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November 2016

Music in Bass Hall: The Camp Backup All-Stars

November 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT! Tickets will not be available at the door. Just up the road from the Monadnock Center at Sargent Camp in Hancock, there is a weekend gathering of musical mentors and students. Devoted to roots music accompaniment, Camp Backup holds a Friday evening concert featuring performances by staff members, and this year it's been decided to make this concert a public event, and to bring it to Bass Hall. (note this concert starts at 8:00, half…

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January 2017

Music in Bass Hall: Duo Déjà vu

January 15, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18

Duo Déjà vu performing the Voix de Paris (Voice of Paris); music that would have been heard in the salons of Paris in the 19th and 20th century. From the stunning lyricism of Chopin to the still avante garde sounds of late Debussy, Paris was an international hub for the greatest composers, as well as other artists.

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February 2017

Music in Bass Hall: Cold Chocolate

February 4, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18

Cold Chocolate will be performing in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center on February 4.

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Music in Bass Hall: Los Sugar Kings

February 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18

Tickets $18 / $15 members, seniors, students. Order online below or call 603-924-3235 Music in Bass Hall is excited to welcome back Los Sugar Kings,  a Boston-based quartet known for their dynamic live performances, rich harmonies, intense musicianship and ability to transcend genres with an authenticity rarely heard. In their world, respect is paid to the forefathers and traditions of Afro-Cuban Son, Salsa and Rumba-Flamenca but Los Sugar Kings (named after a Cuban baseball team) also actively draw on influences from…

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March 2017

Music in Bass Hall: Reggie Harris

March 10, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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$15 – $18

Steeped in the tradition of African American spirituals, folk, gospel, rock, and the music of civil and human rights, Reggie Harris is recognized as a vibrant force in the acoustic music realm, and in educational and historical circles. In the spirit of his mentors Pete Seeger, Harry Belafonte, and Bernice Johnson Reagon, he brings singing and smiles to the lips and ears of those who listen. A songwriter of great depth and passion, Reggie writes from a personal sense of…

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April 2022

Apple Hill String Quartet- Music in Bass Hall

April 29, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Apple Hill String Quartet and Pianist Judith Gordon

Apple Hill String Quartet returns to Bass Hall for their annual spring concert! The evening features works by Franz Schubert, Amy Beach, and Apple Hill alumna Sato Matsui. The Quartet will be joined by special guest Judith Gordon, piano. Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, the Apple Hill String Quartet are the Artistic Directors and resident musicians at the Apple Hill Center for Chamber Music, winner of the CMAcclaim award from Chamber Music America. The Quartet's members are Elise Kuder, violin; Jesse…

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June 2022

Howard Mansfield and Ben Cosgrove: A Journey to the White Mountains

June 4, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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A Journey to the White Mountains with Howard Mansfield and Ben Cosgrove

Tickets will be available at the door. Online ticket sales are closed. The Monadnock Center is thrilled to welcome writer Howard Mansfield and composer Ben Cosgrove for A Journey to the White Mountains in Words and Music. For hundreds of years people have traveled to the White Mountains seeking something special in this elemental, powerful place – grandeur, meaning, or transcendence. The show, based on a chapter in Mansfield’s latest book, Chasing Eden, is about how the discovery of the White Mountains…

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August 2022

Hiroya Tsukamoto: Music in Bass Hall

August 6, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Hiroya Tsukamoto

Music in Bass Hall welcomes back guitarist Hiroya Tsukamoto on Saturday, August 6! Hiroya Tsukamoto is an innovative guitarist and composer who fuses folk, jazz, and world music. Tsukamoto’s instrumental abilities are breathtaking and astounding, but his performances are so much more than that.  He has the unique capability of engaging an audience through a personable and genuine approach that transfixes his audience and almost transcends his capabilities as a guitarist. Tsukamoto plays with an effortless skill on the guitar…

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September 2022

Jamie Laval and Amber Rose: Music in Bass Hall

September 9, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Jamie Laval and Amber Rose

Fiddler Jamie Laval returns to Bass Hall on September 9 accompanied by vocalist Amber Rose and harpist Liv Castor. Join us for an evening of Celtic music and mythic tales! U.S. National Scottish Fiddle Champion Jamie Laval takes his audience on an exciting musical journey through Scotland, Ireland, and Brittany, evocatively reimagining Gaelic love songs, rustic peasant dances, and recounting mythic tales from the Celtic world. Joining Jamie is vocalist Amber Rose, whose soaring, angelic voice evokes a fairytale-like quality…

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November 2022

Second Show Added- NH Fiddle Madness

November 5, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness Band Photo

SOLD OUT !!! NH Fiddle Madness is also appearing at NOVA Arts on November 4. Click here for details. New Show Added for 3 p.m. on November 5! New Hampshire Fiddle Madness returns to Bass Hall this year with a bird theme: most of the concert repertoire will be tunes which contain bird names: Lark in the Morn, The Wild Goose Chase, for example. But rest assured, the band won’t be winging it! They’ve been rehearsing with revitalized energy, and…

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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall

November 5, 2022 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness Band Photo

