The Sounding Board is an all-volunteer non-profit organization that presents folk music concerts at the Sounding Board Coffeehouse on most Saturdays from September through May, in addition to publishing this monthly newsletter. Sounding Board members receive the printed version of the newsletter in the mail, as well as discounts in admission to our concerts as indicated in the listings below. Become a member of the Sounding Board.
The concerts are held at The Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT. Wheelchair accessible. Concerts start at 8:00 P.M. Doors open at 7:00 P.M., and reservations are held until 7:45 P.M. Admission prices are noted below for each concert. Unless otherwise noted, admission for children 12 and under is $8.00. Admission may be paid by cash or check. We are now taking credit cards online: go to www.brownpapertickets.com and search for the artist's name.
For reservations or more information, please email email@example.com. (Note: If you do not have email call Janet at 860-635-7685.) Reservations must be made before 4:00 p.m. the day of the show, either by phone or email.
Directions: From I-84, take the "Park Road, West Hartford Center" exit. Turn right at the end of the long exit ramp, then turn left immediately at the light onto Trout Brook Drive. Go straight through the first three traffic lights (Boulevard, Memorial Road, and Farmington Avenue), then turn left at the next traffic light onto Fern Street. The Universalist Church is a short way down on the left hand side of the road. Turn into the driveway just before the church and park in the lot behind the church. Enter through side doors.
NOTE: To Sounding Board members who have mailed in their membership renewal checks: please pick up your membership cards at the Sounding Board on a concert night. Thanks!
The Sounding Board will be closed on May 25, 2013.
June 1, 2013: THE PORTABLE FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL
The Portable Folk Music Festival was formed in 1974 and has continued playing and singing at venues around the Northeast. They have appeared in Virginia and have also performed on the Clearwater Sloop. Their music consists of traditional, country, contemporary, blues, sea shanties, and humorous songs from the Berrymans and others. Instruments include guitar, bass, fiddle, mandolin, autoharp, hammered dulcimers, and much more. $16 general, $14 members.
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The Sounding Board's 40th Anniversary Celebration!!!
The Sounding Board will celebrate its 40th Anniversary on November 30, 2013, from 5:45 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Location to be determined.) $35 per ticket for a catered buffet AND a 4 hour concert (artists to be determined). So mark your calendars now!
Photos of the October 29, 2011 Folk Legacy Sounding Board Concert, by photographer Duane Degutis.
Visit the Folk Legacy Records website where you can view the videos of the October 29, 2011 concert at the Sounding Board which celebrated the 50th Anniversary of Folk-Legacy Records.
Concert Happenings in Ridgefield's Parks (CHIRP), a series of free summer concerts in Ballard Park located in the heart of Ridgefield, CT. 7:00 p.m. The series is co-sponsored by The Town of Ridgefield through the Parks & Recreation Dept. and The Ridgefield Press. Web: http://www.Chirpct.org/
May 28 - The Stray Birds
June 4 - St. Paul & the Broken Bones
June 11 - The Pine Leaf Boys
June 18 - Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds
June 25 - 3 Penny Acre
July 11 - Amy Helm
MILFORD CENTER FOR THE ARTS
40 Railroad Avenue, Milford, CT (in the former Eastbound Railroad Station building). For more information call 203-878-6647. Web: http://www.milfordarts.org/
June 1 - The Long Meadow Bluegrass Band. Two shows: 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.
SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN NEW HAVEN
Shape-note singing every Tuesday in New Haven, CT. We sing from the Sacred Harp every Tuesday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the Yale campus, in room 209 of W.L. Harkness Hall (located on College Street near Wall Street). Loaner books are available, and newcomers are always welcome. For more information call 203-824-3426. Web: http://www.yale.edu/ynhrs/
For tickets, directions and information: http://www.guitartownct.com/ or Chris at 203-430-6020.
May 31 - The Honey Dewdrops, 7:30 p.m., The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, CT.
