The Folk Show

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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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Folk Show
9:41 pm
Sun October 20, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 10.20.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Climber/ Dan Cloutier/ Blind Willie's Lighthouse/ Birch Beer Records

The Hill Of Thieves Cara Dillon Hill of Thieves Proper Records

Cornbread and Butterbeans/ Carolina Chocolate Drops/ Songs from Sing Out! v.53#3/ www.singout.org

If I Had Only Known/ Jana Stanfield/ The Women Of Kerrville/ Silverwolf Records

Hard Times/ Martin Sexton/ In The Journey/ Kitchen Table

Hang Me/ Mike + Ruthy/ Waltz Of The Chickadee/ Humble Abode

Lazarus/ Carrie Newcomer/ The Geography Of Light/ Philo

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Folk Show Performances
9:11 am
Tue October 15, 2013

Live In Studio: Buskin & Batteau

David Buskin and Robin Batteau joined Kate McNally in the studio in The Folk Show in advance of their November 1 appearance at the Sunapee Coffeehouse in Sunapee, New Hampshire.


Folk Show
9:15 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Calendar

Thursday, October 17

>>>Murray & Falkenau (Contemporary Folk & Roots from Dublin, Ireland) at Heberton Hall ~ Keene, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.murrayandfalkenau.com

Friday, October 18

>>>The Grand Slamb ovians at the Peterborough Players Theater ~ Peterborough, NH ~ 8pm ~ 603-827-2905, www.pfmsconcerts.org

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Folk Show
9:06 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 10/13/13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Weary Blues/ Paul Siebel, Roly Salley, Pat Alger, Ron Sutton, Gordon Titcomb, Eric Kaz/ Woodstock Mountains: More Music from Mud Acres/ Rounder

Killing the Blues/ Shawn Colvin/ Cover Girl/ Columbia

Woodstock/ Joni Mitchell/ Ladies of the Canyon/ Warner

I Like to Sleep Late In the Morning/ David Bromberg Band/ Midnight On the Water/ Legacy-Columbia

Spring Can Really Hang You up the Most/ Rickie Lee Jones/ Pop Pop/ Geffen Records

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

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Folk Show
9:35 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

NHPR Folk Calendar 10.6.13

Wednesday, October 9

>>>Jez Lowe & James Keelaghan at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Friday, October 11

>>>Mayfly at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

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Folk Show
9:27 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 10.6.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Follow the Heron/ Malinky/ Three Ravens/ Green Trax

Glory At The Meetinghouse/ Sisters Of Harmony/ The Early Years/ Flying Fish

Every Grain Of Sand/ The Blind Boys of Alabama feat. Justin Vernon of Bon Iver/ I'll Find a Way/ Masterworks

Reuben's Train/ Ken & Brad Kolodner/ Skipping Rocks/ Fenchurch Music

I Am The Common Man/ Alan Reid/ Collection : Songs Of Scotland's Martys, Rogues & Worthies/ Temple Records

Hard Times (Trouble & Strife)/ Mike Cross/ Irregular Guy/ Sugar Hill Records

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Folk Show
9:37 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 9.29.13

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Wednesday, October 2

>>>Denny Breau w/ Frank Coffin at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

>>>Don Bergeron at Giuseppe’s ~ Meredith, NH ~ 6pm ~ 603-279-3313

Friday, October 4

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Folk Show
9:35 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 9.29.13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

Red Rocking Chair/ Ken and Brad Kolodner/ Skipping Rocks/ Fenchurch Music

Top of the World/ Patty Griffin/ Silver Bell/ A&M Records

Mercy Me (The Ecology/ Sloan Wainwright/ Rediscovery/ Sloan Wainwright

Plastic Soliders/ Seth Glier/ Things I Should Let You Know/ Empress Records

O Shenandoah, Sail Away/ Jane Siberry/ Hush/ Sounds True

House Of Stone/ Mandolin Orange/ This Side Of Jordan Yep Roc

I Don't Want Your Millions, Mister/ Rik Palieri And George Mann/ The Almanac Trail/ Almanac Trail

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Folk Show
12:08 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9.22.13

Old Dog/ Bill Evans & Megan Lynch/ Let's Do Something…/ Native and Fine Records

Holden's Blues/ Bill Morrissey/ Come Running/ Turn and Spin Media

Symphony/ Emily Kurn/ I'm Just Like You/ Emily Kurn

Come On The Road/ Stephen Nystrup/ Folk Next Door 7/ WWUH

A Little Love/ Danielle Doyle/ The Cartographer's Wife/ Danielle Doyle

Saint Mark/ Beth Amsel/ Folk Next Door 7/ WWUH

Quarter Moon/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Different Stripe/ Philo

Autumn/ Erica Wheeler/ The Harvest/ Signature Sounds

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Folk Show
9:32 pm
Sun September 22, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (festivals, concerts, dances)

Irish Festival, Maritime Festival, CoffeehouseSeptember Festivals

September 28 Noon-6pm Irish Fest

Rotary Arts Pavilion, Dover, NH

            www.seacoastirishfestival.org 603-740-6435 

            Performers include: Eileen Ivers and Immigrant Soul, Kevin McKrell Band, Sundays Well, Bradigan and more….

