The Gothard Sisters
Sat. March 23rd, 2024 7:30 PM
Coolidge Theatre, Deane Ctr.
Wellsboro, PA 16901
Part of WCCA Subscriber Series
The Gothard Sisters
Welcome to our 75th Season!
The Wellsboro Community Concert Association (WCCA) is pleased to announce our 75th year of live entertainment. Our 2023-24 season will again consist of six concerts, found below. Despite inflation, the price of a season subscription remains the same as last year--$75 for an adult; $25 for a student (13-18); children 12 and under are admitted free with a paying adult. Tickets for individual shows are also available.
WCCA 2023-2024 Season
All shows are at 7:30 PM
Coolidge Theatre, Deane Center
The Gothard Sisters
Celtic trio of singers, musicians and step dancers
Saturday March 23rd, 2024
The dynamic trio of Greta, Solana, and Willow Gothard come from the Pacific Northwest. They have a worldwide fan base with millions of YouTube views and Spotify streams, 2,000 live shows, and nine album releases. They blend Celtic, folk, classical, and new age musical influences, play numerous instruments (violin, acoustic guitar, mandolin, bodhran, djembe, and whistle), have great vocal harmonies, and they are step dancers, too. They've performed at the Kennedy Center as well as other major venues and festivals in the U.S. and internationally.
Fireside Collective Progressive Bluegrass
Sat, April 13th, 2024
Based in Ashville, N.C., this progressive bluegrass group won the 2016 MerleFest Band Contest and earned an International Bluegrass Music Association Band of the Year nomination. Fireside Collective has drawn on folk, blues, funk and a wide variety of bluegrass sounds to create a distinctive body of work that's all their own. Mandolin player Jesse Iaquinto has Wellsboro roots and connections to Coudersport.
Past Fall 2023 and Spring Concerts
The Rory Block concert was held on Sept. 9th, 2023 to the enjoyments of an almost full-house.
With her many albums and tours, Rory Block has staked a solid claim to being one of the world's finest practitioners finest practitioners of the blues tradition. Rory is a formidable slide guitarist, talented songwriter, and excellent interpreter of the great Delta blues singers. "Today she is widely regarded as the top female interpreter and authority on traditional country blues worldwide." The Blues Foundation".
TUSK, The World's #1 Fleetwood Mac Tribute concerts were presented by WCCA on
Weds. Sept. 13th and Thurs. Sept. 14th, to near sell-out crowds both nights. They rocked the theatre as they again absolutely WOWED their audience. Their drummer, Tom Nelson, has a local connection—he taught music at North Penn-Liberty High School.
Kommuna Lux, a Ukrainian band, performed Odessa Gangsta Folk with thrilling Klezmer Music
on Saturday October 21st, 2023 to an enthusiastic audience. Seven musicians self described as 'a group of talented and energetic musicians who like to create unforgettable musical experiences for their audience. Our goal is not just sound, but real emotions and unforgettable impressions from our music.''
Driftwood Americana performed to an exhilarated audience at near capacity on, December 8th, 2023 From upstate New York, Driftwood has a rock n’ roll soul and a folk art mind. Their unique sound is a nod to 60s R&B, 70s country rock, contemporary pop, folk and traditional Appalachian music. They're known for their electrifying live performances, with melodies, harmonies, and lyrics bringing unique, raw sounds to the Americana/roots music scene.
The John Jorgenson Quintet (Gypsy Jazz) performed to a thrilled near capacity audience who gave three standing ovations during the show on Saturday February 24th, 2024. Music of this band has been called “Gypsy Jazz” after the dynamic string-driven swing of Django Reinhard and Stephanie Grappelli in 1930s Paris. Jorgenson’s skillful playing of the guitar, solo clarinet, and bouzouki amazes audiences. The only American act to headline the Django Reinhardt Memorial Festival in France, and be featured at other “Djangofests” in the U.S. internationally.