CT OLD TIMEY ACOUSTIC JAM
Old-timey music jam at The Pine Loft Pizzeria and Cafe, 1474 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT on Tuesday, June 4, 2013. Slow jam at 6:15 p.m., regular jam from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Acoustic instruments only - no plug-ins or amps please. Blog: http://oldtimeyjam.blogspot.com/
SONGS AT JANET'S
House concerts in East Lyme, CT. For reservations or more information, email: SongsatJanets@aol.com
May 23 - Dick Holdstock and Ray Bierl
June 14 - Danny Spooner
THE BUTTONWOOD TREE
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT. For more information call 860-347-4957. (Partial listing.) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.buttonwood.org/
First Thursdays - Open Mic with Bob Gotta, 6:30 p.m. sign-up
SHAPE NOTE SINGING IN MIDDLETOWN, CT
Downey House, High and Court Streets, Wesleyan University. First Sunday of each month, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. 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/
May 25 - Gail Finnie Rundlett
June 1 - Atwater-Donnelly Trio
June 7 - Open Mic with Peter Janson, 7:30 p.m.
June 8 - Les Sampou
June 14 - Songwriter Sessions - Lisa Martin Hosts, 7:00 p.m.
June 15 - DiQuattro & Day
June 22 - Kate Callahan
June 29 - Ninesixteen
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, email@example.com
RIVER TOWN VILLAGE CONCERT SERIES
River Town Village Clubhouse, 401 Tributary Lane, River Town Village, Windsor, CT. 7:00 p.m. To reserve tickets, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 860-219-9296.
June 23 - Lucy Kaplansky
OPEN MIC IN SOUTH WINDSOR
The last Monday of every month, for an acoustic open mic at the Wood Memorial Library and Museum, 783 Main Street, South Windsor, CT. 6:00-6:30 sign up. All forms of music welcome. A piano is available. Hosted by flutist Minta White. For more information call the library on Monday or Thursday: 860-289-1783.
Meetinghouse Sing-Along, second Saturday of the month at 2:00 p.m. Come to the Unitarian Meetinghouse, 50 Bloomfield Ave., Hartford, CT, bring your instrument, voice or just ears and enjoy a few hours of music, much of which is culled on the spot from "Rise Up Singing," the Sing-Out songbook. But you are welcome to bring your own originals or favorites. Acoustic music only, please. For more information, call Ed Savage at 860-966-8155 or during business hours, the Meetinghouse at 860-233-9897.
NOTE: The June gathering of People's Music Network in NY coincides with our date, so we have decided to cancel the Sing-along for June. Please re-join us on July 13th and the second Saturday of August.
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
SUNDAY NIGHT BLUEGRASS SERIES
The Firebox Restaurant, 539 Broad St., Hartford, CT. 5:00-8:00 p.m. 203-650-3492. http://www.fireboxrestaurant.com/
June 2 - Southeast Expressway
June 9 - String Fingers
June 16 - Chasing Blue
June 23 - The James King Band
Aug. 25 - The Larry Gillis Band
CENTRAL CT ACOUSTIC MUSICIANS SOCIETY
For more information: http://www.meetup.com/Central-CT-Acoustic-Musicians-Society/
BRIDGE STREET LIVE
41 Bridge Street, Collinsville, CT. Partial listing. 860-693-9762.
May 31 - Laurence Juber
June 6 - The Steel Wheels
June 8 - Catie Curtis
June 13 - Fred Eaglesmith's Traveling Steam Show
Aug. 2 - Peter Yarrow
Aug. 23 - Chris Smither
INFINITY MUSIC HALL
20 Greenwoods Road West (Rte. 44), Norfolk, CT. Partial listing. 866-666-6306. Web: http://www.infinityhall.com/
June 13 - Buffy Sainte-Marie, 8:00 p.m.
July 27 - Aztec Two-Step, 8:00 p.m.
Aug. 25 - Leon Redbone, 7:30 p.m.
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). $15 annual dues. Info regarding local dulcimer teachers is available. Contact Don Moore 860-242-3003 or DonSawmill@aol.com for information. Web: http://www.dulcimerfolkct.org/
Unitarian Church of Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT. http://www.voicescafe.org/
June 15 - Aztec Two-Step
BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI. For reservations call 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
June 22 (Rain date: June 23) - 3rd Annual Blackstone River Theatre Summer Solstice Festival, at Diamond Hill Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI. 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Five entertainment stages plus food and craft vendors. Atwater-Donnelly Trio, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Core 4, Sheila Falls & Mark Roberts, Genticorum, The Gnomes, Paddy Keenan, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Robbie O'Connell, Pendragon, Irish step dance featuring Tir Na Nog Irish Dance and Showcase Dance Productions. Call 401-725-9272 for information or visit http://www.riverfolk.org/brtssf
Sep. 28 - Pendragon, 8:00 p.m.
