NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar 5.20.18

May 20, 2018

MUSIC EVENTS

Every Monday

>>>Wild Eagles Blues Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 7:30pm

http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/

>>>Hootenanny at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6pm ~ www.salthillpub.com

>>>Bluegrass Jam at McNeill’s Brewery ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 8:30pm ~

jrbenjamin@gmail.com  <mailto:jrbenjamin@gmail.com>

Every Tuesday

>>>Bluegrass Jam at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 9pm ~  http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/          

>>>Celtic Music Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

603-924-6365 ~ http://www.harlowspub.com/

>>>Old Time Country, Gospel & Bluegrass Jam at the Old White Church ~

Ctr. Tuftonboro, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ 603-569-3861

>>>Hoot Night at Wildcat Tavern ~ Jackson Village, NH ~ 7pm ~

http://www.wildcattavern.com/events/hoot-night/

>>>Irish Session at Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Café ~ Montpelier, VT ~ 2pm ~ www.bagitos.com

Every Wednesday

>>>Celtic & Old Timey Music Jam at DelRossi’s ~ Dublin, NH ~ 6pm ~

http://www.delrossis.com/  603-563-7195

>>>The Squid Jiggers or Dave Rowe at Bull Feeney’s ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-773-7210

>>>Irish Nite at Blue ~ 650 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101 ~ 207-774-4111 http://portcityblue.com/

>>>Hoot Night at the Wildcat Tavern ~ Jackson Village, NH ~ 7pm ~

http://www.wildcattavern.com/events/hoot-night/

>>>Open Mic at River Walk Cafe ~  Nashua NH ~ 7:30 pm ~  http://riverwalknashua.com/

Every Thursday

>>>Live Irish Music(Family Friendly) w/Various Musicians including

Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki and Jim Prendergast  at the Stone Church ~

Newmarket, NH ~ 6pm ~

http://www.stonechurchrocks.com/

>>>Bluegrass Jam at Harlow’s Pub ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~

603-924-6365 ~ http://www.harlowspub.com/

>>>Traditional Irish Set at the Salt Hill Pub ~ Newport, NH ~ 6pm ~

http://www.salthillpub.com/

Every Friday

>>>Open Mic at Union Coffee House ~ Milford NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/pg/UnionCoffeeCompany/events/

Every Saturday & Sunday

>>>Open Irish Session at Beara Irish Brewing Company  ~ Portsmouth, NH

~ 2-7pm ~ 857-342-8272 ~

http://www.bearairishbrew.com/

First  Sunday of each month:

>>>Pub Sing at in Crust Pizza ~ 135 Main Street, Marlbororugh NH ~ 3-5pm ~  http://www.maincrustpizza.net/

Etc. :

Open Mics and Coffeehouses: These are often a good alternative to concerts, For a calendar of this type of event, visit http://openmikes.org/calendar/NH

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Monday, May 21, 2018

>>>Jon Ross at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

>>>Louis Apollon (Jazz-Folk Singer-Songwriter) at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

>>> Keb Mo Band at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Thursday, May 24, 2018

>>>Pub Sing (participatory) at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/

Friday, May 25, 2018

>>>Sferes and White at the Sunapee Coffee House at Sunapee Methodist Church ~ Sunapee NH ~ 7pm ~ http://sunapeecoffeehouse.org/ info@sunapeecoffeehouse.org 603-446-3426 ext. 11 (Vic Reno)

>>> DuoDuo Quartet ( Natalie Haas, Yaan Falquet, Maeve Gilchrist, Nic Gareiss ) at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292 www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>The Way Down Wanderers with Green Heron at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

>>>Hiroya Tsukamoto  at Saco River Theatre ~ Buxton ME ~ [time TBA] ~ www.hiroyatsukamoto.com

>>>James Montgomery Band (Blues) at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Saturday, May 26, 2018

>>> Harry Manx at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Bradford Bog People at Norwich Farmers Market ~ Norwich VT ~ 10am to 12:30pm ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.htm http://www.norwichfarmersmarket.org/

