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Folk Calendar 12.2.12

Dec 2, 2012

Wednesday, December 5

>>>Judy Collins at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Mary McCaslin & Rick Shea at Popolo ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 8pm ~ 802-463-9595

Friday, December 7

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Bread And Roses/ George Mann/ Patience In These Times/ Running Scared Productions/

Wild Mountain Thyme/ Judy Collins/ Maids & Golden Apples/ Wildflower/

Canaan's Land/ Mary McCaslin & Jim Ringer/ The Bramble & the Rose/ Philo/

The Bramble And The Rose/ Mary McCaslin  Things We Said Today/ Philo/

Temporary Road/ John Gorka/ Temporary Road/ Highstreet/

Dreams Of Life/ Darryl Purpose/ Next Time Around/ Blue Rock Artists/

Anti Blues Matters/ Doc Rogers/ Aint Dead Yet/ Doc Rogers/

Kate was in studio with conductor Michael Vose and the Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire, a group seeking to preserve and promote Scottish culture through the playing of traditional Scottish music.

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Down The Old Plank Road/ The Holy Modal Rounders/ 1 & 2/ Fantasy

Shady Grove/ Zoe Speaks/ Birds Fly South/ Redbird Records

Uncle Dave's Grace/ Herdman Hills And Mangsen/ At the Turning of the Year/ Hand and Hand

Don't Get Weary/ Adrienne Young/Little Sadie/ The Art of Virtue/ Addie Belle

Thanksgiving/ Loudon Wainwright III/ Therapy/ Jive

Come ye Thankful People/Harvest Home/ Julia Lane, Fred Gosbee and Barbara Burt Going Home: Thanksgiving Music for Celtic Harp/ Castlebay

Folk Calendar 11.18.12

Nov 18, 2012

Saturday, November 24

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at the Rochester Opera House ~ Rochester, NH ~ (603)335-1992

Sunday, November 25

>>>Strathspey and Reel Society of NH Annual Gala Scottish Concert featuring Highland Soles with Ed Pearlman, Neil Pearlman, Laura Scott and the Strathspey and Reel Society of NH orchestra; 2:30, Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH

Folk Playlist 11.11.12

Nov 11, 2012

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Woody's Ghost - Part 1/ David Bernz/ Pete Remembers Woody/  Appleseed Recordings

Patriots' Dream/ Arlo Guthrie With The University of Kentucky Symphony Orchestra/ In Times Like These Rising Son Records

Sleep With One Eye Open/ Chris Thile & Michael Daves/ Sleep With One Eye Open/ Nonesuch

House Full of Empty Rooms/ Kathleen Edwards/ Voyageur/ Zoe Records

Rabbit In The Moon/  Aztec Two-Step/ Cause & Effect / Red Engine Records

There It Goes/ Ed Gerhard/ There And Gone/ Virtue Records

Folk Calendar 11.11.12

Nov 11, 2012


Thursday, November 15

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Palace Theater ~ Manchester, NH ~ 7pm ~  (603)668-5588

>>>Steel Wheels at the Opera House ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 802-463-9595

Friday, November 16

Folk Calendar 10.21.12

Oct 21, 2012

Tuesday, October 23

>>>Keb’Mo’ at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME  ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

Friday, October 26

>>>Dar Williams at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Wild Horse/ Red Horse/ Red Horse/ Red House

Crossing the Bar/ Robin and Linda Williams/ These Old Dark Hills/ Red House

Leaves That Are Green/ Mara Levine with Gathering Time/ Mara Levine/ Mara Levine

Gone Gonna Rise Again/ Kathy Mattea/ Calling Me Home/ Sugar Hill

Trampled Rose/ Carolina Chocolate Drops/ Genuine Negro Jig/ Nonesuch

John Lee Hooker For President/ Ry Cooder/ Pull Up Some Dust and Sit/ Nonesuch

Higher Financial Reform/ Cosy Sheridan/ The Horse King/ Waterbug

Wednesday, October 17

>>>Chris Kirby, Kim Wempe & Keith Mullens at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ (207)562-4445,

