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This web site features folk music events in Connecticut and southern New England.

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FOLK MUSIC IN THE AREA

SOUNDING BOARD COFFEEHOUSE
Most concerts are at the Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT. 7:30 p.m. Web: http://www.soundingboardcoffeehouse.org/
Jan. 6 - Caravan of Thieves
Jan. 20 - Susan Werner
Feb. 3 - Grass Routes
Feb. 17 - RPR
Mar. 3 - Larry Kaplan with David Paton & Tom White
Mar. 10 - John Gorka
Mar. 17 - Rani Arbo and daisy mayhem
Apr. 14 - Davy Sturtevant & Lisa and Lori Brigantino
Apr. 28 - Johnson Girls
May 12 - Porch Party Mamas
May 19 - Portable Folk Festival

MEETING HOUSE PRESENTS CONCERT SERIES
All concerts held at The Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford, CT, in cooperation with the Sounding Board Coffeehouse. For more information and tickets: http://www.ushartford.com/nourishing-spirit/music/meetinghousepresents/
Nov. 24 - David Massengill, 8:00 p.m.
Jan. 19 - Jacques Lamarre, 8:00 p.m.
Jan. 26 - New World Trio, 8:00 p.m.
Feb. 23 - Dennis McCorkle, 8:00 p.m.
Mar. 23 - J.P. Cormier, 8:00 p.m.
Mar. 30 - Susie Burke and David Surette, 8:00 p.m.
Apr. 27 - An evening with Mary Gauthier, 8:00 p.m.

BRANFORD FOLK COFFEEHOUSE
Branford Folk Music Society, First Congregational Church, 1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. 8:00 p.m. For more information call 203-488-7715. Email: branfordfolk@gmail.com Web: http://branfordfolk.org/
Dec. 9 - Rosa Tatuata-Celebration of Sicily
Jan. 13 - Debra Cowan & John Roberts
Feb. 10 - Toby Walker
Mar. 10 - Bob Bovee
Apr. 14 - Matthew Byrne
May 12 - Ken & Brad Kolodner

ACOUSTIC CELEBRATION
St. Stephen's North Hall, 351 Main Street, Ridgefield, CT. 4:00 p.m. Information and tickets: http://www.acousticcelebration.org/
Nov. 19 - Amy Speace

FOLK FRIDAYS SERIES
Presented by CT Folk at First Presbyterian Church, 704 Whitney Avenue (corner of Whitney & Huntington), New Haven, CT. 7:30 p.m. Tickets may be purchased at http://ctfolk.com/events/concerts/
Dec. 1 - The Nields
Jan. 5 - The Brother Brothers
Feb. 2 - The Meadow Brothers
Mar. 2 - Pesky J Nixon
Apr. 6 - CT Folk Festival Auditions
May 4 - Tribute to Joan Baez & Joni Mitchell with Joan & Joni (Kipyn Martin and Allison Shapira)
http://www.ctfolk.com/

SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN NEW HAVEN
We sing from the Sacred Harp every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in Room 106, Stoeckel Hall on the campus of Yale University, 469 College Street, New Haven, CT. No singing in late December, when Yale is closed. All are welcome. For more information: http://www.yale.edu/ynhrs/

GUITARTOWNCT PRODUCTIONS
GuitartownCT at Best Video, 1842 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT. For tickets, directions and information: http://www.guitartownct.com/
Dec. 8 - Twisted Pine, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 12 - Beppe Gambetta, 7:30 p.m.

