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NHPR Folk Show Calendar 9.14.14

Tuesday, September 16

>>>Claude Bourbon at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm

Thursday, September 18

>>>Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter,com

Friday, September 19

>>>Tumbling Bones & Cricket Tell The Weather at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987,

>>> The Infamous Stringdusters at St. Johnsbury Academy ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 888-757-5559,

>>>Bill Staines at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm


Saturday, September 20

>>>Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki at the Mill Fudge factory ~ Bristol, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-744-0405

>>>Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn  at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-536-2551,

>>>Mark Erelli, Charlie Rose opens at the New Moon Coffeehouse ~ Haverhill, MA ~ 8pm ~ 978-459-5134

>>>Joinery (CD Release & Potluck) at the Townshend Town Hall ~ Townshend, VT ~ 5:30pm ~  802-874-7050

>>>Beverly Rush at the Spireside Coffeehouse ~ Dunbarton, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-774-4601

Sunday, September 21

>>>Heather Maloney & Darlingside at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Friday, September 26

>>>Joan Osborne at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-536-2551,

>>>Craig Werth at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~

Saturday, September  27

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

>>>Sam Bush at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter,com

>>>The Kennedys House Concert at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ potluck:6pm, concert:7pm ~ Reservations Required ~ 603-827-2905

>>>Possum Haw at the Stone Church ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Melissa Ferrick at the Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~

Sunday, September 28

>>>Puckerbrush, Taylor Whiteside & Mango Groove at Camp Calumet ~ Freedom, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-539-1859

>>>Beverly Rush at the Acopio ~ Goffstown, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-384-1639


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  Callers & musicians include Don Primrose, Jeffrey Petrovitch, Lisa Sieverts, Rich Hart, Bob McQuillen, Gordon Peery, Harvey Tolman, Lloyd Carr & Roger Treat Note: August Dances will be held at Heberton Hall in Keene.

>>>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, 7 PM,  781-385-1480


Every Friday

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


Every Sunday

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


Friday September 19

>>>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, September 20

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

>>>Contradance at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH, 7:30 PM, No partner needed. (603)447-2295, 207-625-2039

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

Thursday, September 25

>>>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 26

>>>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 ~

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

Saturday, September 27

>>>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


September 19-21 ~ NH Highland GamesLoon Mountain, Lincoln,  603-229-1975603-229-1975Performers: Albannach, Brendan Carey Block, John Carmichael, Glengarry Bhoys, Natalie Haas, Alasdair Fraser, Jim Malcolm, Fellswater, Searson, The American Rogues, The Brigadoons, Charlie Zahm

September 19-21—Freshgrass @MASS MOCA, North Adams, MA featuring Emmylou Harris, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Sam Bush, Infamous Stringdusters, Sam Amidon, David Grisman Sextet, Claire Lynch Band and more…

September 20-21 ~ Joe Davies Folk FestivalSoule Homestead ~ Middleborough,   508-947-6744508-947-6744 Performers: Kayla Ringelheim, Robin O’Herin, 3 For All, The Whispering Tree, The Rafters, Amy Speace, Boxcar Lilies, Cliff Eberhardt, Mike Higgins, Tom Irving, Sixteen Shillings, Lori Diamond & Fred Abatelli, Four Bridges

September 27-28 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk FestivalMarket Square, Portsmouth, NH 603-942-7604603-942-7604Performers: Moira Craig & Carolyn Robson, Alison Lee Freeman,  Great Bay Sailor, Cliff Haslam, Emery Hutchins, Andy Kenna, London Julie, Mudhook, Dave Peloquin, John Roberts, Ken Schatz, Lynn  Schulz, Jeff Warner

September 27-28 ~ American Music & Harvest FestSpencer Pierce Little Farm, Newbury, MA.;  978-463-7893978-463-7893Performers: Buffalo Tom, Das Pintos, Liz Frame & The Kickers, The Orville Giddings Thang, Bruce Molsky, Chasing Blue, High Range, Three Tall Pines, Tricky Britches,  Molly Tuttle & Jim Mailander, Cat & The Moon, Anadama, Lonely Heart String Band, Katie McNally

September 27-28 ~ Working Waterfront Festival

New Bedford, MA   508-993-8894

Performers: Ana Vinagre Ensemble, The Beans, Bridget Fitzgerald, Bob Quinn, Charlotte Enoksen, Dano Quinn, Dave Densmore,  Jim McGrath, Jon Campbell, Mathew Byrne, New Bedfors Harbor Sea Chantey Chorus, North Sea Gas, Rob Seitz, The Rum Soaked Crooks

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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