Both shows at the Monadnock Center are SOLD OUT!!!! NH Fiddle Madness is also appearing at NOVA Arts on November 4. Click here for details. New Hampshire Fiddle Madness returns to Bass Hall this year with a bird theme: most of the concert repertoire will be tunes which contain bird names: Lark in the Morn, The Wild Goose Chase, for example. But rest assured, the band won’t be winging it! They’ve been rehearsing with revitalized energy, and are also looking…

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March 2023

Liam Grant & Ethan WL- Music in Bass Hall

March 25, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Liam Grant and Ethan WL

Join us for an evening of solo steel string guitar performances by New England musicians Liam Grant and Ethan WL. These two distinct musicians play in the American Primitive style - mixing the traditional country blues fingerstyle folk idiom with unexpected composition and improvisational methods. These two artists use the guitar as a narrative vehicle to create short form symphonies, modal epics, and driving up tempo rags. Their styles have been both informed and inspired by traditional American music, including…

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May 2023

La Donna Musicale- Music in Bass Hall

May 13, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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La Donna Musicale

Music in Bass Hall welcomes La Donna Musicale for O Maria! Mother and Warrior on Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. The concert focuses on Baroque Italian women composers, featuring their settings of prayers to the Virgin, a powerful Stabat Mater, and a dialogue between Mary and Eve--the mother of God and the mother of humankind. The concert includes Meda’s extraordinary motet In tribunale horendo that portrays the Virgin Mary as the protector of humans on earth and in Heaven.…

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June 2023

Cold Chocolate- Music in Bass Hall

June 24, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Ethan Robbins and Ariel Bernstein of Cold Chocolate.

Cold Chocolate returns to Bass Hall for a show on Saturday, June 24 at 7:30 p.m. Cold Chocolate is a genre-bending Americana band that fuses folk, funk, and bluegrass to create a unique sound all their own. Featuring Ethan Robbins on guitar, Ariel Bernstein on percussion, and backed by some of the root's music scene's finest players, this group from Boston is impressing audiences throughout New England and beyond.  Punctuated by tight harmonies and skillful musicianship, and with a focus…

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September 2023

The Rough & Tumble- Music in Bass Hall

September 23, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Rough & Tumble

Music in Bass Hall welcomes The Rough & Tumble with opening guests Two Crows for Comfort on Saturday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m. The Rough & Tumble The Rough & Tumble, a folk/Americana duo made up of Mallory Graham and Scott Tyler, will have you in stitches one minute and falling apart at the seams the next. After living in a 16ft camper with two big dogs and one tiny hamster for the last 8 years, playing upwards of 150…

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November 2023

The Apple Hill String Quartet- Music in Bass Hall

November 4, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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The Apple Hill String Quartet

SOLD OUT!!! The Apple Hill String Quartet returns to Bass Hall with an exciting program! The evening includes Philip Glass’s Quartet No. 3 “Mishima”, String Quartet No. 1 by the Polish-Lithuanian composer Grazyna Bacewicz, a new composition by a student in the Native American Composers Project (NACAP), and Frank Bridge’s lush Piano Quintet. The Apple Hill String Quartet will be joined by guest artists Sally Pinkas on piano and cellist Jacob MacKay. Called “dashing and extraordinary” by The Strad Magazine, The…

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Music in Bass Hall presents NH Fiddle Madness November 17

November 17, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness Band Photo

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness returns to Bass Hall with an enchanting and energetic program of Celtic and New England fiddle music. The band features the best of New Hampshire's traditional musicians: Skip Gorman, Jane Orzechowski, Sarah Bauhan, Randy Miller, Nat Backes, and Gordon Peery. The Bass Hall programs are predictably fun and engaging, but always with some surprise! This year, New Hampshire Fiddle Madness offers two shows on November 17 and November 18. Fiddle Madness always sells out, so get…

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Music in Bass Hall presents NH Fiddle Madness November 18

November 18, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness Band Photo

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness returns to Bass Hall with an enchanting and energetic program of Celtic and New England fiddle music. The band features the best of New Hampshire's traditional musicians: Skip Gorman, Jane Orzechowski, Sarah Bauhan, Randy Miller, Nat Backes, and Gordon Peery. The Bass Hall programs are predictably fun and engaging, but always with some surprise! This year, New Hampshire Fiddle Madness offers two shows on November 17 and November 18. Fiddle Madness always sells out, so get…

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April 2024

NH Scottish Music Club- Music in Bass Hall

April 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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NH Scottish Music Club

Put on your tartan and join us when the Scottish Music Club orchestra returns to Bass Hall on April 6 at 3 p.m. This Tartan Day celebration features exuberant jigs and reels, strathspeys, heart-wrenching airs, and more, interspersed with informative and entertaining narrative. The New Hampshire Scottish Music Club was founded in 1988 as The Strathspey & Reel Society of New Hampshire. The club's goal is to foster an appreciation for the culture and history of Scotland through the performance…

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May 2024

La Donna Musicale- Music in Bass Hall

May 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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LaDonna Musicale

Combining stirring performances with groundbreaking scholarship, award-winning ensemble La Donna Musicale presents: Love and Libations: Julie Pinel and Airs of France on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. This program explores the distinctive secular contributions of women composers from Paris to the French Baroque and Rococo genres of airs sérieux and airs à boire (serious and drinking songs). These song forms celebrate passionate longing and dissolute intoxication. From Julie Pinel (fl. 1737), featured composer, the evening includes several selections from…

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