performed at the ceilidh they got a standing ovation.
This is a fundraising ceilidh for Winsloe United Church, which is located at 121 Winsloe Rd., next to the Confederation Trail. The church is wheelchair accessible and offers plenty of parking. There will be a light lunch served. Tickets are $10 at the door with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.