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Folk Show Calendar 12.15.13

Wednesday, December 18

>>>Matt & Shannon Heaton w/ Lissa Schneckenburger & Corey DiMario at Acoustic Artisans ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~

Thursday, December 19

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen at the Four Corners Grille ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

Friday, December 20

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen at First Parish Church ~ Dover, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 207-363-1886,

>>>Carol Noonan & The Stone Mountain Boys w/ the Gibson Brothers at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292,

>>> Crunchy Western band in Warren, NH at the Green House!

>>>Kathy Lowe. Christmas/Solstice Concert An evening of Kathy's original seasonal carols from her CD, "Wishing you Peace" with "Lowe Profiles" Kent Allyn, Steve Schuch, Gwen Dunn, Julie Cory, Haley Lowe , Greg Gutgsell, George Beaton. Songbooks passed out for audience to sing a long. Held at Sunapee Methodist Church, 17 Lower Main Street in Sunapee, NH. More info and directions .    

>>>Ed Gerhard December 20 & 21, 2013 Unitarian Universalist Church

292 State St., Portsmouth, NH 03801 at 7:30PM; A Portion of Proceeds to Benefit ACT ONE; 

Artists' Collaborative Theatre of New England

Saturday, December 21

>>>Franklin County Fiddlers “Home for the Holidays” at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

>>>Carol Noonan & The Stone Mountain Boys w/ the Gibson Brothers at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292,

Monadnock Christmas Concert (Susie & David w/ Kent Allyn)
Del Rossi's Trattoria, Rte 137, Dublin, NH   8pm   603-563-7195 for more info

>>>Creole Christmas w/ Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~

>>>Nelson Solstice Party (Concert, Contradance  and Dessert Potluck) at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7pm ~

Sunday, December 22

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen at Museums of Old York ~ York, ME ~ 3 & 6pm ~ 207-363-1886,

Saturday, December 28

>>>The Gawler Family at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

Tuesday, December 31

>>>First Night Portsmouth ~ various locations around the city ~ Performers include Cormac McCarthy, T.J. Wheeler, Great Bay Sailor, Jeff Warner, Bruce McIntyre, Salt River, Sammie Haynes and many more ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 4pm-Midnight ~

>>>First Night Wolfeboro ~ various locations around the town ~ Performers include: Aine Minogue, The Blues Brothers, Ellen Carlson, Gary Sredzienski, Mountain Lake Chorale, Tuftonboro Country Bluegrass & Gospel Jam and many more ~ Wolfeboro, NH ~


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 leading at 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

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

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w John Bartholomew leading, Bill Tobin and Gary Apfel at The Town Hall ~ Fairlee, Vt. ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-353-4647 or

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

>>>Circle Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 3:30pm ~  603-823-5828


Friday, December 20

>>>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

>>>Contra w/ Chip Hedler, David Carpenter & David van Houten at the Town Hall ~ Franconia, NH ~

Saturday, December 21

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

>>>Holiday Contradance w/ Eric Rollnick & Puckerbrush at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH, 7:30 PM, No partner needed 207-625-2039

>>>Contradance  at the East Concord Community Center, Concord, NH, 8pm, 603-225-4917 , , website:

>>>Nelson Solstice Party (Concert, Contradance  and Dessert Potluck) at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7pm ~

Sunday, December 22

>>>Contradance  at the Stone Church ~ Brattleboro, VT  ~ 7:30pm ~  802-257-9234

Wednesday, December 25

>>>Free Christmas Contra & Dessert Potluck w/ Amy Cann & Bob McQuillen at the Town hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~

Thursday, December 26

>>>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, December 27

>>>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 at the First Congregational Church ~ Burlington, VT ~ 8pm ~


Saturday, December 28

>>>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

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

Tuesday, December 31

>>>New Year’s Eve Contra and Potluck Supper w/ various callers & musicians at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7pm ~

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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