FRENCH FOLK MUSIC JAM
Jam Francais at City Sports Grille, 177 Farmington Ave., Bristol, CT. Preserving French Canadian culture, music, songs, and more. All acoustic instruments and all skill levels welcome. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday evening from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. For more information contact jamfrancais@yahoo.com

CT OLD TIMEY ACOUSTIC JAM
Old-timey music jam at The Pine Loft Cafe, 1474 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT. For more information: http://oldtimeyjam.blogspot.com/

FRIDAY NIGHT FOLK AT ALL SOULS
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 19 Jay Street, New London, CT. 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets see http://www.fridaynightfolk.org/
Dec. 8 - Maggie's Guitar Presents "The Crossing--A Musical"
Jan. 19 - Geoff Kaufman and Larry Kaplan
Feb. 23 - Pete Seeger Tribute Concert
Mar. 16 - Celticity
Apr. 20 - Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton
May 11 - Kate Callahan and Kristen Graves

SONGS AT JANET'S
House concerts in East Lyme, CT. For reservations or more information, email: SongsatJanets@aol.com
Dec. 2 - Larry Kaplan

ROBBIE COLLOMORE MUSIC SERIES
Chester Meeting House, intersection of Goose Hill Rd. and Liberty St., Chester, CT. 5:00 p.m. For more information call 860-526-5162. Web: http://www.collomoreconcerts.org/
Nov. 26 - Ranky Tanky (American roots gospel music)

THE BUTTONWOOD TREE
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT. For more information call 860-347-4957. (Partial listing.) Email: thebuttonwoodtree@gmail.com Web: http://www.buttonwood.org/
First Thursdays - Open Mic with Bob Gotta, 6:30 p.m. sign-up
Dec. 15 - Kate Callahan & Kristen Graves

SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN MIDDLETOWN, CT
Come to sing the harmonies that form the basis of the "high lonesome sound" of Bluegrass and Southern Mountain ballads. Voices only, no instruments. Loaner books provided. More information at http://www.fasola.org/

THE VANILLA BEAN CAFE
On the corner of Routes 44, 169, and 97, Pomfret, CT. 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 860-928-1562. Web: http://www.thevanillabeancafe.com/
Nov. 25 - Seth Glier
Dec. 1 - Open Mic - Lisa Marie Ellingsen, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 2 - Redwood Hill Bluegrass Band
Dec. 8 - Garnet Rogers, Maria Sangiolo opens
Dec. 9 - A Quiet Corner Christmas, CD Release Show
Dec. 15 - SING: The Quiet Corner Song Swap, 7:00 p.m.
Dec. 16 - Antje Duvekot
Dec. 23 - Atwater~Donnelly Holiday Show

OPEN MIC IN COVENTRY
Open Mike on the fourth Thursday of each month, at the Song-a-Day Music Center, 2809 Boston Tpk (Rt. 44), Coventry, CT. 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Proceeds benefit Knights outreach programs. Refreshments available. All type of music, spoken word welcome. RJ (Ruth & Jim) are your hosts. Ruth O'Neil & Jim Hammitt, Song-a-Day Music Center, 860-742-6878, songaday@hotmail.com

NORTHWEST PARK CONCERT SERIES
Northwest Park Nature Center, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT. 7:30 p.m. For information and reservations call 860-285-1886 or web: http://www.northwestpark.org/
Dec. 2 - Rani Arbo & daisy mayhem
Jan. 6 - Banish Misfortune
Jan. 20 - Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line
Feb. 3 - Don White
Feb. 17 - Hot Club of New England with special guest Matt Dechamplain
Mar. 3 - Stacy Phillips and His Bluegrass Characters
Apr. 7 - Porch Party Mamas
May 5 - Gil Gutierrez String Trio

MEETING HOUSE SING-ALONG
Meeting House Sing-Along, usually second Saturday of each month, 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford, CT. For more information contact Ed Savage at edsavage@ushartford.com or phone 860-233-9897 (Meeting House office).