SANDYWOODS CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Muse Rd., Tiverton, RI. 401-241-7349. Web: http://sandywoodsmusic.com/
May 24 - Roy Book Binder
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. Web: http://www.filbert.com/pvfs/
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.
FIRST ACOUSTICS COFFEEHOUSE
First Unitarian Congregational Society, 50 Monroe Place at Pierrepont St., Brooklyn, NY. Info: 718-288-5994. Web: http://www.firstacoustics.org/
June 1 - Joni Mitchell's Blue: 40th Anniversary Celebration
NEW YORK PINEWOODS FOLK MUSIC CLUB
The Folk Music Society of New York. Partial listing. For more information call 718-672-6399. Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.folkmusicny.org/
COMMON GROUND COMMUNITY CONCERTS
Common Ground Coffeehouse at the First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY.
June 1 - Eric Siegel & Friends featuring Doug Wamble: The Rock and Soul Revue, 7:30 p.m.
FOLK MUSIC SOCIETY OF HUNTINGTON
Congregational Church of Huntington, 30 Washington Drive, Centerport, NY. For more information, call 631-425-2925. Web: http://fmshny.org/
June 1 - The Stray Birds
June 20 - Twangtown Paramours & The Levins
HURDY GURDY FOLK MUSIC CLUB
The Fair Lawn Community Center, 10-10 20th Street, Fair Lawn, NJ. 8:00 p.m. Refreshments are available. For more information call 201-384-1325. Web: http://www.hurdygurdyfolk.org/
June 1 - Red Molly (with opening act The Copper Ponies)
Southern New England (WWUH): 860-768-5000
New York City: 718-651-1115
June 1 - With Cathy Clasper-Torch, The Vanilla Bean, Rtes. 44, 169 & 97,
Pomfret, CT. 8 pm. 860-928-1562
June 22 - With Cathy Clasper-Torch and others, Blackstone River Theatre's Summer Solstice Festival, Diamond Hill Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI. Festival runs 11 am-7 pm. 401-725-9272. Rain date 6/23. http://www.riverfolk.org/brtssf/index.html
CLIFF HASLAM: Mondays at the Griswold Inn, 36 Main Street, Essex, CT. 860-767-1776 http://cliffhaslam.com/
WILLIAM PINT AND FELICIA DALE: June 1 - House concert, 7:00 p.m. at 54 South Rd., Harwinton, CT. Reservations suggested. Phone is 860 605-9191. Email reservation requests or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
May 26 - Comstock Ferre 2nd Annual Heirloom Festival, 263 Main Street,
Wethersfield, CT. 11:30-1:30. Info: 860-571-6590 or email@example.com.
DON SINETI: Mondays - Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Education and shanties, mornings and afternoons.
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.
CHARLIE ZAHM: Celtic & Traditional American Music, June 7 at 7:30 p.m., at Scotland Congregational Church, 4 Huntington Rd., Scotland, CT. Refreshments included for all. For reservations and directions, contact Hannah Camden at 860-450-0613 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: http://www.charliezahm.com/
UPCOMING BLUEGRASS EVENTS
There are many more bluegrass concerts, festivals and jams than we can list here. If you would like to keep informed of bluegrass events, you may subscribe to the Upcoming Bluegrass Events email list. Send an email to email@example.com and type subscribe in the subject line. It is published monthly on the 1st and 15th.
