Folk Show Calendar 2.12.12

Feb 12, 2012


Thursday, February 16

>>>Le Vent du Nord at the Dana Center ~ St. Anselm’s College ~ Manchester, NH ~  603-641-7700

Friday, February 17

>>>27th Annual Joe Val Bluegrass Festival; February 17-19, 2012; Sheraton Framingham
Framingham, MA featuring Michael Cleveland, Special Consensus, The Whites, Bluegrass Gospel Project, Amy Gallatin and Stillwaters and more…special performance on Friday by the Manic Mountain Boys. (special Friday night show honoring Manic Mountain leader)


>>>Carbon Leaf at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH 603-536-2551

>>>Amy Black Band & Danielle Miraglia at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~  781-631-8987

>>>Michael Cleveland (Bluegrass Fiddler) at the St. Johnsbury School ~ ST. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 802-748-2600

>>>LeVent du Nord at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts ~ Burlington, VT ~ 802-652-4510

>>>Tom Dean at Whitney’s Inn ~ Jackson, NH ~ 4:30pm

>>>The Cuervo Brothers at Tony’s Italian Grille & Pub ~ Thornton, NH ~ 6pm

>>>Suzanne Vega at the Tupelo ~ White River Junction, VT ~ 8pm802-698-8341

Saturday, February 18

>>>James Keelaghan w/ Lindsay Straw to open at The New Moon Coffee House at the UU Church ~ Haverhill, MA ~ 8pm ~ 978-459-5134

>>>The Folksoul Band at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 603-924-6365,

>>>Cheryl Wheeler at the Tupelo ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-437-5100

Sunday, February 19
>>>Midwinter Spirits Concert - Julia J. Slone, Libby Garofalo, Iain MacHarg and Charity & DanHoughton at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:00 PM ~, 802-254-9276

>>>Ruth Moody, Silver Cultural Arts Center, Plymouth State College, 7 p.m.



Friday, February 24

>>>Caravan of Thieves at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~  781-631-8987

>>>Acoustic Hot Tuna at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-352-2033

>>>Jordan Tirell-Wysocki and Tom Lanigan Band, Spotlight Café; Tickets at


Saturday, February 25

>>>Susie Burke & David Surette at Elysium Arts ~ Rollinsford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-743-4700


   Friday March 2 

>>>March Mandolin Festival concert

featuring Jesse Brock, Claudine Langille, Skip Gorman, and David

Surette, with special guest Susie Burke@

Elysium Arts Folk Club, Lower Mills at Salmon Falls,  Rollinsford, New

Hampshire 8:00 pm for more info

This is a separate ticket from Saturday and Sunday events at the

Concord Community Music School.


Saturday March 3 

>>>March Mandolin Festival concert

featuring Jesse Brock, Claudine Langille, Skip Gorman, and David

Surette, with special guests Susie Burke and Baron Collins-Hill

Concord Community Music School, Concord NH 7:30  603-228-1196 for

tickets and more info


>>>David Massengill House Concert; Brattleboro VT

802-251-0681 for reservations


Sunday, March 4th,

>>> Benefit concert for the NH Acoustic Music Association featuringfour performers & some surprises.  Featured artists include Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki's trio, Folk duo Kathy Bennett & Thom Perkins, old time trio, The Bradford Bog People, and Seth Connelly. The host band is "Lost Minds Bluegrass", with Bob & Diane Kordas, & Todd Thurlow;  1:30 - 6:30 pm Tickets are available from .  Contact Jordan for a pre-concert workshop on "Genre Hopping". Bring your instruments for a jam after the concert!  Mix, mingle and network!  For more information visit


>>>March Mandolin Festival String Jazz Extravaganza

featuring David Surette, Steve Roy, Matt Langley, and Jon Ross

music of Django, Monk, blues, old swing numbers, hillbilly jazz and

other eclecticana and exotica, with lots of improvisation

Barley Pub, 328 Central Ave. Dover NH  8pm for more info





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

>>>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

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)






Friday, February 17

>>>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


Saturday, February 18

>>>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)383-8946

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


Thursday, February 23

>>>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, February 24

>>>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 ~


Saturday, February 25

>>>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/ Marcia Van Cleave  & The Free Raisins at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448

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