SOUNDING BOARD COFFEEHOUSE
Most concerts are at the Universalist Church of West Hartford, 433 Fern Street, West Hartford, CT. 7:30 p.m.
The Sounding Board will be resuming live concerts on a limited basis. See their website for more information. https://www.thesoundingboard.org/
Oct. 16 - The Sounding Board is teaming up with the Farmington Valley 6th Annual Acoustic Festival in Farmington, CT to present Amy Gallatin & The Hot Flashes.
MEETING HOUSE PRESENTS CONCERT SERIES
All concerts held at The Unitarian Society of Hartford, 50 Bloomfield Avenue, Hartford, CT, in cooperation with the Sounding Board Coffeehouse. 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets: http://www.ushartford.com/nourishing-spirit/music/meetinghousepresents/
BRANFORD FOLK COFFEEHOUSE
Branford Folk Music Society, First Congregational Church, 1009 Main Street, Branford, CT. 8:00 p.m. For more information call 203-488-7715. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://branfordfolk.org/
Unitarian Church of Westport, 10 Lyons Plains Road, Westport, CT. For more information call 203-227-7205 x14. Web: https://voicescafe.org/
SHAMROCK TRADITIONAL IRISH MUSIC SOCIETY
For reservations, concert locations, or more information, call 203-257-8737 or email: email@example.com Web: http://www.shamrockirishmusic.org/
FOLK FRIDAYS SERIES
Presented by CT Folk at First Presbyterian Church, 704 Whitney Avenue (corner of Whitney & Huntington), New Haven, CT. 7:30 p.m.
EAST ROCK CONCERT SERIES
All shows are at 7:00 (doors at 6:30) on either Saturday or Sunday, at 285 Nicoll Street, New Haven, CT. Web: https://www.mactivity.com/events-calendar also https://www.fernandopintopresents.com/
GuitartownCT at 166 Mather Street, Hamden, CT. 203-430-6020. Tickets and info: http://www.guitartownct.com/
Oct. 17 - Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley. Outdoor concert at 1:00 p.m.
CT OLD TIMEY ACOUSTIC JAM
Old-timey music jam at The Pine Loft Cafe, 1474 Berlin Turnpike, Berlin, CT. For more information: http://oldtimeyjam.blogspot.com/
FRIDAY NIGHT FOLK AT ALL SOULS
All Souls Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 19 Jay Street, New London, CT. 7:30 p.m. For more information and tickets see http://www.fridaynightfolk.org/
Oct. 22 - Shawn Taylor
Nov. 19 - Windborne
Dec. 10 - Ben and Nancy Parent
Jan. 14, 2022 - Geoff Kaufman
ROBBIE COLLOMORE CONCERT SERIES
Chester Meeting House, intersection of Goose Hill Rd. and Liberty St., Chester, CT. 5:00 p.m. For more information call 203-488-8403. Web: http://collomoreconcerts.org/
Oct. 17 - Frank Vignola's Hot Jazz Guitar Duo (jazz)
Nov. 21 - Ulysses String Quartet (classical)
Dec. 5 - Sam Reider & The Human Hands (bluegrass fusion)
THE BUTTONWOOD TREE
605 Main Street, Middletown, CT. For more information call 860-347-4957. (Partial listing.) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: http://www.buttonwood.org/
First Thursdays - Acoustic Open Mic with Bob Gotta, 6:30 p.m. sign-up
Oct. 23 - Restless Mountain Bluegrass, 7:00 p.m.
THE PACKING HOUSE
156 River Road (Route 32), Willington, CT. The Packing House is the performance venue of the Eastern Connecticut Center for History, Art, and Performance, Inc. 7:30 p.m. 518-791-9474. Web: http://thepackinghouse.us/
Dates for 2021.
Oct. 23 - A.J. Jansen - acoustic, women outlaws of country
Nov. 6 - Luke Hendon - Gypsy jazz
Nov. 19 - Eric Sommer - acoustic folk, blues , rock
Dec. 4 - Tracy Walton - acoustic folk, original
Dec. 18 - Nicole Zuraitis - special seasonal performance, jazz
The Talent Showcase resumes in person on Oct. 13 at 7:00 p.m. Call 518-791-9474 to sign up for time slots and questions. It will be held the 2nd Wednesday of the month until we close in June 2022.
