Folk Show Calendar 9.9.12

Sep 9, 2012

Wednesday, September 12

>>>Carmel Mikol & Roots to the Future at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445

Thursday, September 13

>>>The Carolina Chocolate Drops at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Friday, September 14

>>>Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-352-2033

>>>Aoife O’Donovan Band (Formerly of Crooked Still) at Silver Center for the Arts ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-535-2787

>>>Emily Elbert at the Wilder Center ~ Wilder, VT ~ 8pm ~

>>>Chris Morgan in Peterborough, NH ~ 8PM ~

>>>The Marshall Tucker Band at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Saturday, September 15

>>>Reverend Robert Jones, Sr. (Blues) w/ Geoff Bartley to open at the New Moon Coffeehouse ~ Haverhill, MA ~ 8pm ~ 978-459-5134 or 978-372-5173

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

>>>Caravan of Theives & The Bee Eaters at Next Stage ~ Putney, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 802-254-9276 ,

>>>James Keelaghan at Court Street Arts Alumni Hall ~ Haverhill, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Atlantic Crossing at the Masonic Showroom ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Rusted Root at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Monday, September 17

>>>The Thing in the Spring presents Vetiverse/Habibi/Coke Week at Bass hall ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7pm ~

Tuesday, September 18

>>>>The Searson Sisters at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

Friday, September 21

>>>Banjo Dan & The Midnight Plowboys at the Haskell Opera House ~ Derby Line, VT ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Steve Earle w/Charlie Mars  at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

>>>Art Garfunkel  ~  The Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH.  8pm

Saturday, September 22

>>>Cliff Eberhardt at the Library ~ Harvard, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ 978-456-4114

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

>>>Paul Baker Hernandez (Nicaraguan Singer/Songwriter) at the Cabaret Room at Catamount Arts ~ St. Johnsbury, VT. ~

September 21-23

>>>NH Highland Games at Loon Mountain featuring John Carmichael, Searson,Roy Johnstone, Celtica, Albannach, Natalie Haas, Bruce and Walker, Alasdair Fraser, Adrian’s Wall, Fellswater, and more…

>>>Mass MOCA’s Freshgrass featuring, David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, Alison Brown, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Cahalen Morrison, Tony Rice, Trampled by Turtles, Infamous Stringdusters, Old Thyme Kosmik Trio, Joy Kills Sorrow, and more; 87 Marshall Street in North Adams, MA, MASS MoCA;

Wednesday, September 26

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

Thursday, September 27

>>>Peter Mulvey, Deb’s House Concert, Concert 6:30pm; Pot Luck 5:30pm.Call 603-827-2905.( Peter rides his bicycle partly for environmental reasons and partly for the sheer fun of continuing his creative, unorthodox approach to a long and fruitful artistic career. Peter will ride his bicycle up Deb's driveway)

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

Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30, 2012

>>>13th Annual Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival,  Market Square, Portsmouth, NH Web:

The 13th annual festival showcases music from the US, British Isles and Canada at venues in the Market Square area, including the Press Room (77 Daniel St), and the Portsmouth Athenaeum (9 Market Sq). Performers in 2012 include Bob Webb & Dave Peloquin, Calico Jack, Jeff Warner, Ken Sweeney, and others. A Saturday evening concert will be held at the First Methodist Church on Miller Ave. This is an all-ages event with audience participation strongly encouraged! Hours Sat. 10:00AM - 10PM, Sun. 1PM - 5:30PM. All events FREE; donations appreciated. For more, visit


Note: Most dance locations require clean soft-soled shoes and do not allow street shoes. Partners not required.

Every Monday

>>>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

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 13

>>>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 14

>>>Contradance w/ David Kaynor & The Greenfield Dance Band at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-367-9380 or

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-3237 or

>>>Contradance w/ Alice Morris, Randy Miller & Roger Kahle at the Londonderry Senior Center, Londonderry, NH, 8pm, 603-529-1586,  Jan-Sept

Saturday, September 15

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

>>>Contradance at the Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany, NH, 7:30 PM, No partner needed. (603)383-8946

>>>Contradance  at the East Concord Community Center, Concord, NH, 8pm, 603-225-4917 , , website:

Sunday, September 16

>>>Family Dance (Contra) w/ Mary DesRosiers at Alyson’s Orchard ~ Walpole, NH ~ 2:30pm ~


Friday, September 21

>>>Mill City Contradance at the Waumbec Mill, Manchester, NH, Beginners workshop 7:30Pm, dance, 8PM, 603-595-4484 or

>>> Contradance  at the Town Hall, Warner, NH, 7:30PM, 603-456-3098

Saturday, September 22

>>>Contradance w/Linda Leslie & Arigana Highway at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-773-1671, ,Email:

>>>Contradance w/ Cuckoo’s Nest, Various callers, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT., 8 PM,(All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required, 802-785-4607 or

>>>Contradance w/ Marcie Van Cleave & Jump Start at the Town Hall ~ Kingston, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-772-5355, 603-679-5448