>>>The Big Takeover (Reggae) at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

Sunday, May 27, 2018

>>> Rodney Crowell at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Caroline Cotter with Dave Richardson, Paul Driscoll at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 7pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

>>>The Kruger Brothers at the Firehouse Center for the Arts ~ Newburyport, MA ~ 8pm ~ www.firehouse.org

Thursday, May 31, 2018

>>>DiTulios at Union Coffee Co. ~ Milford NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.facebook.com/events/1550016585047321/

>>>The Gibson Brothers at the Firehouse Center for the Arts ~ Newburyport, MA ~ 8pm ~ www.firehouse.org

>>>The Kruger Brothers (Bluegrass-Jazz Fusion) at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Friday, June 1, 2018

>>>David Surette & Suzie Burke at the Sunapee Coffee House at Sunapee Methodist Church ~ Sunapee NH ~ 7pm ~ http://sunapeecoffeehouse.org/ info@sunapeecoffeehouse.org 603-446-3426 ext. 11 (Vic Reno)

>>> Lonely Heartstring Band at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Celtic Harp and Song with AIne Minogue at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ [contact venue for time] ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>Billie Wylder with Abigail Stauffer and Dave Haughey at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

>>>Stuart Young at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Saturday, June 2, 2018

>>>Marc Cohn (Author of “Walking in Memphis”) at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 7:30 pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

Sunday, June 3, 2018

>>>John Gorka at Bass Hall at Monadnock Center ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

>>>The Sea The Sea at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 7pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

Wednesday, June 6 through Sunday, June 10, 2018         

>>>The Thing In the Spring, ~ Peterborough, NH ~ https://www.thethinginthespring.com/ ~

Performers Include:  Iris DeMent, Bonny Prince Billy, Lonnie Holley, Ora Cogan, Shahzad Ismaily, Ava Mendoza, Wooden Dinosaur, Wren Kitz and literally scores more. Multi-genre festival.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

>>>Caroline Cotter at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

>>>Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers at Watermelon Wednesdays ~ 115 Conway Street, West Whatley MA ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.claudiaschmidt.com/

Thursday, June 7 through Sunday, June 10, 2018

>>>Sea Music Festival ~ Mystic, Connecticut

http://www.mysticseaport.org/event/sea-music-festival/

Performers include: Walter Askew – California, Matthew Byrne – Newfoundland, Judy Cook – Ohio, FUNI (Bára Grímsdóttir and Chris Foster) – Reykjavík, Iceland, Sara Grey and Keiron Means – Maine and New York, Jim Mageean and Pat Sheridan – England and Ireland, Mara (Brigitte Kloareg, Katell Kloareg and Yuna Léon) – Carnoet, Bretagne, France w/Mary Ann Roberts from Wales (originally from Trinidad), Dan Milner – New York, Lee Murdock – Illinois, Lynn Noel – Massachusetts, Norman Kennedy – Vermont & Scotland, 3 Ravens (Max Cohen, Lui Collins & Donna Hébert) – Massachusetts, Steve Turner – England, The Vox Hunters (Armand Aromin & Ben Gagliardi) – Rhode Island, Dan Zanes – New York City.

Friday, June 8 through Sunday, 10, 2018

>>>Roots on the River ~ Bellows Falls, Vermont

http://www.vermontfestivalsllc.com

Performers include: Miss Guided Angels, Bayou X, Low Lily, Starline Rhythm Boys, Mary Gauthier,  Vance Gilbert, Alicia Howe, The end of America, Roger Marin, Freebo, Hayley Reardon, Nora Jane Struthers, The Black Lilies, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams , and many more

Thursday, June 7, 2018

>>>Randy Armstrong (world fusion) at The Hatbox Theatre's Music out of the Box Showcase  ~ Concord NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://app.arts-people.com/

>>>Driftwood at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

Friday, June 8, 2018

>>> Rose Cousins and Mark Erelli at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Gaelic Storm at The Flying Monkey ~ 39 Main Street, Plymouth, NH 03264 ~ 7:30 pm ~  http://www.flyingmonkeynh.com/live-events/events-calendar.aspx

