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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Playlist 5.13.12

May 18, 2012

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Bless Me Mother/ Ana Egge/ River Under the Road/ Lazy Sob

Mama Tried/ The Seldom Scene/ Scenecronized/ Sugar Hill

These Days/ Jackson Browne and David Lindley/ Love Is Strange/ Inside Recordings

Main StreetBlues/ Mary Flower/ Bywater Dance/ Yellow Dog Records

Thank You Mom/ The Bagboys/ Sensible Music For Troubled Times/ The Orchard

Candles In The Rain (Childless Mothers)/ Darrell Scott/ A Crooked Road/ Full Lights

Mom's Jig/ Natalie MacMaster/ In My Hands/ Rounder

Wednesday, April 25

>>>April Verch at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm

` 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, April 26

 

>>>John Gorka at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

 

Friday, April 27

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Hard Times/ Gillian Welch/ The Harrow and the Harvest/ Acony Records

Birmingham Steel/ Nancy Griffith/ Intersection/ Hell No Records

Embryonic Journey/ Leo Kottke/ Anthology/ Rhino

Eight Miles High / Leo Kottke/ Anthology/ Rhino

Drivin' Wheel/ Tom Rush/ New Year/ DHS

Little Trout Stream/ Tom Pirozzoli/ Fish Stories and a Lullabye/ Noumenon Music

1952 Vincent Black Lightning/ High Range/ Around One Mic/ Rural Root Records

photo: press photo / <a href="http://www.cherylwheeler.com/home/promopics.html">cherylwheeler.com</a>

Kate McNally hosts Cheryl Wheeler in a live performance at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT.

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Moonlight Midnight/ Peter Rowan And Tony Rice/ Quartet/ Rounder

The Book I'm Not Reading/ Patty Larkin/ À Gogo/ Vanguard

Acony Bell/ Gillian Welch/ Revival/ Acony Record

The Titanic/ Beppe Gambetta/ Dan Crary/ Don Ross/ Tony McManus Live: Men Of Steel - The Art Of The Steel-String Guitar/ Thunderation

The River That Flows Both Ways/ Pete Seeger/ Tomorrow's Children/ Appleseed

Blackbird/ McCaslin, Mary/ Things We Said Today/ Philo

If It Were Up To Me/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Sylvia Hotel/ Philo

Monday, April 16

>>>Buddy Guy at Fuller Hall ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7pm ~  802-748-2600 www.catamountarts.org

 

Thursday, April 19

>>>The Music of Bill Monroe w/Peter Rowan & The Travelin’ McCourys at the Capitol Center For the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-225-1111 www.ccanh.com

 

Friday, April 20

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Dark Hollow/ David Bromberg Quartet/ Live New York City 1982/ Appleseed Records

Deep River Blues/ Doc Watson/ The Vanguard Years Sampler/ Vanguard

Ripple/ Grateful Dead/ American Beauty/ Rhino

Box of Rain/ Sloan Wainwright/ Sloan Wainwright/ Waterbug

Lydia/ Slaid Cleaves/ Broke Down/ Philo

Motherlode/ Dick Pinney/ Get Folked - Live at Charlotte's Web/ Mountain Railroad

Don't Let Me Come Home A Stranger/ Tim & Mollie O'Brien/ Away Out On The Mountain/ Sugar Hill

Don't forget to check out the New Hampshire Acoustic Music Association calendar at www.nhama.org for a listing of jams and open mics!

We're on Facebook, too, at NHPR Folk!

Monday, April 9

>>>Meredith Kaye Clark at the Tupelo ~ White River Junction, VT ~ 802-698-8341

>>>Doc Rogers, Hole in the Fence Café; New London; 7 to 9 p.m.

