Contradance en Folk Show Calendar (with festivals, concerts and dances) <p align="center">Note: The Monday night contradance&nbsp;usually at the Nelson Town Hall will be held at Heberton Hall, next the Keene Public Library in Keene. &nbsp;Also note that&nbsp;The Monadnock Folklore Society's First Saturday Contra Dance, for the summer months, will be held at the Peterborough Community Center near Route 101. For information about either dance visit</p><p align="center"><strong>Wednesday, July 2</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Justin Townes Earle </strong>at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 01:19:14 +0000 Kate McNally 51055 at Folk Show Calendar (with festivals, concerts, dances) <p align="center">&nbsp;</p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 20:10:01 +0000 Kate McNally 50258 at NHPR Folk Calendar 5.18.14 <p align="center"><strong>Wednesday, May 21</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Press Gang </strong>(Irish &amp; Appalachian) at the Skye Theatre ~ Sputh Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, <a href=""></a></p><p><strong>Friday, May 23rd</strong></p><p>Davey O. and Annalise Emerick, Sunapee Coffeehouse; 7 p.m.&nbsp;</p><p align="center"><strong>Tuesday, May 27</strong></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 02:04:37 +0000 Kate McNally 48714 at Folk Show Calendar 5.11.14 <p align="center"><strong>Wednesday, May 14</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Keene World Harmony Chorus </strong>at the Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~&nbsp; <u><a href=""></a></u></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Ari &amp; Mia Friedman </strong>(Folk:Americana) at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, <u><a href=""></a></u></p><p align="center"><strong>Friday, May 16</strong></p> Wed, 14 May 2014 11:49:04 +0000 Kate McNally 48468 at NHPR Folk Calendar 4.6.14 <p><strong>Wednesday, April 9</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Stanley &amp; Grimm </strong>&nbsp;at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ <a href=""></a> 207-562-4445</p><p align="center"><strong>Thursday, April 10</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;David Wilcox </strong>at the Flying Goose Brew Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm</p><p align="center"><strong>Friday, April 11</strong></p> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 00:58:46 +0000 Kate McNally 46295 at Remembering Bob McQuillen, An "Old-Fashioned Contra Dance Piano Player" <p>Earlier this week New Hampshire’s contra dance community said goodbye to one of its most celebrated musicians and writers.</p><p><a href="" target="_blank">Bob McQuillen</a> died Tuesday following a stroke. He was 90 years old.</p><p>McQuillen - sometimes called “Mac” or “Mr. Mack” – Among those contribitions: writing thousands of tunes. And as <a href="">he noted on NHPR in 2002</a>, many of them were written for – and named for - individuals:</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:03:15 +0000 Brady Carlson 43217 at Remembering Bob McQuillen, An "Old-Fashioned Contra Dance Piano Player" From the Archives: Bob McQuillen <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Bob&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">McQuillen</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;composed and performed&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">contra dances</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;for over 60 sixty years throughout New England. The Peterborough resident <a href="" target="_blank">passed away</a> on Tuesday after suffering a stroke over the weekend.</span></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 14:09:06 +0000 Andrew Parrella 43173 at From the Archives: Bob McQuillen Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances) <p><strong>September Festivals</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games</strong></p><p> <strong>Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH</strong></p><p> <strong><u><a href=""></a></u></strong><strong>&nbsp; 603-229-1975</strong></p><p>&nbsp;&nbsp; <strong>Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,&nbsp; Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey &amp; Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,</strong></p><p></p> Mon, 16 Sep 2013 00:15:46 +0000 Kate McNally 35008 at Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances) <p><strong>&nbsp;Festivals:</strong></p><p><strong>September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games</strong></p><p><strong>Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH</strong></p><p><strong><u><a href=""></a></u></strong><strong>&nbsp; 603-229-1975</strong></p><p><strong>Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,&nbsp; Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey &amp; Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,</strong></p><p></p><p><strong>September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival</strong></p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 00:26:25 +0000 Kate McNally 34570 at Folk Calendar 8.11.13 <p align="center"><strong>Monday, August 12</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Makem &amp; Spain Brothers </strong>at the Lakeside Theater ~ Rangeley, ME ~ 207-864-5000</p><p></p><p align="center"><strong>Tuesday, August 13</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Makem &amp; Spain Brothers </strong>at Mahoosuc Arts ~ Bethel, ME ~ 207-824-3575</p><p></p><p align="center"><strong>Wednesday, August 14</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Dar Williams </strong>at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ <u><a href=""></a></u></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 02:07:29 +0000 Kate McNally 32987 at NHPR Folk Calendar 6.30.2013 <P align=center><STRONG>&nbsp;6.30.2013 Monday, July 1</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Ten Strings &amp; a Goatskin (Irish &amp; Francophile) </STRONG>at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998 <U><A href=""></A></U></P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Tuesday, July 2</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt; Deoro (Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer) and Amber Rubarth </STRONG>at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ <U><A href=""></A></U></P> <P align=center>&nbsp;</P> <P a Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:06:46 +0000 Kate McNally 30431 at Folk Show Calendar 6.23.2013 <P align=center><STRONG>Tuesday, June 25</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Indigo Girls</STRONG>&nbsp;at the Lebanon Opera House ~ Lebanon, NH ~ 7:30pm ~<A href=""></A></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Wednesday, June 26</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt; Les Hay Babies</STRONG>&nbsp;at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,&nbsp;<A href=""></A></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Indigo Girls</STRONG>&nbsp;at the Lowell Summer Music Series ~ Boarding House Park ~&nbs Mon, 24 Jun 2013 01:29:05 +0000 Kate McNally 29976 at Folk Calendar <p align="center"><strong>Wednesday, June 19</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt; Kathleen Gorey-McSorley </strong>at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, <u><a href=""></a></u></p><p></p><p align="center"><strong>Thursday, June 20</strong></p><p>&gt;&gt;&gt; <strong>Bill Staines</strong>,&nbsp; at <a href=""><u>The Public Library</u></a> Writer's Night ~ Effingham, NH; 7 p.m. <u><a href=""></a></u>/</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:57:16 +0000 Kate McNally 29572 at Folk Show Calendar <P align=center><STRONG>Wednesday, June 12</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt; McAuley, Horan &amp; O’Caoimh </STRONG>at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, <U><A href=""></A></U></P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Thursday, June 13</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Fatoumata Diawara (Mali folk/rock)</STRONG>at the Loft (Portsmouth Music Hall) ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~ <U><A href=""></A></U></P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Friday, June 14</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 00:46:44 +0000 Kate McNally 29149 at Folk Show Calendar 5.19.13 <P align=center><STRONG>Wednesday, May 22</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Blind Boys of Alabama </STRONG>at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ <U><A href=""></A></U> 207-935-7292</P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Thursday, May 23</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Dave Gunning </STRONG>at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ Pot Luck:6pm, Concert:7pm ~ Reservations required as space is limited ~ 603-827-2905 <U><A href=""></A></U></P> <P></P Mon, 20 May 2013 01:09:00 +0000 Kate McNally 27776 at