NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar: 1.5.20

Jan 9, 2020

Every Sunday

Open Mic at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/

Open Mic hosted by Aaron Tornberg at The Hearing Room ~ 119 Chelmsford Street, Lowell MA ~ 2pm ~ https://www.hearingroom.net/calendar/

Anglo-Celtic Traditional Session (participatory) at The Press Room ~ 77 Daniel St, Portsmouth NH ~ 2-5pm ~ https://pressroomnh.com/ tel:603.431.5186

First Sunday of each month:

Pub Sing at Main Crust Pizza ~ 135 Main Street, Marlbororugh NH ~ 3-5pm ~ http://www.maincrustpizza.net/ (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

Hootenanny at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6pm ~ www.salthillpub.com

First and Third Mondays

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

Every Tuesday

Bluegrass Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm ~ http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/

Hoot Night (Open Mic) at The Press Room ~ 77 Daniel Street, Portsmouth NH ~ signup 6 pm, show 8:30pm ~https://pressroomnh.com/portsmouth-nh-events/ 603-431-5186

Celtic Music Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

603-924-6365 ~ http://www.harlowspub.com/

>>>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 ~ http://www.wildcattavern.com/events/hoot-night/

>>>Irish Session at Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Café ~ Montpelier, VT ~ 2pm ~ www.bagitos.com 

>>>Irish Session at Cooper’s Hill Public House ~ 6 School Street, Peterborough NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.coopershillpublichouse.com/events/ (603) 371-9036

Fourth Tuesdays

>>>Slow Jam (preparation for Irish Session) at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 6pm - randy.fiddle@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/IrishMusicMcneills/

 Every Wednesday

>>>Celtic & Old Timey Music Jam at DelRossi’s ~ Dublin, NH ~ 6pm ~http://www.delrossis.com/  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 http://portcityblue.com/

>>>Hoot Night at the Wildcat Tavern ~ Jackson Village, NH ~ 7pm http://www.wildcattavern.com/events/hoot-night/

>>>Open Mic at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

>>>Open Mic at River Walk Cafe ~  Nashua NH ~ 7:30 pm ~  http://riverwalknashua.com/

 Second Wednesdays

>>>Irish Session at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 8:30pm ~

randy.fiddle@gmail.com https://www.facebook.com/IrishMusicMcneills/

First and Third Wednesdays

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

Every Thursday

 >>>Live Irish Music(Family Friendly) w/Various Musicians includingJordan Tirrell-Wysocki and Jim Prendergast  at the Stone Church ~Newmarket, NH ~ 6pm ~http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/ >>>Bluegrass Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~603-924-6365 ~ http://www.harlowspub.com/ >>>Traditional Irish Set at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Newport, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://www.salthillpub.com/

Third Thursday

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

Every Friday

>>>Open Mic at Union Coffee House ~ Milford NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/pg/UnionCoffeeCompany/events/

 >>>Sunapee Coffee House at Sunapee Methodist Church ~ 9 Lower Main Street Sunapee NH ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

First Friday of every month

>>>DubHub Song Circle ~ 1123 Main Street, Dublin NH ~ 7pm ~ info@dublincommunitycenter.org http://www.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 ~  http://www.wiltonlibrarynh.org/folkcafe.asp performer consideration: strumma@aol.com 603-654-2581

Second Friday of each month

>>>Sunapee Coffee House Open Mic at Sunapee Methodist Church ~ 9 Lower Main Street Sunapee NH ~ 7pm ~  www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

 >>>Meeting House Stage Open Mic at Rindge Meeting House ~ 8 Payson Hill Rd., Rindge NH ~ 7pm ~ http://meetinghousestage.com/

Third Friday of Every month

Living Room Coffee House at UCC Church ~ Mason NH ~ doors 6:30pm performances 7pm https://thelivingroomcoffeehouse.wordpress.com/

Fourth Friday of Every Month

>>>DubHub Open Stage ~ 1123 Main Street, Dublin NH ~ doors: 7pm, performances start 7:30pm ~ info@dublincommunitycenter.org http://www.dublincommunitycenter.org/<

Every Saturday & Sunday

>>>Open Irish Session at Beara Irish Brewing Company  ~ Portsmouth, NH

~ 2-7pm ~ 857-342-8272 ~http://www.bearairishbrew.com/

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

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Tuesday, January 7, 2020

>>>Todd Hearon and Walker Smith at Button Factory Stage ~ 909 Islington Street, Portsmouth NH ~ 7-9pm ~ http://folknh.com/first-folkn-tuesdays/

