Scott Woods Band – Fiddle Legend Tour

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Scott's dad Merv started playing old time music in 1944 as a youngster. His very first performance was a fundraiser for the local school house just outside of Fergus, Ontario. By 1950, he had formed his own band known as The Merv Woods Orchestra. They soon became very busy playing for dances, socials, garden parties, weddings, anniversaries and many more fundraisers.


In 1956, a young lady named Carolyn Dyer joined the band as the pianist. The Dyer family was very musical and had for many generations been playing Old Time Fiddle Music. In 1960, Carolyn & Merv were married and went on to have 4 children, Elizabeth, Kendra, Bruce and Scott.


All of the children studied classical violin and piano and were already performing with the band by the time they were 8 years old. From large stages and theatres to community halls, school houses, barns and even a raft in the Elora Quarry.


The Woods Family shared their love of Old Time Music with others all across Ontario and the Northern United States for many years. By the mid 1980's, Merv's role as leader of the band was passed on to Scott and The Scott Woods Band was formed. Merv continued as manager and sound engineer for the group up until his death in 2003.Keeping the tradition started by his dad, Scott and the band have expanded their travels right across the country and are now playing exclusively fundraising concerts. They help to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars each and every year for churches, charities and community organizations. Their love of music, fun and family continues to be evident both on and off the stage.


Canadian Fiddle Champion, Scott Woods and his band pay tribute to Fiddel Legends such as Don Messer, Al Cherny, King Ganam, Graham Townsend, Ward Allen and more in this fun-filled two-hour variety show!  Featuring old time fiddling, traditional country, sensational step dancing and gospel music.  Scott’s trick fiddling and lots of humor will keep the entire family entertained!  The Fiddle Legends tour is running March through to October at venues across Canada!


Performances:
March 29: Community Centre - Ailsa Craig, ON
March 30: Community Centre – Camilchie, ON
March 31: Glad Tidings Community Church – Blenheim, ON
April 1: Lakeside Park Pavilion – Kingsville, ON
April 13: Community Centre – Caledon East, ON
April 14: Calvary United Church – St. Jacobs, ON
April 15: Annesley United Church – Markdale, ON
April 18: Garnet P. Rickard Rec Complex – Bowmanville, ON
April 19: Emmanuel Baptist Church – Bloomfield, ON
April 20: Wall Street United Church – Brockfield, ON
April 21: Community Centre – Carleton Place, ON
April 22: Horton Community Centre – Renfrew, ON


The Scott Woods Band travels extensively throughout Canada each year helping to raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for churches, charities and other community organizations.


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