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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 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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Folk Show
9:11 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 6.30.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Lighting Of The Flame And Fireworks/ Shaun Davey/ May We Never Have To Say Goodbye/ Tara Records

Little Road/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Defying Gravity/ Philo

Chimes of Freedom/ Eliza Gilkyson/ Eliza Gilkyson Misfits/ Realiza Records

Riding in My Car/ Donovan/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

Independence, Indiana/ Eddie From Ohio/ This Is Me/ Virginia Soul

Western Highway/ Terry Landis/ Barefoot Through the Music/ Terry Landis

Freedom Road/ Andrew Calhoun/ Living Room/ Waterbug

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Folk Show
9:11 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 6.30.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Lighting Of The Flame And Fireworks/ Shaun Davey/ May We Never Have To Say Goodbye/ Tara Records

Little Road/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Defying Gravity/ Philo

Chimes of Freedom/ Eliza Gilkyson/ Eliza Gilkyson Misfits/ Realiza Records

Riding in My Car/ Donovan/ Woody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)/ Sony Legacy

Independence, Indiana/ Eddie From Ohio/ This Is Me/ Virginia Soul

Western Highway/ Terry Landis/ Barefoot Through the Music/ Terry Landis

Freedom Road/ Andrew Calhoun/ Living Room/ Waterbug

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Folk Show
8:06 pm
Sun June 30, 2013

NHPR Folk Calendar 6.30.2013

 6.30.2013 Monday, July 1

>>>Ten Strings & a Goatskin (Irish & Francophile) at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998 www.gnwca.org

Tuesday, July 2

>>> Deoro (Dave Eggar and Chuck Palmer) and Amber Rubarth at the Town Hall ~ Nelson, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

 

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Folk Show
9:29 pm
Sun June 23, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 6.23.2013

Tuesday, June 25

>>>The Indigo Girls at the Lebanon Opera House ~ Lebanon, NH ~ 7:30pm ~www.lebanonoperahouse.org

Wednesday, June 26

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

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Folk Show
9:19 pm
Sun June 23, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 6.23.2013

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Donald and June/ Craig Bickhardt/ Brother To The Wind/ Craig Bickhardt

Lucky Man/ David Francey/ Far End Of Summer/ Laker Music

Ring Of Fire/ Brad Colerick/ Lines In The Dirt/ Back 9 Records

Rose Bud In June/ Steeleye Span/ Below The Salt/ Shanachie Entertainment

Cherokee Run/ Terry Kitchen/ Summer to Snowflakes/ Urban Campfire

I Wish It Would Rain/ Nanci Griffith/ A Portrait Of An Artist/ MCA

June Apple/ Dakota Dave Hull/ Reunion Rag/ Flying Fish

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Folk Show Performances
12:00 am
Sun June 23, 2013

Live In Studio: Bill Staines

Folk Show host Kate McNally with Bill Staines

Bill Staines joined Kate in studio on Sunday, June 17th, for a one-on-one interview and live performance.

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Folk Show
9:47 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 6.16.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Don't Go Back to Asheville/ Steve Martin and Edie Brickell/ Love Has Come For You/ Rounder

Stick Brick and Mortar/ Smithfield Fair/ Stick, Brick and Mortar/ Stevenson Productions

Unwed Fathers/ Jeffrey Foucault/ Shoot The Moon Right Between The Eyes: Jeffrey Foucault Sings The Songs Of John Prine/ Signature Sounds

Three Little Birds/ Alice DiMicele/ If I Were An Otter: Songs For Kids Of All Ages/ Alice Dimicele

Carved Wood Box/ Cal Scott/ Carved Wood Box/ Tamarack Recordings

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Folk Show
8:57 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Folk Calendar

Wednesday, June 19

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

Thursday, June 20

>>> Bill Staines,  at The Public Library Writer's Night ~ Effingham, NH; 7 p.m. www.acousticmusic.com/staines/

Friday, June 21

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Folk Show Performances
9:54 am
Mon June 10, 2013

Decatur Creek

Credit Decatur Creek

Doug Farrell, Steve Dionne, and Jack Carlton are each accomplished NH musicians, singer/songwriters, and performers who together make up Decatur Creek. They joined Kate in the studio on Sunday night.

