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
10:22 pm
Sun August 26, 2012

The Folk Show Playlist 8/26/12

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

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Folk Show
10:11 pm
Sun August 19, 2012

Folk Calendar 8.19.12

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

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Folk Show
10:06 pm
Sun August 19, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 8.19.12

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

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Folk Show
10:25 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 8.12.13

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

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Folk Show
9:27 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Folk Calendar 8.12.12

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

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Folk Show
9:57 pm
Sun July 29, 2012

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 7.29.12

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

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Folk Show
10:04 pm
Sun July 15, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 7.15.12

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

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Folk Show
9:06 pm
Sun July 15, 2012

NHPR Folk Calendar 7.15.12

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;

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Folk Show Interviews
9:00 am
Sun July 15, 2012

Folk Show Interview: Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion

Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny
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 Show
10:10 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

Folk Calendar 7.8.12

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

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Folk Show
10:02 pm
Sun July 8, 2012

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 7.8.12

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

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Folk Show
9:52 pm
Sun July 1, 2012

Folk Calendar 7.1.12

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

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Folk Show
9:47 pm
Sun July 1, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 07.01.12

 

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

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Folk Show - Tupelo Public Radio Project
12:44 pm
Sun July 1, 2012

The Tupelo Radio Public Radio Project featuring Lucy Kaplansky

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 Show
9:53 pm
Sun June 24, 2012

Folk Calendar 6.24.12

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

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Folk Show
9:37 pm
Sun June 24, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 6.24.12

 

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

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Folk Show Interviews
12:00 am
Sun June 24, 2012

Folk Show Performance: Jeff Warner

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

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

Folk Show : Live Performance
10:57 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Live Performance: David Bromberg

David Bromberg and band joins Folk Show host Kate McNally for an in-studio performance at New Hampshire Public Radio
Abby Roche NHPR

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

Folk Show
9:35 pm
Sun June 17, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 6.17.12

 

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

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Folk Show
9:31 pm
Sun June 17, 2012

Folk Calendar 6.17.12

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

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Folk Show
10:03 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 6.3.12

 

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

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Folk Show
8:42 pm
Sun June 3, 2012

Folk Calendar 6.3.12

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

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The Record
8:30 pm
Tue May 29, 2012

Doc Watson, Folk Music Icon, Dies At 89

Arthel Lane "Doc" Watson in the 1960s.
John Cohen Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Originally published on Tue September 18, 2012 7:45 pm

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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Folk Show - Tupelo Public Radio Project
7:00 pm
Sun May 27, 2012

The Tupelo Public Radio Project featuring Banjo Dan and The Mid-nite Plowboys

Kate McNally hosts Banjo Dan and the Midnight Plowboys in a live performance at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT.

Folk Show
11:02 pm
Sun May 20, 2012

Folk Show Calendar 5.20.12

Wednesday, May 23

>>>Jim Hurst at the Loring -Greenough House ~ Jamaica Plain, MA ~ 8pm ~ www.jimhurst.com

Thursday, May 24

>>>Jim Hurst at the Real School of Music ~ Burlington, MA ~ 7pm ~ www.jimhurst.com

 

Friday, May 25

>>>Pousette-Dart Band at the Tupelo ~ Londonderry, NH ~ 8pm ~  603-437-5100

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Folk Show
5:53 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Folk Calendar 5.13.12

Monday, May 14

>>>Raz de Maree at St. Kierans Center for the Arts ~ Berlin, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-752-1028 www.stkieranarts.org

 

Tuesday, May 15

>>>Raz de Maree at The Tillotson Center ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ 603-246-8998 www.gnwca.org

>>>Kyle Carey House Concert, Brattleboro, Vt. 7 p.m. jemmer.music@gmail.com.

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Folk Show
5:50 pm
Fri May 18, 2012

Playlist 5.13.12

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Bless Me Mother/ Ana Egge/ River Under the Road/ Lazy Sob

Mama Tried/ The Seldom Scene/ Scenecronized/ Sugar Hill

These Days/ Jackson Browne and David Lindley/ Love Is Strange/ Inside Recordings

Main StreetBlues/ Mary Flower/ Bywater Dance/ Yellow Dog Records

Thank You Mom/ The Bagboys/ Sensible Music For Troubled Times/ The Orchard

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

Mom's Jig/ Natalie MacMaster/ In My Hands/ Rounder

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Folk Show
12:03 pm
Mon May 7, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 5.6.12

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

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Folk Show
10:22 pm
Sun April 22, 2012

Folk Show Calendar 4.22.12

Wednesday, April 25

>>>April Verch at the Skye Theater ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm

` 207-562-4445 www.necelticarts.com

Thursday, April 26

 

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

 

Friday, April 27

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Folk Show
10:20 pm
Sun April 22, 2012

Folk Show Playlist 4.22.12

 

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Hard Times/ Gillian Welch/ The Harrow and the Harvest/ Acony Records

Birmingham Steel/ Nancy Griffith/ Intersection/ Hell No Records

Embryonic Journey/ Leo Kottke/ Anthology/ Rhino

Eight Miles High / Leo Kottke/ Anthology/ Rhino

Drivin' Wheel/ Tom Rush/ New Year/ DHS

Little Trout Stream/ Tom Pirozzoli/ Fish Stories and a Lullabye/ Noumenon Music

1952 Vincent Black Lightning/ High Range/ Around One Mic/ Rural Root Records

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