NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar: 1.20.20

Jan 20, 2020

Every Sunday

  • Open Mic at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 7pm ~
  • Open Mic hosted by Aaron Tornberg at The Hearing Room ~ 119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell MA ~ 2pm ~ 
  • Anglo-Celtic Traditional Session (participatory) at The Press Room ~ 77 Daniel St, Portsmouth NH ~ 2-5pm ~  tel:603.431.5186

First Sunday of each month:

  • Pub Sing at Main Crust Pizza ~ 135 Main Street, Marlbororugh NH ~ 3-5pm ~ (February 3, 2019 only: at Frogg Brewing, 108 Main St.)
  • Quebecois Session at McNeill’s Brewery ~ 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301 ~ 3 pm ~ 802-254-2553 amandawitman@gmail.com

Second Sunday of each month

  • Bluegrass Jam at Temple Town Hall ~ Temple NH ~ 2-5pm ~ deka@iglide.net (contact hosts for details)

Every Monday

First and Third Mondays

  • Bluegrass Jam at McNeill’s Brewery ~ 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301 ~ 8:30pm ~ 802-254-2553  jrbenjamin@gmail.com  

Every Tuesday

  • Bluegrass Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm 
  • Hoot Night (Open Mic) at The Press Room ~ 77 Daniel Street, Portsmouth NH ~ signup 6 pm, show 8:30pm  603-431-5186
  • Celtic Music Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-924-6365 
  • Old Time Country, Gospel & Bluegrass Jam at the Old White Church ~ Ctr. Tuftonboro, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ 603-569-3861
  • Hoot Night at Wildcat Tavern ~ Jackson Village, NH ~ 7pm
  • Irish Session at Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Café ~ Montpelier, VT ~ 2pm
  • Irish Session at Cooper’s Hill Public House ~ 6 School Street, Peterborough NH ~ 7pm  (603) 371-9036

Fourth Tuesdays

  • Slow Jam (preparation for Irish Session) at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 6pm - randy.fiddle@gmail.com 

 Every Wednesday

  • Celtic & Old Timey Music Jam at DelRossi’s ~ Dublin, NH ~ 6pm  603-563-7195
  • The Squid Jiggers or Dave Rowe at Bull Feeney’s ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-773-7210
  • Irish Nite at Blue ~ 650 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101 ~ 207-774-4111 
  • Hoot Night at the Wildcat Tavern ~ Jackson Village, NH ~ 7pm 
  • Open Mic at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7:30pm
  • Open Mic at River Walk Cafe ~  Nashua NH ~ 7:30 pm ~  

Second Wednesdays

First and Third Wednesdays

  • Open Mic at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 8:30pm

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 ~ 
  • Traditional Irish Set at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Newport, NH ~ 6pm ~  

Third Thursday

  • Shape Note Sing at Nelson Town Library ~ Nelson NH ~ 7:30pm

Every Friday

First Friday of every month

  • DubHub Song Circle ~ 1123 Main Street, Dublin NH ~ 7pm ~ info@dublincommunitycenter.org 
  • Boscawen’s High Street Coffee House Open Mic at The Town Hall beneath the Church ~ 12 High Street, Boscawen NH ~ 603-520-9196 or 603-848-2410

First Friday of each month

  • Wilton Folk Cafe at  Wilton Public Library ~ doors 7pm, show 7:30pm ~   performer consideration: strumma@aol.com 603-654-2581

Second Friday of each month

Third Friday of Every month

Fourth Friday of Every Month

  • DubHub Open Stage ~ 1123 Main Street, Dublin NH ~ doors: 7pm, performances start 7:30pm ~ info@dublincommunitycenter.org 

Every Saturday & Sunday

  • Open Irish Session at Beara Irish Brewing Company  ~ Portsmouth, NH~ 2-7pm ~ 857-342-8272 ~

