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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Brought to you in part by:

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

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 ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

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/ www.singout.org

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

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 www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, September 13

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

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

Music

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

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Measure by Measure/ Kate Eggleston/ Sing Out - V49#3/ www.singout.org

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 ~ www.prescottpark.org 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

Folk Calendar 8.12.12

Aug 12, 2012

Monday, August 13

>>>Mary Chapin Carpenter at Stone Mountain ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Tuesday, August 14

>>>Mary Chapin Carpenter at Stone Mountain ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

High Road To Tequila/ Douglas Clegg/ Looking For A Sign/ Clegg Yolk records

Lonesome You/ Patti Casey/ The Edge of Grace/ Long Shot Music

The Great Unknown/ Dar Williams/ The Honesty Room/ Razor and Tie

Barn Burning/ Dave Alvin/ The FolkScene Collection/ Red House

More Than My Old Guitar/ Jorma Kaukonen/ River Of Time/ Red House

For the God Whose Name I Used To Know/ Cary Cooper/ Dirty Little Secret/ Cary Cooper

Sailing Down My Golden River/ Pete Seeger/ Songs From Sing Out v. 49 #2/ www.singout.org

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Behind the Bush in the Garden/ Ellen Carlson/ People I Play With/ Ellen Carlson

Hold to a Dream/ Mary Maguire Band/ Sample/ Mary Maguire

Bending Blades/ Hot Rize/ Take It Home/ Sugar Hill

Dark Hollow/ David Bromberg Quartet/ Live New York City 1982/ Appleseed

Those Who've Gone On/ Infamous Stringdusters/ Things That Fly/ Sugar Hill

Tall Fiddler/ Tommy Emmanuel/ Best Of WoodSongs Volume 3/ Poetman Records

Tuesday, July 17

>>>Dark Star Orchestra at Tupelo Hall ~ White River Junction, VT. ~ 8pm ~ 802-698-8341

Wednesday, July 18

>>>Peter Yarrow, Prescott Park, Portsmouth

>>> Bradford Bog People  at the Strafford, VT Summer Concert Series ~  UU Church ~ South Strafford, VT. ~ 7:30 PM

Thursday, July 19-Sunday July 22;

http://sarahleeandjohnny.com/

Sarah Lee and Johnny join Kate at the NHPR studio. Their next tour stop will be at the Rockingham Meetinghouse in Rockingham, Vermont on Sunday, July 22. Get the details.

Folk Calendar 7.8.12

Jul 8, 2012

Tuesday, July 10

>>>Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plowboys at the Meetinghouse Park ~ Hampstead, NH

July 12, 13, 14 & 15, 2012

>>>Basin Bluegrass Festival; Brandon, Vermont

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Birds And Ships/ Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer/ Postcards/ Community Music Inc.

Pastures Of Plenty/ John McCutcheon/ This Land: Woody Guthrie's America/ Appalsongs

The Lightkeeper/ Makem and Spain Brothers/ Up the Stairs/ Redbiddy

Worried Man Blues/ Woody Guthrie/ My Dusty Road/ Rounder

A Jug of Punch/ The Clancy Legacy/ The Clancy Legacy/ Clancy Legacy

Nine Hundred Miles/ Woody Guthrie/ My Dusty Road/ Rounder

Song To Woody/ Bob Dylan/ No Direction Home: The Soundtrack (The Bootleg Series, Vol. 7) / Columbia

Folk Calendar 7.1.12

Jul 1, 2012

Tuesday, July 3

>>>Newfound Road (Bluegrass) at the Realto ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998, www.gnwca.org

Wednesday, July 4

>>>Jim Prendergast & Ellen Carlson at the Lamprey River Tavern ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 6pm

Thursday, July 5

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Creek's Gonna Rise/ Nerissa & Katryna Nields/ The Full Catastrophe/ Mercy House Music and Books

Fire/ Dietrich Strause/ Laborsongs & Barkingdogs/ Dietrich Strause

Cold Missouri Waters/ Cry Cry Cry/ Cry Cry Cry/ Razor and Tie

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

Young but Daily Growing/ Jeff Warner/ Long Time Travelling/ Wildgoose

Pallet on the Floor/ Holly Near/ And Still We Sing: The Outspoken Collection / Calico Tracks

Kate McNally hosts Lucy Kaplansky in a live performance at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT on June 22. A broadcast of the event can be heard on July 1.

