Kate McNally

Host, The Folk Show

Kate’s public radio career started at Keene State College as a volunteer DJ with the University’s student run station, WKNH, where she hosted a Sunday afternoon folk music program, Fiddlesticks for six years. In 1986 after graduating, Kate was offered a position with WKNE in Keene where she worked her way to become production coordinator, copywriter, full-time program director and morning drive personality for AM 1290. When WKNE-AM became an automated station, Kate moved on to work for WKXE and WRSI as well as nonprofit work. In 1995, Kate was asked to host The Folk Show on New Hampshire Public Radio. In addition to her studio work, Kate emcees festivals and concerts throughout the Northeast. Kate works full-time at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene as Coordinator of the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco-Free Communities and teaches radio broadcasting at Keene State College as an adjunct faculty member of the Communications Department.

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Folk Show
9:43 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

Cosy Sheridan paid a visit to The Folk Show

Cosy Sheridan and Charlie Koch paid a visit to The Folk Show at NHPR.

    

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Folk Show
9:30 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3.1.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Green Grow the Rashes, O/ Jean Redpath/ The Songs of Robert Burns, Vols 1 Jean Redpath Records

March Winds/ Beartracks/ From The Hollow/ AMT Records

Eight Miles High/ Roger McGuinn/ Live @ The World Cafe, Volume 14 - The Next Decade/ World Café

I Dreamed I Saw Pete Seeger/ Fred Gillen Jr/ Wage Love/ Dys Records

Emily Dickinson/ Neptune's Car/ The 45th Parallel/ Neptune's Car

Old Tombolin/ Deb Flanders/ The Female Highwayman/ Deb Flanders

I Can See Your Aura/ Rude Girls/ Mixed Messages/ Flying Fish

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Folk Show
9:28 pm
Sun March 1, 2015

NHPR Folk Calendar 3.1.15

Monday, March 2

>>>Mari Black Trio (Celtic et al) House Concert (Reservation Only) ~ Woolwich, ME ~ 207--389-4375, www.necelticarts.com

Wednesday, March 4

>>>Mari Black Trio at Green Church Concert Series ~ Mexico, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

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Folk Show
9:11 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

Folk Show Calendar 2.22.15

Thursday, February 26

>>>Ghost of Paul Revere at the Tamworth Lyceum ~ Tamworth, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-323-5120

Friday, February 27

>>>Liz Longley w/ Susan Cattaneo opening  at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987  www.meandthee.org

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Folk Show
9:03 pm
Sun February 22, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.22.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Gospel Plow/ The Hackensaw Boys/ Look Out/ Nettwerk

Speed the Plow Medley (Speed the Plow, The Maid Behind the Bar, Temperance Reel)/ The Quebe Sisters/ Timeless/ The Quebe Sisters

Snow/ Sam Baker/ Cotton/ Music Road

The Snows They Melt The Soonest/ Sarah Bauhan/ Lathrop's Waltz/ Sarah Bauhan

Haul Away Snow/ Fred Gosbee/ The Night The Whiskey Froze ... And Other Winter Tales/ Castlebay

The Frozen Logger/ Fred Gosbee/ The Night The Whiskey Froze ... And Other Winter Tales/ Castlebay

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Folk Show
9:43 pm
Sun February 15, 2015

NHPR Folk Calendar 2.15.15

Tuesday, February 17

>>>FullSet (Irish) at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ (603)246-8998, (603)237-9302 www.gnwca.org

Wednesday, February 18

>>>FullSet at St. Kieran’s Center for the Arts ~ Berlin, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-915-0632, www.stkieranarts.org

Thursday, February 19

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Folk Show
9:41 pm
Sun February 15, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.15.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

River Winding Down/ The Sweet Lowdown/ Chasing The Sun/ The Sweet Lowdown

Southwind/ Dorian Michael/ What You Get for Your Trouble/ Nightjar Music

Upon the Wind/ Lee Murdock/ What About the Water/ Depot Recordings

Four Strong Winds/ Makem And Spain/ Sessions, Vol. I/ Red Biddy

Windmills/ Jean Redpath/ Now & Then/ Celtic America Lic

Cold Spell/ Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Feat. Rob Ickes/ Cold Spell/ Compass Records