THE VANILLA BEAN CAFE
On the corner of Routes 44, 169, and 97, Pomfret, CT. Show times are 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 860-928-1562. Web: http://www.thevanillabeancafe.com/
NORTHWEST PARK CONCERT SERIES
Northwest Park Nature Center, 145 Lang Road, Windsor, CT. 7:30 p.m. except Oct. 16. 860-285-1886. Web: http://www.northwestpark.org/
Oct. 16 - The Squeezebox Stompers, 5:00-7:00 p.m. A Free Outdoor Concert Event. (In the event of rain, the concert will be in the nature center with seating limited to 145 persons.)
Nov. 6 - Buskin & Batteau with Jesse Terry
Nov. 20 - Vance Gilbert
Dec. 4 - Lucy Kaplansky
Jan. 8 - The Jolly Beggars
Jan. 22 - Seat Of Our Pants
Feb. 5 - Grass Routes
Feb. 19 - Mad Agnes
ROARING BROOK CONCERTS
Roaring Brook Nature Center, 70 Gracey Road, Canton, CT. 7:30 p.m. For reservations and information call 860-693-0263. Web: http://www.roaringbrook.org/concerts/concerts.html
BLACKSTONE RIVER THEATRE
549 Broad Street, Cumberland, RI. For reservations call 401-725-9272. Web: http://www.riverfolk.org/
Oct. 30 - Kerri Powers, Stefan Couture, 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 6 - Superchief Trio, 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 13 - Hanneke Cassel Band, 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 19 - Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas, 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 21 - Le Vent du Nord, 7:00 p.m.
STONE SOUP COFFEEHOUSE
The Music Mansion, 88 Meeting Street, Providence, RI. 7:00 p.m. 401-529-5622. http://www.stonesoupcoffeehouse.org/
PVFS SONG AND STORY SWAP
The Pioneer Valley Folklore Society and the Nacul Center jointly sponsor a Song and Story Swap on the first Saturday of each month (except July and August), 7:00 p.m. at The Nacul Center, 592 Main St., Amherst, MA. Open to the public, free of charge with donations accepted. People of all ages gather to share stories and songs that are traditional, newly written, or of personal experiences. You can tell, sing, or lead everyone in singing, or request a song or story. Listeners are welcome. For more information contact Paul Kaplan, 413-687-5002.
NEW YORK PINEWOODS FOLK MUSIC CLUB
The Folk Music Society of New York. For more information call 718-672-6399. Email: email@example.com Web: http://www.folkmusicny.org/
PEOPLES' VOICE CAFE
At Judson Memorial Church Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson St. (lower level), NY, NY 10012 (between West 3rd & West 4th Streets). 8:00 p.m. For more information call 212-787-3903. Web: http://www.peoplesvoicecafe.org/ Covid policy: Proof of at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine, to enter. Mask required. Children under 12 discouraged until eligible for vaccine. Check website for updates.
Oct. 16 - The Ranzo Boys (Lafayette Matthews & Jules Peiperl); Twa Corbies (Alison Kelley & Anayis Wright).
Oct. 23 - Reggie Harris; Greg Greenway.
Oct. 30 - Joel Landy; Pat Wictor.
Nov, 6 - Sol y Canto. Pamela Jean Agaloos.
Nov. 13 - Mike Glick & Generations; Pat Lamanna.
Nov. 20 - Suzanne Schmid; Carrie & Michael Kline.
Nov. 27 - Closed for Thanksgiving.
Dec. 4 - Charlie King; Rick Burkhardt.
Dec. 11 - Katie Naplatarski; Cleo Carol Knopf.
Dec. 18 - Kwanzaa Celebration with Thelma Ruffin Thomas & others.
Dec. 25 - Closed for holidays.
Jan. 1 - Closed for holidays.
COMMON GROUND COMMUNITY CONCERTS
Common Ground Coffeehouse at the First Unitarian Society of Westchester, 25 Old Jackson Avenue, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. 7:30 p.m.
