Folk Show Calendar 9.23.12

Sep 23, 2012

Wednesday, September 26

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

>>>Maggie & Cassie MacDonald at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ (207)562-4445,

Thursday, September 27

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

>>>Peter Mulvey at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ reservations required  ~Potluck 5:30pm. Concert 6:30pm ~ 603-827-2905

Saturday, September 29

>>>David Mallett at One World Coffeehouse ~ Essex, MA ~ 978-768-3690 (Reservations Recommended)

>>>Libana at the Simple Gifts Coffeehouse ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-882-1091

>>>Bow Junction at the Mill ~ Bristol, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-744-0405

>>>Seacoast Irish Festival w/ Screaming Orphans, Schooner Fare, Makem & Spain Brothers, Sunday’s Well, Bradigan, Kevin Byrne, McTeggarts, and Traverlers Three in Downtown Dover, NH ~ Noon-7pm ~

>>>Kingdom Bluegrass Jamboree w/ Bob Amos & Catamount Crossing, Patti Casey, Colin McCaffrey, The Back Shed String Band, The Bayley-Hazen Boys and the Bluegrass Volunteers at the St. Johnsbury School Auditorium ~  St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>John Hiatt & The Combo at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30

>>>The Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival at various venues  in the Market Square  area ~ Portsmouth, NH ~  Performers include: Bob Webb & Dave Peloquin, Calico Jack, Jeff Warner, Ken Sweeney & others Sat 10am-10pm, Sun. 1pm-5:30pm (All Events are free)

Sunday, September 30

>>>Fishtank Ensemble at Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30 PM ~ 802-254-9276


Tuesday, October 2

>>>Arlo Guthrie at Fuller Hall ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7pm ~,

Wednesday, October 3

>>>Cantrip (Scottish) at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~  603-237-9302, 603-246-8998


                        Sunday, October 7th

>>>Blackjack Crossing (bluegrass),  11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,  Oddfellow’s Gazebo, Marlow,NH (for the Marlow Harvest Festival)

>>>Bradford Bog People,  65th Warner Fall Foliage Festival, Warner NH. 3 PM, Main St Tent.

                        Saturday, October 13th

>>>Bennett and Perkins CD Release Party at Horsefeathers, North Conway, NH,  8 p.m.


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

>>>Clogging  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 Saturday

>>>Country Dance & New York Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus at the Town Hall ~ Sandown, NH ~ 4pm (experienced only) 7:30(beginners) 8pm (general dance) ~ 212-459-4080 (year ‘round)

 Every Sunday

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


Thursday, September 27

>>>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, September 28

>>>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 ~

>>>Contradance w/ Frank Woodward, Rich Hart & The Milford Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Milford, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-487-2480 

Saturday, September 29

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

>>>Kitchen Junket Barn Dance w/ Two Fiddles at the Wind in the Timothy, Canterbury, NH, 8PM, 603-783-4719 or

>>>Contradanceat the Town Hall, Warner, NH, Beginners Class: 7:30 PM, Dance: 8pm PM

Thursday, October 4

>>>Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason & The Lamprey River Band at the City Hall, Dover, NH, 8pm, 603-664-2513, Email:

Friday, October 5

>>>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 Grange, Greenfield, MA , Scandi 8pm, contra 8:30pm, 403-549-1913,

Saturday, October 6

>>>Contradance 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,

                     Saturday, October 13

>>>The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Nelson Second Saturday Contra Dance featuring  Laura Winslow calling with Gift of the Marcii. 8 p.m. For more information call 603.762.0235 or visit