>>>Seth Glier and Matt Nakoa at Next Stage, Putney, Vermont ~ 7:00pm ~  http://nextstagearts.org/calendar/

>>>Driftwood at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

>>>John Sebastian at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Saturday, June 9, 2018

>>>Iris Dement at Alumni Hall ~ Haverhill NH ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.courtstreetarts.org/

>>>Nora Jane Struthers with Ian Fitzgerald at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

>>>Sophie B. Hawkins at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Saturday, June 9 through Sunday June 10, 2018

>>>The Hardtacks at Sugar Hill Lupine Weekend ~ Sugar Hill NH ~ [times TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Monday, June 11, 2018

>>>Seth Gooby at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

>>>Gordon Lightfoot at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Tuesday,  June 12, 2018

>>>The Bradford Bog People at Henniker Summer Concert Series ~ Henniker NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

>>>Gordon Lightfoot at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17, 2018

>>>Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, Maine

http://www.blisteredfingers.com

Performers include: Blue Highway, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, Darve Parmley and Cardinal Tradition, The Little Roy and Lizzie Show, Dan Paisley and the Southern Grass, Dave Adkins Band, Zink and Company, The Misty Mountaineers, Tony and Heather Mabe, The Baker Family, Backwoods Road, The Gibson Brothers, Ralph Stanley II and the Clinch Mountain Boys, and more.

Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17, 2018

>>>Mountain Jam Festival 2018 ~Hunter Mountain, New York ~ http://mountainjam.com/

Performers include: Jade Bird. Jack Johnson, Sturgill Simpson, Portugal, Jenny Lewis, Son Little, Sydney Worthley, and so many more. Multi-genre festival, this year with fewer folk-oriented artists than in previous years.

Friday, June 15, 2018

>>>Rhiannon Giddens at Lowell Summer Music ~ Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.lowellsummermusic.org/

>>>Ellis Paul, Antje Duvekot, Sam Baker  at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

>>> Arlen Roth and Cindy Cashdollar (slide guitar) at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Goldenoak  at Lompoc Cafe ~ Bar Harbor, ME~ 10pm ~ http://www.goldenoakband.com/tour/

>>>Mary Chapin Carpenter with Emily Barker at Colonial Theater ~ Keene NH ~ 8pm ~ http://thecolonial.org/events/category/live/

Saturday, June 16, 2018

>>>Goldenoak with The Black Lilies at Strand Theater ~ Rockland, ME~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.goldenoakband.com/tour/

>>>John Prine at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 8pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

>>> The Black Lillies at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, June 16 through Sunday, June 17, 2018

>>>Clearwater Festival ~ Croton-on-Hudson, New York ~ http://www.clearwaterfestival.org/ ~ Performers include: Jeff Tweedy, The Mavericks, Ani DiFranco, Rhiannon Giddens,,Hot Rize, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Tom Paxton & The Don Juans, Willie Nile Band, Choir! Choir! Choir!, Margaret Glaspy, Mipso, Making Movies, Jalen N'Gonda, River Whyless, David Amram, Tom Chapin, Josh White, Jr., Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience, Batsayda Machado, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, The Mammals (Feat Mike & Ruthy), Joanne Shenandoah, Funkinships, Ramy Essam, The Nields, Karim Nagi “Turbo Tabla”, Yale Deckelbaum & Prayer of the Mother’s Ensemble

Monday, June 18, 2018

>>>Joe Sabourin at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

>>>Judy Collins, Stephen Stills and Kenny White at The Colonial Theater ~ Keene NH ~ 7:30pm http://thecolonial.org/events/category/live/

Thursday, June 21, 2018

>>>Town Meeting at The Bull Run ~ Shirley, MA ~  7:30pm  ~ https://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com/ BryanSawyer@bullrunrestaurant.com   978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190

