Pioneer Valley Folklore Society Happenings

March 2006

 

Contents

  • Storyteller Katie Green will join March 12 Song & Story Swap
  • Lou & Peter Berryman will play in Northampton on April 2
  • Calendar of Western Mass. folk events

Storyteller Katie Green will join March 12 Song & Story Swap

Please come share in an evening of music and stories at the March Pioneer Valley Folklore Society SONG & STORY SWAP.

Sunday, March 12, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at the The Harp, 163 Sunderland Rd., Amherst, Mass. 

Please note that the Song & Story Swap is now held on the Second Sunday of each month at The Harp Irish Pub.

Guest performer for the March 12 song & story swap will be storyteller Katie Green.

Katie Green will be at the Harp in Amherst on April 2Katie Green tells stories aimed at bringing people closer to one another and to the environment. She lives in Princeton, MA, and has performed throughout the Northeast. Katie's four recordings include a CD of stories for young children called The Red Hat which has been honored with three national awards. 

Katie Green promotes storytelling not only as a performer, but also as a teacher, organizer and author. She was a 1998 recipient of the National Storytelling Association's Service Award, and is co-author of the popular storytelling sourcebook, Weaving Tales, Spinning Hope.

Find more info about Katie Green at http://www.katiegreenstories.com.

The warm-up theme this month is Ireland. 

The PVFS Song & Story Swap happens the 2ND SUNDAY of every month.  For information contact Paul Kaplan, (413)-253-9484 or Jeff Lee, (413)-256-0433 or visit http://www.filbert.com/pvfs.


Lou & Peter Berryman will give April 2 concert in Northampton

Lou & Peter Berryman at Northampton Center for the Arts on April 2

PVFS welcomes back the brilliant comic folk collaborators Lou & Peter Berryman, when they will make a concert stop at the Northampton Center for the Arts on Sunday, April 2.

Lou and Peter Berryman, authors of twelve recordings and three songbooks of original material, have performed together for more than twenty years. Their whimsical and wonderfully accessible performances of their hilarious, quirky, yet oddly profound songs leave audiences with cheeks aching from smiling.

The show will take place Sunday, April 2, 7:00 p.m. at the Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South St., Northampton, Mass.  Tickets are $12 in advance ($14 at the door) and may be purchased at the Broadside Bookshop, 247 Main St., Northampton or at For the Record, 194 N. Pleasant St., Amherst.  Contact Jeff Lee at (413)-256-0433 for information.

