Arts Spotlight: Peterborough Folk Music Society

NICOLE S. COLSON By definition, folk is the people’s music—and Deb McWethy gives the people what they want, helping to make the art form accessible to everyone. As the founder of the Peterborough Folk Music Society (PFMS), McWethy has planned an annual performance series in Peterborough for the past 25 years. It’s been her mission

Peterborough Folk Music Society closes out 20th anniversary

As Peterborough Folk Music wraps up its 20th year, we are excited to bring to you three concerts with some of our longest and most beloved musicians who played the wonderful coffee house, The Folkway, our legacy and part of the reason the reason PFMS exists today. These musicians played to a room of never

Fall Concerts with Peterborough Folk Music Society

As Peterborough Folk Music wraps up its 20th year, we are excited to bring to you three concerts with some of our longest and most beloved musicians who played the wonderful coffee house, The Folkway, our legacy and part of the reason the reason Folk Society exists today. These musicians played to a room of

Family Contradance in Harrisville

Historic Harrisville, Inc.  presents a Family Dance at St. Denis Church, Harrisville, NH 03450. The music and dances will be in the tradition of the New England barn dance. On Sunday, August 14, from 6:00-8:00 pm, Allison Aldrich Smith of Nelson will teach and call delightful dances for all levels of experience. Her accordion playing,

Sugar River Band plays for Peterborough Contradance

The Monadnock Folklore Society presents the Peterborough, NH First Saturday Contra Dance on August 6th, featuring Tod Whittemore calling with the Sugar River Band.   Caller Tod Whittemore has been calling dances for forty years, having been lucky enough to begin his career at the time when famous callers Ralph Page and Duke Miller were

Music in Depot Park Peterborough

Music in Depot Park is Peterborough’s FREE celebration of Friday summer evenings, sponsored by Bellows-Nichols Insurance, Twelve Pine, and Depot Square. Come and enjoy music at the confluence of the Contoocook and Nubanusit Rivers (rain location inside Twelve Pine). Bring your picnic, lawn chair, friends and family, and enjoy open air entertainment from 6 – 7:30 pm July 8 LOS SUGAR KINGS Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic

Not for Profit – a Musical

Harmonia Concerts is caught in a fiscal crunch.  Hoping for a cash transfusion, two trustees recruit a local business mogul to join the board.  They get more than they bargained for. Not For Profit is a musical about money, power, relationships, and — yes — music.  PJ Cooke, Tara Potter, and Michael Duffin make up the

Earthquake Relief Concert in Keene

Guitarist and KSC Music Professor Jose Lezcano, with a little help from his friends, is offering a benefit concert June 24, 8 pm, at the First Baptist Church of Keene, to help Ecuador Earthquake Victims in the coastal city of Manta, still recovering from one of the worst natural disasters in that nation’s history.