First Saturdays

  • Hancock Cabaret ~ 27 Depot Road, Hancock, New Hampshire 03449 ~ 8pm ~ 508-641-0076 hancockdepotcabaret@yahoo.com

Second Saturdays

  • Pub Sing at McNeill’s Brewery ~ 90 Elliot St, Brattleboro, VT 05301 ~ 8:30pm ~ 802-254-2553

A Plethora of Maine Dance and Music Events: https://deffa.org/events/ Open Mics and Coffeehouses: These are often a good alternative to concerts, For a calendar of this type of event, visit http://openmikes.org/calendar/NH

Live Music Calendar

Monday, January 20

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, with welcome by Dr. Dottie Morris and music led by Annie Patterson and Peter Blood from Rise Up and Sing, 10:00 AM to Noon at Heberton Hall, 60 Winter Street, Keene.   Sponsored by City of Keene Human Rights Committee.  Free and open to the public.  

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Mallett Brothers and Dusty Gray at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7 pm, show 8 pm.

Friday, January 24, 2020

Driftwood at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Juston McKinney at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

We Banjo 3 at Aura ~ 121 Center Street, Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://www.ticketmaster.com/aura-tickets-portland/venue/9225

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Northern Roots Festival, Brattleboro Music Center, Debra Cowan and John Roberts, Katie McNally and Neil Perlman, Joey Abarta and Nathan Gourley; Brattleboro Music Center • (802) 257-4523 • 72 Blanche Moyse Way • Brattleboro, VT 05301

Green Heron at Light Club Lamp Shop ~ 12 North Winooski Avenue, Burlington VT ~ 9pm ~ http://greenheronmusic.com/

Taarka at The Dance Hall ~ Kittery, ME ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.thedancehallkittery.org/

Bennett & Perkins Soups and Songs (3rd annual) benefit concert at Lutheran Church of the Nativity ~ North Conway NH ~ [contact band for time] ~ http://www.bennettandperkins.com/  - Dinner and Performance to benefit The Way Station and MWV Supports Recovery. $25 includes dinner, souvenir handcrafted bowl and concert. With Taylor Whiteside.

Dave Mallett at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Roberta Lamb and Kenny Selcer at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment

Paul Driscoll Album Release Party at Mason UCC Church ~ 33 Valley Road, Mason NH ~ 7-10pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/476912459614194/506012200037553/ https://www.facebook.com/doctordriscool/

Sunday, January 26, 2020

New England Bluegrass Band at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/

Red Hot Chili Pipers at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Danny Barnes and Twisted Pine at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Jeff Beck at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment

Matt Kearney at The Music Hall ~ 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ themusichall.org 603-436-2400

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Lucy Kaplansky at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Lurie Bell (Blues) at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Heather Maloney with Dustbowl Revival at 3S Artspace ~ 319 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ (603) 766-3330 http://www.3Sarts.org

Richard Thompson at The Music Hall ~ 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~  603-436-2400

Friday, January 31, 2020

Dublin Folk Show: A Tribute to the American Folk Revival Benefit Concert at Dublin Community Church ~ 1125 Main Street, PO Box 308, Dublin, New Hampshire 03444 ~ 7-10pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/628818237858288/ dublinchurch@myfairpoint.net 603-563-8139

Lucy Kaplansky at The Music Hall (Loft) ~ 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~  603-436-2400

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Green Heron at The Hearing Room ~ 119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell MA ~ 8pm ~ http://greenheronmusic.com/ https://www.hearingroom.net/calendar/

Peter Mulvey at Monadnock Center for History and Culture ~ 19 Grove St. PO Box 58, Peterborough, NH 03458 ~ 7:30pm  ~ 603-924-3235 https://monadnockcenter.org/ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Jordan TW Trio at Oyster River Folk Series ~ Unitarian Universalist Church ~ Durham, NH ~ 7pm http://uudurham.com/wp/?page_id=293

Ben Baldwin & The Stairwells with Randy Armstrong & The WorldBeat Marimba Band at The Dance Hall ~ Kittery, ME ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.thedancehallkittery.org/

