NHPR Folk Music and Dance Calendar 8.6.17

Aug 6, 2017

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/

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 Saturday & Sunday

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

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

http://www.bearairishbrew.com/

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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Tuesday, August 8

>>>Bluegrass Jam at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 1pm ~  https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/

>>>Frank Fotusky at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 6:30pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

>>>Choro Louco at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 6:30pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

Wednesday, August 9

>>>Brett Dennen at River House Concerts, Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.prescottpark.org/events/the-river-house-restaurant-concert-series

>>>Ruaile Buaile (Irish) at 49 Franklin ~ Rumfprd, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-369-0129,

http://www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, August 10

>>The Hardtacks, Brown Memorial Library, Bradford 7 p.m.

>>>Gordon Lightfoot at New Tupelo Music Hall ~ 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038 ~ 8pm http://tupelohall.com/ 603-437-5100

>>>Anick Gypsy Trio at Nashua Public Library ~ Nashua NH ~ 7pm ~ carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org http://nashualibrary.org/ (603) 589-4610

>>>The Squeezebox Stompers at River Walk Cafe, ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ http://riverwalknashua.com/upcomingshows

>>>The Tim & Dave Show at Castle in the Clouds ~ Moultonboro, NH ~ 5:30pm ~ www.castleintheclouds.org

>>>Schooner Fare at the Paris Hill Music Festival ~ Paris, ME ~ www.schoonerfare.com

>>>Great Bay Sailor Concert Cruise on the Piscataqua Gundalow ~ Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 6pm ~ www.gundalow.org 603-433-9505

>>>Ruaile Buaile at North Church ~ Farmington, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-778-2006, http://www.necelticarts.com

>>>Eric Bettencourt & Will Mallett at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 6pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

Friday, August 11

>>>Cindy Duchin at The Corner House Inn, ~ Sandwich, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://www.cornerhouseinn.com/pub-music (603) 284-6219

>>>Petes Posse at Peacham Acoustic Music Festival ~ Peacham VT  ~ http://www.petespossevt.com/calendar/

>>>Odds Bodkins  at The Livery in Sunapee Harbor ~ 58 Main Street, Sunapee NH ~ 7pm ~ vreno@RELightDesign.com or 603-446-3426 x 11

>>>Susie Burke w/Dave Kiphuth at Rochester Factory Court Concert Series ~ Rochester, NH  ~ 1:30pm ~ 603-330-3208’ 603-781-7116, www.rochestermainstreet.org

>>>Banda Magda (World Ensemble) at Colonial Theatre ~ 2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH ~ 8pm ~ https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/banda%20magda/events

>>>Gretchen and the Pickpockets with Liz Bills at Portsmouth Book and Bar  ~ Portsmouth NH ~  9pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html   

>>>DixieGrass at Turntable Park Music Under the Tent ~ Sanbornville, NH ~ 7pm ~

>>>Fat Knuckle Freddie & Craig Ventresco at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 6pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

August 11-13, 2017

>>>Bolton Fair ~ Bolton, Massachusetts ~ http://www.boltonfair.org/todo.html

Highlight: Fiddlers Contest; Performers include: BONES & the King's Busketeers, Jilly Martin and Ryan Brooks Kelly, Amber Waves Band, Elizabeth and Ben Anderson, The Blue Sky Boys.

>>>Middlefield Fair ~ Middlefield, Massachusetts ~ http://middlefieldfair.org/ Highlight: Saturday Fiddlers Contest.

Saturday, August 12

>>>Suzanne Vega at New Tupelo Music Hall ~ 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038 ~ 8pm http://tupelohall.com/ 603-437-5100

>>>Lyle Lovett and his Large Band at Lowell Summer Music ~ Lowell, MA ~ 7:30 pm ~ http://lowellsummermusic.org/

>>>Hardtacks at Camp CALUMET ~ Freedom, NH ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/

>>>Bluegrass & Folk Fest at MainStreet Warner inc ~ Warner NH ~ 6pm ~ info@mainstreetwarnerinc.org Www.mainstreetwarnerinc.org  603-456-2700

Featuring : Doc Rogers, The DoBros, Mary Fagan, Dusty Gray and more!