 

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

I Am a Wanderer/ Steve Earle/ I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive/ New West Records

The Rose of Allendale/ Harvey Reid &* Joyce Andersen/ The Great Sad River/ Woodpecker Records

Home Again (from foreign lands)/ Harvey Reid &* Joyce Andersen/ The Great Sad River/ Woodpecker Records

Weatherman/ The Crunchy Western Boys/ Rumorville/ Crunchy Western Boys

The Battle Of New Orleans/ Jimmie Driftwood/ Vanguard: Roots Of Folk/ Vanguard

Thursday, April 5

>>>David Surette at the Concord Community Music School Lunch Series ~ Concord, NH ~ Noon ~ 603-228-1196

>>>Crunchy Western Boys & Reckless Breakfast  at the Le3banon opera House ~ Lebanon, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.lebanonoperahouse.org

 

Friday, April 6

 

Folk Calendar 3.25.12

Mar 25, 2012

Thursday, March 29

>>>Los Lobos at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292 www.stonemountainartscenter.com

 

Friday, March 30

>>>The Sweetback Sisters at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292 www.stonemountainartscenter.com

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Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Time Between Trains/ Susan Werner/ Time Between Trains/ Bottom Line/Koch

Waiting in Vain/ Northern Lights/ One Day/ Fifty Fifty Music

Maura On A Bicycle, Stout And Molasses, Way Back When/ Béla Fleck/ The Bluegrass Sessions: Tales From The Acoustic Planet Vol .II/ Warner Brothers

Mick Ryan's Lament/ Tim O'Brien/ Two Journeys/ Sugar Hill

One More Tune/ Paul Kelly/ The A To Z Recordings Sampler/ Gawd Aggie

By Way of Sorrow/ Bennett and Perkins/ The Kitchen Music Sessions/ Bennett and Perkins

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Kate hosts Dar Williams at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

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Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Amelia/ Ari & Mia/ Unruly Heart/ Ari & Mia

The Cat's Got The Measles, The Dog's Got The Whooping Cough/ New Lost City Ramblers/ Volume II 1963-1973/ Smithsonian Folkways

31 Depression Blues/ New Lost City Ramblers/ Volume II 1963-1973/ Smithsonian Folkways

A Man's A Man For a' That/ Ed Miller/ Genrerations of Change/ Wellfield Records

Wish You'd Stop Doing So Well/ Kristina Olsen/ Kristina Olsen/ Philo

Friday, March 23

>>>The Bible Hill Gangat the Sunapee Coffee House ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

>>>Leo Kottke at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292 www.stonemountainartscenter.com

 

 

Saturday, March 24

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Love is the Water/ Brother Sun Brother Sun Brother Sun

Hooking the Bull at the Landing/ Guy Davis/ Recorded Live at NHPR/

Big Road Blues/ John Sebastian and the J- Band/ I Want My Roots/ Musicmasters

The Flood/ Eilen Jewell/ Heartache Blvd./ Signature Sounds

Birds and Ships/ Billy Bragg and Wilco/ Mermaid Avenue/ Rhino

All My Tears/ Bradford Bog People/ Fully Peated/ Bradford Bog People

Ridgeline/ Thom Perkins/ Recorded Live at NHPR/

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Love is the Water/ Brother Sun Brother Sun Brother Sun

Hooking the Bull at the Landing/ Guy Davis/ Recorded Live at NHPR/

Big Road Blues/ John Sebastian and the J- Band/ I Want My Roots/ Musicmasters

The Flood/ Eilen Jewell/ Heartache Blvd./ Signature Sounds

Birds and Ships/ Billy Bragg and Wilco/ Mermaid Avenue/ Rhino

All My Tears/ Bradford Bog People/ Fully Peated/ Bradford Bog People

Ridgeline/ Thom Perkins/ Recorded Live at NHPR/

Musicians

 

Thursday, March 15

>>>The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-536-2551

>>>David Francey at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

Friday, March 16

>>>The Bradford Bog People at Brown Memorial Library ~ Bradford, NH ~ 7pm         

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Coming Home/ Mark ErelliLittle Vigils Hillbilly Pilgrim Records

My Name Joe/ David Massengill/ Coming Up for Air Flying Fish

Blues Stay Away From Me/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer/ Rockin' The Uke/ Community Music

GoingBackTo Yew Piney Mountain/ Bradford Bog People/ Fully Peated(Old-time Music)/ Bradford Bog People

If I Needed You/ Bennett and Perkins/ The Kitchen Music Sessions/ Kathy Bennett and Thomas Perkins

Railroad Bill/ TajMahal/ The Essential/ Sony

Photo: NHPR

Fiddler Jordan Tirell-Wysocki and guitarist Matt Jensen join Kate in-studio on the Folk Show.

Tirell-Wysocki, a Canterbury fiddler who studied under Dudley Laufman and Carolyn Parrot will be appearing at the NHAMA (New Hampshire Acoustic Music Association) Spring Fling this Sunday, March 4 at the TupeloMusic Hall in Londonderry.

