Concerts Coming Up!
Unity Hall – a great space to perform – designed for listening!“It’s always great to perform at any venue that’s designed for listening,” said Rivergods founder Ben Parent, of Waterford. “… as opposed to a bar, which is fun for other reasons. It lets the songs shine, the music breathe … it allows for nuance and subtlety that you might sacrifice in a louder venue.” Norwich Bulletin 9/22/11
General Concert Info
Coffee and home-baked goodies served during intermission.
Unity Hall is a welcoming, accessible performance space.
In the event of emergency cancellation or delay of a concert, you will find notice here on our website home page and, in the case of severe weather, a delay/closing notice on (Connecticut) WTNH Channel 8. We will also email folks holding advance reservations and tickets.
- Pat Patterson on ABOUT FRIDAY NIGHT FOLK
New England Folk Network Defines Folk Music"Folk. Folk music has long relied on oral/aural transmission, which lends to its accessibility and popularity in informal social situations. For purposes of this [New England Folk Network] website and this website only, I define “folk” as acoustic-based non-theatrical vocal or instrumental music created and/or performed without reliance on a classically or academically trained musical background; also, the subsequent evolutions of this music." Cited here.
Folk Concerts ~ Past & Present
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Friday, October 4, 2013 7:30 p.m. Tickets: t/b/a Make advance reservations here John Gorka is a contemporary American folk musician. In 1991, Rolling Stone magazine called him “the preeminent male singer-songwriter of what has been dubbed the New Folk Movement.” … Continue reading
Friday, november 8, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices t/b/a The son of noted jazz drummer and teacher Jim Chapin and the grandson of author/critic Kenneth Burke and portrait painter James Chapin, Tom Chapin grew up in a family that … Continue reading
Friday, May 17, 2013 Ticket prices: $20 at the door; $17 in advance; $10 students w/ID. Concert tickets-advance order “… a master of the low-key wit, and his public persona is an irreverent mix of Tom Lehrer and, I dunno, … Continue reading
September 14, 2012 7:30 PM All Souls UU Congregation Unity Hall 19 Jay Street, New London, CT Dan Stevens is an acoustic blues stylist, bottleneck slide player and protege of New York City’s folk legend Dave Van Ronk. His music has … Continue reading
Friday, February 22, 2013 Ticket prices: $20 at the door; $17 in advance; $10 students w/ID. more about Lucy Kaplansky …
Friday, January 25, 2013, 7:30 PM. Geoff Kaufman, acoustic music with a pinch of salt. More about Geoff here … Magpie, the duo of Terry Leonino and Greg Artzner. More about Magpie here …
Nancy Parent with Dogbite Friday, October 26, 2012, 7:30 PM Nancy Parent. Since 1998, Nancy has played with established folk-rock band, The Rivergods, as a lead singer, guitarist, and pedal steel player. She continues to broaden her musical endeavors performing … Continue reading
Willoughby Gap opening for Gordon Bok Friday, October 12, 2012, 7:30 PM Gordon Bok calls himself a ‘rememberer’: a keeper of songs and stories, of our traditions, our ways of thinking, that set us apart from others yet confirm our pace … Continue reading