Kate McNally

Host, The Folk Show

Kate’s public radio career started at Keene State College as a volunteer DJ with the University’s student run station, WKNH, where she hosted a Sunday afternoon folk music program, Fiddlesticks for six years. In 1986 after graduating, Kate was offered a position with WKNE in Keene where she worked her way to become production coordinator, copywriter, full-time program director and morning drive personality for AM 1290. When WKNE-AM became an automated station, Kate moved on to work for WKXE and WRSI as well as nonprofit work. In 1995, Kate was asked to host The Folk Show on New Hampshire Public Radio. In addition to her studio work, Kate emcees festivals and concerts throughout the Northeast. Kate works full-time at Cheshire Medical Center/Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene as Coordinator of the Cheshire Coalition for Tobacco-Free Communities and teaches radio broadcasting at Keene State College as an adjunct faculty member of the Communications Department.

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Folk Show
9:13 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Folk Show Calendar 4.13.14

Monday, April 14

>>>Brendan Taaffe, solo concert, Friends Meeting House, 7:30, 42 Lebanon Street, Hanover, NH.www.brendantaaffe.com

Wednesday, April 16

>>>Magical Strings at Delrossi’s ~ Dublin, NH ~ 8:00pm ~ 603-563-7195 www.delrossis.com

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Folk Show
9:10 pm
Sun April 13, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 4.13.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Blue Eyed Boston Boy/ Mark Erelli/ Memorial Hall Recordings/ Signature Sounds

Sail Away/ Malcolm Dalglish and the Oolites/ Pleasure/ Oolitic Music

Bend in the River/ Claudia Schmidt/ Bend in The River Collected Songs/ Red House

In My Time of Dying/ The Rosinators/ The Rosinators/ PDC Music

13 Question Method/ Ry Cooder/ Get Rhythm/ Warner Brothers

Texas Cookin'/ Guy Clark/ Texas Cookin'/ Sugar Hill

Everyday I Write the Book/ Sam Bush with Alison Brown The Other Side of the Mountain/ Compass

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Folk Show
9:10 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 4.6.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The Corrie Man/ Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas Abundance Culburnie

Cruel Salt Sea/ Matt and Shannon Heaton/ Tell You in Earnest/ Matt and Shannon Heaton/

The Fisherman/ Leo Kottke/ 6 & 12 String Guitar/ Rhino

The Road Goes on Forever/ David Mallett/ This Town/ Vanguard

The Endless Mile Lui Collins/ Made in New England Molly Gamblin

Don't Look Back/ David Wilcox/ Blaze/ What Are Records

The Mary Ellen Carter/ Dave Rowe Trio/ Three's A Charm/ Dave Rowe Trio

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Folk Show
8:58 pm
Sun April 6, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar 4.6.14

Wednesday, April 9

>>>Stanley & Grimm  at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ www.necelticarts.com 207-562-4445

Thursday, April 10

>>>David Wilcox at the Flying Goose Brew Pub ~ New London, NH ~ 8pm

Friday, April 11

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From the Archives
9:52 am
Wed April 2, 2014

From The Archives: Arlo Guthrie

Credit Courtesy Adam Adam Hammer via WikiMedia

Alice’s Restaurant was published nearly 30 years ago, the iconic song that gave the album its name is about the goings on at a restaurant owned by Alice and Ray Brock. Around the corner from the restaurant was the Old Trinity Church, which they made into their home. Ten years ago, Kate McNally, host of NHPR’s Folk Show on Sunday nights, spoke with Arlo Guthrie at the Old Trinity Church in Great Barrington, Ma, now site of the Guthrie Center. This week we’ll listen back to her interview with the folk music icon.

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Folk Show
9:09 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3.30.14

Title/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Time Traveler's Wife/ Kathy Kallick/ Cut to the Chase/ Live Oak Records

Richmond;Greasy coat ; Starvation at Hell Creek/ Ken Kolodner & Elke Baker/ Out of the Wood/ Fenchurch Music

Whippoorwill/ Heather Maloney & Darlingside/ Woodstock/ Signature Sounds

Whippoorwill/ Greg Brown/ The Evening Call/ Red House

Half A Mile/ Karine Polwart/ Traces/ Borealis Records

Summer Song/ Caroline Herring/ Camilla/ Signature Sounds

Crooked Man/ Barley Jacks/ Either Side of Night/ Fiddle Pal

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Folk Show
4:46 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Folk Show Calendar 3.30.14

Tuesday, April 1

>>>The Tao Drummers of Japan at the Lyndon Institute ~ Lyndon Center, VT ~ 802-626-3357

