This week on Folk Alley join Elena See to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Joni Mitchell's album 'Blue' (June 22,) plus a newly remastered version of one of her earliest songs; lots of new music from Martin Sexton, John Reischman, the Small Glories + Darling West, Sunny War, Bill & the Belles, Amy Helm, Steep Canyon Rangers, Them Coulee Boys, Amanda Anne Platte & the Honeycutters, Joan Shelley & Nathan Salsburg, Anna Tivel, Watchhouse, Bowerbirds, and Hiss Golden Messenger, classics from John Prine and New Grass Revival; and more!
This week on Folk Alley, in honor of Father's Day join Elena See for a celebration of musical dads and their musical kids. You'll hear from Woody, Arlo, and Sarah Lee Guthrie; Greg Brown and daughters, Pieta, Zoe, and Constie; Richard Thompson, plus daughter Kami and son Teddy; Wayne and Darrell Scott; Bob and Jakob Dylan; Del McCoury and sons Ronnie and Rob; Martin and Eliza Carthy; Levon and Amy Helm; Steve Earle pays tribute to his late son J.T., much more.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Joy Oladokun, Chris Thile, Boubacar "Badian" Diabaté, Mark Schatz & Bryan McDowell, Tim O'Brien, Hayde Bluegrass Orchestra, Guy Davis, Cedric Burnside, and J.P. Harris; we celebrate the great Irish poet, William Butler Yeats' birthday with music by Dave Curley, Donovan, and Maura O'Connell; plus we remember the late folk icon Patrick Sky who recently passed away on May 26; and much. more.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Watchhouse (fka Mandolin Orange), Dylan LeBlanc, Guy Davis, Jamestown Revival, The Mavericks, Suzy Bogguss, Rising Appalachia, Nefesh Mountain, and Forest Sun; classics by Memphis Minnie, John Hartford, Kate Wolf, Josh White, Jr., and Doc Watson; plus favorites from Caleb Klauder & Reeb Willms, The Onlies, Jordan Tice, Bonny Light Horseman, Sam Bush, Laurie Lewis, and much more.
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for music to celebrate the best part of late spring - lilacs - with music by The Mammals, Solas, and the great Kate Wolf; new music by Lula Wiles, Oliver Wood, Jon Stickley Trio, Bill & the Belles, Nefesh Mountain, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band, Allison Russell, The Accidentals, and Iowa's Renaissance man Chad Elliott in a set featuring music influenced by fellow Iowan guitarist/producer, Bo Ramsey; all this, plus, favorites by Ani DiFranco, Ditty Bops, Kacey Musgraves, Early Mays, Patty Griffin, and more.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See to celebrate the great Bob Dylan's 80th Birthday with tributes by Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Richie Havens, Dolly Parton, and Tim O'Brien; new covers from Dave Alvin, Emma Swift, and Wesley Schultz; and of course, a couple classics by the man himself.
In hour two, we celebrate Rosanne Cash's birthday; new music by Rodney Crowell, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Anya Hinkle, Bill & the Belles, and Forest Sun; plus favorites from Kathy Mattea, Ordinary Elephant, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Tom Rush, and much more.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for some classic folk from 50 years ago by Joan Baez, The Band, Joni Mitchell, plus recently released alternate tracks and demos from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young's album, Déjà Vu; new music by Good Lovelies, The Brother Brothers, Sarah Jarosz, Jon Stickley Trio, Forest Sun, The Accidentals, Carsie Blanton, Chris Pierce, and Companion; plus favorites by Karine Polwart, Milk Carton Kids, Annie Mack, and much more.