 

Folk Calendar 2.26.12

Feb 26, 2012

Wednesday, February 29

>>>Erica Brown & The Bluegrass Connection at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ www.necelticarts.com 207-562-4445

Thursday, March 1

>>>Mark Erelli at the Bellows Falls Opera House ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ www.flyingunderradar.com

Kate hosted Suzanne Vega live at Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction on Friday, February 17. Listen to the complete performance!

 

Thursday, February 16

>>>Le Vent du Nord at the Dana Center ~ St. Anselm’s College ~ Manchester, NH ~  603-641-7700 www.anselm.edu/dana/

Friday, February 17

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

February/ Dar Williams/ Out There Live/ Razor and Tie

Silver Dagger/ Gillian Welch/ The Harrow & The Harvest/ Acony

John Law Burned Down The Liquor Sto'/ Chris Thomas King With Colin Linden/ Down From The Mountain: Live Concert Performances By The Artists & Musicians Of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"/ Lost Highway

I'll Fly Away/ Alison Krauss & Gillian Welch/ Down From The Mountain: Live Concert Performances By The Artists & Musicians Of "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"/

 

Song/Artist/Album/Label

Compadres in the Old Sierra/ Late Night Radio/ Late Night Radio/ Late Night Radio

DevilsInside my Head/ Kathy Bennett and Thomas Perkins/ The Kitchen Music Sessions/ Bennett and Perkins/

Frog's Legs/ David Surrette/  Sun Dog/ Madrina/

Yin Yang Blues/ Alastair Moock/ Songs From Sing Out! V.52#3/ www.singout.org/

I Wish I Knew/ Catie Curtis/ Hello, Stranger/ Compass/

Cowgirl in the Sand/ Barnstar/ C'mon/ Barnstar

To Dance/ Pierce Pettis/ That Kind of Love/ Compass

Wednesday, February 8

>>>Harvey Reid at the York Harbor Inn  ~ York Harbor, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-363-5119

>>> David Surrette, Barley Pub, 328 Central Ave. Dover NH 9pm www.barleypub.com for more info.

 

 

Friday, February 10

>>>Catie Curtis at the Peterborough Folk Music Society ~ Peterborough, NH ~ http://pfmsconcerts.org 603-827-2905

photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdalton/6514289385/in/photostream/">notladj </a> via flickr / creative commons

Kate McNally hosts Suzanne Vega at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

February 17th | Tupelo Music Hall

Song/Artist/Album/Label

If These Walls Could Speak/Shawn Colvin/Cover Girl/Columbia

Truck Drivin' Woman/Si Kahn/New Wood/Philo

Aragon Mill/Rosalie Sorrels/Utah Phillips/Long Memory/ Red House

Sugarcoating/Martin Sexton/Sugarcoating/Kitchen Table

... Undertow/Suzanne Vega/Suzanne Vega/A&M Records
Finch's Complaint/Stan Rogers/Fogarty's Cove (Remastered)/Borealis

Make And Break Harbour/Stan Rogers/Fogarty's Cove (Remastered)/Borealis

Inside/ Bill Morrissey/Inside/Philo

Wednesday, January 25

>>>Robert Burns supper & festivities w/highland dance demo & authentic Scottish Fiddle music, Burns’ poetry & songs at the Waterhouse Restaurant ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 603-924-4001 www.waterhouse-nh.com

Thursday, January 26

>>>Carolina Chocolate Drops at The Music hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7:30om ~ www.themusichall.org >>>David Wilcox at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-526-6899

Friday, January 27

Song/Artist/Album/Label

Sweet Afton/Nickel Creek/Nickel Creek/Sugar Hill

Hit 'em up style/Carolina Chocolate Drops/Genuine negro jig/   

Someday Soon/ David Wilcox/The FolkScene Collection/Red House Records

See Me Now/Meg Hutchinson/The Living Side/Red House Records

Fashioned In The Clay/Susie Burke And David Surette/When The Small Birds Sweetly Sing/Madrina Music

Slave's Lament/Atlantic Crossing/Wind Against the Tide/Atlantic Crossing

The Loving Kind/Nanci Griffith/Songs From Sing Out! V.53#4/www.singout.org

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