RIVER SPIRIT MUSIC
House concerts in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. http://www.riverspiritmusic.com/
WWUH Listener Line: 860-768-5913
Nov. 7 - With Claudia Schmidt and Howie Bursen, Bread Box Theater, Willimantic, CT. 4:00-6:00 p.m. http://www.breadboxfolk.org/
BOSTON BLUEGRASS UNION
The Boston Bluegrass Union is an all-volunteer New England-based bluegrass music association promoting and supporting bluegrass festivals, concerts, jams and bluegrass music education throughout the Northeast. Web: http://www.bbu.org/
CONNECTICUT BLUEGRASS ASSOCIATION
Oct. 16 - Bauer Park Harvest Festival , 261 Copse Road, Madison, CT. 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Free.
There are many more dance listings than are included here.
Also look at http://www.contradancelinks.com/schedule.html
ALWAYS ON SUNDAY INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCE
They are doing some online dances via Zoom, and some live dances. For more informatin: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860-521-6440 or 860-254-5681.
Internet radio: http://www.folkalley.com/ streaming folk music hosted by WKSU-FM at Kent State University in Ohio.
WAMC (90.3 FM, Albany, NY)
"Mountain Stage", Monday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
"Hudson River Sampler", Wanda Fischer, Saturday 8:00-10:30 p.m.
"Thistle & Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Sunday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
WCNI (90.9 FM, New London, CT)
Alternating Fridays: "River Road" (a mix of folk and Americana) with Helen Jankoski, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Alternating Sundays: "Traditions" with Art Dean, and "Home on the Eclectic Range" with Bridgett Ellis, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
WCUW (91.3 FM, Worcester, MA)
"In the Tradition", Monday-Thursday 7:00-9:00 p.m.
"The Four Green Fields" (Irish), Saturday 10:00 a.m.-noon.
"Music of Scotia" (Scotland), Saturday 12:00 noon-2:00 p.m.
WESU (88.1 FM, Middletown, CT)
"75% Folk" with Michael Benson, Monday 6:30-8:00 p.m.
"Unfocused Folk" with Chip Austin, 2nd & 4th Monday of the month, 8:00-9:30 p.m.
"Acoustic Blender" with Bill Revill, Tuesday 5:05-8:00 p.m.
"The Celtic Cafe" with Pat Laffan and Mark Gallagher, Saturday 6:00-7:00 a.m.
WHUS (91.7 FM, Storrs, CT)
"Bluegrass Cafe," Amy Orlomoski and Jim Beaver (alternating weeks), Sunday 4:00-7:00 p.m. Email: email@example.com
"Sunday Night Folk Festival", Susan Forbes Hansen, Sunday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
WICN (90.5 FM, Worcester, MA)
"Folk Revival" with Nick Noble, Thursday 7:00-10:00 p.m.
WKNH (91.3 FM, Keene, NH)
"Mostly Bluegrass", Rob Mayo, Thursday 8:00-11:00 a.m.
WKZE (98.1 FM, Salisbury, CT and Red Hook, NY)
"New Harmony", Dick Hermans, Saturday 8:00-10:00 a.m.
WMNR (88.1 FM, Monroe, and 91.5 Guilford, CT)
"Good Folk", Richard Hageman, Thursday 9:00-11:00 p.m.
WNHU (88.7 FM, West Haven, CT)
"The Folk Show", Saturday 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with John Mazza. firstname.lastname@example.org
"Echoes of Erin", Sunday Noon to 2:00 p.m. with Pat Kennedy.
WSHU (91.1 FM, Fairfield, CT) and WSUF (89.9 FM, Noyack/Greenport, NY)
"Profiles in Folk", Steve Winters, Friday 10:00 p.m.-midnight.
"Thistle and Shamrock", Fiona Ritchie, Saturday 8:00-9:00 p.m.
"AcousticConnections", Walt Graham, Saturday 9:00-10:00 p.m.
WTCC (90.7 FM, Springfield, MA)
"Country Corner", Dave Helman, Saturday 1:00-3:00 p.m. Vintage Country and Bluegrass. Email: email@example.com.
WWUH (91.3 FM, West Hartford, CT)
(Also carried by WAPJ in Torrington 89.9 and 105.1, WDJW in Somers 89.7, and WWEB Wallingford 89.9)
"FM On Toast", Sunday-Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
"Watch This Space", Susan Forbes Hansen, Friday 6:00-9:00 a.m.
"UH Radio Bluegrass", Brian Burness, Saturday 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.