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Folk Show
9:59 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 6.9.13

Gent

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Deline/ Genticorum/ Enregistre Live/ Genticorum

How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat/ Amy Speace/ How To Sleep In A Stormy Boa/ 1-2-3-4- Go!

Succotash/ Putnam Smith/ Kitchen Love/ Itchy Sabot Records

The Good Years/ Karine Polwart/ Threshold/ Borealis Records

Pocket Change/ Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki/ Into The Cold/ Jordan Tirell-Wysocki

What Are They Doing In Heaven Today/ Jorma Kaukonen/ Blue Country Heart/ Sbme Special Mkts.

Soul Kid/ Jory Nash/ New Blue Day/ Jory Nash

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Folk Show
8:46 pm
Sun June 9, 2013

Folk Show Calendar

Wednesday, June 12

>>> McAuley, Horan & O’Caoimh at the Skye Theater~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, June 13

>>>Fatoumata Diawara (Mali folk/rock)at the Loft (Portsmouth Music Hall) ~ Portsmouth, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.themusichall.org

Friday, June 14

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Folk Show
9:09 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 5.19.13

Wednesday, May 22

>>>Blind Boys of Alabama at Stone Mountain Arts Center ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.stonemountainartscenter.com 207-935-7292

Thursday, May 23

>>>Dave Gunning at Deb’s House ~ Chesham, NH ~ Pot Luck:6pm, Concert:7pm ~ Reservations required as space is limited ~ 603-827-2905 www.acousticmusic.com/chesham

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Folk Show
9:04 pm
Sun May 19, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 5.19.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

I Knew This Place/ David Mallett/ Greenin' Up/ North Road Records

Older 'n Everybody/ Lou and Peter Berryman/ House Concert/ Cornbelt Records

Mood Indigo/ Peter Mulvey/ Good Stuff/ Signature Sounds

The Wizard's House/ The Irregulars/ Waiting For Wisdom/ The Irregulars

Storms Never Last/ Robin and Linda Williams/  These Old Dark Hills/ Red House Records

That's the Way Love Goes/ Bluegrass Gospel Project/ Shine/ Vital Records

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Folk Show
9:25 pm
Sun May 12, 2013

Folk Calendar

Monday, May 13

>>>The Fretless  at the Colebrook Country Club ~  Colebrook, NH, ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org 603-237-9302, 603-246-8998

Friday, May 17

>>>Delbert McClinton w/ The Dusty Gray Band at the Flying Monkey ~ Plymouth, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.flyingmonkeynh.com

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Folk Show
9:21 pm
Sun May 12, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 5.12.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Candles In The Rain (Childless Mothers)/ Darrell Scott/ A Crooked Road/ Full Lights

Every Mother's Son/ Chris Smither/ Hundred Dollar Valentine/ Signature Sounds

And Her Mother Came Too/ Don McLean/ Favorites and Rarities/ Capitol

The Sweetest Gift, A Mother's Smile/ The Sweetback Sisters Chicken Ain't Chicken/ Signature Sounds

78% H2O/ Ani DiFranco/ Canon / Righteous Babe

Swing Low Sweet Chariot/ Red Allen And Frank Wakefield/ The Kitchen Tapes/ Acoustic Disc

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Folk Show
9:44 pm
Sun May 5, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 5.5.13

Thursday, May 9

>>>Tom Rush at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~603-526-6899, www.flyinggoose.com (Currently, this concert is listed as sold out. Please call ahead re: cancellations)

Friday, May 10

>>>Ray Mason at the Sunapee Coffeehouse ~ Sunapee, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.sunapeecoffeehouse.org

Saturday, May 11

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Folk Show
9:22 pm
Sun May 5, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 5.5.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Lazarus/ The Short Sisters/ Downsized/ Black Socks Press

The Beauty Way/ Lucy Kaplansky/ Reunion/ Red House

Man Of Constant Sorrow/ Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston/ Fiddlers 4 Compass

If I Needed You/ The Boxcar Lilies/ Sugar Shack/ The Boxcar Lilies

Turn Yourself Around/ Heather Maloney/ Heather Maloney/ Signature Sounds

Willie's Lady (Child 6)/ Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

John Brown/ Pesky J. Nixon/ Red Ducks/ Pesky J. Nixon

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Folk Show
9:22 pm
Sun May 5, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 5.5.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Lazarus/ The Short Sisters/ Downsized/ Black Socks Press