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 second Saturday of every month (except August), and the Saturday after Thanksgiving, at the Stone House at the North Stamford Congregational Church, 31 Cascade Road, Stamford, CT. 8:00-11:00 p.m. with basics for beginners at 7:30. Partners not required. Please bring a separate pair of clean, flat, soft-soled shoes for dancing. For further information, call 914-262-0653 or 203-762-5370. http://www.roundhill.net/
Not your bar-mitzvah/wedding-type Israeli dances! We do circle dances, line dances, and partner dances to a Middle Eastern beat. Dance incorporates many elements of Swing and Salsa. Every Thursday night, Jewish Community Center, 360 Amity Rd., Woodbridge, CT. No partner or experience necessary. Beginner dancing from 8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Intermediate and Advanced from 9:30 p.m. until midnight. Both sessions include teaching. $7.00. Light refreshments. For more information, contact Yossi at 860-985-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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/
ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE
Friday nights from 8:00 to 10:30 p.m. at the Neighborhood Music School Recital Hall, 100 Audubon St., New Haven, CT. Dances will be taught by Peggy Vermilya. Music by Marshall Barron, Grace Feldman and Margaret Ann Martin with musicians from Marshall's Dance Band Workshops. Admission $8.00. Cheerful dances, friendly community, beautiful music. All dances taught. Beginners welcome. Come with or without a partner. For more information call 203-776-6929. http://www.nmsmusicschool.org/
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING IN NEW HAVEN
Enjoy the social dances of Scotland every Tuesday evening from 7:45 to 10:00 at the Whitney Arts Center, 591 Whitney Avenue, New Haven, CT. New dancers welcome. All dances taught. Come alone or with a partner. Contact: Leslie 203-281-6591 or email@example.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 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 2-3 pm and dancing 3-6 pm. We offer a mini lesson on some aspect of waltz (or another popular dance style) during the band breaks. Dance admission is $12 (students with ID $5). Your ninth regular HCD dance admission is free with your HCD frequent dancer card. At the American Legion Post, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield, CT. $12, $5 students with ID. For more information: http://www.hcdance.org/waltz.htm
HARTFORD COMMUNITY DANCE JAM
Hartford Community Dance sponsors monthly contra dance jam sessions 5:30-7:30 p.m. second Saturdays from September through July at the American Legion Post, 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. For more information, contact Rob at 860-232-2504. Web: 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.
June 9 - Tom Pixton, 7:00 to 10:00 p.m., $12 donation
June 16 - Finnish dance workshop with Jari Haavisto and Mari Solja, two of Finland's finest teachers. Couple dances primarily from 2:00-5:30 ($15 fee). Circle dances primarily from 7:00-10:00.
THE FARMINGTON FOLK DANCERS
The Farmington Folk Dancers meet on most Tuesday evenings from 7:30 to 9:30 in Amistad Hall, First Church of Christ, 75 Main Street, Farmington, CT (across from Miss Porter's School on Route 10). Sessions are held during the church program year from September through the end of June. Beginners and people with 'two left feet' are welcome. The cost for the evening is $3.00; refreshments are served. For more information: Kathydncr@aol.com or call 860-747-4711.
3rd ANNUAL BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE SUMMER SOLSTICE FESTIVAL
Saturday, June 22, 2013 (Rain date: June 23), at Diamond Hill Park, Rte. 114, Cumberland, RI. 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Five entertainment stages plus food and craft vendors. Atwater-Donnelly Trio, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Core 4, Sheila Falls & Mark Roberts, Genticorum, The Gnomes, Paddy Keenan, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Robbie O'Connell, Pendragon, Irish step dance featuring Tir Na Nog Irish Dance and Showcase Dance Productions, and more. Call 401-725-9272 for information or visit http://www.riverfolk.org/brtssf
BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE AFTER-FESTIVAL MUSIC SESSION
Saturday, June 22, 2013, 8:30-11:30 p.m. at Blackstone River Theatre, 549 Broad St., Cumberland, RI. Call 401-725-9272 or visit http://www.riverfolk.org/brtssf . Participating bands/musicians will include Atwater~Donnelly, Cantrip, Aoife Clancy, Cathy Clasper-Torch, Core 4, Phil Edmonds, Sheila Falls, Mike Fischman, Genticorum, Paddy Keenan, Cassie & Maggie MacDonald, Robbie O'Connell, Pendragon, Mark Roberts and more.