Friday, June 22 through Sunday, June 24, 2018

>>>Old Songs Festival ~ Altamont, New York ~ http://oldsongs.org ~ Performers include: Happy Traum & Jim Kweskin • Bon Debarras • Low Lily • Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton • Maivish • Alderson, Foley & Murray (including members of The Yanks) • The Vox Hunters • Bob Franke • The Gaslight Tinkers with Choc’late • Elizabeth Laprelle & the Family Band • Beppe Gambetta • Joel Mabus • Christine Lavin • Peter Mayer • Confluence • 3 Ravens • Máire Ní Chathasaigh & Chris Newman • Stu Fuchs • Joe Jencks • Anne Hills • John Roberts • John Dickson • Roger the Jester • Arm-of-the-Sea Theater • Rare Spirits • Fennig’s All Stars • Peter & Mary Alice Amidon • Stefan Amidon • Windborne • and MORE!

Thursday, June 21 through Saturday, June 23, 2108       

>>>Concord Market Days   in downtown ~ Concord NH ~ https://ccanh.com/events/south-stage-market-days/  Performers include:    RYANHOOD, FRONT COUNTRY, JACK BROADBENT, THE HUNTRESS AND HOLDER OF HANDS, HEATHER MALONEY, MATT NAKOA, ALL OUR EXES LIVE IN TEXAS, THE SEA THE SEA and more [TBA]

Friday, June 22, 2018

>>>Rhiannon Giddens at Fuller Hall, St. Johnsbury Academy ~ 1000 Main St., St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 6:30pm ~ http://tickets.catamountarts.org/kingdom/shows/rhiannon%20giddens/events

>>>Mary Fahl at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

>>> Tom Rush with Matt Nakoa at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Eugene Friesen (Cello) at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ [contact venue for time] ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>Gordon Lightfoot at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 8pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Saturday, June 23, 2018

>>>Lisa McCormick at Next Stage, Putney, Vermont ~ 7:30 ~  http://nextstagearts.org/calendar/

>>>Goldenoak  at Harry’s Hoedown ~ Starks, ME~ [time TBA] ~ http://www.goldenoakband.com/tour/

>>>Rhiannon Giddens at The Colonial Theater ~ Keene NH ~ 8pm http://thecolonial.org/events/category/live/

Sunday, June 24  through Friday, June 29, 2018

>>>The Acadia Trad Festival ~ Bar Harbor, Maine ~ http://www.acadiatradschool.com/festival/ ~ Performers include:  There are many  headliners plus students from the Acadia School of Traditional Music & Arts. Also: Contra Dance and Cape Breton Dances.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

>>>Leo Kottke at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

>>>Raffi  at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 1pm and 4pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Monday, June 25, 2018

>>>Holly Furlone at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

Friday, June 29, 2018

>>>Suitcase Junket with Sam Moss at the Riverwalk Cafe ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ https://riverwalknashua.com/

>>>Stuart Fuchs, Ukulele Zen at The Colonial Theater ~ Keene NH ~ 7pm http://thecolonial.org/events/category/live/

Saturday, June 30, 2018

>>> Riders in the Sky at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Goldenoak  at Kingfield Pops ~ Kingfield, ME~ [Time TBA] ~ http://www.goldenoakband.com/tour/

>>>Jonathan Eberhardt, Jon Butcher, Richard Barone (Multi-genre collaboration) at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

>>> Heather Pierson Trio at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Friday, July 6, 2018

>>>Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers at Sail Power and Steam Museum ~ 75 Mechanic Streeet, Rockland ME ~ 7pm ~ http://www.claudiaschmidt.com/ 207-596-0200 or http://www.sailpowersteammuseaum.org

Saturday, July 7, 2018

>>>Jordan TW Trio  at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 8pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Monday, July 9, 2018

>>>Green Heron at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

>>>The Subdudes at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

>>>The Hardtacks at Newbury Public Library ~ Newbury NH ~ [times TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Thursday, July 12, 2018

>>>Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers at UU Meetinghouse Summer Series ~ 819 Main Street, Chatham MA ~ 7pm ~ http://www.claudiaschmidt.com/

Friday, July 13, 2018

>>>Gypsy Jazz and Brazilian Concert at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ [contact venue for time] ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