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show Performances
11:36 am
Wed September 18, 2013

Live In Studio: Matt & Shannon Heaton

Matt and Shannon Heaton and three year old son Nigel, with Folk Show host Kate McNally

Matt & Shannon Heaton joined Kate in studio on Sunday. The Boston-based duo play traditional and updated Irish music on flute, accordion, guitar, bouzouki, and voices.

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Folk Show
9:07 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9/15/13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

Windborne/ Chilly Winds/ Recorded at Nelson Town Hall/ Monadnock Folklore Society

Woke Up This Morning/ Mavis Staples/ One True Vine/ Anti

I Like to Sleep Late In the Morning/ David Bromberg Band/ Midnight On the Water/ Legacy/Columbia

City Kids/ Susan Werner/ Hayseed/ Thirty Tigers

Rock And Root/ John Perraul/t Rock And Root/ Rockweed

Because Of This/ Patty Larkin/ Still Green/ Signature Sounds

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Folk Show
8:15 pm
Sun September 15, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances)

September Festivals

September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games

Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH

www.nhscot.org  603-229-1975

   Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,  Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey & Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show
9:07 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 9.8.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Traveling Alone/ Tift Merritt/ Traveling Companion/ Yep Roc

See That My Grave Is Kept Clean/ Aubrey Atwater/ Banjo Babes/ Wepecket Island Records

Red Dirt Girl/ Emmylou Harris/ Red Dirt Girl/ Nonesuch

Gone, Gonna Rise Again/ Si Kahn & The Looping Brothers/ Aragon Mill - The Bluegrass Sessions/ Strictly Country Records

Mother Earth/ Betsy Rose/ Sacred Ground/ Kaleidoscope

I Don't Believe In Yesterday/ Jaime Michaels/ Unknown Blessings/ Frumdahart Productions

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Folk Show
8:26 pm
Sun September 8, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (Festivals, Concerts & Dances)

 Festivals:

September 20-22 ~ NH Highland Games

Loon Mountain, Lincoln, NH

www.nhscot.org  603-229-1975

Performers: Albannach. The Red Hot Chili Pipers, Natalie Haas,  Alasdair Fraser, John Carmichael, The Brigadoons, Prydein, Charlie Zahm, Strathspey & Reel Society of NH, Prydein, and The American Rogues,

September 28-29 ~ Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival

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Folk Show
10:03 pm
Sun August 25, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 8.25.13

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label/

No More Cane on the Brazos/ Odetta/ My Eyes Have Seen/ Vanguard

Keg of Brandy/ Robbie O'Connell/ The Love of the Land/ Green Linnet

Wayfaring Stranger/ Simone Dinnerstein and Tift Merritt/ Night/ Sony

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

Can You Hear It/ Tara Greenblatt Band/ Animal Body/ Tara Greenblatt

Heart Like A Wheel/ Zoë Muth & The Lost High Rollers Old Gold Signature Sounds

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

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Folk Show
10:11 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Folk Show Playlist

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Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Both Sides Now/ Dave Van Ronk/ The Mayor of MacDougal Street: Rarities 1957-69/ Rootstock Recordings

Somebody's Darling/ Kathy Mattea/ Songs Of The Civil War/ Sony

Red Rocking Chair/ Ivan Rosenberg/ Oldies And Old Time/ Vole-O-Tone

Peekaboo Waltz/ Fiddle Whamdiddle/ Old School Old Time/ Fiddle Whamdiddle

Behind the Bush in the Garden,Elzic's Farewell/ Ellen Carlson/ People I Play With/ Ellen Carlson

I Need You Now/ Craig Werth/ The Spokes Man/ Craig Werth

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Folk Show
10:08 pm
Sun August 18, 2013

Folk Calendar

Wednesday, August 21

>>>Coig at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~  207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Friday, August 23

>>>Great Big Sea (folk/rock) at the Lowell Summer Music Series ~ Boarding House Park ~  Lowell, MA ~ 7:30pm ~  www.lowellsummermusic.org

Saturday, August 24

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Folk Show
10:07 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Folk Calendar 8.11.13

Monday, August 12

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at the Lakeside Theater ~ Rangeley, ME ~ 207-864-5000

Tuesday, August 13

>>>The Makem & Spain Brothers at Mahoosuc Arts ~ Bethel, ME ~ 207-824-3575

Wednesday, August 14

>>>Dar Williams at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

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Folk Show
10:05 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 8.11.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'/ Taylor, James/ Other Covers / Hear Music

Forget Me Not/ Anne Hills/ Angle Of The Light/ Collective Works

Talkin' Bout A Revolution/ Various Artists/ Playing for Change: Songs Around the World/ Hear Music

