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
9:54 pm
Sun November 24, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 11.24.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Farewell/ Natalie MacMaster/ In My Hands/ Rounder

Cold Rain And Snow/ Peter Rowan And Tony Rice/ Quartet/ Rounder

Cold Cold Night/ Bill Morrissey/ Night Train/ Philo

Winter,Spring/ Nowell Sing We Clear/ The Best Of Nowell Sing We Clear/ Golden Hind Music

Cold as It Gets/ Patty Griffin/ Impossible Dream/ Ato Records

Three Days to Go.The Girl That Broke My Heart/ Heaton, Matt And Shannon/ Dearga/ Eats Records

Statesboro Blues/ David Bromberg/ Tom Rush: Celebrate 50 Years of Music/ Appleseed

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Folk Show
9:20 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

NHPR Folk Calendar 11.17.13

Wednesday, November 20

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

>>>Living History performance w/Adam Boyce as Ralph Page at the Nelson Town Hall ~Nelson, NH ~ 7PM www.monadnockfolk.org

 

Thursday, November 21

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Folk Show
9:10 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 11.17.13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

All Along The Watchtower/ Bob Dylan/ The Best Of Bob Dylan/ Sony

Moonstruck/ The Henry Girls/ December Moon/ Beste Unterhaltung

Fall On My Knees/ Joy Kills Sorrow/ Songs from Sing Out! v.52#1/ Sing Out!

Be Careful What You Pray For/ Paul Kelly/ Paul Kelly's Greatest Hits: Songs From The South: Volume 1 & 2/ Gawdaggie Music

Sittin' Alone In The Moonlight/ Tim & Mollie O'Brien/ True Life Blues: The Songs Of Bill Monroe/ Sugar Hill

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Folk Show
8:45 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 11/10/13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

Rain and Snow/ The Henry Girls/ December Moon/ The Henry Girls

Fire on the Mountain/ Joel Mabus/ Pepper's Ghost and Other Banjo Visitations/ Fossil Records

Land on Shore/ Ari and Mia/ Land on Shore/ Ari and Mia

Last of the Great Whales/ Solas/ Hour Before Dawn/ Shanachie

Boots of Spanish Leather/ Nanci Griffith/ Winter Marquee/ Rounder

You Aint goin' Nowhere/ Maria Muldaur/ Heart of Mine: Love Songs of Bob Dylan/ Telarc

If You See Her, Say Hello/ Bob Dylan/ Blood on the Tracks/ Sony

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Folk Show
10:07 pm
Sun November 10, 2013

Folk Calendar

Wednesday, November 13

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

Friday, November 15

>>>The Gibson Brothers (Bluegrass)  at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-335-1992

Saturday, November 16

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Folk Show
9:06 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Folk Calendar 11.3.13

Wednesday, November 6

>>>Taj Mahal at the Lebanon Opera House ~ Lebanon, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.lebanonoperahouse.org 603-448-0400, 802-748-2600

Thursday, November 7

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.flyingmonkeynh.com ~ 603-536-2551

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Folk Show
9:03 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 11.3.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Baseball In My Blood/ Erik Balkey/ Everything Is Great/ Hudson Harding

I Tried Fitting In/ Chuck Brodsky/ Subtotal Eclipse/ ChuckBrodsky.com Records

What Will You Be Building/ Once/ The Once/ Borealis

Forgotten/ John McCutcheon/ 22 Days/ Appalsongs

Goodnight Irene/ Arlo Guthrie/ In Times Like These/ Rising Son Records

Lovin' In My Baby's Eyes/ Taj Mahal/ The Essential/ Sony

School Girls/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Mrs. Pinocci's Guitar/ Philo

Amelia/ Joni Mitchell/ Hejira/ Elektra

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Folk Show
11:38 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 10/27/13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Captain Sully/ Sidiki Conde, Terre Roche, Marlon Cherry/ Afro-Jersey/ Sidiki Conde, Terre Roche, Marlon Cherry

Sweet Sunny South/ Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman/ We Made It Home/ Maker/Mender

Mother Of God/ Patty Griffin/ Silver Bell/ A&M / Universal

A Friend in You/ Arlon Bennett/ World of Possibility/  Red Sea Records

Billy in the Low Ground/ Joel Mabus/ Pepper's Ghost * Fossil Records/ Fossil Records

The Bramble and the Rose/ Mary McCaslin & Jim Ringer/ The Bramble & the Rose/ Philo Records

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Folk Show
9:23 pm
Sun October 27, 2013

Folk Show Calendar

Wednesday, October 30

>>>Don Roy Ensemble at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

>>>Alan Reid  & Rob van Sante (Scottish Folk)  at the Moose Muck Café ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 603-246-8998 www.reidvansante.com

Friday, November 1

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Folk Show Performances
9:59 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Live In Studio: Lucie Therrien

Credit luciet.com

Lucie Therrien joined Kate live in studio, Sunday, October 20.