Honeysuckle with Ben Cosgrove at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Richard Thompson (solo acoustic) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

The Pihcintu Multicultural Chorus at Mariposa Museum,~ Peterborough NH ~ 4pm ~  http://mariposamuseum.org/events/ http://mariposamuseum.org/event/pihcintu-multicultural-chorus/

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Lyle Brewer at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Front Country  at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Tom Pirozzoli and Willy Porter at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Kgfreeze with Frank Hopkins at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Paul Nelson at The Bookery ~ 844 Elm Street, Manchester NH ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.bookerymht.com/our-events

Friday, February 7, 2020

Lui Collins and Bob Franke at Me and Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead MA ~ 8pm ~ http://luicollins.com/music/concert_calendar.html

Coyote Bleux at Wilton Folk Cafe ~ Wilton Public Library, Wilton NH ~ doors 7pm show 7:30pm ~  http://wiltonlibrarynh.org/events.asp http://www.wiltonlibrarynh.org/folkcafe.asp

Bob Franke and Lui Collins at Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ 28 Mugford Street, Marblehead MA ~ doors 7:30pm music 8pm ~ https://www.meandthee.org/

The Band Band at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

True Blues with Corey Harris and Cedric Watson at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

John Gorka at The Music Hall (Loft) ~ 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ http://themusichall.org  603-436-2400

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Mile Twelve Bluegrass at Stone Church Center ~ 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stonechurcharts.org

Quincy Lord Band (acoustic) at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment https://www.facebook.com/events/623194968441661/?notif_t=event_calendar_create&notif_id=1579183763690990

Dirty Double Crossers, Stone Hill Station Band and more (benefit for Meals on Wheels) at Nelson’s Candies & Music ~ Main Street, Wilton NH ~ 1-10pm ~ stonehillstation@yahoo.com https://nelsonscandymusic.com/

Sunday, February 9, 2020

Honest Millie at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://www.honestmillie.com/

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Francesca Blanchard at Light Club Lamp Shop ~ 12 North Winooski Av, Burlington VT ~ 8pm ~  http://www.francescablanchard.com/ https://www.bandsintown.com/e/101781084

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Lonesome Ace String Band at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Jared Garneau at The Bookery ~ 844 Elm Street, Manchester NH ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.bookerymht.com/our-events

Friday, February 14, 2020

New Black Eagle Jazz Band at Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ 28 Mugford Street, Marblehead MA ~ doors 7:30pm music 8pm ~ https://www.meandthee.org/

Nic Gareiss and Allison de Groot at The Dance Hall ~ Kittery, ME ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.thedancehallkittery.org/

Gaelic Storm at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, February 15, 2020

Reggie Harris at Mount Toby Concerts ~ 194 Long Plain Rd. (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054 ~ 7:30pm ~  https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/ http://reggieharrismusic.com/

Bella’s Bartok at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Baza and The Dirty Double Crossers at Zingers ~ 29 Mont Vernon Street, Milford NH ~ 8pm ~ https://www.zingers.biz/  zingersnh@gmail.com

Shemekia Copeland at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Reverend Robert Jones at New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA ~  8pm ~ http://www.newmooncoffeehouse.org/

Danielle Miraglia, Jen Kearney and Amy Petty at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 9pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Taylor River Band at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://www.taylorriverband.com/

Bennett & Perkins with Taylor Whiteside at Hayloft at the Dragonfly Barn ~ Bridgton ME ~ 6pm  ~ http://www.bennettandperkins.com/

Ghost of Paul Revere at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Rasa String Quartet (Classical, world folk) at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Mardi Gras Boogaloo (Zydeco) at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

Friday, February 21, 2020

Chris Smither at Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ 28 Mugford Street, Marblehead MA ~ doors 7:30pm music 8pm ~ https://www.meandthee.org/

Francesca Blanchard at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 9pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

