Folk Calendar

Visit for information about venues, jams or open mics in and around our listening area. There are way too many to mention!!! Music lives in New Hampshire!!!

Tuesday, November 22

>>>Brett Dennen

at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownsville, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

Friday, November 25

>>>Judy Collins

at the Tupelo(sold out) ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-437-5100

>>>David Mallett at Boynton’s taproom ~ Manchester, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-623-7778

 Saturday, November 26

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers

at the Rochester Opera Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ 603-332-2211

>>>David Mallett

at St. Lawrence Center for the Arts ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm ~

 >>>Donna the Buffalo

at the Tupelo ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-437-5100

>>>Judy Collins

at the Tupelo ~ White River Junction, VT ~ 8pm ~ 603- 437-5100

>>>Gillian Welch

at the Music hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen

at the Historical Society of Wells & Ogunquit ~ Wells, ME ~ 7pm ~ 204-646-4775

>>>Sunday, November 27th

Strathpey and Reel Society Annual Gala, 2:30; Concord City Auditorium featuring Cape Breton duo Kimberley Fraser and Andrea Beaton; For information, call 673-5145


Wednesday, November 30

>>>Celtic Thunder

at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

 >>>Lewis MacKinnon

at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

Thursday, December 1

>>>Leahy family Christmas

at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-536-2551

Saturday, December 3

>>>Bill Staines

at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse ~ Wakefield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-246-2836

>>>Carol Coronis

at Elysium Arts ~ Rollinsford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-743-4700

>>>Dan Hicks

at the Meehan Performing Arts Center ~ Stratham, NH ~ 8pm ~

Sunday, December 4

>>>Kim & Reggie Harris & Magpie

at The New Moon Coffee House at the UU Church ~ Haverhill, MA ~ 2pm ~ 978-459-5134

>>>Sweet, Hot & Sassy

at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-225-1111

>>>Tom Rush

at the Tupelo ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-437-5100

>>>Barra MacNeil’s Christmas

at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

>>>December 9, 2011:

Animaterra Concert 7:30 at the Union Congregational Church, 33 Concord Street, Peterborough Peterborough NH ; 209-3304

Nowell Sing We Clear | Dublin Community Church (8:00 pm);

>>>December 10, 2011:

Animaterra Concert | Keene NH (7:30 pm) First Baptist Church, 105 Maple Street, Keene. The theme of this year’s concert is “Lullabies and Songs of Joy.”




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

Every Monday

>>>Contra dance at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or Callers & musicians include Don Primrose, Jeffrey Petrovitch, Lisa Sieverts, Rich Hart, Bob McQuillen, Gordon Peery, Harvey Tolman, Lloyd Carr & Roger Treat


at Dance In Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935,

Every Wednesday

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leadingat The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078

>>>World (International) Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 6:00 PM ~ 603-823-5828,

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center, Hanover, NH, 6:45 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

Every Friday

>>>Scottish Country Dance

at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland, NH ~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or

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

Every Sunday

>>>Scottish Country Dance

at the Belknap Mill, Laconia, NH, 5:30pm, email: 603-524-7890 (Info from The Dance Gypsy)






Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Eve Contradance, 8 to 11:30 with Steve Zakon Anderson, Peteborough

Thursday, November 24

>>>Circle Dancing

at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Unitarian Church . Every dance is taught and beginners are welcome. No partners needed. Contact is Mary Kuhn and her phone number is 603-487-2732. Email

Friday, November 25

>>>Contradance w/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or

>>>Sacred Circle Dance

at the Portsmouth Center for Yoga & the Arts, Portsmouth, NH, 7 PM, 603-664-2796

>>>Scottish Country Dance

at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or

>>>Mad Robin Contradance w/ Pete Sutherlund & The Irregulars

at the First Congregational Church ~ Burlington, VT ~ 7:45pm ~

Saturday, November 26

>>>Boston Zydeco’s Annual Thanksgiving Gala Dance; with Slippery Sneakers Zydeco Band Needham Village Club, 83 Morton Street, Needham, MA. Doors open at 7.

>>>Contradance w/Linda Leslie & Arigana Highway

at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-773-1671, ,Email:

>>>Contradance w/ Cuckoo’s Nest, Various callers, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT., 8 PM,(All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required, 802-785-4607 or

>>>Contradance w/ Marcia Van Cleave & The Free Raisins

at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448


at the Town Hall, Warner, NH, Beginners Class: 7:30 PM, Dance: 8 PM

Thursday, December 1

>>>Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason& The Lamprey River Band

at the City Hall, Dover, NH, 8pm, 603-664-2513, Email: Friday, December 2

>>>Traditional Square Dance

at the Town Hall, Wentworth, NH, 8 PM, 603-764-9993

>>>Contra & Scandinavian Dance w/ Steve Zakon-Anderson & Moving Violations at the Guiding Star Grnge, Greenfield, MA , Scandi 8pm, contra 8:30pm, 403-549-1913, Saturday, December 3


at the Town House, Peterborough, NH, 7:30PM:workshop, 8PM:dance, >>>Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, wkshp 8pm, dance 8:30pm,

 >>>Contradance w/ Rebecca Lay at the Capital City Grange, Montpelier, VT, 8pm, 802-744-6163,