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NHPR Calendar of Virtual and Special concerts

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NHPR Calendar of Virtual and Pandemic-oriented concerts, open mics, etc
November 23, 2020 edition
Many virtual event announcements have short lead-times. This listing may be missing important online concerts that are announced the same week they occur. Check the NHPR Folk Show Facebook page for timely announcements.

Daily (or every weekday)

Jud Caswell’s Morning Cordial Series ~ https://www.youtube.com/judcaswell or https://www.facebook.com/judcaswellmusic/playlist/429147271282854/ (see also his irregular, hour-long “Evening Cordial” home concert series.

Every Wednesday

TAARKA Live Wednesdays ~ 9pm EDT ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/2572006576372508/

Concerts from the American Folklife Center ~ 12:00 noon ~ https://www.loc.gov/concerts/folklife/

Claudia Schmidt’s Musicale ~ 7pm ~ https://claudiaschmidt.com/

Virtually Green Note ~ 3pm EDT ~ http://www.greennote.co.uk/ ~ three artist featured in a round-robin fashion every Wednesday and Friday https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC17x67HGAEC80tGwnun9-eQ

Thursday, November 26, 2020 and every Thursday

Cerian Live Stream ~ 4pm EST ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/2905097299588985/

Friday, November 27, 2020 and every Friday

Carla Ulbrich (Funny songs and comedy sketches)  ~ 7pm ~

Ellis Paul’s Traveling Medicine Show ~ 7pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/ellispaulmusic/ ~ a different guest and theme each week.

Draam (Swedish traditional music duo) livestream ~ 2pm EST ~ https://www.facebook.com/draammusic/  Previous livestreams are also archived here.

Virtually Green Note ~ 3pm ET ~ http://www.greennote.co.uk/ ~ three artists featured in a round-robin fashion every Wednesday and Friday https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC17x67HGAEC80tGwnun9-eQ

Joyce Andersen & Harvey Reid livestream ~ 8pm ~  York, Maine ~ http://www/joyscream.com/livestream or https://www.facebook.com/JoyceAndersenMusic/ or https://www.youtube.com/user/Joyscream/ ~ their weekly Friday night livestreams have ended as of July 31, but their impressive list of performances are still on line and accessible via:
ARCHIVED SHOWS ON YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/JoyceAndersen
HARVEY’s YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/GreatSadRiver/videos
VIDEO LINKS TO ALL SONGS WE'VE DONE: http://joyscream.com/livestream/setlists.html
Breaking News: they’re back every Friday for the foreseeable future at 8pm Friday nights, as of October 23!


Thursday, December 3, 2020

Kris Delmhorst “at” Passim ~ 7pm ET ~ https://www.passim.org/stream/

Friday, December 4, 2020

Matt and Shannon Heaton  “at” Passim ~ 7pm ET ~ https://www.passim.org/stream/

Megson’s Yuletide Live Stream ~ 2:30pm EST https://www.facebook.com/events/354997259136913/

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Greg Klyma “at” New England College ~ 7:30pm ET ~ visit https://www.nec.edu/events/  near concert date for livestream link ~ Boston-based old school troubadour whose songwriting, articulate and amusing stories and populist ideals make him one of those rare young artists keeping alive the American folk tradition. www.klyma.com

Joe Jencks Livestream ~ 7:30pm ET ~  streaming at https://focusmusic.org/

Taylor O’Donnell Quartet (multi-genre performance) at The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~  ~ two shows 6pm and 8pm  ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. phone: 603.436.2400

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Lake Saint Daniel and Hayley Sabella “at” Passim ~ 8pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/671344943526117/

Friday, December 11, 2020

Senie Hunt (actually) at The 405 Pub and Grill ~ 7pm ~ 405 Union Ave., Laconia NH https://www.facebook.com/405Pub/ https://www.facebook.com/events/1008117109695186/

Matt Nakoa (actually) at The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~  ~ two shows 6pm and 8pm  ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. phone: 603.436.2400


Saturday, December 12, 2020

Green Heron “at” New England College ~ 7:30pm ET ~ visit https://www.nec.edu/events/  near concert date for livestream link ~ Featured in the 2020 Best of NH Edition of New Hampshire Magazine and on WMUR’s Chronicle, this husband and wife duo is fast becoming a New England treasure.  Their shows feature beautiful vocal harmonies and masterful performances on multiple string instruments. www.greenheronmusic.com

