Guests enjoy a free concert at The Highlands Inn, Bethlehem, NH2014 is the 15th year of our WOMEN'S CONCERT SERIES. Our house concerts are FREE to guests of the inn, or by invitation only.

The Inn's intimate setting provides a perfect venue for these artists. Concerts are Saturday beginning at 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated.

The series includes concerts throughout the year.

Please check this page throughout the year for updates. We'll be adding concerts during the year, and there may be some schedule changes, so check often!

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2014 House Concert Schedule
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FREE to Guests of the Inn!


December 31, 2013  
SONiA of disappear fear will take a break from the 50 city Broken Film tour to play this intimate venue up in the lesbian mountains of New Hampshire. SONiA will play harmonica, guitar, and piano. This concert will feature songs from the possibly Grammy nominated CD and all your favorites! Get a jump on the tunes at amazon or iTunes.  

January 11, 2014  
Lizzy Pitch  
In support of her latest release “Darling Starling” Lizzy Pitch has taken the US by storm through live performances and personal appearances leaving a wake of enthusiastic mania.  

February 15, 2014  
Whether busy conjuring variations of rhythm folk poetry in song lyrics or exploring the percussive-like dynamics of her trademark guitar riffs, independent folk songstress Antara continues to establish herself as a 'new' folk artist who is expanding the forefront of women’s music and the independent folk movement.  

March 29, 2014  
Lynn Deeves  
Maine singer-songwriter and Highlands Inn regular, Lynn Deeves honed her musical/performance chops as a “chick-singah” on the New England top-40, rock circuit in the 1980’s-1990’s. She has since released 4 independent CD’s and shared stages with Cheryl Wheeler, Janis Ian, Ferron, Chris Williamson, Tret Fure, Catie Curtis, Suede, disappear fear and many others.  

May 17, 2014  
Lauren Bateman  
As a childhood cancer survivor, Lauren Bateman knows the importance of living in the moment. That is why at the age of 27, Lauren quit her job as a research scientist to pursue a career in music. Her most recent release, Here I Am, shows that she made the right decision. Drawing from influences like Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar, Sheryl Crow and Brandi Carlile, Lauren blends her singer/songwriter roots with edgy guitar riffs and a big drum sound to direct the emotional flow of the album.  

June 7, 2014  
Emily White  
Indie folk-rock touring singer/songwriter Emily White has been described as standing out "conspicuously from the pack. . .with her hushed, preternaturally haunting vocal delivery (and bewitching sense of indie-rock-informed melody.".  

June 21, 2014  
3girlZband is a trio of musicians who were destined to create music together. Combined, the Girlz have been playing for a lifetime and craft their tunes with combinations of electric and acoustic guitar, keyboards, drums and percussion..  

June 28, 2014  
Jenica Rayne  
Jenica Rayne is a passionate songwriter, accomplished guitarist and seasoned performer. She is a story teller who draws her audience in with lyric driven songs that speak from the heart.  

September 5-8, 2014  
Harmony & Women Music Camp  

Come to our Harmony and Music camp with Tret Fure and Jamie Anderson, and learn guitar, mandolin, ukelele, vocals and songwriting - for beginners on up. Guests of the inn can attend the concert even if they do not attend the camp, on a space available basis.


September 13, 2014

Elizabeth Lorrey  
Elizabeth Lorrey crafts a dark blend of edgy, intense acoustic rock. At once deeply personal and painfully universal, Lorrey’s lyrics will stay with you long after the last note fades away. And while her polished, professional recordings are mesmerizing, her live shows have made her a local favorite with a growing fan base in the northeast. She has also opened for Amy Ray.  

September 20, 2014  
The Non-Domestiks  
Not your typical duo, Non-Domestiks Rosalba and Katrina are two multi-instrumentalists that bring a unique blend of keyboard, guitar, bass, percussion and woodwinds to their live performance, which they enhance with lush harmonies and vocals.  

September 27, 2014  
Carrie Ashton  
Carrie Ashton has been performing music all over New England since the age of thirteen. Inspired by such artists as Melissa Etheridge, Carrie takes people on an incredible musical journey while she performs for a wide variety of audiences. Playing solo with her acoustic guitar, she has the ability to move the crowd with her charisma and high energy shows. She has jammed out with her band on stage with such icons as Natalie Merchant, the Gogo’s and REO Speedwagon. She has teamed up with Grammy winning producers/engineers to produce two successful CDs, Modern Day Gypsy (2003) and truth is (2007), and is currently working on a much anticipated new release.  

October 18, 2014  
Erika Kulnys  

"By possessing the ingenious intellect and activist zeal of Ani DiFranco combined with the poetic skepticism of Leonard Cohen, Kulnys is artfully cementing her place in the history books...the ballad-aesthetic of early Tori Amos...her achingly honest, yet beautifully created craftsmanship is as vast as the North Atlantic Ocean. Spin the cheekiness of Dolly Parton with the overt sexuality of Kinnie Starr, then dash the toe-tapping rhythms of Newfoundland’s Colleen Power to conjure up a sense of her multi-dimensional musical talents.” - Shannon Webb-Campbell for

Playing guitar and piano, she opens the hearts of her audiences with her vulnerability, passion, and contagious joy. A Watson Fellow for Folk Music for Social Change, an Oberlin Composition Dept. grad, and a songwriter of 20 years, Erika's music spans folk, pop, jazz and world. Erika has collaborated with Bruce Guthro, Ferron, Paul Jefferson and Rose Vaughan, and has shared stages with Dave Gunning, Dar Williams, Richie Havens, Guy Davis, Josh Ritter, and Richard Thompson.

This is Erika’s first Highlands Inn house concert. She has played in Canada and the U.S., South Korea, Spain, Ireland and Latin America and is currently touring her newly released albums, Year of the Water Snake and WINGS.


November 8, 2014  
Chrissy Budzinski  
Chrissy is a singer/songwriter whose style of music ranges from beautiful, heartfelt ballads to upbeat and outrageous fun songs. Her warm, crystal clear voice and acoustic guitar playing will enrapture you. A native of Titusville, PA, Chrissy started playing guitar when she was twelve - writing her first song at fifteen. When asked about her music, she says "most of my music speaks of things I've experienced or seen, so hearing my music gives the listener some insight into my life".  

November 28, 2014  
Emily Nyman  

With her unique style, poetic lyrics, soothing vocals, and expressive guitar, Emily Nyman’s performance is a real treat. An eclectic mix of tunes, including singer-songwriter, folk, and classic rock, with a sprinkling of blues, country and old standards, Emily’s performance is sure to please audiences of all musical tastes. She connects with her audience in an intimate way, inviting listeners to experience the emotions behind her originals and reminisce to familiar tunes.

For more information and sound samples, go to Emily's website.


December 6, 2014  
Sister Funk  
Hot original music delivered with power, energy and sass; that’s what Sister Funk guarantees in every performance. Sister Funk is being recognized for their 10+ yr accomplishments in music and is being inducted into the Women’s Hall Of Fame in Seneca NY.  

New Year's Eve  
Jamie Anderson  
Singer-songwriter-parking lot attendant Jamie Anderson has played her songs in hundreds of venues including women's music festivals, pride events and colleges.  

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