July  13-15, 2018

>>>Green River Festival

Greenfield, Massachusetts

http://www.greenriverfestival.com

Performers include:    Michael Franti and Spearhead, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dr, Dog, Josh Ritter Band, and many more TBA.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

>>>Toby Walker at The Bull Run ~ Shirley, MA ~  7:30pm  ~ https://tickets.bullrunrestaurant.com/    BryanSawyer@bullrunrestaurant.com   978-425-4311 or 877-536-7190

Monday, July 16, 2018

>>>Colin Vadenburgh at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

July 19-22, 2018

>>>Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival

Oak Hill, New York

http://greyfoxbluegrass.com

Performers include: Dry Branch Fire Squad, Billy Strings, The Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Hot Rize 40th Anniversary Celebration, Jerry Douglas, The Wood Brothers, Della Mae, Dailey & Vincent, Red Knuckles & The Trailblazers, Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band, Sierra Hull, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver , Flatt Lonesome, Molly Tuttle, Songs From the Road Band, Front Country, The Hillbenders, Country Current, The Lonely Heartstring Band, Fireside Collective, Joe Newberry & April Verch, Joe Newberry, Ginny Mules, Rapidgrass, Mile Twelve, Lindsay Lou , Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Mountain Ride, Man About a Horse, Mark Lavengood Band, Beg Steal or Borrow, Kaia Kater, Meadow Mountain, The Dirty Grass Players, Cane Mill Road, Quickstep w/John Kirk & Trish Miller, and more!

Thursday, July 19, 2018

>>>Birds and Beans Coffeehouse Presents: Bill Staines at NH Audubon’s McLane Center~ 84 Silk Farm Road, Concord NH ~ 7-9 pm ~ http://www.nhaudubon.org/events-and-news/birds-and-beans-coffeehouse/ 603-224-9909

Sunday, July 15 through Sunday, July 22, 2018

>>>World Fellowship Center Ukulele Workshop and Festival art World Fellowship Center ~ Albany NH ~ http://worldfellowship.org/ (603) 447-2280 ~ featuring Molly and Daniel Watt

>>>The Quebe Sisters at the Strand Theatre ~ 345 Maine Street, Rockland ME ~ 7:30pm ~ http://quebesisters.com/  http://rocklandstrand.com/

>>>David Bromberg at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Friday, July 20, 2018

>>> Bumper Jacksons at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Saturday, July 21, 2018

>>> Mary Chapin Carpenter at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Last Train to Zinkov (appalachian, russian, gypsy) at St. Kieran Arts Center, Berlin, NH  ~ 7:30pm ~ http://stkieranarts.org/  http://stkieranarts.org/series.html

>>>The Hardtacks at Civil War Ball ~ Ashland NH ~ [times TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

>>>The Quebe Sisters at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://quebesisters.com/  http://rockportmusic.org/quebe-sisters/

>>>Melanie at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Sunday, July 22, 2018

>>>Tom Rush at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

>>>Patty Griffin  at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Monday, July 23, 2018

>>>Joe Young at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

Thursday, July 26, 2018

>>>Celtic Thunder X  at Capitol Center for the Performing Arts ~ Concord NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://ccanh.com/series/upcomingevents/

Thursday, July 26- Sunday, July 29, 2018

>>>Ossipee Valley Music Festival ~ South Hiram, Maine ~

http://www.ossipeevalley.com

Performers include: Susie Burke & David Surette, THE WOOD BROTHERS, BILLY STRINGS, DUSTBOWL REVIVAL, ALASH, THE SUITCASE JUNKET, THE LONELY HEARTSTRING BAND, LAKOU MIZIK, UPSTATE RUBDOWN, TOWN MOUNTAIN. MILE TWELVE, TWISTED PINE, THE WIYOS, LULA WILES, MOLSKY’S MOUNTAIN DRIFTERS, THE LADLES, THE BAGBOYS, NEW ENGLAND BLUEGRASS, AND MORE.

