Some American Music Picks Around Keene

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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 likes of Bill Monroe, Mary Chapin Carpenter and Jonathan Edwards.  Show starts at 7:30; admission is $10, BYOB.

Saturday

Chamber Singers of Keene nin einbeck

The Chamber Singers of Keene hold their spring concert on Saturday at St. James Episcopal Church in Keene. The program is Witness! A Concert Honoring the Civil War, Jonathan Daniels and Modern Human Rights Movements. Selections include such varied pieces written by 16th Century Spanish composer Cristobal de Morales, 19th Century American composer John Knowles Paine, and modern Irish rockers U2. Tickets may be purchased in advance at the Keene Toadstool Bookstore for $12, or at the door for $15.  The concert starts at 7:00.

Sunday

Greater Keene Pops Choir with Diane Cushing

The Greater Keene Pops Choir holds their annual spring concert at the Colonial Theater at 3:00.  They will be joined by the Greater Gardner Community Choir.  The program is Songs of Freedom to honor Jonathan Daniels and celebrate American freedoms.  The choir is directed by Diane Cushing, with accompaniment by Walt Sayre, Carl Jacobs and Mike Rousseau. Tickets are $12.00. Enjoy dinner at Margaritas Mexican Restaurant after the show and some of your tab will go to the support the choir.