Masters of Song Concert This Saturday in Crisfield
The show, presented by Wood and Stone Retreat, will be from 6-8 p.m. It is free to the public and all ages are invited. This is a rain or shine event.
“It’s really good music,” said Julie Widdowson, director of Somerset County Tourism. “Having been in the past, it’s a beautiful concert. It’s family-oriented. Everybody’s sitting under the pavilion and you’ve got a great breeze and beautiful music.”
About the Performers
Beth Wood, of Portland, Oregon, describes herself as a “modern-day troubadour and believer in the power of song.” She got her musical start in Lubbock, Texas, where she studied classical piano, violin, harp and voice. She left west Texas to study voice and piano at Brevard College in North Carolina. A detour from her classical studies led her to Austin, where she picked up a degree in literature and a guitar. Wood says she began writing her own songs and “quickly discovered a feeling of musical freedom that she has been hooked on ever since.”
In her bio, Wood says that “Eighteen years, thousands of shows, nine albums, three cars, and numerous awards later,” she has never looked back.
Wyatt Easterling, who grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, released his debut album, Both Sides of the Shore, on Moonlight Records (Warner Bros.) in 1981. He then moved to Nashville and while looking for another record deal, wrote for various song publishers. In 1990, he became head of A&R for Atlantic Records Nashville. That same year, Easterling That same year, he wrote and sang on “This Time I’m Takin’ My Time” for Neal McCoy’s album At This Moment. According to Easterling’s bio, this collaboration launched more than two decades of gold and platinum winning releases with Easterling acting as songwriter, producer, executive and/or session player.
Maryland-based folk-pop duo Naked Blue, made up of husband and wife Scott and Jen Smith, write songs, perform at venues, festivals, house concerts and private events internationally. Naked Blue also licenses its music to film and TV, record and produces its artist friends at its home studio, and hosts The Wood and Stone Songwriting Workshop Retreat.
Somers Cove Marina Pavilion