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Friday, July 27- Sunday, July 29, 2018      

>>>The Lowell Folk Festival

Lowell, Massachusetts

http://www.lowellfolkfestival.org

Performers include: [TBA] not yet announced as of March 15, 2018

Friday, July 27, 2018

>>> Freddy and Francine at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~ http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

>>>Carbon Leaf at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

>>>Bruce Mandel at Wardsboro Town Hall Cafe ~ 71 Main St., Wardsboro VT ~ 6:30 ~ http://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net   kwkmdavis@yahoo.com  802-896-6810

Saturday, July 28, 2018

>>>Brothers Four at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~ http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

>>>Jonathan Edwards at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Sunday, July 29, 2018

>>>Ruthie Foster at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 7pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Monday, July 30, 2018

>>>Eric Fernald at Earth Eagle Brewings ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm  http://eartheaglebrewings.com/

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

>>>Jake Shimabukuro at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Tuesday, July 31 through Thursday, August 2 2018

>>>Sweet Chariot Music and Art Festival ~ Swan’s Island, Maine

~ http://www.sweetchariotmusicfestival.com ~ Performers include: Nick Apollonio, Jennifer Armstrong, Bill Burnett, Annegret Baier, Stan Collinson, Doug Day, David Dodson, Ritt Henn, The Jenkins Family, Geoff Kaufman, Eric Kilburn, Bob Lucas, Chloe Manor, Daisy Nell, Lisa Redfern, Kahlil Sabbagh, Buckley Smith, Ginger Smith, Dean Stevens, Chris Westhoff, Denny Williams, Suzy Williams, Isla (Deborah Packard and Peter Cairney), The Morningsiders, Bailen, the Band, Larry Kaplan

Friday, August 3 through Sunday, August 5, 2018

>>>Falcon Ridge Folk Festival  ~ Hillsdale, New York ~ http://falconridgefolk.com/ ~ Performers include: Dar Williams, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, Tempest, Greg Greenway, Great Bear, The Clayfoot Strutters, Adam Ezra Group, Annie Wenz, The Storycrafters, The Falcon Ridge House Band feat Mark Dann, Rad Lorkovic and Eric Lee, Nerissa & Katryna Nields, Vance Gilbert, Tracy Grammer, Dan Navarro, Sloan Wainwright

Friday, August 3, 2018 through Sunday August 5, 2018

>>>Adventurous Bluegrass Festival with The Page Turners, Carolyn Kendrick and Jake Howard at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ Page Turners 4pm Friday, Page Turners 1pm Sunday, see venue website for additional times ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

Saturday, August 4, 2018

>>>Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers at Bull Run Restaraunt ~ 215 Great Road, Shirley MA ~ dinner 6pm, show 8pm ~ http://www.claudiaschmidt.com/ http://www.bullrunrestaurant.com  or call 978-425-4311

>>>Jeff Daniels and Ben Daniels Band at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Sunday, August 5, 2018

>>>John Sebastian at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

>>>David Wilcox at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

Thursday, August 9, 2018

>>>Santa Croce at The Hatbox Theatre's Music out of the Box Showcase  ~ Concord NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?show=76432

>>>Neptune’s Car  at Noble House Inn ~ 81 Highland Road, Bridgton ME ~ 6:30 – 8:30 pm ~ http://neptunescar.com/shows/2018/8/9/me-noble-house-inn

>>>The Hardtacks at Old Home Day ~ Francestown NH ~ 7:30pm [location TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Friday, August 10, 2018

>>> Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Howie Day at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Saturday, August 11, 2018

>>>The Bradford Bog People at Camp Calumet Summer Concert Series ~ Freedom NH ~ [times TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

>>>Ladysmith Black Mambazo at Lowell Summer Music ~ Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.lowellsummermusic.org/

>>>Rust Never Sleeps (Neil Young covers) at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Sunday, August 12, 2018

>>>Mandolin Festival Ensemble with August Watters at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ [contact venue for time] ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>Devonsquare and Aztec Two-Step at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

>>>Della Mae at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Friday, August 17, 2018

>>> Cheryl Wheeler and Kenny White at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Sunday, August 19, 2018