IRISH MUSIC SESSIONS
Traditional Irish Music Jam Session every Wednesday night, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at McKinnon's Irish Pub, 114 Asylum St., Hartford, CT. No charge. All Celtic players, singers and dancers invited. Weekly special guests. 860-524-8174

CENTRAL CT ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS SOCIETY
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/ccamswebsite/

ROARING BROOK CONCERTS
Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Road, Canton, CT. 7:30 p.m. For reservations and information call 860-693-0263. Web: http://www.roaringbrookconcerts.org/
Dec. 2 - Stephen Bennett
Jan. 20 - Bill Staines

DULCIMER FOLK ASSOCIATION OF CONNECTICUT
An informal monthly gathering of local folk musicians, including but not limited to players of mountain dulcimer, autoharp, bamboo pipe, bowed psaltery, hammered dulcimer, recorder and others. Varying skill levels, all invited. Meets at 2:00-5:00 p.m. first Saturdays of the month at The Farmington Inn, Route 4, Farmington, CT (I-84 exit 39, Route 4 West). Info regarding local dulcimer teachers is available. Contact Don Moore 860-242-3003 or DonSawmill@aol.com for information. Web: http://www.dulcimerfolkct.org/

BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI. For reservations call 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
Nov. 25 - Homecoming Concert & Silent Auction, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Atwater-Donnelly, Evelyn Cournoyer, Eastern Medicine Singers, Torrin Ryan, Mary Lee Partington & Ed Sweeney, The Vox Hunters and an Irish session set.
Dec. 3 - Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular featuring Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, at the Greenwich Odeum. 1:00 and 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 9 - Blackstone River Theatre Christmas Celebration featuring Armand Aromin, Aubrey Atwater, Erika Damiani and members of Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, Elwood Donnelly, Bob Drouin, Benedict Gagliardi, Russell Gusetti, Mary Lee Partington, Torrin Ryan, and Ed Sweeney. 8:00 p.m.
Dec. 10 - Blackstone River Theatre Christmas Celebration featuring Armand Aromin, Aubrey Atwater, Erika Damiani and members of Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, Elwood Donnelly, Bob Drouin, Benedict Gagliardi, Russell Gusetti, Mary Lee Partington, Torrin Ryan, and Ed Sweeney. 7:00 p.m.

WOODS HOLE FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY
Woods Hole Community Hall, 68 Water Street, Woods Hole, MA. 7:30 p.m. Email: woodsholefolk@gmail.com Web: http://arts-cape.com/whfolkmusic/
Nov. 26 - Donna Hebert & Max Cohen
Jan. 14 - Debra Cowan & John Roberts
Jan. 28 - Bill Staines
Feb. 11 - Cindy Kallett & Grey Larsen
Feb. 25 - Windborne
Mar. 11 - Claudia Schmidt & Sally Rogers
Mar. 25 - Amy Gallatin & Stillwaters
Apr. 8 - Joe Jencks

PVFS SONG AND STORY SWAP
The Pioneer Valley Folklore Society presents a Song and Story Swap on the first Saturday of each month (except July and August), 7:00 p.m. at The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst, MA. Open to the public, free of charge with donations accepted. People of all ages gather to share stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a song or story. Listeners are welcome. For more information contact Paul Kaplan, 413-687-5002.

MONTHLY FOLK JAM
The first Friday of each month at 8:00 to 11:00 p.m. at St. James Church, at the intersection of Rte. 116 and June Rd., North Salem, NY. All acoustic folk round robin jam. For more information call Marcia and Gary Jones at 203-438-5204.

NEW YORK PINEWOODS FOLK MUSIC CLUB
The Folk Music Society of New York. Partial listing. For more information call 718-672-6399. Email: nypinewood@aol.com Web: http://www.folkmusicny.org/

PEOPLES' VOICE CAFE
At The Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist, 40 East 35th St. (between Madison & Park), New York City, NY. 8:00 p.m. For more information call 212-787-3903. Web: http://www.peoplesvoicecafe.org/
Nov. 25 - (Closed)
Dec. 2 - Charlie King & Rick Burkhardt
Dec. 9 - Thea Hopkins; The Peace Poets
Dec. 16 - Gloria Matlock & Michael Nix; Jeremy Aaron
Dec. 23 - Tribes Hill Holiday Showcase (joint fundraiser for Tribes Hill & PVC)
Dec. 30 - (Closed)
Jan. 6 - Reggie Harris; Pat Wictor
Jan. 13 - John O'Connor; Lindsey Wilson & the Human Hearts Trio
Jan. 20 - Martin Swinger; The Raging Grannies
Jan. 27 - Closed for People's Music Network Winter Gathering

