The Folk Show

Sundays at 6 pm

Great folk music, from the classics of days gone by to new artists reinvigorating the genre. Join us for great music, in-studio performances, interviews and your requests.

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New Hampshire State Council on the Arts
National Endowment for the Arts

Folk Festival Calendar

Jun 14, 2015

2015 Festivals

June

June 17-20

Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, ME

www.blisteredfingers.com 207-873-6539

Performers include: The Cleverlys, Phat Burger Deluxe, Trinity River band, Kevin Prater Band, Wilf Clark & The Misty Mountaineers, The Baker Family, Dun Paisley & The Southern Grass, The Gibson Brothers and more…

June 26-28

Old Songs Festival ~ Altamont, NY

                   Wednesday, June 17

<<< Neko Case and Jennifer O’Connor, Prescott Park, 7 p.m. www.prescottpark.org

Thursday, June 18

>>>Erica Brown Bluegrass Connection at North Church ~ Farmington, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-778-2006, www.farmingtonhistory.org

                                                       Friday, June 19

Thursday, June 11

>>>The Quebe Sisters (Texas Fiddle & Swing) at The Cabot ~ Beverly, MA ~ 8pm ~ 978-927-3100

>>>Golden Oak at Route 27 Arts ~ Stratton, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-246-2300, www.necelticarts.com

                                                      Friday, June 12

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

If I Had A Boat/ Tom Lewis/ 360º/ Borealis

Red River Rising/ James Keelaghan/ History - The First 25 Years/ Borealis

Swing Boys Swing/ Aengus Finnan/ North Wind/ Borealis

Lady Of Spain/ Garnet Rogers/ Firefly/ Snowgoose

Death Came A Knockin'/ The Duhks/ The Duhks/ Sugar Hill

Jack The Sailor/ Once/ Row Upon Row of the People They Know/ Borealis

Something About A Sunday/ Eve Goldberg/ Crossing The Water/ Borealis

Suzanne/ Leonard Cohen/ Songs Of Leonard Cohen/ Sony Legacy

Della Mae stopped by with some brand new tunes from their most recent Rounder recording, Della Mae.

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Bad Liquor/ Kitty Amaral/ Fiddle Gems/ String Dreams

The Scolding Wife/ Deb Flanders/ The Female Highwayman/ Deb Flanders

Follow The Heron/ Karine Polwart/ Threshold/ Borealis Records

Lovely Annie/ Matt & Shannon Heaton/ Tell You in Earnest/ Matt and Shannon Heaton

Ain't Gotten Around/ Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio/ Still She Will Fly/ Vessel Recordings

Eighteen Fifty Five/ Heather Maloney/ Making Me Break/ Signature Sounds

I Used to Fall/ Chuck Brodsky/ Tell Tale Heart/ Chuckbrodsky.Com Records

NHPR Folk Calendar

May 31, 2015

Monday, June 1

>>>Devonsquare at Slate’s Monday Night Concert Series ~ Hallowell, ME ~ 8pm

>>>Jesse Peters at the Old South Church ~ Windsor, VT ~ 6:30pm

 

Tuesday, June 2

>>>Jesse Peters at the Norman Williams Library ~ Woodstock, VT ~ Noon         

 

Wednesday, June 3

Thursday, May 28

>>>The Buskers at Giuseppe’s ~ Meredith, NH  ~ 6pm

Friday, May 29

>>>The Joshua Incident at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org 603-763-3241

Saturday, May 30

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Buskers/ Vedran Smailovic-Tommy Sands/ Sarajevo to Belfast/ Appleseed Records

Balltimore Fancy/Duke Of Leinster/ Sarah Bauhan/ Chasing The New Moom/ Whistler's Music

Six White Horses/ Norman Blake/ Slow Train through Georgia/ Rounder

Bristol Bay/ Si Kahn/ Bristol Bay/ Strictly Country Records

Wagon Wheel/ Pesky J. Nixon/ Red Ducks/ Pesky J. Nixon

Louisiana 1927/ Old School Freight Train/ Run/ Acoustic Disc

Goodby Bottle of Whiskey/ Steep Canyon Rangers/ Steep Canyon Rangers/ Rebel Records