>>>Steve Schuch at the Fox Research & Demonstration Forest ~ Hillsborough, NH ~ 7pm ~ preregistration required ~ 603-224-9945,ext 313

>>>Denny Breau at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ www.necelticarts.com 207-562-4445

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Folk Show
9:16 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3.23.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

The First Song Is For You/ Tom Paxton/ Comedians & Angels/ Appleseed Records

Fisherman's Blues/ Young Dubliners/ Red/ Om Town Music

A&W Song/ Old Man Luedecke/ Tender Is The Night/ True North

Acadian Driftwood/ Richard Shindell/ South of Delia/ Richard Shindell Music

Child's Song/ Tom Rush/ Celebrates 50 Years Of Music/ Appleseed Records

Second Effort/ Stan Rogers/ Turnaround/ Fogarty's Cove

The Season For Departure/ The Rolling Crones/ The Rolling Crones/ Black Socks Press

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Folk Show
6:15 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Folk Show Calendar 3.23.14

 

Wednesday, March 26

>>>The Paul McKenna Band at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

>>>John Prine, Capitol Center for the Arts, 8 p.m. Concord, NH ; ccanh.com

Thursday, March 27

>>>Blackbird at the Pizza Stone ~ Chester, VT ~ 7pm ~ 802-747-8664

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Folk Show
9:01 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3/16/14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

City Never Sleeps/ The Mammals/ Evolver/ Humble Abode

The Moonshiner/ Tommy Makem/ The Tommy Makem Songbag/ Red Biddy Records

The Jolly Tinker/ The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem/ The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem In Person at Carnegie Hall/ Sony Legacy

Waiting For A Train/ Jorma Kaukonen/ Blue Country Heart/ Columbia

Call the Captain/ Steep Canyon Rangers/ Lovin' Pretty Women/ Rebel Records

Trouble in the Fields/ Maura O'Connell/ Helpless Heart/ Warner Brothers

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Folk Show
7:01 pm
Sun March 16, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar 3.16.14

Monday, March 17

>>>Islay Mist Ceilidh at the Colebrook Country Club ~ Colebrook, NH ~ 7pm ~ www.gnwca.org  603-237-9302,603-246-8998

>>>Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki Trio at the Stone Church ~ Newmarket, NH ~ 8pm ~ www.stonechurchrocks.com

Tuesday, March 18

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Folk Show
8:58 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

NHPR Folk Show Playlist 3.9.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Sir Patrick Spens (Child 58)/ Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer/ Child Ballads/ Wilderland Records

Donald and June/ Craig Bickhardt/ Brother to the Wind/ Craig Bickhardt

Rabbit in the Moon/ Aztec Two-Step/ Cause & Effect/ Red Engine Records

The Melt/ Atwater-Donnelly/ Each Other's Story/ Rabbit Island Music

The Garden/ Alan Kelly Gang/ Small Towns and Famous Nights/ Blackbox Music

Witch of the Westmoreland/ Stan Rogers/ Between the Breaks Live/ Fogarty's Cove

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Folk Show
8:53 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Folk Calendar 3.9.14

Musicians

Monday, March 10

>>>Alan Kelly Gang at Acoustic Artisans ~ Portland, ME ~ 7pm 1 http://acousticartisans.com, www.necelticarts.com

 

Tuesday, March 11

>>>The Chieftains at the Colonial Theater ~ Keene, NH ~ 7:30pm ~ 603-352-2033 www.thecolonial.org

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Folk Show
8:56 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

Folk Show Playlist 3.2.14

Song/ Artist/ Album/ Label

Old Shirt/ Kerry Powers/ Kerry Powers/ Kerry Powers/

Monroe Medley: Crossing the Cumberlands, Kentucky Mandolin/ Banjo Dan and the Mid-Nite Plowboys Caught in the Act/ Videosyncracies

Paul and Silas/ The High Bar Gang/ Lost and Undone/ True North Records

Dreaming of May/ Blackbird/ Whistle & Sing/ Blackbird

Four Good Days/ Jack Williams/ Four Good Days/ Wind River

Blackberry Quadrille, La Galope Bouchard/ Donna Hébert/ In Full Bloom/ Donna Hebert

Wherever We're Bound/ Annalivia/ The Same Way Down/ Annalivia

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Folk Show
4:54 pm
Sun March 2, 2014

NHPR Folk Calendar

Tuesday, March 4th

>>>Josh Ritter, Lebanon Opera House, 51 N. Park Street, Lebanon 7:30; www.lebanonoperahouse.org

Wednesday, March 5

 

>>>Jimmy Jo & the Jambol’ Ayuhs at the Skye Theatre ~ South Carthage, ME ~ 7pm ~ 207-562-4445, www.necelticarts.com

Thursday March 6

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