NEW BEDFORD FOLK FESTIVAL
July 6-7, 2013 at the New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, downtown New Bedford, MA. Performers: The Beans, Roy Book Binder, Benoit Bourque, Maggie Boyle with Paul Downes, Kevin Burke, Susie Burke & David Surette, Howie Bursen, Dansmail, Jeff Davis, Antje Duvekot, Finest Kind, Ari & Mia Friedman, Beppe Gambetta, Raymond Gonzalez, John Gorka, The Grand Slambovians, Michael Johnson, The Kennedys, Peter Lang, Lori McKenna, Anais Mitchell with Jefferson Hamer, Mustard's Retreat, Chris Pahud, Ellis Paul, Sally Rogers, Claudia Schmidt, Art Tebbetts, Gareth Turner, Vishtén, Cheryl Wheeler, John Whelan Trio, White Fort, Brooks Williams. Web: http://www.newbedfordfolkfestival.com/
Internet radio: http://www.folkalley.com/ streaming folk music hosted by WKSU-FM at Kent State University in Ohio.
Voice of Infinity Hall: http://www.voiceofinfinityhall.com/
WAMC (90.3 FM, Albany, NY):
"Mountain Stage", Monday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
"Dancing on the Air", Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, second Wednesday of each month, 8:00-10:00 p.m.
"The Tao of Tao", Tao Rodriguez-Seeger, third Wednesday of each month, 8:00-10:00 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.
WAPJ (89.9 and 105.1, Torrington, CT): Folk and roots show, Barrie Soucy, Thursday 9:00-11:00 a.m.
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.
WCUW (91.3 FM, Worcester, MA):
"The Folk Spot", Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
"In the Tradition", Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday 5:00-8:00 p.m.
WESU (88.1 FM, Middletown, CT):
"Acoustic Blender", folk, Americana and other roots-based music with
Bill Revill, Tuesday 5:05 to 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
"Life is a Killer" with Johnny Analog, and "75% Folk" with Michael Benson, alternating Mondays, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
The "SingOut!" Radio Program," Saturday 4:00-5:00 a.m.
"Celtic Cafe" with Pat Laffan and Marc Gallagher, Saturday 6:00-7:00 a.m.
WHUS (91.7 FM, Storrs, CT):
"Bluegrass Cafe," Amy Orlomoski and Jim Beaver (alternating weeks),
Sunday 4:00-7:00 p.m. Email:
"Sunday Night Folk Festival", Susan Forbes Hansen, Sunday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
WICN (90.5 FM, Worcester, MA):
"The Contemporary Cafe" with Nick DiBiasio, Folk, Americana, Acoustic
Blues, Thursday 7:00-11:00 p.m.
WKZE (98.1 FM, Salisbury, CT and Red Hook, NY):
"New Harmony", Dick Hermans, Saturday 8:00-11:00 a.m.
WMNR (88.1 FM, Monroe, and 91.5 Guilford, CT):
"Good Folk", Richard Hageman, Thursday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
WNHU (88.7 FM, West Haven, CT):
"The Folk Show", Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with John Mazza;
Thursday 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. with Chuck Vigue.
"Echoes of Erin", Sunday Noon to 2:00 p.m.
"Black Diamond Show", mostly bluegrass with Richard Gordon, Monday, Noon to 2:00 p.m. http://blackdiamondshow.blogspot.com/
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.
"Prairie Home Companion", Saturday 6:00-8:00 p.m.
"Thistle and Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Saturday 8:00-9:00 p.m.
"AcousticConnections", Walt Graham, Saturday 9:00-10:00 p.m.
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 105.3, WDJW in Somers 89.7,
and WWEB Wallingford 89.9)
"FM On Toast", Sunday-Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m. http://www.wwuh.org/program/music/folk/folk.htm
"Watch this Space", Susan Forbes Hansen, Monday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
"UH Radio Bluegrass", Brian Burness, Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Folknotes is published monthly by the Sounding Board, Inc., an all-volunteer non-profit organization. We include listings for folk music concerts, festivals, radio programs, etc., that occur in Connecticut and the southern New England area. We can sometimes include flyers in the printed version of the newsletter for a small donation ($20 per side, must provide camera-ready artwork or a computer file); please contact the editor at 203-272-8404 as far in advance as practical. We also accept folk music related classified ads from Sounding Board members with no charge. The deadline for the printed version of the newsletter is the 20th day of each month.
Send events listings and other newsletter-related mail to the editor:
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Also, please send events listings to Jim Rigby at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Jim for helping with the listings!
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Coffeehouse, please contact:
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Directors of the Sounding Board: Brent Hall, President & Treasurer; Charles Eirmann, V.P. & Secretary; Jerry Jacques, Director of Operations; Janet Steucek, Booking and Publicity.
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