JigJam at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, February 22, 2020

Dala at Bass Hall, Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/concert/dala-22220

Francesca Blanchard at Sun Tiki Studios ~ 375 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101 ~ 8pm ~  http://www.francescablanchard.com/ https://www.bandsintown.com/e/101781124

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Mardi Gras with Heather Pierson Band at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Francesca Blanchard at Light Club Lamp Shop~ 12 North Winooski Ave., Burlington VT  ~ 8pm ~  http://www.francescablanchard.com/

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Chris Smither at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Friday February 28, 2020

Dervish & Le Vent du Nord at The Colonial Theater ~ 93 Main Street, Keene NH ~ 8pm ~ https://thecolonial.org/events/category/music/

Erin Harpe and The Delta Swingers at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Ghost of Paul Revere at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Alana MacDonald (of Devonsquare) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Seamus Egan at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Bela’s Bartok with Consider the source (multi-genre) at 3S Artspace ~ 319 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ (603) 766-3330 http://www.3Sarts.org

Sunday, March 1, 2020

Raul Mido & Lionel Loueke at Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~ https://rockportmusic.org/

Green Heron at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://greenheronmusic.com/

Mari Black and Cory Pesaturo at The Dance Hall ~ Kittery, ME ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.thedancehallkittery.org/

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Robert Cray Band at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Cherish the Ladies at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Thursday, March 5, 2020

David Mallett at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Gentle Temper at The Bookery ~ 844 Elm Street, Manchester NH ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.bookerymht.com/our-events

Friday, March 6, 2020

Scott Lemire and Anthony Santoro at Wilton Folk Cafe ~ Wilton Public Library, Wilton NH ~ doors 7pm show 7:30pm ~  http://wiltonlibrarynh.org/events.asp http://www.wiltonlibrarynh.org/folkcafe.asp

Soggy Po’ Boys with Cold Chocolate at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Lankum at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Green Heron at Oyster River Folk Series ~ 20 Madbury Road, Durham, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://greenheronmusic.com/  http://uudurham.com/wp/?page_id=293

Kenny White at Bass Hall, Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Oshima Brothers at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Los Lobos at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Sunday, March 8, 2020

Ballet Folclórico Nacional de México de Silvia Lozano  at The Colonial Theater ~ 93 Main Street, Keene NH ~ 8pm ~ https://thecolonial.org/events/category/music/

High Range at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://nippobluegrass.com/

Phileep at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment

The High Kings (celtic) at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 6:30pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

Thursday, March 12. 2020

Robbie Fulks at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Friday, March 13, 2020

Matthew Byrne at Blasty Trad Concert Series ~ Blasty Bough Brewing, Epsom NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.blastybough.com/blastytrad/

A Cappella Live  at The Colonial Theater ~ 93 Main Street, Keene NH ~ 8pm ~ https://thecolonial.org/events/category/music/

Neptune’s Car at Stone Church Center ~ 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stonechurcharts.org

Glen Phillips and Chris Barron at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Kat Wright at 3S Artspace ~ 319 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ (603) 766-3330 http://www.3Sarts.org

Saturday, March 14, 2020

Neptune’s Car at Stone Church Center ~ 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stonechurcharts.org

On a Winter’s Night with Christine Lavin, John Gorka, Cheryl Wheeler, Patty Larkin, Cliff Eberhardt  at The Colonial Theater ~ 93 Main Street, Keene NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://thecolonial.org/events/category/music/

St. Paddy’s Dimming of the Day Dinner (Carol Noonan Trio, Erica Brown and Josephine County) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Glen Phillips and Chris Barron at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 7:30pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

Sunday, March 15, 2020

Diane and Bob Kordas at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Josephine County at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Green Heron at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment

Holly Near with Tammy Hall, Jan Marinelli, Tory Trujillo at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Friday, March 20, 2020

Miss Tess and the Talkbacks at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Tim Gearan at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, March 21, 2020

