Folk Calendar 12.18.11 | New Hampshire Public Radio

Folk Calendar 12.18.11

Dec 18, 2011

Monday, December 19

>>>Natalie MacMaster at St. Johnsbury Academy ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7pm ~ 802-748-2600

Thursday, December 22 & Friday, December 23

>>>Relative Strangers Reunion Concerts

at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30 PM ~, 802-254-9276

Friday, December 23

>>>Harvey Reid &Joyce Andersen

at the First Parish Church ~ Dover, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Steve Frisselle

at JJ’s Family Restaurant ~ Barrington, NH ~ 7pm

Sunday, December 25


>>>Dave Talmadge & The Bedhead Bluegrass Band

at 196 Kitchen ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 11am-2:30pm 603-319-8178

Wednesday, December 28

>>>Charlie Strater

at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 9pm

 >>>Matt Shipman

at the Press Room ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 9pm

Saturday, December 31

>>>First Night, Wolfeboro w/ Susie Burke & David Surette, Ellen Carson, Mountain Lake Chorale, Moose Mountain Jazz Band, Christine Lavin, Saeah Smith, Tuckerman’s at 9, Funky Divas of Gospel, Tuftonboro Country Band and more…

various locations all day ~ 603-569-2200

>>>First Night Portsmouth w/ Jeff Warner & Bruce McIntyre, Sammie Haynes, T.J. Wheeler & Company, Djoliba Kan, Rock My Soul Gospel, Salt River Folk, Wooden Eye, and more… Various Portsmouth locations ~ 4pm-Midnight ~

>>>The Crunchy Western Boys & The Van Burens at The Barn ~ Bethlehem, NH 8pm(Start time may change)

>>>Rock Spring

at the Press Room ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 9pm



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


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

>>>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

>>>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

>>>Scottish Country Dance

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


Thursday, December 22

>>>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 23

>>>Contradance ww/ 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 ~

Sunday, December 25

>>>Christmas Night Dance w/ Amy Cann, Bob McQuillen & various callers

at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~

Wednesday, December 28

>>>Contradance w/Wild Asparagus & 11 different callers

at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 7:30pm, 413-773-1671,

Friday, December 30

>>>Contradance w/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or >>>Holiday Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason & The Lamprey River Band

at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448

Saturday, December 31

>>>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 >>>New Year’s Eve Dance w/ David Kaynor, George Marsh & Big Bandemonium

at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 7:30pm - 1am, >>>New Years Eve Potluck & Dance w/ Harvey Tolman, Gordon Peery & Friends

at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7pm ~ The previous 4 are confirmed New Year’s Eve dances. The following one is not confirmed.


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