>>>Peter Yarrow at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Thursday, August 23, 2018

>>> Shawn Colvin at Stone Mountain Center for the Performing Arts ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292  www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Friday, August 24, 2018

>>> Your Rhythm, Your Life Concert at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ [contact venue for time] ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>The Hardtacks at Tuftonboro Central School ~ Tuftonboro NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Sunday, August 26, 2018

>>>Celtic Roots and Branches with Brian O’Donovan at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 5pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Thursday, August 30, 2018

>>>Goldenoak  at Port City Music Hall ~ 504 Congress St., Portland, ME ~ 7pm ~ http://www.goldenoakband.com/tour/

>>>Tom Rush with Matt Nakoa at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Friday, August 31, 2018

>>>Claudia Schmidt and Sally Rogers at Hammond Hall ~ 427 Main street, Winter Harbor ME ~ 7pm ~ http://www.claudiaschmidt.com/ 207-963-2569 or www.schoodicartsforall.org

>>>Tom Rush with Matt Nakoa at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 16

>>>The Hardtacks at Civil War Encampment ~ Lawrence MA ~ [times TBA] ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Saturday, September 1, 2018

>>>Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy at Lowell Summer Music ~ Boarding House Park, Lowell, MA ~ 7:30pm ~ http://www.lowellsummermusic.org/

Friday, September 7, 2018

>>>Ricky Lee Jones at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Friday, September 21, 2018

>>>John Gorka at the Firehouse Center for the Arts ~ Newburyport, MA ~ 8pm ~ www.firehouse.org

Sunday, September 23, 2018

>>>Coig (Nova Scotia Celtic) at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 7pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Friday, September 28, 2018

>>>Red Molly at the Shalin Liu Performance Center ~ Rockport MA ~ 8pm ~  http://rockportmusic.org/jazz-pop-folk-world/

Saturday, September 29, 2018

>>>Red Molly at Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough NH ~ 7:30pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/

>>>Linda Radtke (Vermont History in Song) at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>Gale Wade Trio at Wardsboro Town Hall Cafe ~ 71 Main St., Wardsboro VT ~ 6:30 ~ http://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net   kwkmdavis@yahoo.com  802-896-6810 www.gailwademusic.com

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

>>>The Hardtacks at Wright Museum of World War II ~ Wolfeboro NH NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html  https://www.wrightmuseum.org/

Friday, October 5, 2018

>>>Garnet Rogers and Archie Fisher at Peterborough Players ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.pfmsconcerts.org

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

>>>Martin Barre (of Jethro Tull, Acoustic) at One Longfellow Square ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~ https://onelongfellowsquare.com/

Friday, October 19, 2018

>>>Cris Williamson at Jonathan’s ~ Ogunquit ME ~  8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/

Saturday, October 20, 2018

>>>Sound an Echo, Rachael Kilgour and Sara Pajunen, folk duo

at Immanuel Episcopal Church ~ 20 Church Street, Bellows Falls VT ~ 7:30pm ~  http://stonechurcharts.org/

>>>Dan Frechette and Laurel Thomsen at Wardsboro Town Hall Cafe ~ 71 Main St., Wardsboro VT ~ 6:30 ~ http://www.wardsborocurtaincall.net   kwkmdavis@yahoo.com  802-896-6810

Saturday, December 1, 2018

>>>The Hardtacks at Rindge Historical Society (for 250th anniversary) ~ Rindge NH ~ 7pm ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/schedule.html

Dances

Note: Most dance locations require clean soft-soled shoes and do not

allow street shoes. Partners not required.