These Cold Fingers/ Mark Erelli/ Milltowns/ Hillbilly Pilgrim Records

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Folk Show
9:31 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 2.8.15

                                                                  Friday, February 13

>>>Robert Earl Keen, Flying Monkey, Plymouth, NH; 7:30; www.flyingmonkeynh.com

Saturday, February 14

>>>Uncommon Folk at the Guild Hall ~ Guildhall Village, VT ~ 6:30pm ~ email: porchswing66@yahoo.com  

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Folk Show
9:22 pm
Sun February 8, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.8.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

No Life In This Town/ Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Feat. John Cowan/ Cold Spell/ Compass Records

Brand New Day/ Ruthie Foster/ Promise of a Brand New Day/ Masterworks

Follow The Music/ Alice Gerrard/ Follow The Music/ Tompkins Square

Crayola Doesn't Make A Color For Your Eyes/ Kristin Andreassen/ Kiss Me Hello/ Yellow Car Music

If the Poor Don't Matter/ Tom Paxton/ Redemption Road/ Pax Records

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Folk Show
9:02 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.1.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Free Born Man/ Burns Sisters/ Looking Back: Our American Irish Souls/ Sisters Music

Never Enough/ Julie Snow/ If Words Were Stones/ Julie Snow

Honoré/ James Keelaghan/ A Recent Future/ Tranquilla Music

NaCl/ Michael Cooney/ web site/ Michael Cooney

Why Does The Sun Shine? (The Sun Is A Mass Of Incandescent Gas) / They Might Be Giants/ Why Does The Sun Shine/ Rhino

St. James Infirmary/ Harvey Reid/ Blues & Branches/ Woodpecker Records

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Folk Show
8:29 pm
Sun February 1, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 2.1.15

Thursday, February 5

>>> Anthony D’Amato and Michaela Anne, Riverwalk Café and Music Bar, Nashua

 

Friday, February 6

>>>Bill Staines & Lui Collins at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987  www.meandthee.org

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Folk Show Performances
9:26 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Live In Studio: Joe Crookston

Kate McNally & Joe Crookston

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

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Folk Show
9:05 pm
Sun January 25, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 1.25.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

This Land Is Your Land/ Doc Watson, Pete Seeger, Sweet Honey In The Rock, The Little Red School House Chorus/ Folkways: A Vision Shared-A Tribute To Woody Guthrie And Leadbelly/ Columbia

The Dove/ Pete Seeger & Friends/ Seeds: The Songs Of Pete Seeger, Volume 3/ Appleseed Recordings

A Lazy Farmer Boy/ Flynn Cohen/ The Lazy Farmer/ Wepecket Records

The Nipper/ Lewis, Tom/ 360º/ Borealis

Here with Greg Brown/ Patty Larkin/ Patty Larkin 10 25 Years 25 Love Songs 25 Friends / Signature Sounds

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Folk Show
9:09 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 1.25.15

 

Thursday, January 29

>>>Pete Seeger:The Storm King w/ Jeff Haynes, Sara Milonovich, Sean Harkness, Timothy Hill & Richie Stearns at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.ccanh.com

Friday, January 30

>>>Bernice Lewis at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

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Folk Show
8:49 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 1.18.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Ode to Martin Luther King/ Mason Brown/ When Humans Walked the Earth/ Round Shining Music

Follow The Drinking Gourd/ Richie Havens/ Songs Of The Civil War/ Sony

Freedom/ Rising Appalachia/ The Sails Of Self/ Rising Appalachia

Rosa Parks/ Greg Greenway/ Weightless/ Greg Greenway

Get On Board/ Kim & Reggie Harris/ Get On Board! Underground Railriad & Civil Rights Freedom Songs/ Appleseed

Uncivil Rights/ Adam Brodsky/ The M.O.B. Project!/ Humble Abode

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Folk Show
9:24 pm
Sun January 11, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 1.11.15