>>>The Downeasters Chorus (Barbershop)  at the Deertrees Theatre ~ Harrison, ME ~ 7:30pm ~ www.necelticarts.com

www.deertrees-theatre.org

>>>Lula Wiles at the League of NH Craftsmen’s Fair ~ Mt. Sunapee(Newbury, NH) ~ various times 10am-5pm

>>>Schooner Fare at Old Bristol Days Fair at Colonial Pemaquid State Park ~ 2pm ~ www.schoonerfare.com

>>>Pandapan and Abrielle Scharff at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~  8pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html   

>>>Decatur Creek at the Union Coffee Company ~ Milford, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.reverbnation.com/decaturcreek , www.unioncoffee.com

Sunday, August 13

>>>Skip Gorman, Norman Kennedy and Margaret Bennet, Nelson Town Hall, 7:30 p.m.

>>>Knock on Wood (Howie Newman and Joe Kessler) at Ashburnham Summer Music ~ Ashburnham, MA ~ 5pm ~ http://www.howienewman.com/knockonwood

>>>Hudost at Catamount Arts ~ St Johnsbury VT ~ 4pm ~ www.catamountarts.org http://concerts.LevittAMP.org/stjohnsbury https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/hudost/events

>>>North River Band (Folk) at the Governor’s Inn ~ Rochester, NH ~ 4pm ~ www.governorsinn.com  603-332-0107

>>>Ruaile Buaile at Rte 27 Arts ~ Stratton, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, http://www.necelticarts.com

>>>Marina Evans at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 1pm ~  https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/ http://marinaevansmusic.com/

Wednesday, August 16

>>>Taj Mahal & Keb Mo at River House Concerts, Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.prescottpark.org/events/the-river-house-restaurant-concert-series

>>>Tacoma Narrows at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 9pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

>>>Miketon & The Night Blinders (Folk, Country & Grass) at Live Music on the Lawn, Concord Public Library ~ Concord, NH ~ 6pm ~ 603-225-8670, www.onconcord.com/library

 

Thursday,  August 17

>>>Low Lily (formerly Annalivia) at Nashua Public Library ~ Nashua NH ~ 7pm ~ carol.eyman@nashualibrary.org http://nashualibrary.org/ (603) 589-4610

>>>Aeterna Trio  at the Deertrees Theatre ~ Harrison, ME ~ 7:30pm ~ www.necelticarts.com

www.deertrees-theatre.org

>>>Upstate Rubdown with Sumner & Moss at River Walk Cafe, ~ Nashua NH ~ 8pm ~ http://riverwalknashua.com/upcomingshows

>>>High Range Band Concert Cruise on the Piscataqua Gundalow ~ Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH  ~ 5:30pm ~ www.gundalow.org 603-433-9505

>>>Chris McDermott at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 1pm ~  https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/

https://www.chrismcdermott.com/

Friday, August 18

>>>The Sweetbloods at The Corner House Inn, ~ Sandwich, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://www.cornerhouseinn.com/pub-music (603) 284-6219

>>>Jim Lauderdale at Red & Shorty's House Concerts ~ Dover NH ~ 8pm ~ http://www.elysiumarts.com/folkclub/ redandshortys@gmail.com

>>>Aztec Two Step and Devonsquare at Jonathan’s of Ogunquit ~ Ogunquit ME ~ 8pm ~ https://tickets.jonathansogunquit.com/  207-646-4777

>>>Quentin Callewaert  at The Livery in Sunapee Harbor ~ 58 Main Street, Sunapee NH ~ 7pm ~ vreno@RELightDesign.com or 603-446-3426 x 11

>>>Samuel James & D. Gross at Port City Blue ~ Portland ME ~ 8pm ~  http://portcityblue.com/ 207.774.4111

Friday, August 18 through Saturday, August 19

>>>Peacham Music Festival  featuring Petes Posse, The Kolodners, Lloyd & April Wright, Low Lily, Jason Bergman, Darcie Feller, Mean Mary, Brendan Taaffe, the Bayleyy-Hazen Boys, and more at Peacham Festival Grounds ~ Peacham VT  ~ http://www.pamfest.com/home/schedule

Saturday, August 19-20

>>>Hardtacks at Hillsborogh Living History ~ Hillsborough, NH ~ http://www.bradfordbogpeople.com/

