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
10:59 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

NHPR Folk Show (Fund Drive Edition) 3.11.12

 

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/

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Folk Show
10:59 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

NHPR Folk Show (Fund Drive Edition) 3.11.12

 

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/

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Folk Show
10:10 pm
Sun March 11, 2012

Folk Show Calendar 3.11.12

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         

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Folk Show
10:08 pm
Sun February 26, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 2.26.12

 

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

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In-Studio Performance
9:00 pm
Sun February 26, 2012

In-Studio Guest: Jordan Tirell-Wysocki

Jordan Tirell-Wysocki (left) Matt Jensen (right)
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.

 

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Folk Show
6:52 pm
Sun February 26, 2012

Folk Calendar 2.26.12

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

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Folk Show - Tupelo Public Radio Project
9:00 pm
Fri February 17, 2012

The Tupelo Public Radio Project Featuring Suzanne Vega

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

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Folk Show
10:19 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Folk Show Calendar 2.12.12

 

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

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Folk Show
10:14 pm
Sun February 12, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 2.12.12

 

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?"/

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Folk Show
10:12 pm
Sun February 5, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 2.5.12

 

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

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Folk Show
10:50 am
Sun February 5, 2012

NHPR Folk Calendar 2.5.12

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

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Folk Show: Tupelo Public Radio Project
2:10 pm
Fri February 3, 2012

Tupelo Public Radio Project Featuring Suzanne Vega

photo: notladj via flickr / creative commons

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

February 17th | Tupelo Music Hall

Folk Show Playlist
7:00 pm
Sun January 29, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 1.29.12

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

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Folk Show
9:54 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

Folk Show Calendar 1.22.12

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

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Folk Show
9:50 pm
Wed January 25, 2012

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 1.22.12

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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