Tuesday, May 19

>>>Loren Barrigar & Mark Mazengarb (Bluegrass, Jazz & Western) at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

>>>Don & Cindy Roy at Rte 27 Arts ~ Stratton, ME ~ 7pm ~  207-246-2300(answered as Stratton Fuel) www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, May 21

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Pastures of Plenty/ Pierce Pettis/ That Kind of Love/ Compass Records

Nine Hours To Go/ Po' Girl/ Home To You/ Nettwerk Records

Cowboy Style/ Dan Weber/ What I'm Lookin' For/ Highway 142 Music

The Water Is Wide/ Priscilla Herdman/ Forever & Always/ Flying Fish Records

A Whiter Shade Of Pale/ Darol Anger & Mike Marshall/ Psycho Grass/ Windham Hill Records

Semper Fi/ John Gorka/ Jack's Crows/ RCA Victor

Thirsty Boots/ John Gorka/ Recorded live  NHPR/ John Gorka

Friday, May 15

>>>Rattye McGee at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

>>>Jonathan Edwards at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ B rownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~  207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

>>>Cheryl Wheeler, Popolo, Bellows Falls, Vermont, www.popolomeanspeople.com

Title/Artist/Album/Label

D'oust en est/Le Vent Du Nord/ Tetu/Borealis

 

Farewell To Saint Dolores/Pine Hill Project/Tomorrow You're Going/Signature Sounds

 

Sometimes/Jonathan Edwards/Live In Massachusetts/Rising Records

 

Arrow/ Cheryl Wheeler/Circles & Arrows/Capitol Nashville

 

Hurricane Clare/Bennett and Perkins/House On Fire/Bennett and Perkins

 

Fired Up!/Holly Near/And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection/Calico Tracks

 

Wednesday, May 6

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

Thursday, May 7

>>>John Gorka & Cheryl Wheeler at the Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~  207-935-7292, www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Instrument of Peace/ Libana/ Instrument of Peace/ Spinning Records

What I'm Lookin' For/ Dan Weber/ What I'm Lookin' For/ DanWebermusic.com

Imperfection/ Olivia Chaney/ The Longest River/ Nonesuch

Sailor's Prayer/ Jonathan Edwards/ My Love Will Keep/ Appleseed Records

Thirstier Wind/ John Gorka/ Bright Side Of Down/ Red House Records

Mrs. Pinocci's Guitar/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Mrs. Pinocci's Guitar/ Philo

2000 Friends/ Chuck Brodsky/ Tell Tale Heart/ ChuckBrodsky.com Records

Friday, May 1

>>>Susie Burke & David Surette at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org 603-381-3001

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

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Georgia I'm Here (The Invocation)/ Joe Crookston/ Georgia I'm Here/ Milagrito Records

Trouble And Woe/ Ruth Moody/ These Wilder Things/ Red House Records

Four Blue Walls/ The Duhks/ The Duhks/ Sugar Hill

It's a Sin To Tell a Lie/ Pharis and Jason Romero/ A Wanderer I'll Stay/ Lula Records

When Every Woman/ Melinda Mahar & Animaterra/ Animaterra/ Animaterra

False Sir John/ Annalivia/ The Same Way Down/ Annalivia

The Joshua Incident stopped by the NHPR Folk Show for an in-studio performance.

Thursday, April 23

>>>Spuyten Duyvil at Longfellow Square ~ Portland, ME ~ 8pm ~ 207-761-1757

>>>Zinc& Co at North Church ~ Farmington, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-778-2006, www.farmingtohistory.org

Friday, April 24

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Belated Wedding Hoedown, Angelina Baker/ Tony Trischka/ Great Big World/ Rounder

The Ring/ Daring and Stahl/ Forty/ Daring Records

Tribute to Buddy/ Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy/ One/ Linus

Union Pacific/ Trout Steak Revival/ Brighter Every Day/ Trout Steak Revival

House On Fire/ Cara Luft/ Darlingford/ Cara Luft

Call the Captain/ Steep Canyon Rangers/ Lovin' Pretty Women/ Rebel Records

That Wrecking Ball/ Mandolin Orange/ Such Jubilee/ Yep Roc Records

Greenwich, New York's Bob Warren's latest album is Poet in Me.  He plays selections from the new release and gives us a preview of tunes from his next project.

