Bluegrass

August 26-29

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, ME

www.blisteredfingers.com 207-873-6539

Performers include:Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers, Monadnock, Nothin’ Fancy, The Zola Boys, The Bluegrass Diamonds, Zink & Company, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Volume Five, The Gibson Brothers, Blistered Fingers

August 28-30

The American Folk Festival ~ Bangor, ME

On the Waterfront www.americanfolkfestival.com

August 26-29

Blistered Fingers Family Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, ME

www.blisteredfingers.com 207-873-6539

Performers include:Larry Efaw & The Bluegrass Mountaineers, Monadnock, Nothin’ Fancy, The Zola Boys, The Bluegrass Diamonds, Zink & Company, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Volume Five, The Gibson Brothers, Blistered Fingers

August 28-30

The American Folk Festival ~ Bangor, ME

On the Waterfront www.americanfolkfestival.com

Folk Festival Calendar

Jun 14, 2015

2015 Festivals

June

June 17-20

Blistered Fingers Bluegrass Festival ~ Litchfield, ME

www.blisteredfingers.com 207-873-6539

Performers include: The Cleverlys, Phat Burger Deluxe, Trinity River band, Kevin Prater Band, Wilf Clark & The Misty Mountaineers, The Baker Family, Dun Paisley & The Southern Grass, The Gibson Brothers and more…

June 26-28

Old Songs Festival ~ Altamont, NY

Della Mae stopped by with some brand new tunes from their most recent Rounder recording, Della Mae.

judy h via Flickr CC / flic.kr/p/dhJGn7

“The world is a richer place when we encourage artistic expression in everybody, not just in very well-known, public figures, but in our everyday lives.”

From old sea songs to back-porch tunes, America’s folk music is as diverse as those who play it. Playing in theaters in Somerville, Massachusetts and back seats of Black Cabs in London, John Reilly and Friends have brought bluegrass music to the world in a whole different way. We spoke to John C. Reilly, actor and musician, and felt the need to spread his band’s music far and wide!

Note: The Monday night contradance usually at the Nelson Town Hall will be held at Heberton Hall, next the Keene Public Library in Keene.  Also note that The Monadnock Folklore Society's First Saturday Contra Dance, for the summer months, will be held at the Peterborough Community Center near Route 101. For information about either dance visit monadnockfolk.org

 

Monday, July 14

>>>Coig  at the Skye Theater ~ Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445

Live In Studio: Rise!

Jun 16, 2014
Kate McNally

The bluegrass fusion sextet Rise! recently joined us to perform live in Studio D. Listen to their performance here, and check out the band's Facebook page for more photos of the band in studio.

via Monadnock Lyceum

Bluegrass music is close to America’s musical heart. Its recurring themes of love, loss, and longing for home resonate deeply with the American psyche. The sounds of bluegrass – beginning with the fiddle and banjo - draw on the contributions of America’s diverse immigrant communities, from Europe to Africa.

Created just 70 years ago by professional musicians, bluegrass first raged across the country in the 1940s. It was a driving, supercharged view of American folk roots, named for the style’s creator and his band: Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys.

Folk Calendar 7.29.12

Jul 29, 2012

Pre     Monday, July 30

>>>Jackson Browne acoustic show, Meadowbrook U.S. Cellular Pavillion; www.meadowbrook.net

Tuesday, July 31

>>>Lucinda Williams at Stone Mountain ~ Brownfield, ME ~ 8pm ~ www.stonemountainartscenter.com

Wednesday, August 1

Wednesday, February 8

>>>Harvey Reid at the York Harbor Inn  ~ York Harbor, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-363-5119

>>> David Surrette, Barley Pub, 328 Central Ave. Dover NH 9pm www.barleypub.com for more info.

 

 

Friday, February 10

>>>Catie Curtis at the Peterborough Folk Music Society ~ Peterborough, NH ~ http://pfmsconcerts.org 603-827-2905

 

Song/Artist/Album/Label

Johnny's An Angel/Tom Dean & Rex FowlerImagined - John Lennon Song Project/Tom Dean and Rex Fowler

No Joke/Pat Donohue/Nobody's Fault/Bluesky Records

Old White Men/Vance Gilbert/Old White Men/Disismye Music

Sunday in Paradise/Curt Bessette/Single /Curt Bressette

Across The Water/Ari & Mia/Unruly Heart/Ari & Mia

The Bushes Of Jerusalem/Mick Moloney and Athena Tergis/An Irish Christmas, A Musical Solstice Celebration/Irish Arts Center

Second Chances/Hot Tuna/Steady As She Goes/Red House Records

Folk Calendar 11.27.11

Nov 27, 2011

Wednesday, November 30

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

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

Thursday, December 1