Joe Jencks at Mount Toby Concerts ~ 194 Long Plain Rd. (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054 ~ 7:30pm ~  https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/ http://www.joejencks.com/

Kat Edmondson at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Crys Matthews at New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA ~  8pm ~ http://www.newmooncoffeehouse.org/

A Celtic Equinox ~ Willey Bldg., Cabot VT ~ 7pm ~ https://www.cabotarts.org/

Jonatha Brooke at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Cordwood at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://www.cordwoodmusic.com/

The Small Glories at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 3pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Celtic Woman at Chubb Theater at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 8pm ~ https://ccanh.com/events/

Friday, March 27, 2020

Matt Nakoa Band with Marielle Kraft at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street, Concord NH ~ doors 6pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Talisk at Aura ~ 121 Center Street, Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://www.ticketmaster.com/aura-tickets-portland/venue/9225

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Birds of Chicago at Peterborough Players ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Lunch at the Dump at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://lunchatthedumpband/

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

David Francey at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Thursday, April 2, 2020

David Francey at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

River Sister at The Bookery ~ 844 Elm Street, Manchester NH ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.bookerymht.com/our-events

Friday, April 3, 2020

Tom Rush at Tupelo Music Hall ~ 8pm ~ 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038 ~ 8pm ~ https://tickets.tupelohall.com/  603-437-5100

Mike Agranoff at Wilton Folk Cafe ~ Wilton Public Library, Wilton NH ~ doors 7pm show 7:30pm ~  http://wiltonlibrarynh.org/events.asp http://www.wiltonlibrarynh.org/folkcafe.asp

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Green Heron at Hancock Depot ~ Hancock, NH ~ 8pm ~ http://greenheronmusic.com/

Aztec Two Step with Rex Fowler, Dodie Pettit and Friends at Bass Hall, Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Merrimack Valley Bluegrass at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/

Thursday, April 9, 2019

Lake Street Dive at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/events/

Kitchen Dwellers at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Sunday, April 5, 2020

Merrimack Valley Bluegrass at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/

Thursday, April 9, 2019

Lake Street Dive at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/events/

Kitchen Dwellers at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Scott Cook at Mount Toby Concerts ~ 194 Long Plain Rd. (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054 ~ 7:30pm ~  https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/ http://www.scottcook.net/

Pierre Bensusan at Deb's House Concerts ~Harrisville NH ~ 7pm ~  https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/deb/debs-chesham-house-concerts   603.827.2905

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Adam Ezra Group at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Darling Hill at Markoh’s on Main ~ 43 Main Street, Ayer MA ~ 6pm ~ https://www.markohs.com/Entertainment

Thursday, April 16, 2020

Adam Ezra Group at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Paul Nelson at The Bookery ~ 844 Elm Street, Manchester NH ~ 6:30pm ~ https://www.bookerymht.com/our-events

Friday, April 17, 2020

Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas at Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~ https://rockportmusic.org/

John Gorka at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Song Stage (Abigail Lappell, David Greely, Zak Troiano, Carol Noonan) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, April 18, 2020

Mike Farris at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Suzie Vinnick and Danielle Miraglia at New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA ~  8pm ~ http://www.newmooncoffeehouse.org/

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Taylor River at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Bennett & Perkins with Taylor Whiteside at Flatbread Pizza ~ North Conway NH ~ [contact band for time]  ~ http://www.bennettandperkins.com/  https://www.facebook.com/events/325011771614155/

Thursday, April 23, 2020

John Gorka at Flying Goose ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm (Reservations required) ~ 603-526-6899 http://www.flyinggoose/com

Junco CD Release at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Judith Owen at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Sunday, April 26, 2020

Mink Hills at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~   http://nippobluegrass.com/ http://minkhillsband.com/

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Ryan McKasson, Eric McDonald and Jeremiah McLane at Blasty Trad Concert Series ~ Blasty Bough Brewing, Epsom NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.blastybough.com/blastytrad/