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Western Mass. Folk Calendar

  • Mar 10 - Jennifer Kimball and Anand Nayak & Polly Fiveash.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 10 - Daniel Higgs, Joshua Burkett & Hymns.  GalleryTK, 114 Main St., Northampton, MA.  9pm.  413-549-4600 x5463.
  • Mar 10 - Gandalf Murphy and The Slambovian Circus of Dreams.  Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South St., Northampton, MA.  8pm.  413-584-7327.
  • Mar 11 - Ben Grosscup & Dan Inglis.  My Place, Bob Blue's, 170 E. Hadley Rd., Amherst, MA.  7:30pm.  413-256-8784.
  • Mar 11 - John Sheldon.  Jones Library, 43 Amity St., Amherst, MA.  10:30am.  413-256-4090.
  • Mar 11 - Mya Elaine.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 11 - David Roth.  St. James Coffeehouse, 8 Church Street, Greenfield, MA.  7:30pm.  413-772-2213.
  • Mar 11 - Matt & Shannon Heaton.  Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Rd, Montague, MA.  8pm.  413-367-9206 .
  • Mar 11 - Lee Roy Parnell.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 11 - Running With Karma.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 11 - Mamadou Diabate & Walter Strauss.  Hilltown Folk, Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, MA.  7:30pm.  413-625-2580.
  • Mar 11 - Doofus.  uNi Coffeehouse Concert Series, 245 Porter Lake Dr., Springfield, MA.  8pm.  413-562-3990.
  • Mar 11 - Craig Eastman.  Wendell Full Moon Coffeehouse, Town Hall, Wendell, MA.  7:30pm.  978-544-8339.
  • Mar 12 - Song & Story Swap with guest Katie Green.  The Harp, 163 Sunderland Rd., Amherst, MA.  7pm.  413-253-9484.
  • Mar 12 - Tim Van Egmond,and John Porcino, Jugglers Henry Lappen & Rob Peck, Trevor the Games Man, and Hoopoe the Clown.  Munson Memorial Library, 1040 South East St., Amherst, MA.  2pm.  413-256-4095.
  • Mar 12 - Enter The Haggis.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 13 - Niamh Parsons & Graham Dunne.  House Concert, , Leeds, MA.  7:30pm.  413-221-5445 .
  • Mar 13 - Enter The Haggis.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 14 - Enter The Haggis.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 15 - Tea Leaf Green, The 5th Pocket.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  8:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 16 - Maura O'Connell.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 17 - Seth Glier.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 17 - The Big Bad Bollocks.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 17 - Jane Siberry.  Berkshire Museum, 39 South St., Pittsfield, MA.  8pm.  413-443-7171.
  • Mar 18 - Scott Kepnes and Andy Morse.  My Place, Bob Blue's, 170 E. Hadley Rd., Amherst, MA.  7:30pm.  413-256-8784.
  • Mar 18 - Layah James.  Cherry Hill Cohousing, 110 Pulpit Hill Rd., Amherst, MA.  7:30pm.  413/369-4049.
  • Mar 18 - Steve Biegner.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 18 - Jay Mankita.  Echo lake Coffeehouse, 9 Montague Road, Leverett, MA.  7:30pm.  413-548-9394.
  • Mar 18 - Boston Blackthorne Band.  Elevens, 140 Pleasant St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-9155 .
  • Mar 18 - Vance Gilbert, Paul and Storm (of Davinci's Notebook).  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 18 - J. J. Chaisson, celtic fiddle and guitar.  Music for Music Coffeehouse, St. Mary's HS, 25 Bartlett St., Westfield, MA.  7:30pm.  413-562-6569.
  • Mar 18 - Richie Havens.  The Clark, 225 South St., Williamstown, MA.  8pm.  413-458-2303.
  • Mar 19 - Jay Mankita.  Club Helsinki, 284 Main St., Great Barrington, MA.  12:30pm.  413-528-3394 .
  • Mar 19 - The David Rosenthal Quartet.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 20 - Kathleen Edwards, Joel Plaskett Emergency.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 21 - Gaelic Storm, Flynn.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 21 - Latin Night with DJ Joey Acevedo: Latin music and dancing.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  9:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 22 - Tara's Thistle.  Longmeadow Historical Society, 697 Longmeadow St., Longmeadow, MA.  7pm.  413-567-3600.
  • Mar 22 - Gaelic Storm, Flynn.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 23 - Bob Weir & Rat Dog.  Calvin Theatre, 19 King St., Northampton, MA.  7:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 23 - Brad Mehldau Trio - please note date change.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 23 - matt pond PA, Frank Smith.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 24 - Anne Heaton.  Pioneer Arts Center of Easthampton, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 24 - Pamela Means.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 24 - The Anne Heaton Band and Pamela Means.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 24 - Madd Muzik Presents:, Pride Falls - CD Release Party, Six Day Slide.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 24 - Mark Erelli, Darden Smith.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 25 - Joe Belmont.  PACE, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 25 - Spancil Hill and Jennie McAvoy.  Coffee & Soul, All Soul's Church, 399 Main St., Greenfield, MA.  7:30pm.  413-773-5018.
  • Mar 25 - Toshi Reagon.  MASS MoCA, 375 Church St., North Adams, MA.  8pm.  413-662-5120.
