NHPR Folk Show Calendar 8.26.12

Aug 26, 2012


Tuesday, August 28th

Goodnight  Irene anniversary concert with the Boxcar Lilies and more:The Connecticut River Watershed Council announces the program and the performers for its Goodnight Irene concert at Deerfield Academy’s Memorial Hall auditorium on 7 p.m. The concert is a benefit for the CRWC’s annual Source to Sea cleanup on Sept. 29. Tickets are available at www.ctriver.organd at CRWC (15 Bank Row), World Eye Bookshop and Raven Used Books in Greenfield; at Boswell Books in Shelburne Falls; at Turn it Up! in Brattleboro, Vt.; at Savages Market in Deerfield; and at Elmer’s Store in Ashfield

Wednesday, August 29th

>>>The Duhks at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org 603-436-2848

Friday, August 31

>>>Julia Velie at the Corner House Pub ~ Center Sandwich, NH ~ 6:30pm ~ 603-284-6219

>>>Iris Dement at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org 603-436-2848

August 31 to September 2
>>> Rhythm and Roots Festival with Nanci Griffith, Hugh Laurie and the Copper Bottom Band; Carolina Chocolate Drops, David Bromberg, The Duhks, Pine Leaf Boys and more… http://www.rhythmandroots.com

Labor Day Weekend: Keene Music Festival: 80 Bands on 14 stages, Friday and Saturday: www.keenemusicfestival.orgfor details

Saturday, September 8

>>>Nuala Kennedy Band (Irish, Scottish) at the New England Youth Theater ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 802-257-1571

>>>Kyle Carey at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ reservations required ~ 603-827-2905

>>>Henniker Variety Show (Modeled after Prairie Home Companion) at the Congregational Church ~ Henniker, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.hennikerchurch.org


Sunday, September 9

>>>Henniker Variety Show (Modeled after Prairie Home Companion) at the Congregational Church ~ Henniker, NH ~ 2pm ~ www.hennikerchurch.org

                                Thursday, September 13

>>>The Carolina Chocolate Drops  with special guest band, RISE at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.ccanh.com

September 21-23

NH Highland Games at Loon Mountain: Celica, Albannach, Natalie Haas and more…


Wednesday, September 26

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

Thursday, September 27

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

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 www.monadnockfolk.org  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, Greenmtnclogger@aol.com


Every Wednesday

>>>Scottish Country Dance /w Loren Wright leadingat The Church of the Good Shepherd ~ Nashua, NH ~ 7:00 PM ~ 603-891-2331 or 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

>>>World (International) Dance at Neskaya~ Franconia, NH ~ 6:00 PM ~ 603-823-5828, www.Neskaya.com

>>>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 ljstravel@attibi.com

>>>Scottish Dance /w Bill Tobin leading at The Town Hall ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7:30 PM ~ 802-751-7671 or 1btobin@together.net

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: jdmacnab@yahoo.com  603-524-7890 (Info from The Dance Gypsy)



Friday, August 31

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


Saturday, September 1

>>>Contradance at the Town House, Peterborough, NH, 7:30PM:workshop, 8PM:dance, www.monadnockfolk.org   with Mary Wesley calling, Gordon Peery, Skip Gorman, Rodney Miller

>>>Contra w/ George Marshall & Wild Asparagus  at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, wkshp 8pm, dance 8:30pm, www.wildasparagus.com

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

Sunday, September 2

>>>Labor Day Dawn Dance (Contra & English Country) w/ Various Callers & Bands ~ Brattleboro, VT ~ 2:30pm Sunday - 7am Monday ~ http://dawndance.org/2012-dances/labor-day/

Thursday, September 6

>>>Contradance w/ Peter Yarensky, Sarah Mason & The Lamprey River Band at the City Hall, Dover, NH, 8pm, 603-664-2513, www.nhcountrydance.com Email: peter.yarensky@unh.edu (year ‘round)

Friday, September 7

>>>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, www.themovingviolations.com

Saturday, September 8

>>>Contradance w/Linda Leslie & Arigana Highway at the Guiding Star Grange, Greenfield, MA, 8pm, 413-773-1671, www.guidingstargrange.org ,Email: tophillmusic@aol.com

>>>Contra at The Academy Building ~ Gilmanton, NH .~ 8:00 PM ~ 603-267-7227

>>>Contra /w Rickey Holt and Stone Soup at The First Unitarian Society ~ Exeter, NH ~ 8:00 PM with workshop at 7:30 PM ~ 603-679-1915

>>>Contradance at the Town Hall, Nelson, NH workshop:7:30PM, dance 8PM, www.monadnockfolk.org

>>>Contradance w/  Northern Spy, David Millstone 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 Wescustogo Hall, North Yarmouth, ME, Potluck at 7:30, Dance at 8:30pm, 207-233-4325 or fiddle103@yahoo.com

Sunday, September 9

>>>English Country Dance /w Dave Bateman & Justine Paul at Presidential Oaks ~ Concord, NH ~ 5:30 PM ~ 603-433-2735 or dave.bateman@verizon.net