Comprehensive calendar of regularly-scheduled Community Dances: http://www.nh.gov/folklife/learning-center/traditions/live-free-dance.htm

Another place to find out about dances and dancing (including last-minute cancellations, etc.) http://www.thedancegypsy.com/

>>>FYI: Dance events in May, 2017 and later are listed on this Google Calendar:

http://tinyurl.com/nhpr-dance-cal

Every Monday

>>>Contra dance w/ various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall,

Nelson, NH, 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

http://www.monadnockfolk.org/

>>>Clogging  at Dance In Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45

PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

Every Wednesday

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the

Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or

nashuascd@comcast.net <mailto:nashuascd@comcast.net>

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The

Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or

802-463-3078

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center, Hanover, NH, 7 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

GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com ~ (Not in July, August)

>>>Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~

603-524-6042

Every Friday

>>>Scottish Country Dance at The Community Parish House ~ Greenland,

NH ~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-773-9795 or ljstravel@attibi.com

>>>Set Dancing Lessons & Practice Dance at the Durham Universalist

Church ~ Durham, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-749-1038, www.seacoastsetdancers.org

http://www.seacoastsetdancers.org/  Thru Dec 4

Every Saturday

>>>Contra Square Dance at the Tamworth Townhouse ~  Tamworth, NH ~ 8

PM ~ July & August ~ 603-323-8023 (not in Winter)

Every Sunday

>>>Circle Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 3:30pm ~ www.neskaya.com

http://www.neskaya.com/  603-823-5828

>>>Line Dancing at the Starr King Unitarian Meeting House ~ Plymouth,

NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-536-1179

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Monday, May 21, 2018

>>>Clogging at the Dance in Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

>>>Contra dance w/various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

>>>Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~ 603-524-6042

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6:45 PM, 781-385- 1480

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or nashuascd@comcast.net

>>>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 GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078 kjh@sover.net

Thursday, May 24, 2018

>>>Circle Dancing at 7:30 p.m. at the Milford Unitarian Church ~ Milford NH ~ 7:30 pm ~ Every dance is taught and beginners are welcome. No partners needed. Contact is Mary Kuhn and her phone number is 603-487-2732. Email maryfloyd@mfire.com

Friday, May 25, 2018

>>>Contradance for GALA (Global Awareness Local Action) at the Town Hall ~ Wolfeboro, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-539-6460 www.galacommunity.org

>>>Newmarket Contra Dance at the Newmarket Millspace ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-463-0451 http://www.newmarketcontra.com

>>>Contradance w/ “Eloise & Co.” (Becky Tracy, fiddle; Rachel Bell, accordion; Owen Morrison, guitar), Adina Gordon Calling ~Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT ~ 8 PM,

(All Dances are taught, beginners welcome clean, soft-soled shoes required ~ 802-785-

4607 or rbarrows@cs.dartmouth.edu

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

>>>Contradance at the Guiding Star Grange ~ Greenfield, MA ~ 8pm ~ 413-369-4369, www.guidingstargrange.org

Sunday, May 27, 2018

>>>Circle Dance at Neskaya ~ Franconia, NH ~ 3:30pm ~ www.neskaya.com  603-823-

5828

>>>Line Dancing at the Starr King Unitarian Meeting House ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 4pm ~ 603-536-1179

>>>Contradance at the Stone Church ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ www.brattcontra.org  802-257-9234

Monday, May 28, 2018

>>>Clogging at the Dance in Motion Dance Studio ~ Randolph, Vt. ~ 6:45 PM, workshop 6:00 PM ~ 802-522-2935, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com

>>>Contra dance w/various Callers & Musicians at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8PM, 603-827-3044 or www.monadnockfolk.org

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

>>>Line Dancing at the Gilford Public Library ~ Gilford, NH ~ 9am ~ 603-524-6042

>>>Contradance at the Richard W. Black Center ~ Hanover, NH ~ 6:45 PM, 781-385- 1480

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leading at The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or nashuascd@comcast.net

>>>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 GaryApfel@MyBluelight.com

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Bernard McGrath leading at The Westminster Center School ~ Westminster, Vt ~ 7:30 PM ~ 603-352-9371 or 802-463-3078 kjh@sover.net

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Sunday, June 24  through Friday, June 29, 2018

>>>The Acadia Trad Festival ~ Bar Harbor, Maine ~ http://www.acadiatradschool.com/festival/ ~ Performers include:  There are many  headliners plus students from the Acadia School of Traditional Music & Arts. Also: Contra Dance and Cape Breton Dances.