Richard Wood LIVE
Named by MacLean’s Magazine as one of the Top 100 Canadians to watch in the 21st Century, 5x ECMA, multi-Music PEI Award-winning and 2023 recipient of the ECMA Stompin’ Tom Award, Richard Wood has blown away sold-out audiences around the globe with his traditional-born, fiery brand of Celtic music. Richard has played for prime ministers, senators, governor-generals, Queen Elizabeth II, King Charles III, princes, princesses, and the Emperor of Japan, but he is most proud to have entertained Canada’s Armed Forces in the North Pole, Bosnia, & twice in Afghanistan.
Richard Wood’s lucrative 30-year career includes highlights such as touring with musical heavyweights like Shania Twain and The Chieftains, and performing around the world at places like the Lincoln Centre, the Kennedy Centre, and the prestigious Carnegie Hall. Wood has appeared on special televised events and programs such as The Tonight Show, Good Morning America, and treasured Canadian programs of days-gone-by like Up Home Tonight and The Rita MacNeil Show. Richard also performed for a special Canada Day on Parliament Hill which was nationally televised by CBC in front of a live audience of over 100,000. His Canadian Folk Music Award-nominated and ECMA Award-winning eighth album, Unbroken, was mastered by legendary, multi-Grammy Award winning Bob Ludwig from Gateway Studios. Along with winning countless championships as both a step dancer and fiddler, Richard has also earned the Don Messer Memorial Trophy twice. One of Prince Edward Island’s best exports and always the proud island ambassador, Richard has brought his energetic brand of music around the world, touring extensively in Australia, Europe, Asia, and all across North America.