Friday, October 19

>>>Gordon Bok at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Vermont Is Afire in the Autumn/ Lui Collins/ Made in New England/ Green Linnet

Our Lady of the Tall Trees/ Cahalen Morrison & Eli West/ Our Lady of the Tall Trees/ Cahalen Morrison and Eli West

Come from the Heart/ Guy Clark/ Old Friends/ Sugar Hill

Shady Grove/ Bill Staines/ Beneath Some Lucky Star/ Red House Records

Mussels in the Corner/ Gordon Bok/ Sing Out - V49#3/

Harold Is A Lobsterman/ The Shaw Brothers/ A Profile Of New Hampshire/ The Shaw Brothers

Courtesy of the <a href="">Cosy Sheridan </a>

Cosy Sheridan joins Kate McNally live in the NHPR studio.

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Geronimo's Cadillac/ Mary McCaslin & Jim Ringer/ The Bramble & the Rose/ Philo Records

My World Is Empty Without You/  Mary McCaslin/ Things We Said Today/ Philo Records

The Lily & The Rose/ Battlefield Band/ Line Up/ Temple Records

Harvest Home - Gordon's Fancy/ Gordon Bok/ Jeremy Brown And Jeannie Teal/ Folk Legacy

My Images Come/ Gordon Bok, Ann Mayo Muir, Ed Trickett/ All Shall Be Well Again/ Folk Legacy

Adelaide/ The Greencards/ The Brick Album/ Darling Street Records

Thursday, October 11

>>>Suzanne Vega at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME  ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

Friday, October 12

>>>Buskin & Bateau, Beggar’s Ride opens at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA  ~ 781-631-8987

Asia Kepka

I don’t know what came over me as I sat across from novelist Scott Alarik while he read from his new book, Revival, a Folk Music Novel in the studio at NHPR.  My throat closed up as my eyes started to well while he spoke from the heart of his character, Nathan Warren, a singer/songwriter, now open mic host who never quite got his shot at the big time.

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Big Rock Candy Mountain/ John Hartford/  Down From the Mountain/ Lost Highway

Romance In Durango/ Beppe Gambetta/ Live at Teatro della Corte, The First 10 Years/ Gadfly Records

Jokerman/ Eliza Gilkyson/ Nod to Bob 2/ Red House Records

I've Got that Old Feeling/ Alison Krauss/ I've Got That Old Feeling/ Rounder

Prodigal Daughter/ Michelle Shocked/ Arkansas Traveler/ Mercury

Help My Brother/ Gibson Brothers/ Help My Brother/ Compass

Gasology/ Tony Rice/ Acoustics/ Rounder

Monday, October 1

>>>John Hiatt & The Combo at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME  ~ 8pm ~ 207-935-7292

Tuesday, October 2

>>>Arlo Guthrie at Fuller Hall ~ St. Johnsbury, VT ~ 7pm ~,

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Green Grows The Laurel/ Greg Brown/ Honey In The Lion's Head/ Trailer Records

Whole Again/ Julie Snow/ If Words Were Stones/ Julie Snow

Since You Took Your Leave/ Cahalen Morrison And Eli West/ The Holy Coming Of The Storm/ Cahalen Morrison and Eli West

Heaven Sent/ Steeldrivers/ The Steeldrivers/ Rounder

Green Mountains And Me/ Slaid Cleaves/ Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away/ Music Road

When The Shanty Boy Comes Down/ Jeff Warner/ Jolly Tinker/ Gumstump Records

Wednesday, September 26

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

>>>Maggie & Cassie MacDonald at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ (207)562-4445,

Thursday, September 27

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

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

First Day Of Autumn/ Anne Hills/ The Women Of Kerrville, Vol. 2/ Silverwolf

Jig Runrig/ The Ramnee Ceilidh/ Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas/ Highlander's Farewell/ Culburnie

Long Time Girl Gone By/ Emmylou Harris/ KIN - Songs By Mary Karr & Rodney Crowell/ Vanguard Records