Friday, January 10, 2020

>>>Dunham Shoe Factory at the Episcopal Church of Saint James & Andrew, Stone Church Center ~ 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stonechurcharts.org

>>>James Montgomery (blues harmonica) at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

>>>Will B (SeepeopleS) + Andrew P of People Like You w/ Sparxsea at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 9pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

Saturday, January 11, 2020

>>>Dunham Shoe Factory at Stone Church Center ~ 12 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stonechurcharts.org

>>>Wolff Sisters with Chris Ross and the North at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

>>>Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station (Sarah Bauhan on whistle and flute, Jane Orzechowski on fiddle, David Surette on guitar, mandolin, and bouzouki, Kent Allyn on piano and bass, Russell Orzechowski on accordion and fiddle, and singers, Susie Burke and Chloe Green.) at Bass Hall ~ 19 Grove Street, Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://monadnockcenter.org/event/sarah-bauhan-and-elmwood-station-music-in-bass-hall/  603-924-3235

>>>Zak Trojano at Dunbarton Town Hall ~ 1004 School Street, Dunbarton NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://www.dthrc.org/

Sunday, January 12, 2020

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

Monday, January 13, 2020

>>>Jeff Warner ( Songs of Old New Hampshire )  at  Stratham Fire Station ~ 4 Winnicutt Road, Stratham , NH 03885 ~ 7pm (snow date 1-27) ~ 603-772-4118 https://nhhumanities.org/events/songs-old-new-hampshire-11

Thursday, January 16, 2020

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

Friday, January 17, 2020

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

>>>Odds Bodkin at Zingers ~ 29 Mont Vernon Street, Milford NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.zingers.biz/  zingersnh@gmail.com

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

>>>Green Heron and Party of the Sun at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 8pm ~  http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html

Saturday, January 18, 2020

>>>Joshua Garcia & Sophie Buskin and Aaron Nathans & Michael Ronstadt at New Moon Coffeehouse, Haverhill, MA ~  8pm ~ http://www.newmooncoffeehouse.org/

>>>We Shall Overcome – A Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (multi-genre including Gospel)  at The Colonial Theaer ~ 93 Main Street, Keene NH ~ 8pm ~ https://thecolonial.org/events/category/music/

>>>Jordan TW Trio at Franklin Opera House  ~ 316 Central Street, Franklin NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.franklinoperahouse.org/ www.JordanTWmusic.com

>>>Patrick Ross with The Kowal Family Band at Cabot Arts ~ The Wiley Building, Cabot VT ~ 4pm  ~ https://www.cabotarts.org/

>>> Lucy Wainwright Roche at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Sunday, January 19, 2020

>>>Wide Open Spaces at Nippo Lake Golf Course ~ 88 Stagecoach Road, Barrington, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://nippobluegrass.com/

>>>Patrick Ross with the Kowal Family Band ~ Willey Bldg., Cabot VT ~ 4pm ~ https://www.cabotarts.org/

Friday, January 21, 2020

>>>Jig Jam (Irish) at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

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 7pm, show 8pm ~  https://ccanh.com/events/

Friday, January 24, 2020

>>> Driftwood at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-175https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Saturday, January 25, 2020

>>>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 and Perkins with Taylor Whiteside:“Soups and Songs” Benefit for the Way Station and the MWV Supports Recovery, Lutheran Church of the Nativity, North Conway, NH.  Dinner, music and a custom made bowl with ticket. www.bennettandperkins.com for information

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

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

Saturday, February 1, 2020

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

>>>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

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

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

Saturday, February 8, 2020

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

>>>Francesca Blanchard at Sun Tiki Studios ~ 375 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04101 ~ 8pm ~  http://www.francescablanchard.com/ https://www.bandsintown.com/e/101781077

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

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/

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

>>>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/

Thursday, February 20, 2020

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

 

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

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

Thursday, February 27

>>>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

Saturday, February 29, 2020

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

February 29, 2020

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

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/

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

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/

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

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/

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

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/

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

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/

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 

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, 2020

>>>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/

Friday, April 10, 2020

>>>Colin Hay at Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord NH ~7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/events/

>>>Cheryl Arena (Blues) at Zingers ~ 29 Mont Vernon Street, Milford NH ~ 8pm ~ https://www.zingers.biz/  zingersnh@gmail.com

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

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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

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

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/

Thursday, April 23, 2020

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

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/

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, www.seacoastsetdancers.org

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 6, 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 8, 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 orGaryApfel@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 9, 2020

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

>>>Contradance at the Guiding Star Grange ~ Greenfield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 802-451-0822, www.guidingstargrange.org

