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.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Leftover Salmon, Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Carsie Blanton, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band,The Shootouts, and Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall; Sturgill Simpson honors the late John Prine with a cover of a classic; John Craigie pays tribute to an unsung hero of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing - astronaut, Michael Collins who recently passed away; plus favorites by Jeffrey Foucault, Taj Mahal, Martin Sexton, and more.
This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music by Amythyst Kiah, Dave Simonett, Mark O'Connor, Rachel Baiman, Eli West, Danny Burns, Allison Russell, and Todd Snider; classics from Blaze Foley, Tony Rice, and Leo Kottke; favorites from Steep Canyon Rangers, Molly Tuttle, and Joe Pug; plus we share some news from Mandolin Orange.
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to salute this year's Canadian Folk Music Award winners, with music by Beòlach, Noah Derksen, and Leela Gilday; new music by Brandy Clark, Yasmin Williams, the Ashokan Songlab, The Brother Brothers, and David Wax Museum; plus we honor Willie Nelson on his 88th birthday; and much more.
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the springtime migration of birds with music by the late David Olney, Grada, and Steve Goodman; a special tribute to the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe including new music from The Infamous Stringdusters; more new releases by Peggy Seeger, Eli West, Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi, and Woody Guthrie's grandson, Cole Quest & The City Pickers; plus favorites by Chris Coole and Offa Rex; and much more in hour two.
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music by Amy Helm, The Burnt Pines, Leftover Salmon, No-No Boy, Andrew Marlin, and Steve Tilston; a salute to the start of baseball season with music by the great Steve Goodman and Sam Bush; plus favorites from Greg Brown, Leo Kottke, John Renbourn; and much more!