The Folk Show

Sundays at 7 pm

Great folk music, from the classics of days gone by to new artists reinvigorating the genre. Join us for great music, in-studio performances, interviews and your requests.

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Requests: Call 603-513-7729 or email

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Image Of Me/ New Country Rehab/ Ghost of Your Charms/ Kelp Records

Bash/ Akira Otsuka/ First Tear/ Patuxent Music

Festival Night/ Mustard's Retreat/ The Wind and the Crickets/ Palmetto Records

John Keane's Boys/ Laura Smith/ Everything Is Moving/ Borealis

Payday At The Mill/ Alice Gerrard/ Bittersweet/ Spruce and Maple Music

Sweet South Anna River/ Alice Gerrard/ Bittersweet/ Spruce and Maple Music

Everything Is Bigger In Alaska/ Si Kahn/ Bristol Bay/ Strictly Country

Folk Show Calendar

Aug 4, 2013

Monday, August 5

>>>Isabeau & Les Chercheurs d’Or at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org   603-246-8998

Wednesday, August 7

>>>Judy Collins w/ Ari Hest at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

Kate McNally / NHPR

The Folksoul Band creates new music from old traditions, combining horns, vocals, wild rhythms, and New Orleans Mardi Gras spirit to create music for celebration and dancing. A seven piece group, they also work in smaller ensembles, sometimes as Lunatic Fringe or as The Folksoul Ensemble.

Two members, Leslie Vogel and Fred Simmons, stopped by the Folk Show to play in the studio and talk about their upcoming Folksoul Festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., August 18th, in Greenfield NH.

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

House Carpenter/ Irish Bastards/ Their Best/ Irish Bastards

The Books In My Library/ Nuala Kennedy And Oliver Schroer/ Songs From Sing Out! V.55#2/ www.singout.org

Oh My Little Darling / Fire On the Mountain/ Burning Bridget Cleary/ Pressed for Time/ Burning Bridget Cleary

Hit The Ground Running/ Maura O'Connell/ The FolkScene Collection/ Red House

Ain't Life A Brook/ Greg Brown & Bill Morrissey/ Friend Of Mine/ Philo

They Called It Music/ Gibson Brothers/ They Called It Music/ Compass

Monday, July 29

>>>The Ennis Sisters (Country & Celtic) at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org   603-246-8998

Wednesday, July 31

>>>The Head & The Heart at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

Sattuma via Facebook

"Sattuma" translated from Finnish means "hitting the mark" as well as "chance, happenstance". Sattuma is one of the most well-known folk bands to hail from Karelia - the republic shared by Russia and Finland.

Tuesday, July 16th

>>>Bluegrass Gospel Project, Meetinghouse Park Summer Concert Series,

Hampstead, NH 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17

>>>Carolina Chocolate Drops at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~www.prescottpark.org

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Three Brothers/ Alan Reid/ Collection : Songs Of Scotland's Martyrs, Rogues & Worthies/ Temple

Dear Sister/ Claire Lynch/ Dear Sister/ Compass

Saint Lucy/ Catie Curtis/ Hello, Stranger/ Compass

All That We Know/ Jason Spooner/ The Flame You Follow/ Spooner Records

Fortunate Son/ Todd Snider/ Peace Queer/ Mri Associated

Wide River To Cross/ Levon Helm/ Dirt Farmer/ Vanguard Records

Midnight On The Water/ Harvey Reid/ Of Wind And Water/ Woodpecker Records

Wednesday, July 10

>>>Justin Townes Earle at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

>>> Vishten at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

>>>Harvey Reid at Lobsters In The Rough ~ York, ME ~ 6pm ~ 207-363-4721

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Willow/ Brother Sun/ Some Part of the Truth/ Brother Sun Music

Wild Bill Jones/ Pharis and Jason Romero/  Long Gone Out West Blues/ Lula Records

Hard Travelin'/ Jimmy LaFave/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

I Look So Happy,Triangle Mouth Waltz/ Kristina Olsen/ Kristina Olsen/ Rounder Records

Pastures of Plenty/ Judy Collins/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

You Better Let That Liar Alone/ Harmony Sisters/ The Early Years/ Harmony Sound

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Lighting Of The Flame And Fireworks/ Shaun Davey/ May We Never Have To Say Goodbye/ Tara Records