Beechwood & Bomoss at Bank of NH Stage, Capitol Center for the Arts ~ 44 South Main Street,  Concord NH ~ doors 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Sunday, May 3, 2020

Dave Gunning at Deb's House Concerts ~Harrisville NH ~ 7pm ~  https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/deb/debs-chesham-house-concerts   603.827.2905

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Jose Lezcano ( The Guitar in Latin America: Continuities, Changes and Bicultural Strumming ) at  First Baptist Church ~ 122 Main Street, Plaistow , NH 03865  ~ 1pm ~ 603-382-8380 https://nhhumanities.org/events/guitar-latin-america-continuities-changes-and-bicultural-strumming-6

The Sons of Serendip at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/events/

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Duo Duo (Quebecois) at Stockbridge Theatre at Pinkerton Academy ~ Derry, NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.stockbridgetheatre.com/   603-437-5210

Friday, May 15, 2020

Slaid Cleaves at Bass Hall, Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Saturday, May 16, 2020

The Nields at New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA ~  8pm ~ http://www.newmooncoffeehouse.org/

DuoDuo Quartet (Irish Song & Dance) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Freebo at Mount Toby Concerts ~ 194 Long Plain Rd. (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054 ~ 7:30pm ~  https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/  http://www.freebomusic.com/

Monday, May 18, 2020

Jeff Warner (Banjos Bones and Ballads) at  Portsmouth Public Library ~ 175 Parrot Avenue, Portsmouth , NH 03801   ~ 6pm ~  401-369-0671 https://nhhumanities.org/events/banjos-bones-and-ballads-14

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Matt Nakoa at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Friday, May 22, 2020

The Mammals at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The Mammals with Restless Age at 3S Artspace ~ 319 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~ (603) 766-3330 http://www.3Sarts.org

Friday, May 29, 2020

Judy Collins at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Sunday, May 31, 2020

Joe Crookston at Bass Hall, Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

Saturday, June 20, 2020

Anne Louise White at Mount Toby Concerts ~ 194 Long Plain Rd. (Route 63), Leverett, MA 01054 ~ 7:30pm ~  https://mttobyconcerts.wordpress.com/schedule/ http://www.annelouisewhite.com/

Friday, July 10, 2020

Tom Rush with Matt Nakoa at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

We Banjo 3 at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Tuesday, July 15, 2020

We Banjo 3 at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Friday, July 17, 2020

Quebe Sisters at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Friday, July 31, 2020

David Bromberg at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Stone Mountain Live Anniversary Show at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mary Chapin Carpenter at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, August 15, 2020

John Gorka at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Dances

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

Comprehensive calendar of regularly-scheduled Community Dances: http://www.nh.gov/folklife/learning-center/traditions/live-free-dance.htm

Another place to find out about dances and dancing (including last-minute cancellations, etc.) http://www.thedancegypsy.com/

A plethora of Maine dance and song events: https://deffa.org/events/

FYI: Dance events in May, 2017 and later are listed on this Google Calendar:

http://tinyurl.com/nhpr-dance-cal

Every Monday

Contra dance w/ various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall,

Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

http://www.monadnockfolk.org/

Clogging  at Dance In Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45

PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

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 nashuascd@comcast.net <mailto:nashuascd@comcast.net>

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

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 GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com ~ (Not in July, August)

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 ljstravel@attibi.com

Set Dancing Lessons & Practice Dance at the Durham Universalist Church ~ Durham, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-749-1038, http://www.seacoastsetdancers.org/  Thru Dec 4

Every Saturday

Contra Square Dance at the Tamworth Townhouse ~  Tamworth, NH ~ 8 PM ~ July & August ~ 603-323-8023 (not in Winter)

Every Sunday

Circle Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 3:30pm ~ www.neskaya.com http://www.neskaya.com/  603-823-5828

Line Dancing at the Starr King Unitarian Meeting House ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-536-1179