Friday, January 16

>>>James Keelaghan w/ Barbara Kessler & Emilia Antoniades opening at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987 www.meandthee.org

>>>Mark Stepakoff at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

Saturday, January 17

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Folk Show
9:16 pm
Sun January 11, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 1.11.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Follow the Music/ Alice Gerrard/ Follow the Music/ Tompkins Square

Folksinger in America/ George Mann/ Portraits/ Running Scared Productions

Just Be On My Way/ Cold Chocolate/ Cold Chocolate/ Cold Chocolate Music

Kilkelly/ Lee Murdock/ What About the Water/ Depot Recordings

Bound For Freedom/ Pat Humphries/ Hands/ Appleseed Records

The Times They Are A-Changin'/ Bob Dylan/ The Best Of Bob Dylan/ Columbia

Charlie's Gone Home/ Sarah McQuaid/ When Two Lovers Meet/ Sarah McQuaid

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Folk Show
9:09 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 1.4.15

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Eliza Jane/ Eliza Gilkyson/ The Nocturne Diaries/ Red House Records

New New Year Year/ Lou And Peter Berryman/ Christine Lavin Presents Just One Angel V2.0/ Yellow Tail Records

Another New Year/ Pat Humphries/ Hands/ Appleseed Records

You Can Tell The World / Peter, Paul & Mary/ Discovered: Live In Concert/ Rhino Records

The L&N Don't Stop Here Anymore/ Robin & Linda Williams With John Jennings/ Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie/ Compass Records

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Folk Show
7:29 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 1.4.15

Friday, January 9

>>>Dana & Susan Robinson at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998, www.gnwca.org

Saturday, January 10

>>>Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen at the Linden Tree Coffeehouse ~ Wakefield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-246-2836, www.lindentreecoffeehouse.org

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Folk Show
5:52 pm
Sun January 4, 2015

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 12.28.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Binnie Charlie/ Alan Reid and Rob van Sante/ The Rise and Fall o' Charlie/ Red Sands Music

The Fortunate Ones/ Amy Speace/ How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat /1-2-3-4-GO!

Clementine/ Pete Seeger/ American Favorite Ballads, Vol. 1/  Smithsonian/Folkways

Play Me a Song I Can Cry To/ Alice Gerrard/ Bittersweet/ Spruce and Maple Music

Evangeline/Steep Canyon Rangers/ One Dime At A Time/ Rebel Records/

Down to the River to Pray/ Alison Krauss/   O Brother, Where Art Thou/Lost Highway

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Folk Show
10:18 pm
Sun December 21, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 12.21.14

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Breakin' Up Christmas/ Al Petteway & Amy White/ Winter Tidings: An Appalachian Christmas/ Maggie's Music

The Twelve Days Of Christmas/ Judy Collins/ Christmas At The Biltmore Estate/ Collector's Choice Music

A Christmas Childhood, A Call to Hope / Tommy Sands/ To Shorten the Winter, An Irish Christmas with Tommy Sands/ Green Linnet Records

I Saw Three Ships/ Darol Anger/ A Winter Solstice Reunion/ Windham Hill

Christmas Eve/ Nickel Creek/ A Dotted Line/ Nonesuch

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Folk Show
9:51 pm
Sun December 14, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 12.14.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

When I Was A Boy Dar Williams/ The Honesty Room/ Razor and Tie

Drowsy Maggie;Lad O' Biernes/Road Dog Dave Rowe Trio/ Three's A Charm/ Outer Green Records

All Lights Burning Bright/ David Francey/ Right Of Passage/ Laker Music

The Moon Is Full/ Jack Hardy/ Bandolier/ Jack Hardy

This Old Guitar/ John Denver/ All Of My Memories/ RCA

First Two-Wheeler/ Friction Farm/ Every Mile Is A Memory/ Friction Farm

Turn, Turn, Turn/ Darryl Purpose/ The Gift Of The Magi/ Darryl Purpose

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Folk Show
9:48 pm
Sun December 14, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 12.14.14

