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April 2020

The Sweater Set: Music in Bass Hall

April 10 @ 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 Sweater Set

CANCELED! The Sweater Set will pluck at your heartstrings with "an intimidating number of instruments," (Washington Post) and soaring soprano-alto harmonies. Listeners are invited into Sara Curtin & Maureen Andary's joyful friendship as they sing about loves lost and found, accompanying themselves with elaborate arrangements of guitar, ukulele, accordion, banjo, and flute. Robyn Mincher of The Washington Post Express wrote “(The Sweater Set) weaves through personal narratives as if Curtin and Andary are whispering juicy tidbits in your ear. But…

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May 2020

Slaid Cleaves: Peterborough Folk Music Society

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Slaid Cleaves

Now twenty-five years into his storied career, Slaid Cleaves' songwriting has never been more potent than on his 2017 album Ghost on the Car Radio. The characters in Slaid Cleaves' songs live in unglamorous reality. They work dead-end jobs, they run out of money, they grow old, they hold on to each other (or not), and they die. With an eye for the beauty in everyday life, he tells their stories, bringing a bit of empathy to their uncaring world.…

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Joe Crookston: Peterborough Folk Music Society

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Joe Crookston

Joe Crookston: songwriter, guitarist, painter, fiddler, slide player, eco-village member, and believer in all things possible. Named 2016 Folk Alliance International Artist-in-Residence, he’s played with Suzanne Vega, Dar Williams, David Francey, John McCutcheon, John Gorka, Judy Collins and hundreds more. He’ll  surprise you and awaken the cynics. Crookston plumbs for lyrical gold like a social archeologist.  His songs are universal, his rhythm infectious and in concert, he is funny as hell one moment and transcendent the next.  The Monadnock Center…

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June 2020

Zydeco Revelators- Music in Bass Hall

June 13 @ 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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Zydeco Revelators

Zydeco Revelators deliver hot Louisiana-style dance music. Sweet Cajun accordion, electric guitar and a powerhouse rhythm section, and that cool metal rub board vest! Bring yer dancin’ shoes... Phil Passantino - accordion/vocals Lou Selmi - drums/vocs Lawrence Ochs - guitar/vocs Keith Richard Vukan - bass/vocals Karen Lerman & Sal Carollo - rub board This will be a foot stomping good time in Bass Hall- get your tickets today! Tickets: $20 ($18 for Monadnock Center members) Buy your tickets online below…

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September 2020

Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park

September 12 @ 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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Hilton Park plays Bass Hall March 30

Hilton Park is one of the best Roots acts in New England- an old time feel with fresh and original songs. They are the folks next door who happen to be virtuoso musicians with amazing vocal harmonies. Hilton Park may be the beginning of a huge new music trend. Hilton Park is an Americana/Folk trio made up of a father, son and neighbor from a small town in Southern Maine who started playing music together for their own enjoyment, and…

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November 2020

Rupert Wates- Music in Bass Hall

November 7 @ 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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Rupert Wates

London-born Rupert Wates has appeared on stages across the US and Europe earning him a well-deserved reputation as a prime figure in American music. This singer-songwriter wows his audience with his amazing voice and deft guitar-playing. His songs are a lyrical and eclectic mix of acoustic, melodic art-folk combined with flavors of jazz, vaudeville and cabaret. “If you are not hip to this guy, you are missing out!” – Acoustic Music Exchange Tickets: $20 ($18 for Monadnock Center members) Purchase…

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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness

November 21 @ 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 Celtic Music Extravaganza

How delightful to be at a Celtic music session, listening to enchanting tunes from Ireland, Scotland,  Shetland, Cape Breton,  and of course our own Celtic-influenced New England music. Part of the magic of such a session is the intuitive interaction between musicians, a spontaneity that can only come from years of familiarity with the repertoire. That’s what you’ll experience at this Music in Bass Hall concert as some of the region's finest performers come together for an evening of fabulous fiddle…

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