Little Road/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Defying Gravity/ Philo

Chimes of Freedom/ Eliza Gilkyson/ Eliza Gilkyson Misfits/ Realiza Records

Riding in My Car/ Donovan/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

Independence, Indiana/ Eddie From Ohio/ This Is Me/ Virginia Soul

Western Highway/ Terry Landis/ Barefoot Through the Music/ Terry Landis

Freedom Road/ Andrew Calhoun/ Living Room/ Waterbug

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Lighting Of The Flame And Fireworks/ Shaun Davey/ May We Never Have To Say Goodbye/ Tara Records

Little Road/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Defying Gravity/ Philo

Chimes of Freedom/ Eliza Gilkyson/ Eliza Gilkyson Misfits/ Realiza Records

Riding in My Car/ Donovan/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

Independence, Indiana/ Eddie From Ohio/ This Is Me/ Virginia Soul

Western Highway/ Terry Landis/ Barefoot Through the Music/ Terry Landis

Freedom Road/ Andrew Calhoun/ Living Room/ Waterbug

 6.30.2013 Monday, July 1

>>>Ten Strings & a Goatskin (Irish & Francophile) at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998 www.gnwca.org

Tuesday, July 2

>>> Deoro (Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer) and Amber Rubarth at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

 

Tuesday, June 25

>>>The Indigo Girls at the Lebanon Opera House ~ Lebanon, NH ~ 7:30pm ~www.lebanonoperahouse.org

Wednesday, June 26

>>> Les Hay Babies at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Donald and June/ Craig Bickhardt/ Brother To The Wind/ Craig Bickhardt

Lucky Man/ David Francey/ Far End Of Summer/ Laker Music

Ring Of Fire/ Brad Colerick/ Lines In The Dirt/ Back 9 Records

Rose Bud In June/ Steeleye Span/ Below The Salt/ Shanachie Entertainment

Cherokee Run/ Terry Kitchen/ Summer to Snowflakes/ Urban Campfire

I Wish It Would Rain/ Nanci Griffith/ A Portrait Of An Artist/ MCA

June Apple/ Dakota Dave Hull/ Reunion Rag/ Flying Fish

Bill Staines joined Kate in studio on Sunday, June 17th, for a one-on-one interview and live performance.

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Don't Go Back to Asheville/ Steve Martin and Edie Brickell/ Love Has Come For You/ Rounder

Stick Brick and Mortar/ Smithfield Fair/ Stick, Brick and Mortar/ Stevenson Productions

Unwed Fathers/ Jeffrey Foucault/ Shoot The Moon Right Between The Eyes: Jeffrey Foucault Sings The Songs Of John Prine/ Signature Sounds

Three Little Birds/ Alice DiMicele/ If I Were An Otter: Songs For Kids Of All Ages/ Alice Dimicele

Carved Wood Box/ Cal Scott/ Carved Wood Box/ Tamarack Recordings

Folk Calendar

Jun 16, 2013

Wednesday, June 19

>>> Kathleen Gorey-McSorley at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, June 20

>>> Bill Staines,  at The Public Library Writer's Night ~ Effingham, NH; 7 p.m. www.acousticmusic.com/staines/

Friday, June 21

Decatur Creek

Jun 10, 2013
Decatur Creek

Doug Farrell, Steve Dionne, and Jack Carlton are each accomplished NH musicians, singer/songwriters, and performers who together make up Decatur Creek. They joined Kate in the studio on Sunday night.

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Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Deline/ Genticorum/ Enregistre Live/ Genticorum

How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat/ Amy Speace/ How To Sleep In A Stormy Boa/ 1-2-3-4- Go!

Succotash/ Putnam Smith/ Kitchen Love/ Itchy Sabot Records

The Good Years/ Karine Polwart/ Threshold/ Borealis Records

Pocket Change/ Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki/ Into The Cold/ Jordan Tirell-Wysocki

What Are They Doing In Heaven Today/ Jorma Kaukonen/ Blue Country Heart/ Sbme Special Mkts.