Box of Rain/ Sloan Wainwright/ Sloan Wainwright/ Waterbug Records

Zion / Village Harmony/ Best Of Village Harmony 2007-2008 / Village Harmony

Just Passiin' Through/ Tammy Fassaert/ Tammy Fassaert/ Strictly Country Records

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Folk Show
10:02 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 8.4.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Image Of Me/ New Country Rehab/ Ghost of Your Charms/ Kelp Records

Bash/ Akira Otsuka/ First Tear/ Patuxent Music

Festival Night/ Mustard's Retreat/ The Wind and the Crickets/ Palmetto Records

John Keane's Boys/ Laura Smith/ Everything Is Moving/ Borealis

Payday At The Mill/ Alice Gerrard/ Bittersweet/ Spruce and Maple Music

Sweet South Anna River/ Alice Gerrard/ Bittersweet/ Spruce and Maple Music

Everything Is Bigger In Alaska/ Si Kahn/ Bristol Bay/ Strictly Country

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Folk Show
8:43 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Folk Show Calendar

Monday, August 5

>>>Isabeau & Les Chercheurs d’Or at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org   603-246-8998

Wednesday, August 7

>>>Judy Collins w/ Ari Hest at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

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Folk Show Performances
9:26 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Live In Studio: Leslie Vogel And Fred Simmons Of Folksoul

Leslie Simmons and Fred Vogel of Folksoul
Credit Kate McNally / NHPR

The Folksoul Band creates new music from old traditions, combining horns, vocals, wild rhythms, and New Orleans Mardi Gras spirit to create music for celebration and dancing. A seven piece group, they also work in smaller ensembles, sometimes as Lunatic Fringe or as The Folksoul Ensemble.

Two members, Leslie Vogel and Fred Simmons, stopped by the Folk Show to play in the studio and talk about their upcoming Folksoul Festival 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., August 18th, in Greenfield NH.

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Folk Show
9:20 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 7.28.2013

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

House Carpenter/ Irish Bastards/ Their Best/ Irish Bastards

The Books In My Library/ Nuala Kennedy And Oliver Schroer/ Songs From Sing Out! V.55#2/ www.singout.org

Oh My Little Darling / Fire On the Mountain/ Burning Bridget Cleary/ Pressed for Time/ Burning Bridget Cleary

Hit The Ground Running/ Maura O'Connell/ The FolkScene Collection/ Red House

Ain't Life A Brook/ Greg Brown & Bill Morrissey/ Friend Of Mine/ Philo

They Called It Music/ Gibson Brothers/ They Called It Music/ Compass

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Folk Show
8:29 pm
Sun July 28, 2013

Folk Show Calendar (concerts, dances and festivals)

Monday, July 29

>>>The Ennis Sisters (Country & Celtic) at the Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org   603-246-8998

Wednesday, July 31

>>>The Head & The Heart at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

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Folk Show Performances
10:00 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Live In Studio: Sattuma

Credit Sattuma via Facebook

"Sattuma" translated from Finnish means "hitting the mark" as well as "chance, happenstance". Sattuma is one of the most well-known folk bands to hail from Karelia - the republic shared by Russia and Finland.

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Folk Show
9:41 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Calendar (concerts, dances and festivals)

Tuesday, July 16th

>>>Bluegrass Gospel Project, Meetinghouse Park Summer Concert Series,

Hampstead, NH 6 p.m.

Wednesday, July 17

>>>Carolina Chocolate Drops at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~www.prescottpark.org

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Folk Show
9:17 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 7.14.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Three Brothers/ Alan Reid/ Collection : Songs Of Scotland's Martyrs, Rogues & Worthies/ Temple

Dear Sister/ Claire Lynch/ Dear Sister/ Compass

Saint Lucy/ Catie Curtis/ Hello, Stranger/ Compass

All That We Know/ Jason Spooner/ The Flame You Follow/ Spooner Records

Fortunate Son/ Todd Snider/ Peace Queer/ Mri Associated

Wide River To Cross/ Levon Helm/ Dirt Farmer/ Vanguard Records

Midnight On The Water/ Harvey Reid/ Of Wind And Water/ Woodpecker Records

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Folk Show
10:01 pm
Sun July 7, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 7.7.13 (concerts, dances and festivals)

Wednesday, July 10

>>>Justin Townes Earle at Prescott Park ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.prescottpark.org

>>> Vishten at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

>>>Harvey Reid at Lobsters In The Rough ~ York, ME ~ 6pm ~ 207-363-4721

 

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Folk Show
9:45 pm
Sun July 7, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 7.7.2013

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Willow/ Brother Sun/ Some Part of the Truth/ Brother Sun Music

Wild Bill Jones/ Pharis and Jason Romero/  Long Gone Out West Blues/ Lula Records

Hard Travelin'/ Jimmy LaFave/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

I Look So Happy,Triangle Mouth Waltz/ Kristina Olsen/ Kristina Olsen/ Rounder Records

Pastures of Plenty/ Judy Collins/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

You Better Let That Liar Alone/ Harmony Sisters/ The Early Years/ Harmony Sound

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