COMMON GROUND COMMUNITY CONCERTS
Common Ground Coffeehouse at the First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
Jan. 20 - The Brother Brothers and The Sea The Sea, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 24 - The Ana Egge Trio, 8:00 p.m.
Mar. 24 - Peter Mulvey, 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 21 - Mary Gauthier, 7:30 p.m.
May 19 - Gaelynn Lea, 7:30 p.m.
Irvington Town Hall Theater, 85 Main St., Irvington, NY.
Dec. 9 - Darlingside, 8:00 p.m.
Feb. 3 - Birds Of Chicago, 8:00 p.m.
http://commongroundfusw.com/

RIVER SPIRIT MUSIC
House concerts in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. For more information and reservations: http://www.riverspiritmusic.com/
Dec. 3 - Jaimee Harris
Jan. 14 - Daisycutter
Feb. 11 - Cole Nakoa & Treacher
Mar. 11 - The Young Novelists
Apr. 15 - Itamar Erez

FOLK PHONE
WWUH Listener Line: 860-768-5913


FOLK ARTISTS

ATWATER-DONNELLY
Nov. 25 - With Evelyn Cournoyer, Eastern Medicine Singers, Torrin Ryan, Mary Lee Partington & Ed Sweeney, The Vox Hunters and an Irish session, Blackstone River Theatre Homecoming Concert, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI. 7:30 p.m. 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
Nov. 26 - Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, Warwick, RI. 2:00-3:00 p.m. Free to the public. 401-739-5440. Web: https://www.warwicklibrary.org/
Dec. 2 - With Cathy Clasper-Torch, The Pump House Music Works, 1464 Kingstown Rd., Wakefield, RI. 7:30 p.m. 401-824-9971. Email: info@pumphousemusicworks.com. Web: http://www.pumphousemusicworks.com/
Dec. 9 - With Armand Aromin, Erika Damiani and members of Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, Bob Drouin, Benedict Gagliardi, Russell Gusetti, Mary Lee Partington, Torrin Ryan, and Ed Sweeney, Blackstone River Theatre Holiday Show, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI. 8:00 p.m. 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
Dec. 10 - With Armand Aromin, Erika Damiani and members of Tir Na Nog Irish Dance, Bob Drouin, Benedict Gagliardi, Russell Gusetti, Mary Lee Partington, Torrin Ryan, and Ed Sweeney, Blackstone River Theatre Holiday Show, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI. 7:00 p.m. 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
Dec. 23 - The Vanilla Bean, Rtes. 44, 169 & 97, Pomfret, CT. 8:00 p.m. 860-928-1562. Web: http://www.thevanillabeancafe.com/
Dec. 31 - First Night Sandwich, St. John's sanctuary, 159 Main St., Sandwich, MA. 6:00 and 7:00 p.m. Web: http://www.firstnightsandwich.com/
http://www.atwater-donnelly.com/

AZTEC TWO-STEP
Nov. 25 - Aztec Two-Step's 'Home for the Holidays' & CD Release Show, The Turning Point, 468 Piermont Ave., Piermont, NY. 8:00 p.m. Tickets: http://turningpointcafe.com/ or call 845-359-1089 for additional information.
Dec. 2 - Aztec Two-Step's 'Home for the Holidays' & CD Release Show, YMCA Boulton Center for the Performing Arts, 37 West Main Street, Bay Shore, NY. 8:00 p.m. Tickets: http://boultoncenter.org/ or call 866-811-4111 for additional information.
https://aztectwostep.com/

TRIBUTE TO THE BAND
Nov. 24 - Tribute to THE BAND - The Last Waltz 41st Anniversary Celebration, featuring The THE BAND Band with the TTBB Horns and special guests, at Daryl's House, 130 Route 22, Pawling, NY. 8:00 p.m. Tickets: http://www.darylshouseclub.com/ or call 845-289-0185 for additional information.