Thursday, December 18

>>>Harvey Reid & Joyce Andersen Holiday Concert at the Four Corners Grill ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

>>>Christmas Revels, 40th Anniversary Production, Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center, Hanover 18th, 6 p.m., 19th, 7 p.m.; 20th 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. www.revelsnorth.org

Friday, December 19

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Folk Show
9:31 pm
Sun December 7, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 12.7.14

Friday, December 12

>>>Griffin House w/ Connor Garvey at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987, www.meandthee.org

>>>Sweet Honey in the Rock at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH  ~ 8pm ~ 603-352-2033, http://thecolonial.org

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Folk Show
9:31 pm
Sun December 7, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 12.7.14

Friday, December 12

>>>Griffin House w/ Connor Garvey at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987, www.meandthee.org

>>>Sweet Honey in the Rock at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH  ~ 8pm ~ 603-352-2033, http://thecolonial.org

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Folk Show
9:25 pm
Sun December 7, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 12.7.14

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Dusty Meadow Variations/ Cassie and Maggie/ Sterling Road/ Cassie and Maggie MacDonald

Overture/ Christmas Revels From Parlour to Palace/ Revels Records

My Good Captain/ Annie Lou/ Tried and True/ Annie Lou

Doc & Dawg/ Doc Watson & David Grisman/ Doc & Dawg/ Acoustic Disc

The Rain/ The Sweet Lowdown/ Chasing The Sun/ The Sweet Lowdown

Roses In the Snow/ Emmylou Harris/ Roses In the Snow / Rhino

Second Effort/ Garnet Rogers/ In Studio Recording, NHPR/ NHPR

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Folk Show
9:59 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 11.23.14

 Friday, November 28

>>>Tim Sample, Paul Stookey, David Mallett “Leftover Turkey” at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ 603-335-1992,  www.rochesteroperahouse.com 

>>>Caravan of Thieves at Next Stage ~ Putney, VT ~ 7:30 PM ~
 www.nextstagearts.org, 802-387-0102
 

Saturday, November 29

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Folk Show
9:48 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 11.23.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label
1952 Vincent Black Lightning/ Richard Thompson/ Live From Austin/ New West Records
All But Gone/ Nathan Bell/ Blood Like A River/ Stone Barn Records
Victory At Sea/ Bill Morrissey Come Running/ Turn and Spin
Until The Last Light Fades/ Mandolin Orange/ This Side Of Jordan/ Yep Roc Records
Turtle Dove/ Della Mae/ This World Oft Can Be/ Rounder
The Z-Bro Strut/ Pete's Posse/ Pete's Posse/ Pete Sutherland
Give Yourself to Love/ Peter, Paul and Mary/ Discovered/ Warner Brothers

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Folk Show
9:48 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 11.23.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label
1952 Vincent Black Lightning/ Richard Thompson/ Live From Austin/ New West Records
All But Gone/ Nathan Bell/ Blood Like A River/ Stone Barn Records
Victory At Sea/ Bill Morrissey Come Running/ Turn and Spin
Until The Last Light Fades/ Mandolin Orange/ This Side Of Jordan/ Yep Roc Records
Turtle Dove/ Della Mae/ This World Oft Can Be/ Rounder
The Z-Bro Strut/ Pete's Posse/ Pete's Posse/ Pete Sutherland
Give Yourself to Love/ Peter, Paul and Mary/ Discovered/ Warner Brothers

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Folk Show
9:48 pm
Sun November 23, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 11.23.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label
1952 Vincent Black Lightning/ Richard Thompson/ Live From Austin/ New West Records
All But Gone/ Nathan Bell/ Blood Like A River/ Stone Barn Records
Victory At Sea/ Bill Morrissey Come Running/ Turn and Spin
Until The Last Light Fades/ Mandolin Orange/ This Side Of Jordan/ Yep Roc Records
Turtle Dove/ Della Mae/ This World Oft Can Be/ Rounder
The Z-Bro Strut/ Pete's Posse/ Pete's Posse/ Pete Sutherland
Give Yourself to Love/ Peter, Paul and Mary/ Discovered/ Warner Brothers

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