Saturday, August 19

>>> Jeff Warner, Frost Free Libary, Marlborough, NH 11 am

>>>David Grisman Sextet at Lowell Summer Music ~ Lowell, MA ~ 7:30 pm ~ http://lowellsummermusic.org/

>>>The Tartan Terrors  at the Deertrees Theatre ~ Harrison, ME ~ 7:30pm ~ www.necelticarts.com

www.deertrees-theatre.org

>>>Decatur Creek at Concord Farmers’ Market ~ Concord, NH ~ 8:30Am – Noon ~ www.reverbnation.com/decaturcreek    

Sunday, August 20

>>>Stephen Stills and Judy Collins at Lowell Summer Music ~ Lowell, MA ~ 7:30 pm ~ http://lowellsummermusic.org/

 

>>>Sarah Potenza (Blues) at Red & Shorty's House Concerts ~ Dover NH ~ 8pm ~ http://www.elysiumarts.com/folkclub/ redandshortys@gmail.com

>>>Folksoul Music Festival  (8th annual) ~ Greenfield NH ~  http://folksoul.com/folksoul-music-festival/  https://www.facebook.com/Folksoul-Music-Festival-180304352031746/ ~ 10:30 am to 6:30 pm ~ Performers include: Low Lily, Acoustic Bahgoostyx, The Kingsnakes,

Martin and Susanne, FolkSoul, and more.

Monday, August 21

>>>David Myles at One Longfellow (Port City Music Hall) ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm

~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Tuesday, August 22

>>>Sarah Potenza with Anna Lombard at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm

~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

>>>Bluegrass Jam at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 1pm ~  https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/

Wednesday, August 23

>>>Joe Purdy at River House Concerts, Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.prescottpark.org/events/the-river-house-restaurant-concert-series

>>>Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet at Iron Horse Music Hall ~ Northampton MA ~ (413) 586-8686 http://iheg.com/

August 23-27, 2017

>>>The Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, Maine ~ http://www.blisteredfingers.com/ Performers include: The Gibson Brothers, Dan Paisley & The Southern Grass, Nothin Fancy, David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition, The Bluegrass Brothers , Zink & Company, Salt & Light (Moore Family Band), The Zolla Boys, Phat Burger Deluxe, The Mason Zink Band, Robinson's Bluegrass Gospel, Blistered Fingers

Thursday, August 24

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

>>>Knock on Wood (Howie Newman and Joe Kessler) at Raymond Town Common ~ Raymond, NH ~ 6pm ~ http://www.howienewman.com/knockonwood

>>>Jeff Warner & Barbara Benn ~ Concert Cruise on the Piscataqua Gundalow ~ Prescott Park ~Portsmouth, NH ~ 5:30pm ~ http://www.gundalow.org 603-433-9505

>>>Jake McKelvie and Will Hatch at Union Coffee ~ Milford NH ~ 7pm ~  https://www.unioncoffee.co/events/

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/union-street-summer-music-series-jake-mckelvie-and-will-hatch-friends-tickets-35242726945

Friday, August 25

 >>> Mile Twelve, Riverwalk Café, (Mark Gilday Jr. opens)Nashua, NH 

>>>Peter Heimlich at The Corner House Inn, ~ Sandwich, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://www.cornerhouseinn.com/pub-music (603) 284-6219

>>>Lucie Therrien & Carol Coronis at Portsmouth Book and Bar ~ Portsmouth NH ~  8pm ~ http://www.bookandbar.com/events.html   

>>>Mike Morris (Folk) at the Governor’s Inn ~ Rochester, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.governorsinn.com  603-332-0107

>>>Le Vent du Nord at Highland Center for the Arts ~ 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, VT ~ 7pm ~ https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/hca%20music%20series-%20le%20vent%20du%20nord/events

>>>The Fiddling Thompsons (and an Ice Cream Social) at Concerts on the Square ~ Rochester, NH ~ 11:45am ~ www.rochestermainstreet.org (Note:date is subject to change, please double-check)

>>>Schooner Fare at the Biddeford City Opera House ~ Biddeford, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.schoonerfare.com

>>>Citizen Cope  at Tupelo Music Hall ~ 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038 ~ 8pm ~  http://tupelohall.com/ 603-437-5100

August 25-27, 2017

>>>American Folk Festival ~ Bangor, Maine ~ http://www.americanfolkfestival.com/ Performers include: C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Michael Cleveland, Michael Mwenso and the Shakes, Nathalie Pires, Sri Lankan Dance Academy of New York.

