Folk Music

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 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 Performances
7:00 pm
Sun March 24, 2013

Live In Studio: Brendan Carey Block

Credit Amanda Kowalski via myspace.com/brendanfiddle

Local traditional and non-traditional fiddle virtuoso Brendan Carey Block joined Kate in studio. Brendan plays solo, as well as with the Boston-based band Annalivia.

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Folk Show Performances
7:00 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

Live In Studio: Jake Armerding

Credit Kate McNally / NHPR

Joining Kate in studio, Boston-based singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jake Armerding. Jake has shared the stage with Bela Fleck, Nickel Creek, Josh Ritter, David Wilcox and Toad the Wet Sprocket. His new album, Cosmos in the Chaos, comes out March 19th.

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Folk Show Performances
9:18 am
Mon January 14, 2013

Bennett And Perkins

Bennett and Perkins - the White Mountains duo of Kathy Bennett and Thom Perkins - joined Kate in the studio to discuss their second album, House On Fire, and to play selections from the album.

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Folk Show Interviews
3:11 pm
Mon November 26, 2012

Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire

Credit srsnh.org

Kate was in studio with conductor Michael Vose and the Strathspey and Reel Society of New Hampshire, a group seeking to preserve and promote Scottish culture through the playing of traditional Scottish music.

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Folk Show Performance
11:20 am
Tue October 9, 2012

Folk Show Interview: Cosy Sheridan

Courtesy of the Cosy Sheridan

Cosy Sheridan joins Kate McNally live in the NHPR studio.

Folk Show
2:00 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

In-Studio Performance: Bob McCarthy

Folk Performer Bob McCarthy strums his guitar during a performance.

Bob McCarthy joins Kate McNally at NHPR for an in-studio performance. More about Bob McCarthy.

Monadnock Summer Lyceum
12:00 pm
Wed July 18, 2012

July 21: Gordon Peery - A Celebration of New England Contra Dance Music Honoring Bob McQuillen

Sean Munson, via Flickr

This presentation was given at the Unitarian Universalist church in Peterborough, N.H. on July 15. The presentation will air on NHPR at 4 p.m. on Saturday.

From the Monadnock Summer Lyceum:

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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 - Tupelo Public Radio Project
12:49 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

The Tupelo Radio Public Radio Project featuring Chris Smither

Photo:The Queen's Hall Flickr

Kate McNally hosts Chris Smither in a live performance at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT on July 21. A broadcast of the event can be heard on July 29.

Visit the Tupelo Public Radio Project page.

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 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.

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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