Folk Show Calendar 12.25.11 | New Hampshire Public Radio

Folk Show Calendar 12.25.11

Dec 25, 2011


Visit for information about venues, jams or open mics in and around our listening area. There are way too many to mention!!! Music lives in New Hampshire!!!

Wednesday, December 28

>>>Charlie Strater at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 9pm

>>>Matt Shipman at the Press Room ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 9pm

                                                                                      Thursday, December 30

>>>Crunchy Western Boys, Pizza Stone, Chester, Vt.

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

Friday, January 6

>>>The Bradford Bog People at the Open Doors Coffeehouse ~ Hillsborough, NH ~ 7pm ~

Saturday, January 7

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

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



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

Every Monday

>>>Contra danceat the Town Hall, Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-762-0235 or www.monadnockfolk.orgCallers & 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 leadingat 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: jdmacnab@yahoo.com603-524-7890 (Info from The Dance Gypsy)


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.

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

Thursday, January 5

>>>Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason& The Lamprey River Band at the City Hall, Dover, NH, 8pm, 603-664-2513, www.nhcountrydance.comEmail:

Friday, January 6

>>>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,

Saturday, January 7

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