Saturday, August 26

>>>Don Mclean at New Tupelo Music Hall ~ 10 A Street, Derry, NH 03038 ~ 8pm http://tupelohall.com/ 603-437-5100

>>>Alison Freeman-Shipmates (Maritime Chantey) at Chocolate Church (on the Waterfront) ~ Bath, Maine 207.442.8455

https://www.chocolatechurcharts.org/

>>>Mike Rogers Trio at Red & Shorty's House Concerts ~ Dover NH ~ 8pm ~ http://www.elysiumarts.com/folkclub/ redandshortys@gmail.com

>>>Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet at Colonial Theatre ~ 2050 Main St, Bethlehem, NH ~ 8pm ~ https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/beausoleil%20avec%20michael%20doucet/events

Sunday, August 27

>>>Sarah Potenza at Deb’s House Concerts ~ Chesham NH ~ 6pm ~ https://www.pfmsconcerts.org/deb/debs-chesham-house-concerts 603.827.2905

>>>Prydein with The Catamount Pipe Band at Catamount Arts ~ St Johnsbury VT ~ 4pm ~ www.catamountarts.org http://concerts.LevittAMP.org/stjohnsbury

>>>Erica Browns Bluegrass Connection at the Governor’s Inn ~ Rochester, NH ~ 4pm ~ www.governorsinn.com  603-332-0107

>>>The Secret Sisters at Iron Horse Music Hall ~ Northampton MA ~ (413) 586-8686 http://iheg.com/

>>>Uncommon Jam Music Festival with Kat Wright and the Indomitable Soul Band, Dwight & Nicole, Joe Moore Band at Alumni Hall ~ Haverhill NH ~ 2-7pm ~ http://www.courtstreetarts.org/

>>>Mudhook ~ Concert Cruise on the Piscataqua Gundalow ~ Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~

5:30pm ~ http://www.gundalow.org 603-433-9505

Friday, September 1

>>>Roseanne Cash at Lowell Summer Music ~ Lowell, MA ~ 7:30 pm ~ http://lowellsummermusic.org/

>>>Peter Lawlor at The Corner House Inn, ~ Sandwich, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ http://www.cornerhouseinn.com/pub-music (603) 284-6219

>>>Petes Posse at adamant community Center ~ Adamant, VT ~ 7pm ~ http://www.petespossevt.com

Saturday, September 2

>>>Revels Pub Sing at the Skinny Pancake ~ Hanover NH ~ 6pm ~ https://skinnypancake.com/event/revels-pub-sing/

>>>Ballroom Thieves at River House Concerts, Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth NH ~ 7pm ~ https://www.prescottpark.org/events/the-river-house-restaurant-concert-series

>>>Willa Mamet & Paul Miller at Highland Center for the Arts ~ 2875 Hardwick St., Greensboro, VT ~ 7pm ~ https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/hca%20music%20series-%20willa%20mamet%20-%20paul%20miller/events

September 2-4, 2017

>>>Plymouth Folk and Blues Festival ~ Plymouth, Vermont ~ http://plymouthfolk.com/

Performers: Sherman Holmes and George Kilby Jr. Acoustic Trio, Bow Thayer, Jesse Terry, Julia Mark, Zak Trojano, Samantha Farrell.

Sunday, September 3

>>>Matuto (Brazilian Folk and Bluegrass) at Catamount Arts ~ St Johnsbury VT ~ 4pm ~ www.catamountarts.org http://concerts.LevittAMP.org/stjohnsbury https://tickets.catamountarts.org/public/shows/matuto/events/3

>>>New world Festival featuring Ten strings & a Goat Skin, Petes Posse, Nils Fredland and

many more. ~ Randolph, VT ~ Noon – Midnight ~ http://www.newworldfestival.com 802-728-6464

Monday September 4

>>>Bread and Roses Heritage Festival ~ Lawrence, Massachusetts ~ http:breadandrosesheritage.org/

Performers [TBA] not yet announced as of July 1.

Wednesday, September 6

>>>Eilen Jewell at One Longfellow ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm

~ 207-761-1757, https://onelongfellowsquare.com

Friday, September 8 through Sunday, September 10