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The Folk Show

Michael Lavine

Join NHPR this Sunday evening, August 9, as The Folk Show welcomes a special guest: GRAMMY Award-winning musician, singer, songwriter and author Rosanne Cash.

Host Kate McNally interviewed the multi-talented artist, with Cash calling in via Zoom from her home in New York City. Renowned New York City musician and public radio announcer Terrance McKnight also joined in for the call.  The conversation touched on Cash’s career spanning several musical genres, her musical inspirations, and plans for future projects. Also discussed: The Edward MacDowell Medal.

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When Kate McNally was emceeing a Dar Williams show at the former Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction to air on NHPR in 2012, she missed the step off the stage and landed with a thud.

Dar Williams didn’t miss a beat.

“That was a perfect TEN,” Williams announced to the audience.

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Wendy Keith and Her Alleged Band joined The Folk Show for an in-studio performance at NHPR. 

Wendy is a veteran singer-songwriter and recording artist and she and her Alleged Band have a new release.

NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar: 02.23.20

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 ~ 

First Sunday of each month:

NHPR Dance Calendar: 02.23.20

Dances

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

Dance events listed in this calendar since May 2017 and going forward are listed on this Google Calendar: http://tinyurl.com/nhpr-dance-cal

If you find incorrect or outdated information, or if you have a new dance you want listed, please send email to folkcalendar@halfredhouse.biz Thank you!

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Chuck Hall began writing and performing his own songs while living in a cabin on Temple Mountain in New Hampshire after studying classical guitar at Keene State College.

His songs have been recorded and performed by many artists, including Susie Burke, Dean Stevens, and the great Jack Hardy.

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:

Tom Pirozzoli / Pirozzoli.com

Tom Pirozzoli's new album is called Reckon by the Light.  He's got some shows coming up with Willy Porter to launch the CD's release. He stopped by The Folk Show with a preview.

Tom Pirozzoli is a painter as well as a singer-songwriter. He also created the art above for Reckon By The Light. 

2/9- Chuck Hall 

2/23-Wendy Keith and her Alleged Band

3/8- Guy Davis

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Thanks for listening to The Folk Show, which airs Sundays at 7 p.m. 

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:

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:

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:

Kate McNally / The Folk Show

Bennett and Perkins are a singer-songwriter duo from New Hampshire's North Country with two CDs under their belts and a new one in process.

They stopped by The Folk Show for a Sunday preview of an upcoming benefit for the Way Station and MWV Supports Recovery in North Conway on Jan. 25 with Taylor Whiteside.

Kate McNally

Joyce Andersen stopped by The Folk Show with some new tunes and a re-do of one of her best known songs,  Filled With Love.

She and her husband Harvey Reid have some holiday shows on the horizon nearby.

Visit Joyscream.com for more music from Joyce Andersen.  

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NHPR Folk Show Music and Dance Calendar 11.17.19

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Emma's Revolution is out with their newest album, Revolution Now.

It's been called "vital" and "relevant," and the band is described as, "Beauty, power and ferocity all mixed together with love and hope."


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Mark Erelli performed in studio for NHPR's The Folk Show ahead of his show at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord.

His song "By Degrees" featured all star musicians Rosanne Cash, Josh Ritter, Sheryl Crow, Anais Mitchell, Jefferson Hamer and Lori McKenne, and it was nominated for the American Industry's Best Song of the Year Award.

John Prine took the top prize for Summer's End from his Tree of Forgiveness album. 

Mile Twelve played an in-studio performance of songs from their new album, "City on a Hill." It is—as the band members say during this studio session—a work of contemporary themes cast against a traditional bluegrass canvas.

Joe Crookston stopped by our studios to play live on The Folk Show.

Live In Studio: Rise!

Jun 16, 2014
Kate McNally

The bluegrass fusion sextet Rise! recently joined us to perform live in Studio D. Listen to their performance here, and check out the band's Facebook page for more photos of the band in studio.

Singer-songwriter Hayley Reardon recently joined us in the NHPR studios to play some tracks from her new album, Wayfindings. At only seventeen years old, Reardon has already shared the stage with such folk icons as Peter Yarrow & Tom Rush. She has been featured on WBUR Boston & hails from Marblehead, MA.

Kate McNally

Meg Hutchinson stopped by to play some tunes from her latest album, Beyond That.

Since the release of her Red House Records debut Come Up Full in 2008, she has won high praise for her songwriting and has been featured on NPR Music and the syndicated show Mountain Stage. Publications like The Winnipeg Free Press have compared her songwriting with that of veterans Mary Chapin Carpenter and Joni Mitchell. Meg grew up in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts.

Kate McNally

Kate's in-studio guests on Sunday were Keith Murphy, Randy Miller, Lydia ievins and Andrea Larson.

They are all appearing at the Northern Roots Festival in Brattleboro on January 25th, in addition to many other local performances.

Courtesy of the band

The Hardtacks brought their Civil War sound to NHPR's studios this past Sunday.

Kate McNally

Lotus Wight, Pete Sutherland and Sheesham Crow of The Christmas Revels recently joined Kate to perform live in NHPR's studios.

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Lucie Therrien joined Kate live in studio, Sunday, October 20.

David Buskin and Robin Batteau joined Kate McNally in the studio in The Folk Show in advance of their November 1 appearance at the Sunapee Coffeehouse in Sunapee, New Hampshire.


Matt & Shannon Heaton joined Kate in studio on Sunday. The Boston-based duo play traditional and updated Irish music on flute, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and voices.

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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.

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

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