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Monday, January 20, 2020

Clogging at the Dance in Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

Contra dance w/various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~ 603-524-6042

Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6:45 PM, 781-385-1480

Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or nashuascd@comcast.net

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 GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com

Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078 kjh@sover.net

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Circle Dancing at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Unitarian Church ~ Milford NH ~ 7:30 pm ~ Every dance is taught and beginners are welcome. No partners needed. Contact is Mary Kuhn and her phone number is 603-487-2732. Email maryfloyd@mfire.com

Friday, January 24, 2020

Sacred Circle Dance at the Portsmouth Center for Yoga & the Arts ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7 PM ~ amyla44@juno.com  603-664-2796

Scottish Country Dance at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or tantrim@keene.edu

Scottish Dance /w Bill Tobin leading at The Town Hall ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7:30 PM~ 802-751-7671 or 1btobin@together.net

Contradance w/ Frank Woodward, Rich Hart & The Milford Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Milford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-487-2480

Mad Robin Contradance at the First Congregational Church ~ Burlington, VT ~ 8pm ~ www.madrobincallers.org  www.thedancegypsy.com

Scottish Country Dance at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland, NH ~ 8 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or ljstravel@attibi.com

Saturday, January 25 through Sunday, January 26, 2020

The 28th Annual Snow Ball, Dancing from noon to midnight at Town House ~ 1 Grove Street, Peterborough NH ~ 12 noon to 12 midnight ~  with Alchemy, Elixir, The Moving Violations, Polaris; calling by Will Mentor, Nils Fredland, Angela DeCarlis, Steve Zakon-Anderson ~ Admission: $28.00 (under 25 years old, pay your age). IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW NEEDS LODGING for the Snow Ball: Steve, one of our contra dancer friends has Air B&B spaces available. Text 1-(603)860-8183 for more information

Saturday, January 25, 2020

Barn Dance at the Parish Center for the Arts ~ Corner of Boston Road and Lincoln Street on Westford Common, Westford, MA ~ 7pm instruction, 7:30pm dancing ~ 978-692-6333; PCA@Westford.org  https://westford.org/pca/contra-dance/

Newmarket Contra Dance at the Newmarket Millspace ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-463-0451 http://www.newmarketcontra.com

Contradance  at Tracy Hall ~ Norwich, VT ~ 8 PM, (All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required ~ 802-785-4607 or rbarrows@cs.dartmouth.edu  Not July or August. Dances are held at Tracy Hall, Norwich VT, (300 Main St.)  from 8-11PM on the 2nd or 4th Saturdays of the month (except in April, when there's a big dance event out of town on the 2nd Sat, so no dance in Norwich).  Callers will teach the essentials of contradancing from 7:45-8 before each dance, if anyone wants to learn or brush up. Admission is $12, but $8 for students and it's free for those under 16.  (We cheerfully accept additional contributions, though!).   We ask that everyone bring clean, soft-soled shoes to dance in (protects the recently-finished floor), and water bottles are handy.  We share pot-luck finger-food snacks at a break about halfway through the dance.  No need to come with a partner; all are welcome!

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

Contradance at the Guiding Star Grange ~ Greenfield, MA ~  8pm ~ 413-369-4369, www.guidingstargrange.org

Sunday, January 26, 2020

Circle Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 3:30pm ~ www.neskaya.com 603-823-5828

Line Dancing at the Starr King Unitarian Meeting House ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-536-1179

Contradance at the Stone Church ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ www.brattcontra.org  802-257-9234

Monday, January 27, 2020

Clogging at the Dance in Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

Contra dance w/various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~ 603-524-6042

Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6:45 PM, 781-385-1480

Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or nashuascd@comcast.net

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 GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com

Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078 kjh@sover.net

Friday, January 31, 2020

Scottish Dance /w Bill Tobin leading at The Town Hall ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 802-751-7671 or 1btobin@together.net

Scottish Country Dance at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland, NH ~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or ljstravel@attibi.com