Celia Woodsmith and Jason Anick Trio (actually ) at The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~  ~ two shows 6pm and 8pm  ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. Phone: 603.436.2400

Ebird & Friends Holiday Show ~ visit website for start time ~  https://theragbirds.com/holidayshow/  ~ 2020 Performers: Erin Zindle, Ross Huff, Brennan Andes, Sean Ike, Emilee Petersmark, Alex Holycross, Loren Kranz, TJ Zindle (The Ragbirds), Madelyn Grant, Gasoline Gypsies, Mark Lavengood, Shannon Wade, Brad Phillips, Dan Piccolo, Bobby Streng, Tim Haldeman, Jon Brown, Jessica Ober, Dan Bennett, Shelly Smith, Jen Sygit, Brandon Smith, Dave Boutette/Kristi Davis, Seth Bernard, The Accidentals

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Treason Quartet (multi-genre performance feat. Stuart Dias of the Soggy Po’ Boys) at The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~  ~ two shows 6pm and 8pm  ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. phone: 603.436.2400

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Sharon Jones Quartet (multi-genre performance) at The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~  ~ two shows 6pm and 8pm  ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. phone: 603.436.2400

Thursday, December 24, 2020

O’Hooley and Tidow Winterfolk online presentation from their home ~ 3pm EST ~ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLLxSnda-Lx6UKbw6ZJl-sg/

Friday, March 5, 2020

Enter the Haggis (actually) at The State Theatre, Portland Maine ~ many of these fall under the broad rubric of folk and acoustic. See calendar for details:
https://statetheatreportland.com/calendar/  https://statetheatreportland.com/events/enter-the-haggis/

Saturday, January 9,  2021

Eki Shola “at” New England College ~ 7:30pm ET ~ visit https://www.nec.edu/events/  near concert date for livestream link ~ Born in London and given a Nigerian name by Jamaican parents, Eki immigrated to New York City and now calls Northern California home.  A keyboardist, composer and singer, she left behind a career in medicine to focus on the healing power of music.  She says the sensation of being emotionally and physically moved by a certain groove can be comforting, though-provoking, and enlightening.
www.ekishola.com

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Lucy Kaplansky (actually at) The Word Barn ~ 8pm ~  66 Newfields Road, Exeter NH http://thewordbarn.com/

Friday, July 2, 2021

Carsie Blanton (actually at) The Word Barn ~ 8pm ~  66 Newfields Road, Exeter NH http://thewordbarn.com/

Repeating Events (other than weekly):

First Friday of Every Month and every Friday in August (live and socially distanced, until December 4)

3S Artspace, (live and socially distanced, until December 4) ~ 5-8pm ~  Reserved tables for 4 people or less ~ see https://www.facebook.com/3sartspace/events/ for information on acts and reservations ~ Multiple genres (folk fans may be interested in River Sister, Fri Aug 21, two seatings

Global Music Match (virtual music presentations from three continents, much of  it “folk” or “folk-like”) ~ https://www.facebook.com/globalmusicmatch/ ~ August 31-October 11, 2020 with hundreds of performances. Over the next few weeks we will be introducing different acts from around the world - so that you can enjoy their music too.

Partially Re-opened COVID-aware Live Music Venues:

Molly’s Tavern, New Boston NH ~ Fri, Sat, Sun afternoons. Visit https://www.facebook.com/MollysTavernAndRestaurant for listings

Birchwood Inn, Temple NH ~ irregular live performances on the porch. Visit https://www.facebook.com/The-Birchwood-Inn-Restaurant-and-Tavern-1688170464795019 for listings. May be streamed live. (example: Rich Laurencelle https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=2757841137833891&extid=J4hO5Oqo6SAa6gAh )

SONiA Disappear Fear Terrific Zoom Concerts ~ 8pm EST ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/4155253337835056/ Instead of Tuesdays, these concerts will now be held on the tenth of each month from now on. Times will vary.

