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Folk Alley Radio Show #240606

This week on Folk Alley, we're gearing up for Father's Day (on June 16) with a special show dedicated to dads of folk, roots, and Americana music and their musical kids. Hear songs from "the Father of Folk," Woody Guthrie along with Arlo and Sarah Lee Guthrie; Greg Brown and daughters Pieta, Constie, and Zoe; Loudon Wainwright III and Rufus and Martha Wainwright; Johnny and Rosanne Cash; The Thompsons; Darrell and Wayne Scott, Bob and Jakob Dylan, The McCourys, Levon and Amy Helm, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240530

This week on Folk Alley, song to celebrate the beginning of June by The Decemberists, The Fretless, and The Milk Carton Kids; new music from Kim Richey, Mark Erelli, Old Man Luedecke, Kaia Kater, Niamh Regan, Tim Easton, and Yann Falquet; advance singles from forthcoming releases from Melissa Carper, Talia Rose, and Linda Thompson; a set for fishing season with songs from John Prine, Leo Kottke, and Fran and Flora; plus, favorites from Eliza Gilkyson, Jimmy LaFave, William Price, Eric Bibb, David Francey, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240523

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to remember the late, great Minnesota folk/blues icon, Spider John Koerner who passed away on May 18th; plus, new music from The Mavericks, Becky Buller, Ana Egge, Cedric Burnside, Ruth Moody, and Bonny Light Horseman; advance singles from forthcoming releases by Lonesome River Band, Tony Trischka, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Greensky Bluegrass and Bronwyn Keith-Hynes; an excerpt from the latest Basic Folk interview with Barnstar!; a few faves from Miko Marks & the Resurrectors, The Mammals, Waxahatchee, Lindsay Lou, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240516

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for a show to celebrate Bob Dylan’s upcoming birthday (on May 24) with new versions of Dylan favorites from Cat Power, Gabby Moreno, Aoife O’Donovan, and Sunny Sweeney, Miko Marks, Rissi Palmer, and Tami Neilson; plus some songs co-written with Old Crow Medicine Show, The Secret Sisters, … Continued

Folk Alley Radio Show #240509

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Adeem the Artist, Pokey LaFarge, Josienne Clarke, Oliver Wood, Abigail Lapell, Chris Smither, AJ Lee & Blue Summit, Kacey Musgraves, Tray Wellington, Ordinary Elephant, and Ruth Moody; classics from Etta Baker and Blind Boy Fuller; favorites from Lake Street Dive, David Wax Museum, and Bonny Light Horseman; plus, some "songs for Mom," from Brandi Carlile, Lori McKenna, and Iris DeMent; an excerpt from the latest Basic Folk podcast interview with Billy Bragg and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240502

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new spring releases with the latest music from Jacob Jolliff, Dawn Landes, Anya Hinkle, Iron & Wine, New Dangerfield, Chris Smither, Kyshona, Eric Bibb, Barnstar!, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, and a 2'fer set from the new Mountain Stage 40th Anniversary live compilation; Plus, hear an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk podcast episode featuring Leyla McCalla, classics from Peggy Seeger and Greg Brown with Bill Morrissey, and, favorites from Dervish, Jeffrey Foucault, Watchhouse, Della Mae, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240425

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate trees in honor of Arbor Day (April 26). Hear songs from Nomos, Baka Beyond, Kate Wolf, Ben Winship, Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky, Molly Tuttle, Adia Victoria, a classic from Odetta, a fave from John Gorka, plus, a new single from Laurie Lewis' forthcoming album entitled, 'Trees.' In hour two, it's new music from Ann Savoy, Chris Castle, Larry Campell & Teresa Williams, The Brother Brothers, Anna Tivel, Iron & Wine, and Martin Simpson; an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk podcast interview with Humbird; and more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #240418

This week join Folk Alley to celebrate Earth Day with music for and inspired by Mother Earth. Hear songs from Pete Seeger, The Mammals, Tom Rush, Joni Mitchell, Neko Case, Steve Forbert, John Prine, The High Hawks, Kacey Musgraves, and more. Plus, hear new music from Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Waxahatchee, Adeem the Artist, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Abigail Lapell, and The Brother Brothers; and an excerpt from the most recent Basic Folk podcast, discussing Community vs. Capitalism.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240411

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for show that's for the birds. Celebrate springtime and the return of our feathered friends with music from Pete Seeger, Harvey Reid, The Grateful Dead, Jesse Winchester, Emmylou Harris, Karine Polwart, Viv & Riley, Special Consensus, Amy Ray, David Olney, Greg Brown, Kate Wolf, Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka, Bonny Light Horseman, Steve Martin & Steep Canyon Rangers, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240404

{The audio for this episode is no longer available.} This week on Folk Alley, music for the Great North American Solar Eclipse with songs from Richie Havens, Cat Stevens, Greg Brown, Laura Veirs, and Lyle Lovett; new music from Jim Lauderdale, Richard Thompson, Kacey Musgraves, The Secret Sisters, David Myles, Leyla McCalla, Taj Mahal, Jacob Sharp, Rebecca Frazier, and Valerie June from the 'My Black Country: The Songs of Alice Randall' compilation; favorites from Patty Griffin, Samantha Crain, Mark Erelli, May Erlewine, and Watchhouse; an interview excerpt with Aoife O'Donovan and Dawn Landes from the most recent Basic Folk podcast; and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240328

{The audio for this episode is no longer available.} This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for music for opening week of baseball season with songs from Steve Goodman with Jethro Burns, Sam Bush, Chuck Brodsky, Mark Erelli, and The Gibson Brothers; new music from Missy Raines, Tennessee Freedom Singers, Aoife O'Donovan, Ana Egge, Sierra Ferrell, Paper Wings, Kyshona, Waxahatchee, Ordinary Elephant, and Jesse Lynn Madera; plus favorites from Robbie Fulks, Donna the Buffalo, Mike + Ruthy, Punch Brothers, Iris DeMent, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #240321

{The audio for this episode is no longer available.} This week on Folk Alley, it's time to celebrate Spring! Join Elena See for music for the new season from Gillian Welch, David Mallett, Chris Coole, David Francey, Greg Brown, Mary Chapin Carpenter, T Sisters, and Richard Shindell. Plus, new music from Alison Brown & Steve Martin, Kacey Musgraves, John Smith, Sam Lee, Aoife O'Donovan, and the Wonder Women of Country featuring the trio of Kelly Willis, Melissa Carper, and Brennen Leigh; an interview excerpt from the Basic Folk podcast interview with Bob Hillman; favorites from Steep Canyon Rangers, John Prine, Guy Clark; and more.
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