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NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar 7.31.16

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 Wednesday

>>>Celtic & Old Timey Music Jam at DelRossi’s ~ Dublin, NH ~ 6pm ~  603-563-7195

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, August 1

>>>Ten Strings and a Goatskin  7PM. ; McClary’s Farm; To reserve a seat for any show, please email or call Dave at 738-4717

Wednesday, August 3

>>>The Hardtacks, Historical Society of Cheshire County, Civil War Encampment;


Thursday, August 4

>>>The Taj Mahal Trio at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Stu Fuchs and Sarah Carlisle, 7:30, Nelson Town Hall,

Friday, August 5

>>>Kathy Mattea with Bill Cooley, Flying Monkey, Plymouth, NH, 7:30;

>>>Tom Pirozzoli, Sunapee Coffeehouse, 7 p.m. Downstairs at the Sunapee Methodist Church , 9 Lower Main Street in Sunapee, NH

Phone: 603-446-3426 x 11 or email

Saturday, August 6th

>>>Tom Rush with Seth Glier, Colonial Theater, Bethlehem,

Friday, August 12

>>>Leo Kottke at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Saturday, August 13

>>>David Mallett at the Saco River Theater ~ Buxton, ME ~ 7pm

>>>Bradford Bog People, Back Room at the Mill, Bristol, NH; 7:30;

Wednesday, August 17

>>>The Hardtacks, Historical Society of Cheshire County

Civil War Encampment;

Thursday, August 18

>>>Bennett and Perkins with Taylor Whiteside, Little White Church in Eaton, NH;

Saturday, August 20

>>>Four Shillings Short, Back Room at the Mill, 7:30, Bristol, NH;

Wednesday, August 24

>>>Judy Collins w/ Ari Heist at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~

Friday, August 26

>>>Celtic Thunder at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-225-1111

>>>David Mallett at the Outdoor Concert Series ~ Andover, ME 6pm ~

Saturday, August 27

>>>The Kingston Trio at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Loons 'n Tunes summer music festival at Camp Calumet on the shores of Ossipee Lake in Freedom, NH; 1 PM to 8 PM;  featuring Puckerbrush, Mango Groove, Taylor Whiteside, and Sounds Clever and the Valley Horns.  Simultaneously with all of this great music there will be pontoon boat rides on the lake, educational booths, a farmers market, a presentation about loons by the Loon Preservation Society, a catered full barbecue meal at 5:30, a sunset campfire on the beach along with ice cream and quiet piano music by Rebecca Moore.

Tickets must be purchased in advance by August 23. Presented by Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG) Go to for more details about the festival and tickets.  

Friday, July 29

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

October 6

>>>Makem & Spain, David Mallett, The Mallett Brothers, Schooner Fare & Tom Paxton at the Palace Theater ~ Manchester, NH



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

>>>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

>>>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

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

Every Saturday

>>>Contra Square Dance at the Tamworth Townhouse ~  Tamworth, NH ~ 8 PM ~ July & August ~ 603-323-8023

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

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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