HOUSE CONCERTS IN HAMDEN, CT
Dec. 1 - Mustard's Retreat, 85 Heloise St., Hamden, CT. 7:30 p.m. Contact: Sheldon or Nancy Campbell, 203-865-4171. Email: sheldon.campbell@yale.edu.

AMY GALLATIN AND ROGER WILLIAMS
Christmas in New England shows.
Dec. 1 - United Church of Christ, Boxboro, MA.
Dec. 2 - Rockdale Congregational Church (with cookie walk!), Northbridge, MA.
Dec. 8 - Buckingham Congregational Church (with cookie walk!), Glastonbury, CT.
Dec. 9 - Pilgrim United Church of Christ, Brentwood, NH.
Dec. 16 - Belleview Congregational Church, Newburyport, MA.
Details on these shows and the cast - along with more videos - are at http://www.christmasinnewengland.net/

CLIFF HASLAM
Mondays at the Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street, Essex, CT. 860-767-1776 http://cliffhaslam.com/

LARRY KAPLAN
Jan. 19 - With Geoff Kaufman, Friday Night Folk at All Souls Church, New London, CT. 8:00 p.m. 860-443-0316. http://www.fridaynightfolk.org/
Mar. 3 - With David Paton and Tom White, Sounding Board Coffee House, 433 Fern St., W. Harford, CT. 7:30 p.m. 860-770-3001. Email: reservations@soundingboardcoffeehouse.org
May 11 - Friends of Fiddlers Green and the Hudson Valley Folk Guild, United Methodist Church of Hyde Park, Hyde Park, NY. 8:00 p.m. 845-758-2681. http://www.hudsonvalleyfolkguild.org/
http://www.larrykaplanmusic.com/

STACY PHILLIPS AND HIS BLUEGRASS CHARACTERS
Dec. 24 (Sunday) - The Ballroom at the Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT. 7:30 p.m.
http://www.stacyphillips.com/

PHIL ROSENTHAL
Dec. 5 - The Elm City Ramblers, The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT. 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. 203-288-6400. Web: http://www.theouterspace.net/
Dec. 6 - Phil & Daniel Rosenthal & Beth Sommers, Seymour Public Library, 46 Church St., Seymour, CT. 6:30 p.m. 203-888-3903. Web: http://www.seymourpubliclibrary.org/
http://www.americanmelody.com/phil.htm

ROGER SPRUNG, HAL WYLIE & FRIENDS
First Saturday of every month except July and August - Folk, Irish, Bluegrass and Traditional Music (instrumentalists welcome to jam), The "Pasta Project" at the United Methodist Coffee House, Newtown, CT. (Exit 10 off I-84, 1/5 mile north.) Dinner 5:00-7:30 p.m., music 8:00-10:30 p.m.


BLUEGRASS EVENTS

BOSTON BLUEGRASS UNION
The Boston Bluegrass Union is an all-volunteer New England-based bluegrass music association promoting and supporting bluegrass festivals, concerts, jams and bluegrass music education throughout the Northeast. Web: http://www.bbu.org/

CT BLUEGRASS MUSIC ASSOCIATION
Web: http://www.ctbgma.org/

THE HALF DOOR
270 Sisson Avenue, Hartford, CT. 860-232-7827. Web:
http://www.thehalfdoorhfd.com/
Nov. 19 - Matt Flinner Trio, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Dec. 3 - Mile Twelve
Dec. 17 - Cornfed Dogs
Jan. 7 - Hot Flashes
Jan. 21 - Redwood Hill


