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December 2018

Anglo-Celtic Traditional Session

Sun, Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, Nov 3, 2019

The Press Room – Downstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

Now held Sunday afternoons, the weekly Anglo-Celtic traditional folk/roots session has been a Press Room tradition since 1982. The singers and musicians embrace the songs and tunes of the folklore and musical heritage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as songs of the sea, humorous English Music Hall songs, and the occasional old timey or bluegrass melody. All are welcomed to lead a song or join us in the choruses.

Sunday Night Jazz: Ryan Parker Album Release Celebration

Sun, Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

Four of the area's top horn players join The Press Room Trio to help celebrate Parker’s recording, “The Music Of James Williams."

The Larry Garland Jazz Jam w/River City Jazz

Tue, Dec 4 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until Tue, Nov 5, 2019

The Press Room – Downstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

For more than forty years, pianist Larry Garland presided over The Press Room’s legendary Tuesday night jazz jam. The tradition lives on in the spirit of Garland, who always welcomed players of all ages and abilities to join in the freewheeling fun.

Hoot Night w/Laura Fox

Tue, Dec 4 @ 8:30 pm
The Press Room – Downstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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open mic night

Hoot Night has been of the Seacoast’s most popular open mic nights since our doors first opened in 1976. Hosted by a rotating cast of notable musicians, Hoot Night is your opportunity to work out new songs, dust of old ones, or simply perform in front of an audience.

Wyland & Valley

Thu, Dec 6 @ 8:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
Wyland

Two young acts with very bright futures.

Lonesome Lunch w/Dave Talmage

Fri, Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until Fri, Jun 28, 2019

The Press Room – Downstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
Dave Talmage Lonesome Lunch Image

Folk and bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Old Time Dave Talmage joins us every Friday downstairs for lunch, salting the room with good time tunes, and a sad song peppered in here and there.

King Kyote w/Troy Ramey

Fri, Dec 7 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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king kyote

King Kyote's music echoes the yells of rock ’n' roll's forefathers while having a deeply rooted harmony with the blues, folk, and tribal music.

Parker Gispert w/The Dazies

Sat, Dec 8 @ 9:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US
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parker gispert

Doors at 8pm | Show at 9pm About Parker Gispert  Parker Gispert was still in college when he helped form the Whigs in the early 2000s. But after five critically-acclaimed albums, hundreds of tour dates all over the world with the likes of…

Anglo-Celtic Traditional Session

Sun, Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Sun, Nov 3, 2019

The Press Room – Downstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

Now held Sunday afternoons, the weekly Anglo-Celtic traditional folk/roots session has been a Press Room tradition since 1982. The singers and musicians embrace the songs and tunes of the folklore and musical heritage of England, Scotland, and Ireland, as well as songs of the sea, humorous English Music Hall songs, and the occasional old timey or bluegrass melody. All are welcomed to lead a song or join us in the choruses.

Sunday Night Jazz featuring Chris Klaxton & Taylor O’Donnell

Sun, Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm
The Press Room – Upstairs, 77 Daniel Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 US

Trumpeter and keyboardist Chris Klaxton and vocalist Taylor O’Donnell make their first appearance on the new Sunday Night Jazz stage.

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