Soul Kid/ Jory Nash/ New Blue Day/ Jory Nash

Folk Show Calendar

Jun 9, 2013

Wednesday, June 12

>>> McAuley, Horan & O’Caoimh at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, June 13

>>>Fatoumata Diawara (Mali folk/rock)at the Loft (Portsmouth Music Hall) ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.themusichall.org

Friday, June 14

Wednesday, May 22

>>>Blind Boys of Alabama at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.stonemountainartscenter.com 207-935-7292

Thursday, May 23

>>>Dave Gunning at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ Pot Luck:6pm, Concert:7pm ~ Reservations required as space is limited ~ 603-827-2905 www.acousticmusic.com/chesham

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

I Knew This Place/ David Mallett/ Greenin' Up/ North Road Records

Older 'n Everybody/ Lou and Peter Berryman/ House Concert/ Cornbelt Records

Mood Indigo/ Peter Mulvey/ Good Stuff/ Signature Sounds

The Wizard's House/ The Irregulars/ Waiting For Wisdom/ The Irregulars

Storms Never Last/ Robin and Linda Williams/  These Old Dark Hills/ Red House Records

That's the Way Love Goes/ Bluegrass Gospel Project/ Shine/ Vital Records

Folk Calendar

May 12, 2013

Monday, May 13

>>>The Fretless  at the Colebrook Country Club ~  Colebrook, NH, ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

Friday, May 17

>>>Delbert McClinton w/ The Dusty Gray Band at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.flyingmonkeynh.com

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Candles In The Rain (Childless Mothers)/ Darrell Scott/ A Crooked Road/ Full Lights

Every Mother's Son/ Chris Smither/ Hundred Dollar Valentine/ Signature Sounds

And Her Mother Came Too/ Don McLean/ Favorites and Rarities/ Capitol

The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile/ The Sweetback Sisters Chicken Ain't Chicken/ Signature Sounds

78% H2O/ Ani DiFranco/ Canon / Righteous Babe

Swing Low Sweet Chariot/ Red Allen And Frank Wakefield/ The Kitchen Tapes/ Acoustic Disc

Thursday, May 9

>>>Tom Rush at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~603-526-6899, www.flyinggoose.com (Currently, this concert is listed as sold out. Please call ahead re: cancellations)

Friday, May 10

>>>Ray Mason at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

Saturday, May 11

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Lazarus/ The Short Sisters/ Downsized/ Black Socks Press

The Beauty Way/ Lucy Kaplansky/ Reunion/ Red House

Man Of Constant Sorrow/ Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston/ Fiddlers 4 Compass

If I Needed You/ The Boxcar Lilies/ Sugar Shack/ The Boxcar Lilies

Turn Yourself Around/ Heather Maloney/ Heather Maloney/ Signature Sounds

Willie's Lady (Child 6)/ Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

John Brown/ Pesky J. Nixon/ Red Ducks/ Pesky J. Nixon

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Lazarus/ The Short Sisters/ Downsized/ Black Socks Press

The Beauty Way/ Lucy Kaplansky/ Reunion/ Red House

Man Of Constant Sorrow/ Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston/ Fiddlers 4 Compass

If I Needed You/ The Boxcar Lilies/ Sugar Shack/ The Boxcar Lilies

Turn Yourself Around/ Heather Maloney/ Heather Maloney/ Signature Sounds

Willie's Lady (Child 6)/ Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

John Brown/ Pesky J. Nixon/ Red Ducks/ Pesky J. Nixon

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Old, Old House/ Hit And Run Bluegrass/ Beauty Fades/ Hit and Run Bluegrass

Yesterday's Wine/ George Jones and Merle Haggard/ Essential Merle Haggard: The Epic Years/ Sony

Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song)/ Steve Earle/ Transcendental Blues/ Artemis Records

For Everyman/ Jackson Browne/ Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1/ Inside Recordings

The Mountain/ Levon Helm/ Dirt Farmer/ Vanguard Records

Multiply Pierced/ Cosy Sheridan/ Anthymn/ Wind River

Hannibal Crossed The Alps/ Cosy Sheridan/ Live At CedarHouse/ Waterbug Records

Folk Calendar 4.28.13

Apr 28, 2013

Wednesday, May 1

>>>World Harmony at the Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

Thursday, May 2

>>>Steve Earle & The Dukes at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.ccanh.com

Friday, May 3

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