Contradance http://nhpr.org en NHPR Folk Calendar 4.6.14 http://nhpr.org/post/nhpr-folk-calendar-4614 <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="http://www.necelticarts.com/">www.necelticarts.com</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 http://nhpr.org Remembering Bob McQuillen, An "Old-Fashioned Contra Dance Piano Player" http://nhpr.org/post/remembering-bob-mcquillen-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="http://www.greatmeadowmusic.com/mcquillen.html" 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="http://nhpr.org/post/archives-bob-mcquillen">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 http://nhpr.org Remembering Bob McQuillen, An "Old-Fashioned Contra Dance Piano Player" From the Archives: Bob McQuillen http://nhpr.org/post/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="http://www.sentinelsource.com/news/local/musician-bob-mcquillen-passes-away-at-age/article_7fb2fa76-6dc9-5a5d-bdbe-47cb263b43be.html" 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 http://nhpr.org From the Archives: Bob McQuillen Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances) http://nhpr.org/post/folk-show-calendar-festivals-concerts-dances-0 <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="http://www.nhscot.org/">www.nhscot.org</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 http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances) http://nhpr.org/post/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="http://www.nhscot.org/">www.nhscot.org</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 http://nhpr.org Folk Calendar 8.11.13 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-calendar-81113 <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="http://www.prescottpark.org/">www.prescottpark.org</a></u></p> Mon, 12 Aug 2013 02:07:29 +0000 Kate McNally 32987 at http://nhpr.org NHPR Folk Calendar 6.30.2013 http://nhpr.org/post/nhpr-folk-calendar-6302013 <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="http://www.gnwca.org/">www.gnwca.org</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="http://www.monadnockfolk.org/">www.monadnockfolk.org</A></U></P> <P align=center>&nbsp;</P> <P a Mon, 01 Jul 2013 00:06:46 +0000 Kate McNally 30431 at http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar 6.23.2013 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-show-calendar-6232013 <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="http://www.lebanonoperahouse.org/">www.lebanonoperahouse.org</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="http://www.necelticarts.com/">www.necelticarts.com</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 http://nhpr.org Folk Calendar http://nhpr.org/post/folk-calendar-3 <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="http://www.necelticarts.com/">www.necelticarts.com</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="http://effingham.lib.nh.us/"><u>The Public Library</u></a> Writer's Night ~ Effingham, NH; 7 p.m. <u><a href="http://www.acousticmusic.com/billstaines">www.acousticmusic.com/staines</a></u>/</p><p></p><p></p> Mon, 17 Jun 2013 00:57:16 +0000 Kate McNally 29572 at http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar http://nhpr.org/post/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="http://www.necelticarts.com/">www.necelticarts.com</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="http://www.themusichall.org/">www.themusichall.org</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 http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar 5.19.13 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-show-calendar-51913 <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="http://www.stonemountainartscenter.com/">www.stonemountainartscenter.com</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="http://www.acousticmusic.com/chesham">www.acousticmusic.com/chesham</A></U></P> <P></P Mon, 20 May 2013 01:09:00 +0000 Kate McNally 27776 at http://nhpr.org Folk Calendar http://nhpr.org/post/folk-calendar-2 <P align=center><STRONG>Monday, May 13</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Fretless&nbsp; </STRONG>at the Colebrook Country Club ~&nbsp; Colebrook, NH, ~ 7pm ~ <A href="http://www.gnwca.org/"><U>www.gnwca.org</U></A> 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998</P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Friday, May 17</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Delbert McClinton w/ The Dusty Gray Band </STRONG>at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ <A href="http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/"><U>www.flyingmonkeynh.com</U></A></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Derek Knott </STRONG>at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH Mon, 13 May 2013 01:25:43 +0000 Kate McNally 27339 at http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar 3.17.13 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-show-calendar-31713 <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Wednesday, March 20</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Jason MacDonald’s Cape Breton Kitchen Party </STRONG>at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ <A href="http://www.necelticarts.com/"><U>www.necelticarts.com</U></A> 207-562-4445</P> <P></P> <P align=center><STRONG>Friday, March 22</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>&gt;&gt;&gt;Brother Sun w/ Scott Alarik </STRONG>at the Me &amp; Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987 <A href="http://www.meandthee.org/"><U>www.meandthee.org</U></A></P> <P>&gt;&gt;&gt;<STRONG>Martha Redbone</STRONG>, Bass H Mon, 18 Mar 2013 01:26:07 +0000 Kate McNally 23839 at http://nhpr.org Folk Show Calendar 12/16/12 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-show-calendar-121612 <p align="center"><strong>Friday, December 21</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;Harvey Reid &amp; Joyce Andersen </strong>at the First Parish Church ~ Dover, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 207-363-1886&nbsp; <a href="http://www.seacoastguitar.org/"><u>www.seacoastguitar.org</u></a></p> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 03:18:03 +0000 Kate McNally 18585 at http://nhpr.org Folk Calendar 11.18.12 http://nhpr.org/post/folk-calendar-111812-0 <p align="center"><strong>Saturday, November 24</strong></p><p><strong>&gt;&gt;&gt;The Makem &amp; Spain Brothers </strong>at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ (603)335-1992</p><p></p><p align="center"><strong>Sunday, November 25</strong></p><p>&gt;&gt;&gt;<strong>Strathspey and Reel Society of NH</strong> Annual Gala Scottish Concert featuring Highland Soles with Ed Pearlman, Neil Pearlman, Laura Scott and the Strathspey and Reel Society of NH orchestra; 2:30, Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH</p><p><a href="http://www.srsnh.org/"><u>www.srsnh.org</u></a></p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 02:11:12 +0000 Kate McNally 17092 at http://nhpr.org