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Music notes for Nov. 16, 2017

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Keene/Plymouth Grammy-winning duo visits Granite State

“Echo in The Valley” is the name of a tour presented by Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn, which will come to the Granite State this week.

The duo won the 2016 Grammy award for best folk album. Fleck is a 16-time Grammy-award winner, considered the world’s premier banjo player. The pair toured the internationally together and are now touring the U.S.

They will visit Keene on Saturday at the Colonial Theatre and Plymouth on Sunday at the Flying Monkey Performance Center. The songs they perform represents history from creative perspectives through folk music.

Ticket prices range from $35 to $49 at Colonial Theatre. For more information on this performance, visit thecolonial.org/events.

The Flying Monkey Performance Center’s tickets start at $55. To find out more about the performance in Plymouth, visit flyingmonkeynh.com.

New London Steven-Putnam solos with Kearsarge Chorale

Frances Steven-Putnam will appear in two Kearsarge Chorale performances of G.F. Handel’s Messiah as a soloist. She has an extensive background in music, from musical theater, to jazz, to opera. Frances currently holds the title of music director at Kearsarge Community Presbyterian Church.

The performance will be Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church in New London. A limited amount of tickets will be $20 at the door.

Andover Wates performs at coffeehouse show

Award-winning singer/songwriter Rupert Wates is performing at Highland Lake Grange Hall on Friday at 7 p.m.

He is the first on Concerts in your Home to earn the title of artist of the year twice, in 2013 and 2016. Wates’s music consists of a variety of acoustic, melodic art/folk, and some jazz, among other styles.

The event is sponsored by the Andover Hub, a community center supporting activities revolved around things such as wellness, physical fitness, social and business gatherings, entertainment, education, and more. The event is free, but accepting of donations.

Concord/Plymouth Chorale presents ‘The Heart of The Singer’

The state’s Master Chorale will perform a two-concert series called “The Heart of The Singer” in Concord and Plymouth. This series covers environmental and social issues, such as gun violence, happening in our world.

The Concord show will be held at the First Congregational Church on Saturday at 7 p.m.

The Plymouth show at Plymouth Congregational Church on Sunday at 4 p.m.

Tickets are available at nhmasterchorale.org and at the door for $30, $25 for seniors, and $15 each for groups of 10 or more. Admission is free for undergraduates and students from kindergarten through high school.

Concord Tall Granite Big Band celebrates a birthday

Tall Granite Big Band will perform to celebrate the band’s third birthday at the First Congregational Church on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

The group performed twice three years ago at two different churches in the community and wishes to continue their concerts to support the church’s ministries and recognize their willingness to help the band rehearse within the church. Donations will be accepted at the door.

Visit their Facebook page at “The Tall Granite Big Band” for more information.

Plymouth Cash visits the Flying Monkey

Roseanne Cash, a singer/songwriter, whose music is inspired by country, pop, and rock music genres, is performing at the Flying Monkey on Friday at 7:30 p.m. Among all of her success, she is a Grammy-award winner and has been a nominee 12 more times, holds an album of the year award, has had 21 songs in the top-40 hits, and 11 number one singles. Tickets to her concert are $69, $79 for premier seating. To purchase tickets, call the box office at 536 2551, or visit flyingmonkeynh.com.