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Folk Show
6:15 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Folk Show Calendar 3.23.14


Wednesday, March 26

>>>The Paul McKenna Band at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

>>>John Prine, Capitol Center for the Arts, 8 p.m. Concord, NH ;

Thursday, March 27

>>>Blackbird at the Pizza Stone ~ Chester, VT ~ 7pm ~ 802-747-8664

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Folk Show
9:01 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3/16/14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

City Never Sleeps/ The Mammals/ Evolver/ Humble Abode

The Moonshiner/ Tommy Makem/ The Tommy Makem Songbag/ Red Biddy Records

The Jolly Tinker/ The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem/ The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem In Person at Carnegie Hall/ Sony Legacy

Waiting For A Train/ Jorma Kaukonen/ Blue Country Heart/ Columbia

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

Trouble in the Fields/ Maura O'Connell/ Helpless Heart/ Warner Brothers

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Folk Show
7:01 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar 3.16.14

Monday, March 17

>>>Islay Mist Ceilidh at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~  603-237-9302,603-246-8998

>>>Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm ~

Tuesday, March 18

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Folk Show
8:58 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3.9.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Sir Patrick Spens (Child 58)/ Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

Donald and June/ Craig Bickhardt/ Brother to the Wind/ Craig Bickhardt

Rabbit in the Moon/ Aztec Two-Step/ Cause & Effect/ Red Engine Records

The Melt/ Atwater-Donnelly/ Each Other's Story/ Rabbit Island Music

The Garden/ Alan Kelly Gang/ Small Towns and Famous Nights/ Blackbox Music

Witch of the Westmoreland/ Stan Rogers/ Between the Breaks Live/ Fogarty's Cove

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Folk Show
8:53 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Folk Calendar 3.9.14


Monday, March 10

>>>Alan Kelly Gang at Acoustic Artisans ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm 1,


Tuesday, March 11

>>>The Chieftains at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-352-2033

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Folk Show
8:56 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 3.2.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Old Shirt/ Kerry Powers/ Kerry Powers/ Kerry Powers/

Monroe Medley: Crossing the Cumberlands, Kentucky Mandolin/ Banjo Dan and the Mid-Nite Plowboys Caught in the Act/ Videosyncracies

Paul and Silas/ The High Bar Gang/ Lost and Undone/ True North Records

Dreaming of May/ Blackbird/ Whistle & Sing/ Blackbird

Four Good Days/ Jack Williams/ Four Good Days/ Wind River

Blackberry Quadrille, La Galope Bouchard/ Donna Hébert/ In Full Bloom/ Donna Hebert

Wherever We're Bound/ Annalivia/ The Same Way Down/ Annalivia

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Folk Show
4:54 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar

Tuesday, March 4th

>>>Josh Ritter, Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park Street, Lebanon 7:30;

Wednesday, March 5


>>>Jimmy Jo & the Jambol’ Ayuhs at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445,

Thursday March 6

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Folk Show
12:26 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Folk Show Calendar 2/23/14



Thursday, February 27

>>>Soule Monde at the Flying Goose Brew Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm

>>>The Lone Bellow at the Music Hall ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~

Saturday, March 1

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Folk Show
12:07 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Folk Show Playlist

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Hollywood/ Harvey Reid/ Blues & Branches/ Woodpecker Records

There but for Fortune/ Gathering Time/ When One Door Closes…/ Treble G

The Sunken Lands/ Rosanne Cash/ The River & The Thread/ Blue Note

Metal Drums/ Patty Larkin/ The Singer-Songwriter Collection/ Rounder

Off The Rails/ Garnet Rogers Small Victories/ Snowgoose

The House That Jack Built/ Brother Sun/ Some Part of the Truth/

Dream In Blue/ Stray Birds/ The Stray Birds/

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Folk Show
10:51 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.16.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

So Say We All/ David Francey/ So Say We All/ Red House

Fishing In The Morning/ Dar Williams/ The Beauty Of The Rain/ Razor and Tie

Iowa Girl Waltz/ Dakota Dave Hull/ Reunion Rag/ Flying Fish Records

Restless For a While/ Annalivia/ The Same Way Down/ Annalivia Music

Unworthy/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Sylvia Hotel/ Philo

January Thaw/ Gerry Putnam and Tom Pirozzoli/ Guitar Duo/ Putnam and Pirozzoli

On Abundance/ Danny Schmidt/ Man of Many Moons/ Red House Records

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Folk Show
5:32 pm
Sun February 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar 2.16.14

Tuesday, Feb. 18

>>>A solo concert with Brendan Taaffe ; 7:30 pm at the Hanover Friends Meeting House, 43 Lebanon St., Hanover, NH. For this concert, Brendan will be performing solo on mbira, guitar, and banjo:


Friday, February 21

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Folk Show
9:38 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.9.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Carolina Pines/ Cris Williamson and Tret Fure/ Treasures Left Behind: Remembering Kate Wolf/ Red House Records

Medley La Bolduc/ Josée Vachon/ Deracinee - uprooted/ Cevon Music

How Can I Keep From Singing/ Pete Seeger/ Pete/ Living Music

Gone But Not Forgotten/ Lui Collins/ Closer/ Waterbug Records

Garden Song/ David Mallett/ Greenin' Up/ North Road Records

Lorraine/ Lori McKenna/ Lorraine/ Signature Sounds

Moderation/ C. Daniel Boling/ Sleeping Dogs/ Bercalin Records

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Folk Show
6:40 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar


Wednesday, February 12

>>> Bennett and Perkins, Wildcat Inn and Tavern, Jackson, NH; 7:30 p.m.; 603-305-7156;

Thursday, February 13

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

Friday, February 14

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Folk Show
12:33 am
Mon February 3, 2014

Folk Calendar 2.2.14

Thursday, February 6

>>>The Red Hot Chili Peppers at the Capitol Theater ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-225-1111

Friday, February 7

>>>James Montgomery Band (Blues) at The Tupelo ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~

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Folk Show
10:22 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 2.2.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Oh Sacred World/ Pete Seeger/ Seeds: The Songs Of Pete Seeger, Volume 3/ Appleseed Records

Pete, On Woody and Union Maid(featuring Pete Seeger)/ Rik Palieri And George Mann/ The Almanac Trail/ Almanac Trail

The Farmer Is The Man/ Pete Seeger/ Folk Songs For Young People/ Smithsonian Folkways

Wood-Chopping Song/ Pete Seeger/ Folk Songs For Young People/ Smithsonian Folkways

Ground Hog/ Pete Seeger/ American Favorite Ballads: Vol. 3/ Smithsonian Folkways

Hole In The Bucket/ Pete Seeger/ Singalong / Smithsonian Folkways

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