Music On VPR

Enjoy music on VPR including All The Traditions with Robert Resnik, My Place with Joel Najman, Friday Night Jazz with Reuben Jackson, American Routes, and Hearts of Space.

Check out VPR Classical and VPR Jazz24, too!

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Where else on the dial can you find sea chanteys, cumbia from Colombia, the English folk hero Ewan MacColl, and a preview of an amazing tango festival coming up in and around Stowe next weekend?  Let's dance !

This program will air on Sunday, August 16th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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photo courtesy of Michele Choiniere

With the Peacham Acoustic Music Festival and a summer concert in Calais featuring an all-star cast of Vermont folk musicians coming right up , it truly feels as if the summer music season is in full swing!

This program will air on Sunday, August 9th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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There will be a contra dance at the Tunbridge Town Hall on Friday August 14th at 7:30 p.m. All dances are taught, and new dancers are always welcome.

photo by Rob Mieremet, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Sets celebrating great musicians of Mali and South Africa, a preview of the Valley Stage Festival in Huntington and the Banjo Dan Bluegrass Review in Derby Line, and much more!

This program will air on Sunday August 2nd from 7 - 10 p.m.

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On Wednesday August 5th, Katy Trautz and the Green Mtn. Playboys will perform in Middlesex at the Martha Pellerin and Andy Shapiro bandstand at 6:30 p.m.

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan "electrifying" performance at the Newport Folk Festival, and appreciating the far-reaching influence of Theodore Bikel, actor and folksinger, who died this week at the age of 91.

This program will air on Sunday July 26th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Bramblewood, featuring Carol Hausner, Danny Coane, & Colin McCaffrey, will perform in the Christ Church Courtyard, 64 State Street in Montpelier on Thursday,July 30th at noon.

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Live performances in gazebos, on village greens, and in festivals near and far, remembering one of Mary McCaslin's classic albums on Philo Records, and a doff of the cowboy hat to Hank Williams, one of America's great songwriters.

This program will air on Sunday, July 19th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Roosevelt Dime will perform at Nectar’s in Burlington on Thursday July 23rd at 10 p.m., and on Saturday July 25th at the Rusty Nail in Stowe at 9 p.m.

photo by Jack Rowell

New albums from central Vermont songwriters Kristina Stykos and Bow Thayer, tons of local music, and Neil Young arrives at the Champlain Valley Fairgrounds in just one week !

This program will air on Sunday July 12th from 7-9 p.m.

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The Monadnock Folklore Society presents Jennifer Licko for a concert of  ‘Scots Gaelic Song’ at the Nelson Town Hall on Wednesday, July 15 at 7:30 PM 

Pink Martini will be at the Hopkins Center in Hanover, NH on Tuesday July 14th 

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The Green River Festival, the Middlebury Festival on the Green, and Winooski's French Heritage Day are all coming up in our area this week, plus all kinds of individual performances too!

This program airs on Sunday July 5th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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A Larkin Dancers Contra Dance with live music will be held at the Tunbridge Town Hall on Friday July 10th at 7:30 p.m.

The Ustad Shafaat Khan Ensemble Performs Indian Classical Music at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center in Stowe on Saturday, July 11th 

photo by Brian McMillan, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

Mambo kings, Cuban soul, and 29 ways to make it to my baby's door!

This program will air on Sunday June 28th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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The Eames Brothers Band will be playing at the Rusty Nail in Stowe on Saturday July 4th

The Will Patton Ensemble will be part of the free Woodstock Brown Bag music series on Thursday July 2nd at noon on the green.

photo by Carol Highsmith, courtesy of Wikimedia

Celebrating Father's Day, and rocking and reeling at the amazing selection of live performances in our area this week as we enter the summer concert and festival season !

This program will air on Sunday, June 21st from 7 - 10 p.m.

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On Friday June 26th, Burlington songwriter Mary McGinniss and her band the Selkies will perform as part of the E. Fairfield concert series at the meeting house. Music begins at 7 p.m. 

photo courtesy of Jim Brown Productions

Traveling to Jamaica, comparing Jonathan Edwards old and new, honoring fabled Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan, and wishing a fond farewell to Ronnie Gilbert, an original member of the Weavers, and one of the major players in the American folk music revival, who died last week at the age of 88.

This program will air on Sunday June 14th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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