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Folk Calendar 2.26.12

Wednesday, February 29

>>>Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445

Thursday, March 1

>>>Mark Erelli at the Bellows Falls Opera House ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts ~ Unity, ME ~ 7pm ~

Friday, March 2

>>>March Mandolin Festivalconcert featuring Jesse Brock, Claudine Langille, Skip Gorman, and David Surette, with special guest Susie Burke@Elysium Arts Folk Club, Lower Mills at Salmon Falls,  Rollinsford, NewHampshire 8:00 pm for more infoThis is a separate ticket from Saturday and Sunday events at the Concord Community Music School. 603-743-4700

>>>Taj Mahal at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 603-536-2551

>>>Eric MacDonald & Kate McNally(not the Folk Show  host) at the Loring -Greenough House ~ Jamaica Plain, MA

>>>Bradford Bog People at the Tuckerbox Café ~ White River Junction, VT ~ 6:30pm

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at Merrimack College ~ Andover, MA ~ 978-837-5355

>>>Tim Eriksen at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~

Saturday, March 3

>>>March Mandolin Festivalconcert featuring Jesse Brock, Claudine Langille, Skip Gorman, and David Surette, with special guests Susie Burke and Baron Collins-Hill Concord Community Music School, Concord NH 7:30  603-228-1196 fortickets and more info


>>>David Massengill House Concert ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ Contact Jenny Burtis for Info & Reservations 802-251-0681

>>>Lori McKenna at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

>>>Dixiegrass at Nippo Lake ~ Barrington, NH ~ 7pm ~

Sunday, March 4

>>>The NH Acoustic Music Association presents a Pre-spring Fling fund raiser, highlighting a potpourri of traditional acoustic music such as Celtic, Old Time and folk by outstanding NH “Lost Minds Bluegrass,Bob & Diane Kordas with Todd Thurlow, will be your host band. 01:30pm - 06:30pm, Tupelo Music Hall, Londonderry. www.nhama.orgother performers include: Seth Connelly, Bradford Bog People Bennett & Perkins, Jordan Tirrell Wysocki Trio and the Mindless Bluegrass Band

>>>March Mandolin Festival String Jazz Extravaganzafeaturing David Surette, Steve Roy, Matt Langley, and Jon Ross music of Django, Monk, blues, old swing numbers, hillbilly jazz and other eclecticana and exotica, with lots of improvisation Barley Pub, 328 Central Ave. Dover NH  8pm for more info.

Tuesday, March 6

>>>J.P. Cormier & The Elliot Brothers at the Franco-American Center ~ Lewiston, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445


Wednesday, March 7

>>>J.P. Cormier & The Elliot Brothers at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7:30pm ~ 207-562-4445



Thursday, March 8

>>>Celtic Nights at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-352-2033

>>>J.P. Cormier & The Elliot Brothers at Unity College Center for the Performing Arts ~ Unity, ME ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>The Nields at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

Friday, March 9

>>>J.P. Cormier & The Elliot Brothers at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998

>>>Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

>>>Altan at the Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-436-2400


Saturday, March 10

>>>Brother Sun at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse ~ Wakefield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-246-2836

>>>Sweetback Sisters & Eilen Jewell at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 603-827-2905

>>>Lissa Schneckenburger & Kellen Zakula at the Elysium Arts Folk Club ~ Rollinsford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-743-4700


Sunday, March 11

>>>Danu at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-225-1111













Note: Most dance locations require clean soft-soled shoes and do not allow street shoes. Partners not required.


Every Monday


>>>Contra dance at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or  Callers & musicians include Don Primrose, Jeffrey Petrovitch, Lisa Sieverts, Rich Hart, Bob McQuillen, Gordon Peery, Harvey Tolman, Lloyd Carr & Roger Treat

>>>Clogging  at Dance In Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935,


Every Wednesday

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leadingat The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078

>>>World (International) Dance at Neskaya~ Franconia, NH ~ 6:00 PM ~ 603-823-5828,

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center, Hanover, NH, 6:45 PM,  781-385-1480

Every Friday

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland, NH ~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or

>>>Scottish Dance /w Bill Tobin leading at The Town Hall ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 802-751-7671 or

 Every Sunday

>>>Scottish Country Dance at the Belknap Mill, Laconia, NH, 5:30pm, email:  603-524-7890 (Info from The Dance Gypsy)




Thursday, March 1

>>>Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason& The Lamprey River Band at the City Hall, Dover, NH, 8pm, 603-664-2513, Email:


Friday, March 2

>>>Traditional Square Dance at the Town Hall, Wentworth, NH, 8 PM,  603-764-9993
>>>Contra & Scandinavian Dance w/ Steve Zakon-Anderson & Moving Violations at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA , Scandi 8pm, contra 8:30pm, 403-549-1913,

>>>Family Dance w/ Allison Aldrich & Hunt Smithat the Public Library ~ Keene, NH ~ 6:30pm ~


Saturday, March 3

>>>Contradance at the Town House, Peterborough, NH, 7:30PM:workshop, 8PM:dance,

>>>Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus  at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, wkshp 8pm, dance 8:30pm,

 >>>Contradance w/ Rebecca Lay at the Capital City Grange, Montpelier, VT, 8pm, 802-744-6163,


Thursday, March 8


>>>Circle Dancing  at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Unitarian Church . Every dance is taught and beginners are welcome. No partners needed. Contact is Mary Kuhn and her phone number is 603-487-2732. Email


Friday, March 9

>>>Contradance ww/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or not in June, July, or August

>>>Contradance w/ Alice Morris, Randy Miller & Roger Kahle at the Londonderry Senior Center, Londonderry, NH, 8pm, 603-529-1586,


Saturday, March 10

>>>Contradance w/Linda Leslie & Arigana Highway at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-773-1671, ,Email:

>>>Contra at The Academy Building ~ Gilmanton, NH .~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-267-7227

>>>Contra /w Rickey Holt and Stone Soup at The First Unitarian Society ~ Exeter, NH ~ 8:00 PM with workshop at 7:30 PM ~ 603-679-1915

>>>Contradance w/Luke Danforth & Celticladda at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH workshop:7:30PM, dance 8PM,

>>>Contradance w/  Northern Spy, David Millstone calling, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT., 8 PM All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required, 802-785-4607 or

>>>Contradance at the Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, ME, Potluck at 7:30, Dance at 8:30pm, 207-233-4325 or


Sunday, March 11

>>>English Country Dance /w Dave Bateman & Justine Paul at Presidential Oaks ~ Concord, NH ~ 5:30 PM ~ 603-433-2735 or

>>>Family Barn Dance w/ Bill Fischer & Oh Contraire at the Parish Center for the Arts ~ Westford, MA ~ 3pm ~ 978-692-2039,

>>>Contradance w/ Rebecca Lay & Anadama at the Stone Church ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

Kate has been hosting The Folk Show since 1995. In addition to her studio work, Kate emcees festivals and concerts throughout the Northeast.
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