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NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar

Every Monday

>>>Wild Eagles Blues Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Every Tuesday

>>>Bluegrass Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 9pm ~           

>>>Celtic Music Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-924-6365,

Every Thursday

>>>Live Irish Music(Family Friendly) w/Various Musicians including Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki and Jim Prendergast  at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 6pm ~

>>>Bluegrass Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-924-6365,

Every Saturday & Sunday

>>>Open Irish Session at Beara Irish Brewing Company  ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 2-7pm ~ 857-342-8272,


Monday, March 21

>>>Oran Mor at RiRa ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~

Tuesday, March 22

>>>Nic Gareiss, Allison DeGroot & Jack Devereaux at The Dance Hall ~ Kittery, ME ~ 7pm ~

Wednesday, March 23

>>>Nic Gareiss, Allison DeGroot & Jack Devereaux at North Church ~ Farmington, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-778-2006,

Thursday, March 24

>>>Ryan McKasson, Eric McDonald, & Jeremiah McLane (Celtic Concert) at Barrett Memorial Hall ~  South Strafford, VT ~ 7pm ~ 802-333-9004,  Email:


Friday, March 25

>>>Livingston Taylor, Tom Chapin & EVA at the Colonial ~ Keene, NH ~ 8pm ~

>>>Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Duo at Salt Hill Pub ~ Hanover, NH ~ 9pm - Midnight ~

>>>McKasson, McLane and McDonald, Chailey Estate, Newburyport, MA

Saturday, March 26

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen at Stone Mountain Center for the Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ ~

>>>Tom Chapin & Livingston Taylor at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ 8pm ~

Sunday, March 27

>>>The Funky Divas of Gospel at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit, ME ~ 10am-2pm ~  

>>>Irish Session at RiRa ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 5pm ~


Monday, March 28

>>>Oran Mor at RiRa ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~

                                   Wednesday, March 30

>>>Will Woodson and Eric McDonald, House Concert, Brownington, VT.

                                                            Thursday, March 31

>>>Will Woodson and Eric McDonald, The Ceilidh Barn, Sheldon, VT

Friday, April 1

>>>Cirque Zuma Zuma(African Music & Dance) at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 10am & 7:30pm ~

>>>NH Fiddle Ensemble:


Saturday, April 2

>>>Susan Werner & Vance Gilbert at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-827-2905

>>>Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connectiion at Stone Mountain Center for the Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ ~

Sunday, April 3

>>>Irish Session at RiRa ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 5pm ~

>>>Andrew McKnight at the Unitarian Universalist church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7pm ~ info email:

>>>Songweavers, Celebrating its 25th Anniversary at 4:00pm

First Parish Congregational Church, 47 E. Derry Rd.

E. Derry, NH

For tickets, call 603-434-0628

                                          April 8th

>>>Will Woodson and Eric McDonald with Joey Arbata and Nathan Gourley, Fountain Arts Building, Dublin School campus, 8 p.m.\

Saturday, April 9

>>>NH Fiddle Ensemble, Grappone Auto, Concord, NH, 7:00pm

Concord performance to benefit the New Hampshire Children's Trust

Sunday, April 10, 2016

>>>NH Fiddle Ensemble, Stone Mountain Arts Center, Brownfield, ME, 2:00pm

Directions (GPS doesn't work)

Brownfield, Maine, concert will be a partial benefit for the 317 Main Music School Yarmouth, Maine

Saturday, April 16, 2016

>>>NH Fiddle Ensemble in Exeter at Exeter Town Hall, 9 Front Street, 7:00pm

Exeter concert to benefit New Hampshire Children's Trust order tickets at their website

?                                                Sunday, April 17

>>>NH Fiddle Ensemble,The Franklin Opera House, 316 Central St. (City Hall), Franklin, NH 03235, 2:00pm

Franklin concert to benefit The Franklin Opera House

April 16th

>>>Songweavers, Celebrating its 25th Anniversary at 7:00pm

South Congregational Church

Pleasant St.

Concord, NH

For tickets, or 603-228-1196


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

Every Monday


>>>Contra dance w/ various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or  NOTE: Mon, Feb 8 dance is cancelled

, >>>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

>>>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

>>>Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~ 603-524-6042

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  

>>>Set Dancing Lessons & Practice Dance at the Durham Universalist Church ~ Durham, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-749-1038,  Thru Dec 4

Every Sunday

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

>>>Line Dancing at the Starr King Unitarian Meeting House ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-536-1179


Thursday, March 24

>>>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 25

>>>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 

>>>Challenging Contras w/The Free Raisins & Nils Fredland at the Guiding Star Grange ~ Greenfield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 413-772-0501


Saturday, March 26

>>>Contradance  at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-369-4369,

>>>Contradance for GALA (Global Awareness Local Action) at the Town Hall ~ Ossipee, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-539-6460 (Jan-April)

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

Sunday, March 27

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

Friday, April 1

>>>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,

>>>Keene Family Dance at Heberton Hall ~ Keene Public Library ~ Keene, NH ~ 6:30pm ~

Saturday, April 2

>>>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 at the Town Hall ~ Deerfield, NH ~ 8PM ~ 603-463-4182, 603-679-1915

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

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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