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Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture

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19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
603-924-3235

May 2022

Oshima Brothers- Peterborough Folk Music Society

May 28 @ 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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Oshima Brothers

Maine-based indie duo, Oshima Brothers’ have been creating music together since childhood. The brothers blend songs from the heart with blood harmonies to produce a "roots-based pop sound that is infectious." (NPR)  To learn more and purchase tickets, visit the PFMS website HERE. The Monadnock Center is pleased to be the host venue for this concert produced by the Peterborough Folk Music Society.     Monadnock Center COVID Policy: Low/Moderate community transmission ( Click here to see the current level as reported…

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June 2022

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

June 4 @ 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

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 affects us to this day. Pioneering artists in the 19th Century taught Americans…

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Ellis Paul- Peterborough Folk Music Society

June 11 @ 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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Ellis Paul

Though some may refer to Ellis Paul as a folksinger, he is more, for lack of a better word, a singular storyteller, a musician whose words reach out from inside and yet also express the feelings, thoughts and sensibilities that most people can relate to in one way or another, regardless of age or upbringing. The exhilaration of the open road. A celebration of heroes. The hope for redemption. Descriptions of those things that are both near and dear. To…

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Steve Poltz- Peterborough Folk Music Society

June 23 @ 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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In 20 years since his full-length solo debut, One Left Shoe, Steve Poltz blessed the world’s ears with thirteen solo records, spanning the acclaimed 2010 Dreamhouse and most recently, Shine On in 2019. NPR summed it up best, “Critics and fans alike now regard Poltz as a talented and prolific songwriter.” To learn more and purchase tickets visit the PFMS website HERE. The Monadnock Center is pleased to be the host venue for this concert produced by the Peterborough Folk Music Society.…

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July 2022

Deep Water- Book Signing and Talk

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Bass Hall: Monadnock Center for History and Culture, 19 Grove St
Peterborough, NH 03458 United States
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Deep Water Book Cover

Deep Water- Murder, Scandal, and Intrigue in a New England Town Author Kenneth Sheldon will read from his newest book, Deep Water—Murder, Scandal, and Intrigue in a New England Town published in June by Down East Books. Deep Water explores the unsolved murder of William K. Dean in 1918. In the waning days of World War I, William K. Dean was brutally murdered, his body hog-tied and dumped in a rainwater cistern on his farm in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. Suspicion quickly…

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August 2022

Hiroya Tsukamoto: Music in Bass Hall

August 6 @ 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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November 2022

New Hampshire Fiddle Madness- Music in Bass Hall

November 5 @ 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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