Sundown/ Art Thieme/ Get Folked - Live at Charlotte's Web/ Mountain Railroad

The Sun Goes On Rising/ Sarah McQuaid/ The Plum Tree And The Rose/ Waterbug Records

Just Sayin'/ Stray Birds/ The Stray Birds/ The Stray Birds

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 ~ www.gnwca.org603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

Friday, September 21

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Haul Awa' Lads/ Willie McCulloch/ Songs From Sing Out! Winter 2007 v.50 #4/

Passing Through/ Catie Curtis/ Songs From Sing Out! V.51#1/

Would You Love Me Then/ Lori McKenna/ Paper Wings & Halo / The Orchard

Jubilee/ Sally Rogers/ The Unclaimed Pint / In the Circle of the Sun Flying Fish

Little Sadie/ John Doyle/ Wayward Son/ Compass Records

Talk About Suffering/ Ricky Skaggs & Tony Rice/ Skaggs and Rice/ Sugar Hill

The Kind/ Steve Earle/ Jerusalem/ Artemis

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

Folk Show Playlist 9/2/2012

Sep 2, 2012

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow/ Rachael Davis/ Antebellum Queens/ Fox on a Hill

Your Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine/ Carolina Chocolate Drops/ Genuine Negro Jig/ Nonesuch

The Times They Are A-Changin'/ Simon & Garfunkel/ Wednesday Morning, 3 AM/ Columbia

If I Were A Carpenter/ Jonathan Edwards/ Rollin' Along - Live In Holland/ Strictly Country Records

I Can't Love You Now/ Sarah Jarosz/ Song Up In Her Head/ Sugar Hill Records

Heart Of Gold/ Neil Young/ Harvest/ Reprise Records

Folk Calendar 9/2/2012

Sep 2, 2012


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 ~

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Measure by Measure/ Kate Eggleston/ Sing Out - V49#3/

Only One Season/ Andrew & Noah VanNorstrand/ All The Good Summers/ Andrew & Noah VanNorstrand

Hear Jerusalem Moan/ Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem/ Some Bright Morning/ Signature Sounds

Summer's End/ Pat Donohue/ Backroads/ Bluesky Records

In The Heat Of The Summer/ Judy Collins/ Forever/ Elektra

I Hate To See The Summer Go/ Mark Dvorak/ Time Ain't Got Nothin' On Me/ Waterbug

Shepherd/ Anais Mitchell/ Young Man In America/ Thirty Tigers

Folk Calendar 8.19.12

Aug 19, 2012

Monday, August 20

>>> VillageHarmony Teen World Music Ensemble Presents final summer concert program Rutland, VT Immaculate Heart of Mary, 18 Lincoln Ave, (802) 773-1715

Wednesday, August 22

>>>Martin Sexton at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-436-2848

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Young Westley/ Mary McCaslin/ The Singer/Songwriter Collection/ Rounder

The Mountie's Prayer Skip Gorman A Herder's Call Old West

Summer Wages/ Tony Rice/ Native American/ Rounder

High Wide & Handsome/ Loudon Wainwright III/ Songs from Sing Out! v.53#3/ 2nd Story Sound Records

Bethlehem Steel/ Nanci Griffith/ Intersection/ Hello No

School Of Peace/ Kids Of Symonds School/ Peace Place/ Peter Siegel

Baby Hands/ Louise Taylor/ Tangerine/ Blue Coyote Music

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Brother Can You Spare A Dime/ Peter Siegel/ Living In Rome/ Peter Siegel

Red Red Room/ Cris Williamson/ Real Deal/ Wolf Moon

I Wish It Would Rain/ Nanci Griffith/ Winter Marquee/ Rounder

Harris and the Mare/ Stan Rogers/ Between the Breaks...Live!/ Fogarty's Cove

Pod Kalinom/Village Harmony/ Best Of Village Harmony 2007-2008 / Village Harmony

Sweet Is The Day/ Village Harmony Best Of Village Harmony 2007-2008 -- [Disc 1] Village Harmony