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New Hampshire Fiddle Madness
By November 21, 2020 Read More →

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness

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 […]

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Rupert Wates- Music in Bass Hall
By November 7, 2020 Read More →

Rupert Wates- Music in Bass Hall

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 […]

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Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park
By September 12, 2020 Read More →

Music in Bass Hall presents Hilton Park

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 […]

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Zydeco Revelators- Music in Bass Hall
By June 13, 2020 Read More →

Zydeco Revelators- Music in Bass Hall

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 […]

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Joe Crookston: Peterborough Folk Music Society
By May 31, 2020 Read More →

Joe Crookston: Peterborough Folk Music Society

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 […]

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Slaid Cleaves: Peterborough Folk Music Society
By May 15, 2020 Read More →

Slaid Cleaves: Peterborough Folk Music Society

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), […]

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The Sweater Set: Music in Bass Hall
By April 10, 2020 Read More →

The Sweater Set: Music in Bass Hall

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 […]

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Help us document this moment in history:  COVID-19 Archive Collection
By April 1, 2020 Read More →

Help us document this moment in history: COVID-19 Archive Collection

Right now, we find ourselves in a unique historic moment as our communities, our nation, and the world are struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic. At the Monadnock Center for History and Culture, we have collected a rich archive of materials that tell the stories of those who have gone before us. Now is the time […]

Community Conversations: Opinion, Fact or Fiction and How to Tell the Difference
By March 11, 2020 Read More →

Community Conversations: Opinion, Fact or Fiction and How to Tell the Difference

How can we decide what to believe when surrounded by people convinced of opposing views? How do we decide who to trust beyond just “team a” vs. “team b”? Is there a way to distinguish fact from opinion? Can we learn to distinguish when people are using our emotions or group affiliations to distort our […]

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Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station: Music in  Bass Hall
By January 11, 2020 Read More →

Sarah Bauhan and Elmwood Station: Music in Bass Hall

***SOLD OUT!!!!**** Bass Hall will be filled with reels, jigs, hornpipes, waltzes, and airs when Sarah Bauhan and The Elmwood Station Band take the stage on Saturday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss an evening of music from Ireland, Scotland, Shetland, England, French Canada, Sweden, and New England, as well as original compositions that […]

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