Friday, January 10, 2020

>>>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 at the Edmunds Middle School ~ Burlington, VT ~ 8pm ~ 802-496-2523 www.queencitycontras.org

>>>Contradance at the Guiding Star Grange ~ Greenfield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 802-451-0822, .guidingstargrange.org

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

>>>Contradance at the Londonderry Senior Center ~Londonderry, NH ~  8pm, 603-529-1586, Email:weareampm@gsinet.net

Saturday, January 11, 2020

>>>Contradance at the Wescustogo Hall ~ North Yarmouth, ME ~ Potluck at 7:30, Dance at 8:30pm ~ 207-233-4325 or fiddle103@yahoo.com

>>>Contradance at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ workshop:7:30PM, dance 8PM ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

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

>>>Cabot VT Contradance at The Wiley Building ~ Cabot VT ~ 7pm  ~ https://www.cabotarts.org/

>>>Contradance at Tracy Hall ~ Norwich, VT. ~ 7:45 PM All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required ~ 802-785-4607 or rbarrows@cs.dartmouth.edu  http://uvdm.org Dances are held at Tracy Hall, Norwich VT, (300 Main St.)  from 8-11PM on the 2nd or 4th Saturdays of the month.  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!

>>>Contra at Old Town Hall ~ 1800 RT-140, Gilmanton Ironworks, NH ~ With: Burt Fientuch & Bill Zucker. Gale Wood; Calling~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-267-7227 603-793-5296 gtomwood@gmail.com

>>>Contra at The First Unitarian Society ~ Exeter, NH ~ 8:00 PM with workshop at 7:30 PM ~ 603-679-1915

Sunday, January 12, 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

>>>English Country Dance at West Street Ward House, ~ 41 West Street, Concord NH ~ 6pm http://nhecds.org/  ~ Second Sunday of every month except July & August ~ Admission: $10 | NHECDS members $9

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

Monday, January 13, 2020

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

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

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

;>>>Brattleboro Contra Dance at Stone Church ~ 210 Main Street, Brattleboro VT ~ 7-10pm ~  http://stonechurchvt.com/  https://www.facebook.com/BrattleboroContra/  518-561-2594 ~ Contra dance to “spellbinding” fiddler Emerald Rae, rad roots guitarist Peter Siegel and double-bass wizard Stuart Kenney with caller Kristen Planeaux. Beginners please come at 7:00 for the basics; all dances taught. No partner needed. Please bring soft-soles shoes to protect the dance floor. Admission $10-12 /general, $8 college with ID, $5 for high school and under.

Wednesday, January 15, 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 17 through Sunday, January 19, 2020

>>>32nd Annual Ralph Page Dance Weekend at University of New Hampshire Memorial Union ~ 83 Main Street, Durham NH ~ 7:30pm Friday through 4:00 pm Sunday ~ https://www.neffa.org/ralph-page/32nd-annual-ralph-page-dance-weekend-january-17-19-2020/ ~ The Ralph Page Dance Weekend is a blast! The Ralph Page Dance Weekend combines the best of traditional and contemporary New England contra dance and music with some of the best musicians and dance callers around. There are two exciting evenings of grand dancing, with enriching opportunities during the Saturday and Sunday workshops.

Friday, January 17, 2020

>>>Contra w/ Chip Hedler, David Carpenter & David van Houten at the Town Hall~ Franconia, NH ~ 7:30pm ~  www.thedancegypsy.com

>>>Contradance at the Town Hall ~ Warner, NH ~ 7:30PM ~ 603-456-3098

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

>>>Contradance at Grace Episcopal Church ~ Manchester, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.wordworthy2.org/

>>>Mill City Contradance at the Waumbec Mill ~ Manchester, NH ~ Beginners workshop 7:30Pm, dance, 8PM ~ 603-595-4484 or plizotte@rivier.edu

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

Saturday, January 18, 2020

>>>Contradance at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH, 7:30 PM, No partner needed. (603)447-2295, 207-625-2039

>>>Contras and Squares at Boscawen Town Hall (under Boscawen Congregational Church) ~ 12 High St, Boscawen NH ~ 8pm ~ https://concordnhcontra.wordpress.com/

~ Admission: $9 | ages 15-25 $5 | under age 15 free https://www.nh.gov/folklife/documents/2015-concord-contra-dance.pdf

>>>Contradance w/ Rebecca Lay at the Capital City Grange ~ Montpelier, VT ~ 8pm, 802-744-6163, www.capitalcitygrange.org/contradances

Sunday, January 19, 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

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