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Folk Show Calendar 9.16.12

Monday, September 17

>>>The Thing in the Spring presents Vetiverse/Habibi/Coke Week at Bass hall ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7pm ~

Tuesday, September 18

>>>>The Searson Sisters at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ www.gnwca.org603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

Friday, September 21

>>>Banjo Dan & The Midnight Plowboys at the Haskell Opera House ~ Derby Line, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Steve Earle w/Charlie Mars  at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Art Garfunkel  ~  The Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH.  8pm

Saturday, September 22

>>>Cliff Eberhardt at the Library ~ Harvard, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ 978-456-4114

>>>Davey O at the Mill ~ Bristol, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-744-0405

>>>Paul Baker Hernandez (Nicaraguan Singer/Songwriter) at the Cabaret Room at Catamount Arts ~ St. Johnsbury, VT. ~

September 21-23

>>>NH Highland Games at Loon Mountain featuring John Carmichael, Searson,Roy Johnstone, Celtica, Albannach, Natalie Haas, Bruce and Walker, Alasdair Fraser, Adrian’s Wall, Fellswater, and more…

>>>Mass MOCA’s Freshgrass featuring, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Alison Brown, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cahalen Morrison, Tony Rice, Trampled by Turtles, Infamous Stringdusters, Old Thyme Kosmik Trio, Joy Kills Sorrow, and more; 87 Marshall Street in North Adams, MA, MASS MoCA;

Wednesday, September 26

>>>Celtic Thunder at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Maggie & Cassie MacDonald at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ (207)562-4445,

Thursday, September 27

>>>Peter Mulvey, Deb’s House Concert, 6:30pm; Pot Luck 5:30pm.Call 603-827-2905.(Peter rides his bicycle partly for environmental reasons and partly for the sheer fun of continuing his creative, unorthodox approach to a long and fruitful artistic career. Peter will ride his bicycle up Deb's driveway)

>>>David Mallett at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2012

>>>13th Annual Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival,  Market Square, Portsouth, NH Web:

The 13th annual festival showcases music from the US, British Isles and Canada at venues in the Market Square area, including the Press Room (77 Daniel St), and the Portsmouth Athenaeum (9 Market Sq). Performers in 2012 include Bob Webb & Dave Peloquin, Calico Jack, Jeff Warner, Ken Sweeney, and others. A Saturday evening concert will be held at the First Methodist Church on Miller Ave. This is an all-ages event with audience participation strongly encouraged! Hours Sat. 10:00AM - 10PM, Sun. 1PM - 5:30PM. All events FREE; donations appreciated. For more, visit

Saturday, September 29

>>>David Mallett at One World Coffeehouse ~ Essex, MA ~ 978-768-3690 (Reservations Recommended)

>>>Libana at the Simple Gifts Coffeehouse ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-882-1091

>>>Bow Junction at the Mill ~ Bristol, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Seacoast Irish Festival w/ Screaming Orphans, Schooner Fare, Makem & Spain Brothers, Sunday’s Well, Bradigan, Kevin Byrne, McTeggarts, and Travelers Three in Downtown Dover, NH ~ Noon-7pm ~

>>>Kingdom Bluegrass Jamboree w/ Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Patti Casey, Colin McCaffrey, The Back Shed String Band, The Bayley-Hazen Boys and the Bluegrass Volunteers at the St. Johnsbury School Auditorium ~          St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>John Hiatt & The Combo at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~


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


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 Saturday

>>>Country Dance & New York Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus at the Town Hall ~ Sandown, NH ~ 4pm (experienced only) 7:30(beginners) 8pm (general dance) ~ 212-459-4080 (year ‘round)

 Every Sunday

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


Friday, September 21

>>>Mill City Contradance at the Waumbec Mill, Manchester, NH, Beginners workshop 7:30Pm, dance, 8PM, 603-595-4484 or

>>> Contradance  at the Town Hall, Warner, NH, 7:30PM, 603-456-3098

Saturday, September 22

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

>>>Contradance w/ Cuckoo’s Nest, Various callers, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT., 8 PM,(All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required, 802-785-4607 or

>>>Contradance w/ Marcie Van Cleave  & Jump Start at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448

Thursday, September 27

>>>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, September 28

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

>>>Sacred Circle Dance at the Portsmouth Center for Yoga & the Arts, Portsmouth, NH, 7 PM,  603-664-2796

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or

>>>Mad Robin Contradance w/ Pete Sutherlund & The Irregulars at the First Congregational Church ~ Burlington, VT ~ 7:45pm ~

>>>Contradance w/ Frank Woodward, Rich Hart & The Milford Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Milford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-487-2480 

Saturday, September 29

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

>>>Kitchen Junket Barn Dance w/ Two Fiddles at the Wind in the Timothy, Canterbury, NH, 8PM, 603-783-4719 or

>>>Contradanceat the Town Hall, Warner, NH, Beginners Class: 7:30 PM, Dance: 8pm PM

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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