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Scott Woods show returns to Swift Current and Medicine Hat

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Renowned Canadian Fiddle Champion Scott Woods and his band will be in the area to present the incredible new show called Fiddling in the key of … Eh?


This fast paced, uplifting show explores great Canadian fiddling styles and influences from Cape Breton and Scottish to Acadian and Irish to French Canadian, Métis and Eastern Europe.
The show features plenty of old-time fiddling, championship step dancing, trick fiddling, family humour and other aspects of our culture that have become symbols of what truly makes us Canadian.
Woods is a two-time winner of the Canadian Open Fiddle Contest, two-time winner of the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddle Championship as well as Fiddle Entertainer of the Year. 
He is known affectionately across Canada as ‘The Flippin’ Fiddler’ and tours extensively across the country every year raising funds for churches, charities and community service organizations. 
To date, more than $2 million has been raised for these groups.
The show includes special performances by Cape Breton tenor and one of Nova Scotia’s finest vocalists, Tommy Leadbeater, guitar virtuoso and East Coast Music Award Winner, Bruce Timmins and lighting up the stage with his fancy footwork is Canadian Open Step Dance Champion, Kyle Waymouth.  
Two area shows include:
• Sunday, June 7 at 2 p.m. at The Monarch Theatre, 609 2nd St. S.E. in Medicine Hat;
• Monday, June 8 at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, 239 1st Ave N.E. in Swift Current.
Tickets are $25 for adults, $10 for children age six to 12 and children five and younger are admitted for free.
Phone toll-free 1-855-SCOTTWOODS (1-855-726-8896) for tickets and information. Visit www.scottwoods.ca for a complete tour schedule.

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