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

Married banjo greats Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn recently visited us to perform live in Studio D for The Folk Show. Check out the video of their performance.

Live In Studio: Rise!

Jun 16, 2014
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tom Rush stopped by the NHPR studios to talk with Kate & play live.

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

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

The Tara Greenblatt Band recently stopped by the NHPR studios to perform live for The Folk Show. Hear the full performance here:

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.

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.

Decatur Creek

Jun 10, 2013
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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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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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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Cosy Sheridan joins Kate McNally live in the NHPR studio.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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

So Percussion, a New York-based quartet, brings an epic approach to the backbeat. 

We speak with members Adam Silwinski and Eric Beach in advance of their show at The Hop at Dartmouth College. 


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Kate hosts Dar Williams at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

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Fiddler Jordan Tirell-Wysocki and guitarist Matt Jensen join Kate in-studio on the Folk Show.

Tirell-Wysocki, a Canterbury fiddler who studied under Dudley Laufman and Carolyn Parrot will be appearing at the NHAMA (New Hampshire Acoustic Music Association) Spring Fling this Sunday, March 4 at the TupeloMusic Hall in Londonderry.


Kate hosted Suzanne Vega live at Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction on Friday, February 17. Listen to the complete performance!

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Kate McNally hosts Suzanne Vega at the Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, Vermont.

February 17th | Tupelo Music Hall