The Beauty Way/ Lucy Kaplansky/ Reunion/ Red House

Man Of Constant Sorrow/ Bruce Molsky, Michael Doucet, Darol Anger, Rushad Eggleston/ Fiddlers 4 Compass

If I Needed You/ The Boxcar Lilies/ Sugar Shack/ The Boxcar Lilies

Turn Yourself Around/ Heather Maloney/ Heather Maloney/ Signature Sounds

Willie's Lady (Child 6)/ Anaïs Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

John Brown/ Pesky J. Nixon/ Red Ducks/ Pesky J. Nixon

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Folk Show
8:57 pm
Sun April 28, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 4.28.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Old, Old House/ Hit And Run Bluegrass/ Beauty Fades/ Hit and Run Bluegrass

Yesterday's Wine/ George Jones and Merle Haggard/ Essential Merle Haggard: The Epic Years/ Sony

Over Yonder (Jonathan's Song)/ Steve Earle/ Transcendental Blues/ Artemis Records

For Everyman/ Jackson Browne/ Solo Acoustic, Vol. 1/ Inside Recordings

The Mountain/ Levon Helm/ Dirt Farmer/ Vanguard Records

Multiply Pierced/ Cosy Sheridan/ Anthymn/ Wind River

Hannibal Crossed The Alps/ Cosy Sheridan/ Live At CedarHouse/ Waterbug Records

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Folk Show
8:16 pm
Sun April 28, 2013

Folk Calendar 4.28.13

Wednesday, May 1

>>>World Harmony at the Unitarian Church ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.monadnockfolk.org

Thursday, May 2

>>>Steve Earle & The Dukes at the Capitol Center for the Arts ~ Concord, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ www.ccanh.com

Friday, May 3

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Folk Show
9:08 pm
Sun April 21, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Calendar 4.21.13

Thursday, April 25

>>>The Jammin’ Divas at the Flying Goose Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm ~603-526-6899, www.flyinggoose.com           

Friday, April 26

>>> The Stray Birds and Three Tall Pines at the Me & Thee Coffeehouse ~ Marblehead, MA ~ 8pm ~ 781-631-8987 www.meandthee.org

Saturday, April 27

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Folk Show
9:05 pm
Sun April 21, 2013

Folk Show Playlist 4.21.13

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Little Bird/ Becky Buller/ Sing Out 49 #2/ www.singout.org

Hey Broken/ Heather Maloney/ Heather Maloney/ Signature Sounds

Prisoner's Lament/ Jory Nash/ Sing Out 49 #2/ www.singout.org

Out Of The Fire/ Iris DeMent/ Sing The Delta/ Flanella Records

Blue-Eyed Boston Boy/ Mark Erelli/ The Memorial Hall Recordings/ Signature Sounds

Passing Through/ Catie Curtis/ Passing Through/ Compass Records

Sourwood Mountain/ Carolina Chocolate Drops/ Dona Got a Ramblin' Mind/ Music Maker Recordings

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Folk Show
11:02 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

Folk Calendar 4.7.13

Tuesday, April 9

>>>The Tannahill Weavers at the Rialto Theater ~ Lancaster, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998, www.gnwca.org

Wednesday, April 10

>>>The Tannahill Weavers  at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-491-0273  www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, April 11

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Folk Show
9:28 pm
Sun April 7, 2013

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 4.7.13

Spinning Gold/ Craig Werth/ The Spokes Man/ Craig Werth

Blessed/ Cheryl Wheeler/ Defying Gravity/ Philo

The Mixed Marriage/ Tommy Sands/ To Shorten the Winter/ Green Linnet

A Heart Needs A Home/ Richard & Linda Thompson/ Watching The Dark / Hannibal

Anyway/ Suzzy & Maggie Roche/ Zero Church/ Red House

Ruby Tuesday/ Patty Larkin/ Anyway The Main Thing Is/ Vanguard Records

Blind Willie McTell/ The Band/ Jericho/ Pyramid Media

Angeline/ Emily Kurn/ Things Change/ Emily Kurn

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Folk Show
9:12 pm
Sun March 31, 2013

Folk Show Calendar 3.31.13

Tuesday, April 2

>>>The Hardtacks present their "Rally Round the Flag: Civil War through Folk Song at 6:30pm at the Pease Public Library, Plymouth, NH.  http://www.peasepubliclibrary.org/pease/

     

Wednesday, April 3

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