SPECIAL EVENTS

LESSONS AND CAROLS CONCERT
Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at Rocky Hill Congregational Church, 805 Old Main St., Rocky Hill, CT. 4:00 p.m. A free family concert of Advent and Christmas carols interspersed with readings of the Christmas story. This Rocky Hill Congregational Church annual tradition will feature our senior and children's choirs as well as the handbell choir and members of our orchestra. All are welcome; childcare for children 4 years and under will be provided. Reception to follow. Web: http://rhccucc.org/


FOLK DANCING

Also look at http://ContraSENE.tripod.com/ for Contra Dance listings in Southeastern New England, and http://www.CTcontra.com/ for an index to Contra Dancing in Connecticut.

ROUND HILL COUNTRY DANCES
Contra dances on the fourth Saturday of most months (except February and August) at the Stone House at the North Stamford Congregational Church, 31 Cascade Road, Stamford, CT. 7:30-10:30 p.m. with basics for beginners at 7:15. Partners not required. Please bring a separate pair of clean, flat, soft-soled shoes for dancing. For further information, call 203-372-3890. http://www.roundhill.net/

NEW HAVEN COUNTRY DANCERS
Contra Dances on the first and third Saturdays throughout the year, at the Branford Community House, 46 Church Street, Branford, CT. Beginner's lesson at 7:30 p.m., dance 8:00-11:00 p.m. Please bring soft-soled shoes or sneakers. Admission $10.00. Call 203-776-1812 for more information. Web: http://www.ctcontra.com/nhcd/

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN HAMDEN
Enjoy the social dances of Scotland every Tuesday evening from 7:00 to 9:30 at the Whitneyville Cultural Commons, 1253 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT. New dancers welcome. All dances taught. Come alone or with a partner. Contact Leslie 203-281-6591 or newhavenscottish@gmail.com.

SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN MIDDLETOWN
Every Wednesday evening from 7:00 to 9:30 at the First Church of Christ, Congregational, 190 Court Street, Middletown, CT. Beginners are welcome for lessons and Dance. Soft soled shoes. Contact Lucile at 860-347-0278, or Joyce at 203-238-0694.

MOSTLY WALTZ
Mostly Waltz features waltzes, waltz mixers, and other couple dances like blues, swing, tango, and polka. Except as noted, our events are typically the first Sunday of the month, with beginner lesson 2:30-3:00 pm and dancing 3:00-6:00 pm. At Griffith Dance Academy (formerly the American Legion Hall), 275 Main Street, Old Wethersfield, CT. $13, $6 students with ID. For more information: http://www.hcdance.org/waltz.htm

HARTFORD COMMUNITY DANCE JAM SESSION AND CONTRA DANCE
Hartford Community Dance sponsors monthly contra dance jam sessions 5:30-7:15 p.m. second Saturdays at Griffith Dance Academy (formerly the American Legion Hall), 275 Main Street, Old Wethersfield, CT. The jams provide an opportunity for new and experienced musicians to learn, play, and enjoy the contra dance repertoire. Players of all instruments are welcome. The jam is most appropriate for "intermediate" skill levels. The jam session is followed by an introduction to contra dancing at 7:30 and a contra dance until 10:30 p.m. For more information, contact Rob at 860-232-2504. Web: http://www.hcdance.org/

HARTFORD COMMUNITY DANCE
Nov. 24 - Special Contra dance. The band will be Wild Asparagus, with caller George Marshall. This is our annual Black Friday Dance for which there will be special pricing: $15 for general admission, $10 for students. Note that the venue for this special dance will be the West Hartford Town Hall and there will be no contra jam prior to this dance.
http://www.hcdance.org/

ALWAYS ON SUNDAY INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE
Dance to the world's music every Sunday, at Temple Beth Torah, 130 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT. No partner or experience needed. Warm-up and beginner instruction 7:00-8:00 p.m., general dancing until 10:00 p.m. Clean-soled, danceable shoes, please. Requested donation is $8 (party and workshop nights $12). For more information: http://www.alwaysonsunday.us/ or call 860-521-6440.
Nov. 19 - International Folk Dance Party with Kabile, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.