  • Mar 25 - John Eddie.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 25 - Witch featuring J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. on drums and members of Feathers.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 26 - Lunasa.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 27 - The Gossip, Panther, Tizzy.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  8:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 28 - Danu, Grada.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 29 - Eliza Gilkyson, Jimmy LaFave - Co-bill.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 30 - Sarah Borges Band - Co-bill.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 30 - Scout Niblett, Mike Wexler.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 31 - Edie Carey.  Pioneer Arts Center of Easthampton, 41 Union St., Easthampton, MA.  8pm.  413-527-3700.
  • Mar 31 - Dub is a Weapon.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Mar 31 - Johnny A.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 1 - Rebecca Hall & Ken Anderson, David Olney.  Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Rd, Montague, MA.  7:30pm.  413-367-9206 .
  • Apr 1 - Nerissa and Katryna Nields.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 2 - Lui Collins, Anand Nayak, Keith Murphy, Rose Sinclair.  Montague Grange, 34 Main St., Montague, MA.  7pm.  413-367-9380.
  • Apr 2 - Lou & Peter Berryman.  Northampton Center for the Arts, 17 New South St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-256-0433.
  • Apr 2 - Sonya Kitchell Band.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 2 - Richard Shindell.  Memorial Hall, 51 Bridge St., Shelburne Falls, MA.  8pm.  413-625-2580 .
  • Apr 3 - Jules Shear.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 4 - Junior Brown, The Skeeters.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 6 - Jason Moran.  Campus Pond, University of Mass., Amherst, MA.  .  .
  • Apr 6 - Jonatha Brooke.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7&9:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 7 - Canela - CD Release Show.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 7 - James Hunter Band.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 8 - Black Rebels.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 8 - Magical Strings.  uNi Coffeehouse Concert Series, 245 Porter Lake Dr., Springfield, MA.  8pm.  413-562-3990.
  • Apr 9 - PVFS Song & Story Swap.  The Harp, 163 Sunderland Rd., Amherst, MA.  7pm.  413-253-9484 .
  • Apr 9 - John Stewart.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 9 - Melissa Ferrick.  Pearl Street Nightclub, 1 Pearl St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 11 - Hot Buttered Rum.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 12 - Kevin Burke and Ged Foley of Patrick Street.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 13 - Danielia Cotton, Jess Klein.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 14 - Jesse Malin, The Figgs.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 14 - Albert Cummings.  Theodore's, 201 Worthington St., Springfield, MA.  .  413-736-6000.
  • Apr 15 - Pamela wyn Shannon.  Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Rd, Montague, MA.  401pm.  413-367-9206 .
  • Apr 15 - The Stone Coyotes.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 16 - Project Object featuring Ike Willis and Napoleon Murphy Brock.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  8:30pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 17 - An Evening with Legendary Yes Guitarist Steve Howe.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 18 - Lara Herscovitch.  Bishop's Lounge, 41 Strong Ave., Northampton, MA.  9pm.  413-586-8900 .
  • Apr 18 - Richard Julian Band.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 19 - Meshell Ndegeocello.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 20 - The Mammals.  Red Barn, Hampshire College, West St., Amherst, MA.  .  413-559-5610.
  • Apr 20 - Tom Russell.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 21 - Great Big Sea.  Calvin Theatre, 19 King St., Northampton, MA.  8pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 21 - Islands (Ex-Unicorns), Why? (Anticon).  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 21 - The Weepies (Deb Talan and Steve Tannen).  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 22 - Jennifer Kimball.  Montague Bookmill, 440 Greenfield Rd, Montague, MA.  8pm.  413-367-9206 .
  • Apr 22 - Dr. John (with his band!).  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7&10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 22 - J. P. Cormier.  Music for Music Coffeehouse, St. Mary's HS, 25 Bartlett St., Westfield, MA.  7:30pm.  413-562-6569.
  • Apr 23 - Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 25 - Jay Mankita.  Bishop's Lounge, 41 Strong Ave., Northampton, MA.  9pm.  413-586-8900 .
  • Apr 25 - Maria Muldaur.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 27 - Karrin Allyson.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 28 - Hiromi.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 28 - Madd Muzik: The Leah Randazzo Group with 3VE.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 29 - Fear Nuttin' Band.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  10pm.  413-586-8686.
  • Apr 30 - Colin Hay (of Men at Work), The Kin.  Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St., Northampton, MA.  7pm.  413-586-8686.

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