Folk Show
9:44 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

NHPR Folk Calendar 10.20.13

Wednesday, October 23

>>>Tricky Britches at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com 207-562-4445

Thursday, October 24

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Folk Show
9:41 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 10.20.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Climber/ Dan Cloutier/ Blind Willie's Lighthouse/ Birch Beer Records

The Hill Of Thieves Cara Dillon Hill of Thieves Proper Records

Cornbread and Butterbeans/ Carolina Chocolate Drops/ Songs from Sing Out! v.53#3/ www.singout.org

If I Had Only Known/ Jana Stanfield/ The Women Of Kerrville/ Silverwolf Records

Hard Times/ Martin Sexton/ In The Journey/ Kitchen Table

Hang Me/ Mike + Ruthy/ Waltz Of The Chickadee/ Humble Abode

Lazarus/ Carrie Newcomer/ The Geography Of Light/ Philo

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Folk Show Performances
9:11 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Live In Studio: Buskin & Batteau

David Buskin and Robin Batteau joined Kate McNally in the studio in The Folk Show in advance of their November 1 appearance at the Sunapee Coffeehouse in Sunapee, New Hampshire.


Folk Show
9:15 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Calendar

Thursday, October 17

>>>Murray & Falkenau (Contemporary Folk & Roots from Dublin, Ireland) at Heberton Hall ~ Keene, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.murrayandfalkenau.com

Friday, October 18

>>>The Grand Slamb ovians at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-827-2905, www.pfmsconcerts.org

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Folk Show
9:06 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 10/13/13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Weary Blues/ Paul Siebel, Roly Salley, Pat Alger, Ron Sutton, Gordon Titcomb, Eric Kaz/ Woodstock Mountains: More Music from Mud Acres/ Rounder

Killing the Blues/ Shawn Colvin/ Cover Girl/ Columbia

Woodstock/ Joni Mitchell/ Ladies of the Canyon/ Warner

I Like to Sleep Late In the Morning/ David Bromberg Band/ Midnight On the Water/ Legacy-Columbia

Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most/ Rickie Lee Jones/ Pop Pop/ Geffen Records

Hurricane Clare/ Bennett and Perkins/ House On Fire/ Bennett and Perkins

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Folk Show
9:35 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

NHPR Folk Calendar 10.6.13

Wednesday, October 9

>>>Jez Lowe & James Keelaghan at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Friday, October 11

>>>Mayfly at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

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Folk Show
9:27 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 10.6.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Follow the Heron/ Malinky/ Three Ravens/ Green Trax

Glory At The Meetinghouse/ Sisters Of Harmony/ The Early Years/ Flying Fish

Every Grain Of Sand/ The Blind Boys of Alabama feat. Justin Vernon of Bon Iver/ I'll Find a Way/ Masterworks

Reuben's Train/ Ken & Brad Kolodner/ Skipping Rocks/ Fenchurch Music

I Am The Common Man/ Alan Reid/ Collection : Songs Of Scotland's Martys, Rogues & Worthies/ Temple Records

Hard Times (Trouble & Strife)/ Mike Cross/ Irregular Guy/ Sugar Hill Records

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Folk Show
9:37 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 9.29.13

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Wednesday, October 2

>>>Denny Breau w/ Frank Coffin at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

>>>Don Bergeron at Giuseppe’s ~ Meredith, NH ~ 6pm ~ 603-279-3313

Friday, October 4

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Folk Show
9:35 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 9.29.13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

Red Rocking Chair/ Ken and Brad Kolodner/ Skipping Rocks/ Fenchurch Music

Top of the World/ Patty Griffin/ Silver Bell/ A&M Records

Mercy Me (The Ecology/ Sloan Wainwright/ Rediscovery/ Sloan Wainwright

Plastic Soliders/ Seth Glier/ Things I Should Let You Know/ Empress Records

O Shenandoah, Sail Away/ Jane Siberry/ Hush/ Sounds True

House Of Stone/ Mandolin Orange/ This Side Of Jordan Yep Roc

I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister/ Rik Palieri And George Mann/ The Almanac Trail/ Almanac Trail

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Folk Show
12:08 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9.22.13