The  Bradford Bog People, a band  steeped in traditional music  and a regional favorite, visited The Folk Show  to play in the studio. 

Thursday, April 16

>>>The Mairtin O‘Connor Trio (House Concert) ~ Easton, NH ~ Potluck 6pm, Concert 7:30pm ~ 603-823-7061

>>>French Acoustic Guitar Master Pierre Bensusan at Flying Goose, New London, NH; 40 Andover Rd, New London, NH;  http://www.flyinggoose.com/musicor phone (603) 526-6899

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Shades of Black, Shades of Blue/ Richard Shindell/ Signature Sounds 10th Anniversary/ Signature Sounds

20 Million Things/ Jay Linden/ Under The Radar/ Jay Linden

Old Adam/ Hem/ Funnel Cloud/ Nettwerk Records

Nobody Knows Me At All/ The Weepies/ Songs From Sing Out! V.51#4/ www.singout.org/

Five Days in May/ Salamander Crossing/ Bottleneck Dreams/ Signature Sounds

Crooked Man/ The Barley Jacks With Brian Wicklund/ Either Side Of Night/ Barley Jacks

Wednesday, April 8

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

Friday, April 10

>>>David Surette & Susie Burke at Portsmouth Book & Bar ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 603-427-9197, www.bookandbar.com

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Ned of the Hill/ Burns Sisters/ Looking Back Our American Irish Souls/ Sisters Music

Easter/ Leo Kottke/ The Leo Kottke Anthology/ Rhino

Handsome Molly/ The Onlies/ Long Before Light/ Soft Day

Whoa Back Buck/ Jayme Stone (Featuring Eli West, Margaret Glaspy, Brittany Haas, and Greg Garrsion)/ The Lomax Project/ Borealis

There's No Companion/ Pharis & Jason Romero/ A Wanderer I'll Stay/ Lula

World of Peace/ The Levins/ Trust/ thelevinsmusic.com

Seven Year Blues/ Gibson Brothers/ Brotherhood/ Rounder

Tuesday, March 31

>>>Foghorn String Band at Acoustic Artisans ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm ~ www.acousticartisans.com

Friday, April 3

>>>Red Molly at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-827-2905, www.pfmsconcerts.org

Wednesday, April 8

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Lay Your Money Down/ Solas feat. Rhiannon Giddens/ Shamrock City/ THL Records

Pushing Spring/ Peter And Lou Berryman/ Double Yodel/ Cornbelt Records

The Rambles Of Spring/ Tommy Makem/ The Tommy Makem Songbag/ Shanachie

Black Waters/ John McCutcheon, Tim O'Brien, Suzy Bogguss, Kathy Mattea, Stuart Duncan And Bryn Davies/ Dear Jean: Artists Celebrate Jean Ritchie Compass

Spring Water At Jerry's Run/ Malcolm Dalglish/ Malcolm Dalglish-1985-Jogging The Memory/ Windham Hill

Tuesday, March 24

>>>Scottish Balladiers Alan Reid & Rob van Sante at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998, www.gnwca.org

 

Thursday, March 26

>>>The Gawler Family  at South Church ~ Farmington, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-778-0424, www.necelticarts.com

Friday, March 27

 

Tuesday, March 17

>>>Liz & Dan Faiella at Cara Irish Pub ~ Dover, NH ~ 1:30pm ~ 603-343-4390, http://carairishpub.com/

 

>>>Liz & Dan Faiella  at Nine Lions Tavern ~ Deerfield, NH ~ 6pm ~ 603-463-7374, www.ninelionstavern.com/

Thursday, March 19

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