The Folk Show

Joe Crookston stopped by our studios to play live on The Folk Show.

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.

Singer-songwriter Hayley Reardon recently joined us in the NHPR studios to play some tracks from her new album, Wayfindings. At only seventeen years old, Reardon has already shared the stage with such folk icons as Peter Yarrow & Tom Rush. She has been featured on WBUR Boston & hails from Marblehead, MA.

Kate McNally

Meg Hutchinson stopped by to play some tunes from her latest album, Beyond That.

Since the release of her Red House Records debut Come Up Full in 2008, she has won high praise for her songwriting and has been featured on NPR Music and the syndicated show Mountain Stage. Publications like The Winnipeg Free Press have compared her songwriting with that of veterans Mary Chapin Carpenter and Joni Mitchell. Meg grew up in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts.

Kate McNally

Kate's in-studio guests on Sunday were Keith Murphy, Randy Miller, Lydia ievins and Andrea Larson.

They are all appearing at the Northern Roots Festival in Brattleboro on January 25th, in addition to many other local performances.

Courtesy of the band

The Hardtacks brought their Civil War sound to NHPR's studios this past Sunday.

Kate McNally

Lotus Wight, Pete Sutherland and Sheesham Crow of The Christmas Revels recently joined Kate to perform live in NHPR's studios.

Lucie Therrien joined Kate live in studio, Sunday, October 20.

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.

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.

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.

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

Kathy Lowe

Dec 3, 2012

Kate sat down in studio with singer/songwriter and artist, Kathy Lowe. For more information on Kathy and a list of her upcoming performances, visit her website.

Folk Calendar 11.11.12

Nov 11, 2012


Thursday, November 15

>>>Arlo Guthrie at the Palace Theater ~ Manchester, NH ~ 7pm ~  (603)668-5588

>>>Steel Wheels at the Opera House ~ Bellows Falls, VT ~ 7:30pm ~ 802-463-9595

Friday, November 16