Some American Music Picks Around Keene

April 23, 2015 Friday Mole Hill Theatre in Alstead  hosts the Stockwell Brothers. Bruce, Barry and Alan hail from Putney, VT and play traditional Americana as well as creative blends of American, world beat and other music traditions.  They have two CD’s to their credit and have played with the … Continue reading

Music and Dining at J.P. Stephen’s in Rindge

April 22, 2015 J.P. Stephen’s Restaurant and Tavern has brought in an executive chef, created new seasonal menus, and added more hours.  But the same friendly service, welcoming ambiance, and good live music remain part of the JP Stephen’s experience. Located in a mill built in 1790, J.P. Stephen’s sits … Continue reading

Sumner Knight Concert Series Resumes

April 20, 2015 The Sumner Knight Chapel is a venue that is the region’s best kept secret. Organized by the Keene Music Festival,  all of the shows in the series are acoustic, and feature local and regional acts. The monthly series continues with a concert Saturday night by Cold Chocolate. … Continue reading

Three Acoustic Picks

April 14, 2015 This weekend’s offerings include three very different styles of music- Alt/Folk with The Chatfield Phoenix, tunes from the Great American Songbook with Off the Cuff, and Folk / Bluegrass by Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum.   Friday   The Chatfield Phoenix is a duo who performs original … Continue reading

New Horizons, New Beginnings

April 15, 2015 When free-lance musician Donna Morse attended a New Horizons Camp in Waterville Maine, the experience inspired her to start a band in the Monadnock region. “It was a blast, like a Band Camp for adults of all ages.” she recalls. “There were rehearsals and master classes and bands … Continue reading

Pianist Cristian Budu performs in Hancock

April 7, 2015   One of the musical gems of the Monadock Region is the Music on Norway Pond Concert Series.  Founded by Jody Simpson in 2009, the concert series offers one hour performances at affordable prices, showcasing artists from the New England Conservatory in Boston, the Norway Pond Festival … Continue reading

Tropical Sensations Brings the Caribbean to Troy

April 6, 2015 Tropical Sensations Steel Drum band has been bringing music of the Caribbean to the Monadnock region since 2003. Founded by Elaine Merrifield, Tropical Sensations plays at concerts, private parties and weddings. The band is twenty members who play a repertoire of approximately 250 songs, including Caribbean music, … Continue reading

Clint Pecor Champions and Creates Local Music

March 29, 2015   Clint Pecor is a recognized guitarist, festival organizer, sound engineer and studio engineer from Charlestown. An impressive resume for any musician, even more when you are still a teenager with no formal training. Clint began playing guitar at 12 years and practiced intensely. “My parents bought … Continue reading

Spring Shows at Peterborough Folk Music Society

March 28, 2015 Nineteen years after its first concert – Dar Williams at Peterborough Unitarian Church – the Peterborough Folk Music Society continues to bring popular and up-and-coming acts to the Monadnock Region. The Peterborough Folk Music Society was formed in 1996 when the Folkway coffeehouse, which for 20 years … Continue reading

Monandock Center Presents Hiroya Tsukamoto

March 26, 2015 Hiroya Tsukamoto performs tomorrow night in Bass Hall at the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough.  He is a singer songwriter from Japan who studied at the University of Osaka and then at Berklee College of Music.  His musical style is influenced by  South American  Nueva … Continue reading