The Music Hall, Portsmouth NH ~ The Music Hall, Portmouth NH ~ Our new and upgraded HVAC system is installed with medical-grade filtration and iWave ionization. We've brought back films and small live events in the Historic Theater! For more information, listings of upcoming events, and a full list of our safety procedures to keep you and our team safe, please visit our website. https://www.themusichall.org/
The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 - The Music Hall Loft, 131 Congress Street Portsmouth, NH 03801
B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater open 12 – 6pm,  Tue – Sat for phone orders. Walk-up service is only available for movies and outdoor shows on the day of the event, though we strongly encourage pre-purchasing via phone or online. Closed on Sundays, Mondays and federal holidays. phone: 603.436.2400

Archived and irregular events:

Claudia Schmidt's weekly half-hour show, currently archived and on hiatus  ~ archived at https://claudiaschmidt.com/ and livestreamed (pre-recorded) at https://www.facebook.com/claudia.schmidt.71697/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbS00xy4PQ92u8dBVxhBiOw

Connecticut Live Home Music Arts Series ~ https://www.facebook.com/Connecticut-Live-Home-Music-Art-Series-109993767327503/

Folk Alley Live Concerts  Archive of live performances by folk artists, the most recent being Sarah Siskind. Includes all the performances from Passim’s 2020 Campfire Festival.  https://www.facebook.com/watch/96888610866/

Joyce Andersen and Harvey Reid ~ York, Maine ~ http://www/joyscream.com/livestream or https://www.facebook.com/JoyceAndersenMusic/ or https://www.youtube.com/user/Joyscream/ ~ their weekly Friday night livestreams have ended as of July 31, but their impressive list of performances are still on line and accessible via:
ARCHIVED SHOWS ON YOU TUBE: https://www.youtube.com/c/JoyceAndersen
HARVEY’s YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/user/GreatSadRiver/videos
VIDEO LINKS TO ALL SONGS WE'VE DONE: http://joyscream.com/livestream/setlists.html
Breaking News: they’re back every Friday for the foreseeable future at 8pm Friday nights, as of October 23!


Kate Wolf Virtual Music Festival, June 25-28  ~ http://acousticmusicscene.com/2020/06/24/kate-wolf-virtual-music-festival-june-25-28/

Music from Scotland ~ https://www.facebook.com/watch/MusicfromScotland

Passim past and future online concert listing can be found at:
https://www.passim.org/stream/

Patricia Hammond and Matt Redman ~ Parlor concerts filmed during pandemic quarantine featuring songs from all eras, many of which are considered folk music, but others of which might be show tunes, jazz, blues, gospel or classical ~ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoVbUBZO8UxjUseOxdnocIw Extensive list of songs performed in recent weeks: individual songs: http://patriciahammond.com/requests/  performances: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmOunjOPXa1sR-rN5_8Z5nnuvjmrpiarI

People’s Music Network (singarounds, etc.) ~ https://www.peoplesmusic.org/

Portsmouth Maritime Festival Virtual Community Sing ~

(3 hours)

Sally Rogers' "A Song A Day Keeps the Virus Away" (40 songs) can be heard at: https://www.facebook.com/salrog

Scott Slay’s Zoom Tune Covers Series (multiple artists collaborating over Zoom performing folk/acoustic/roots) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjki3Rdj-2h90Zc0qXM98Sw


Skinner & T'witch's Pick n' Mix Social Club ~ A facebook group where musicians have been posing their work for weeks, hosted by British folk duo Skinner & T'witch ~ join the Facebook group for access to archives and new performances at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/520925108617676/

Social Distancing Streaming Concerts ~ A large compendium of musical events online, including series and individual concerts. Not all are in or near the folk/acoustic genres, but this is an authoritative list that you might want to consult if you don’t find what interests you here. There is something going on every day of the week. ~ https://www.facebook.com/pg/streamingconcerts/events/

The State Theatre, Portland Maine has scheduled a series of live events played on stage to a livestreaming audience ~ many of these fall under the broad rubric of folk and acoustic. See calendar for details:
https://statetheatreportland.com/calendar/


Tupelo Music Hall's "Drive-In Series" allows you to attend concerts and performances outdoors, sitting in your car. ~ 12, 3, and 6pm ~ Only a few of these are folk or folk-like, and reservations are required, so check out the schedule at https://www.facebook.com/TupeloHall/ 10 A street, Derry NH.
https://www.tupelomusichall.com/tupelo-music-hall-drive-in-experience/  ~ 603-437-5100


Windborne’s Livestream Quarantine Events from March-April-May: https://www.facebook.com/watch/WindborneSingers/531845331081017/

Woodsongs (Weekly series of hour-long radio-show video concerts from American Roots Music) ~ https://www.facebook.com/watch/2299809883677676/