Visit the Tupelo Public Radio Project page.

Folk Calendar 6.24.12

Jun 24, 2012

Wednesday, June 27

>>>Shawn Colvin;Prescott Park, Portsmouth; 7 p.m;

http://www.prescottpark.org/uploads/PPAF_2011.pdf

>>>Mark Erelli@ M&D Productions, 1857 White Mtn. Highway, North Conway, NH; 662-7591

 Thursday, June 28

>>>David Surrette and Susie Burke, Gundalow Music Sail, www.gundalow.org

 Friday, June 29

>>>Sweet, Hot & Sassy w/ Swing a Cat ~ at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.ccanh.com

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Ode To A Broken Heart/ Once/ Row Upon Row of the People They Know/ Borealis

Skippin' in the Mississippi Dew/ John Hartford/ Mark Twang/ Flying Fish

Gentle Arms Of Eden/ Priscilla Herdman/ The Road Home/ Redwing Music

I'm Gonna Sleep with One Eye Open/ Jim Rooney, Artie Traum, BIll Keith, Roly Salley, Larry Packer, Joe Schick, George James, and Pat Alger/ Woodstock Mountains: More Music from Mud Acres/ Rounder Records

Peter Heywood / http://www.jeffwarner.com/

Jeff Warner joins Folk Show host Kate McNally at NHPR to discuss his latest album, Long Time Travelling.

Abby Roche / NHPR

David Bromberg and his band joins Kate McNally for an in-studio performance.

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Rhubarb Trees/ Anne Hills And David Roth/ Rhubarb Trees/ Wind River

Smuggler's Notch/ Banjo Dan/ Mystery and Memories/ Vermont Songbag

I'm Not That Girl/ Susie Burke And David Surette/ When The Small Birds Sweetly Sing/ Madrina Music

What If No One's Watching/ Ani DiFranco/ Imperfectly/ Righteous Babe

Four Walls/ Willie Nelson/ Just One Love/ Justice Records

Not Cause I Wanted To/ Bonnie Raitt/ Slipstream/ Red Wing Records

Folk Calendar 6.17.12

Jun 17, 2012

Wednesday, June 20

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

>>>Ani Difranco at Prescott Park, Portsmouth; 7 p.m:http://www.prescottpark.org/uploads/PPAF_2011.pdf

 

Friday, June 22

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Weatherman/ The Crunchy Western Boys/ Rumorville/ Crunchy Western Boys

Gulf Coast Highway/ Red Molly/ James/ Red Molly

Jump Before The Trainwreck/ Bow Thayer/ Shooting Arrows at the Moon/ Thunder Ridge Records

Camelot motel/ Mary  Gauthier/ Signature Sounds 10th anniversary/ Signature Sounds

Cowgirl In The Sand/ Barnstar!/ C'mon!/ Barnstar!

Freight Train/ Fred Eaglesmith & The Flying Squirrels/ Ralph's Last Show: Live In Santa Cruz/ Signature Sounds

Folk Calendar 6.3.12

Jun 3, 2012

Roots on the River Festival

Thursday, June 7, 2012

New and regional artists showcase @ 33 Bridge Street; doors 7pm; showtime 7:30pm:

Mark Mandeville & Raianne Richards,Bow Thayer and Perfect Train Wreck
Waylon Speed

Friday, June 8, 2012; Open air shows in the Square, Downtown Bellows Falls:

Michael Hertz, Tall HeightsT,he Break Maids - on Popolo's deck
Dan Weber

Open air shows at the Bellows Falls Farmers' Market

A mountain-born treasure of American folk music, Doc Watson, died Tuesday in North Carolina at age 89.

His manager said in a statement that Watson died at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, after abdominal surgery last week.

Watson was born in Deep Gap, N.C., in the Blue Ridge Mountains, in a three-room house he shared with eight brothers and sisters. He revolutionized not just how people play guitar but the way people around the world think about mountain music.

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