FOLK MUSIC ON THE RADIO

"The Monthly Scene With Phil Rosenthal"
Phil Rosenthal's weekly radio show on http://icrvradio.com/ every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. He does a new live version the third Sunday of the month, but every other Sunday he rebroadcasts a past show. He plays music live, and some from recordings.

Internet radio: http://www.folkalley.com/ streaming folk music hosted by WKSU-FM at Kent State University in Ohio.

WAMC (90.3 FM, Albany, NY)
"Mountain Stage", Monday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
"Hudson River Sampler", Wanda Fischer, Saturday 8:00-10:30 p.m.
"Thistle & Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Sunday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
http://wamc.org/

WCNI (90.9 FM, New London, CT)
Alternating weeks: "Traditions" with Art Dean, and "Open to Suggestion..." with Bridgett Ellis, Sunday 6:00-9:00 p.m.
http://wcniradio.org/

WCUW (91.3 FM, Worcester, MA)
"In the Tradition", Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
"The Four Green Fields" (Irish), Saturday 10:00 a.m.-noon.
"Music of Scotia" (Scotland), Saturday 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.
http://www.wcuw.org/

WESU (88.1 FM, Middletown, CT)
75% Folk with Michael Benson, Monday 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Unfocused Folk with Chip Austin, 2nd & 4th Monday of the month, 8:00-9:30 p.m.
Acoustic Blender with Bill Revill, Tuesday 5:05-8:00 p.m.
The Celtic Cafe with Pat Laffan and Mark Gallagher, Saturday 6:00-7:00 a.m.
http://wesufm.org/

WHUS (91.7 FM, Storrs, CT)
"Bluegrass Cafe," Amy Orlomoski and Jim Beaver (alternating weeks), Sunday 4:00-7:00 p.m. Email: whusbluegrasscafe@gmail.com
"Sunday Night Folk Festival", Susan Forbes Hansen, Sunday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
http://www.whus.org/

WICN (90.5 FM, Worcester, MA)
"Folk Revival" with Nick Noble, Thursday 7:00-11:00 p.m.
http://www.wicn.org/

WKNH (91.3 FM, Keene, NH)
"Mostly Bluegrass", Rob Mayo, Thursday 8:00-11:00 a.m.
http://www.wknh.org/

WKZE (98.1 FM, Salisbury, CT and Red Hook, NY)
"New Harmony", Dick Hermans, Saturday 8:00-11:00 a.m.
http://www.wkze.com/

WMNR (88.1 FM, Monroe, and 91.5 Guilford, CT)
"Good Folk", Richard Hageman, Thursday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
http://wmnr.org/

WNHU (88.7 FM, West Haven, CT)
"The Folk Show", Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with John Mazza. wnhufolk@yahoo.com
"Echoes of Erin", Sunday Noon to 2:00 p.m. with Pat Kennedy.
http://www.wnhu.net/

WSHU (91.1 FM, Fairfield, CT) and WSUF (89.9 FM, Noyack/Greenport, NY)
"Profiles in Folk", Steve Winters, Friday 10:00 p.m.-midnight.
"Thistle and Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Saturday 8:00-9:00 p.m.
"AcousticConnections", Walt Graham, Saturday 9:00-10:00 p.m.
http://www.wshu.org/

WUMB (91.9, Boston, MA)
http://www.wumb.org/programs/schedule.php

WWUH (91.3 FM, West Hartford, CT)
(Also carried by WAPJ in Torrington 89.9 and 105.1, WDJW in Somers 89.7, and WWEB Wallingford 89.9)
"FM On Toast", Sunday-Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
"Watch This Space", Susan Forbes Hansen, Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
http://www.wwuh.org/program/music/folk/folk.htm
"UH Radio Bluegrass", Brian Burness, Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
http://wwuh.org/


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