Old Dog/ Bill Evans & Megan Lynch/ Let's Do Something…/ Native and Fine Records

Holden's Blues/ Bill Morrissey/ Come Running/ Turn and Spin Media

Symphony/ Emily Kurn/ I'm Just Like You/ Emily Kurn

Come On The Road/ Stephen Nystrup/ Folk Next Door 7/ WWUH

A Little Love/ Danielle Doyle/ The Cartographer's Wife/ Danielle Doyle

Saint Mark/ Beth Amsel/ Folk Next Door 7/ WWUH

Quarter Moon/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Different Stripe/ Philo

Autumn/ Erica Wheeler/ The Harvest/ Signature Sounds

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Folk Show
9:32 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (festivals, concerts, dances)

Irish Festival, Maritime Festival, CoffeehouseSeptember Festivals

September 28 Noon-6pm Irish Fest

Rotary Arts Pavilion, Dover, NH

            www.seacoastirishfestival.org 603-740-6435 

            Performers include: Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Kevin McKrell Band, Sundays Well, Bradigan and more….

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show Performances
11:36 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Live In Studio: Matt & Shannon Heaton

Matt and Shannon Heaton and three year old son Nigel, with Folk Show host Kate McNally

Matt & Shannon Heaton joined Kate in studio on Sunday. The Boston-based duo play traditional and updated Irish music on flute, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and voices.

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Folk Show
9:07 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9/15/13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

Windborne/ Chilly Winds/ Recorded at Nelson Town Hall/ Monadnock Folklore Society

Woke Up This Morning/ Mavis Staples/ One True Vine/ Anti

I Like to Sleep Late In the Morning/ David Bromberg Band/ Midnight On the Water/ Legacy/Columbia

City Kids/ Susan Werner/ Hayseed/ Thirty Tigers

Rock And Root/ John Perraul/t Rock And Root/ Rockweed

Because Of This/ Patty Larkin/ Still Green/ Signature Sounds

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Folk Show
8:15 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances)

September Festivals

September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games

Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH

www.nhscot.org  603-229-1975

   Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,  Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey & Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show
9:07 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9.8.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Traveling Alone/ Tift Merritt/ Traveling Companion/ Yep Roc

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean/ Aubrey Atwater/ Banjo Babes/ Wepecket Island Records

Red Dirt Girl/ Emmylou Harris/ Red Dirt Girl/ Nonesuch

Gone, Gonna Rise Again/ Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers/ Aragon Mill - The Bluegrass Sessions/ Strictly Country Records

Mother Earth/ Betsy Rose/ Sacred Ground/ Kaleidoscope

I Don't Believe In Yesterday/ Jaime Michaels/ Unknown Blessings/ Frumdahart Productions

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Folk Show
8:26 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances)

 Festivals:

September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games

Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH

www.nhscot.org  603-229-1975

Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,  Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey & Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show
10:03 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 8.25.13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

No More Cane on the Brazos/ Odetta/ My Eyes Have Seen/ Vanguard

Keg of Brandy/ Robbie O'Connell/ The Love of the Land/ Green Linnet

Wayfaring Stranger/ Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt/ Night/ Sony

The House that Jack Built/ Brother Sun/ Some Part of the Truth/ Brother Sun Music

Can You Hear It/ Tara Greenblatt Band/ Animal Body/ Tara Greenblatt

Heart Like A Wheel/ Zoë Muth & The Lost High Rollers Old Gold Signature Sounds

Rabbit in the Moon/ Aztec Two Step/ Cause and Effect/ Red Engine Records

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Folk Show
10:11 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Folk Show Playlist

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Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Both Sides Now/ Dave Van Ronk/ The Mayor of MacDougal Street: Rarities 1957-69/ Rootstock Recordings

Somebody's Darling/ Kathy Mattea/ Songs Of The Civil War/ Sony

Red Rocking Chair/ Ivan Rosenberg/ Oldies And Old Time/ Vole-O-Tone

Peekaboo Waltz/ Fiddle Whamdiddle/ Old School Old Time/ Fiddle Whamdiddle

Behind the Bush in the Garden,Elzic's Farewell/ Ellen Carlson/ People I Play With/ Ellen Carlson

I Need You Now/ Craig Werth/ The Spokes Man/ Craig Werth

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Folk Show
10:08 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Folk Calendar

Wednesday, August 21

>>>Coig at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~  207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Friday, August 23

>>>Great Big Sea (folk/rock) at the Lowell Summer Music Series ~ Boarding House Park ~  Lowell, MA ~ 7:30pm ~  www.lowellsummermusic.org

Saturday, August 24

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Folk Show
10:07 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Folk Calendar 8.11.13

Monday, August 12

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at the Lakeside Theater ~ Rangeley, ME ~ 207-864-5000

Tuesday, August 13

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at Mahoosuc Arts ~ Bethel, ME ~ 207-824-3575

Wednesday, August 14

>>>Dar Williams at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

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