This week on Folk Alley, Cindy Howes sits in for Elena See to share new spring releases by Keb' Mo', John Smith, Sunny War, Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird, Crys Matthews, and Annabelle Chvostek; we go back to 1965 with a "new" classic recording by Fred Neil; a 2'fer set featuring the great Steve Tilston's latest album; favorites from Adam Hurt, Richard & Linda Thompson, The Small Glories, and Amos Lee; and much more.
This week on Folk Alley, Cindy Howes sits in for Elena See to share new music by Aoife O'Donovan with Kris Drever, Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band, and Portland, OR songwriter, Jeffrey Martin; plus, we'll hear from this year's Grammy Award winners in the Folk, Bluegrass, and Americana categories.
In hour two, it's more great new releases from Mike Barnett with Sarah Jarosz, Peter Case, Loretta Lynn, Melissa Carper, Kaiti Jones, Annie Mack, Ana Egge, Morgan Wade, The Bones of J.R. Jones, and much more!
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the arrival of Spring with music by Stephanie Davis, Grant Dermody, Greg Brown, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the T Sisters and Willie Nelson; plus new music for the season by Ani DiFranco and Passenger.
In hour two, it's more new music by Sunny War, Andrew Marlin, Annabelle Chvostek, Joy Oladokun, David Huckfelt, Anya Hinkle, and Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno, from their self-titled debut; plus favorites from Tony Rice, Cahalen Morrison, 10 String Symphony, and more.
This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! It's all things Irish and Ireland with music by The Bonny Men, Davie Furey, Niamh Regan, and Éilís Kennedy; exclusive in-studio recordings by The Murphy Beds and Pat Byrne; plus favorites from John Doyle, Karan Casey, Seamus Egan, Beoga, Luka Bloom, Eileen Ivers, Cathie Ryan, the Chieftains, and much more.
This week on Folk Alley, we kick off Women's History Month with a deep dive into NPR's list of the '150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.' Hear music by The Roches, Iris Dement, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alison Krauss, Cassandra Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Odetta, Nina Simone, Lucinda Williams, Joni Mitchell, and much more!
This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music from Corey Ledet Zydeco, Andrew Marlin, Joy Oladokun, Nathaniel Rateliff, David Wax Museum, and Amythyst Kiah's new take on her powerful single, "Black Myself"; plus favorites from Billy Strings, Rachel Baiman, Resistance Revival Chorus, Hurray for the Riff Raff; and more.
This week on Folk Alley, new music from Annabelle Chvostek, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi, Chris Pandolfi, and The Local Honeys; an international set courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways with music by Quetzal, No-No Boy, and Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn; a tribute to the late Chick Corea with music from Jake Shimabukuro; classics from Hazel Dickens & Alice Gerrard and Bob Dylan; and much more on hour two.
This week on Folk Alley, in the spirit of Valentine's Day love is in the air. Join Elena See to celebrate all things love: duets, love songs, romantic songs, and more with music by Joni Mitchell, Iris DeMent, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Buddy & Julie Miller, The War and Treaty, Cory Chisel & Adriel Denae, and others. Plus, new music from John Smith, Andrew Marlin, Allison Russell, Taylor Ashton, Melissa Carper, and Justin Moses, and much more!
This week on Folk Alley Elena See welcomes in February with a set from Darlingside, Phi Cunningham, and Joan Baez; we kick of Black History Month with music from Leyla McCalla's tribute to poet and playwright Langston Hughes; new music from Langhorne Slim, Sunny War, Ani DiFranco, Cohen Braithwaite-Kilcoyne, and young guitar phenom Yasmin Williams; plus favorites from Richie Havens, Rosalie Sorrels, Steeleye Span, and more.
This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Courtney Marie Andrews, Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird, Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno, Wes Corbett, and Parker Millsap; we celebrate 25 Years of great independent music from Signature Sounds Recordings with songs from Josh Ritter, Chris Smither, and Zoe Muth; plus favorites from Birds of Chicago, Peter Case, Iron & Wine, and more.
This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music for 2021 by Ana Egge, Hiss Golden Messenger, Maya de Vitry, Andrew Marlin, Justin Moses, Sadie Gustafson-Zook, and Willie Nelson; favorites by Anna Tivel and Bob Dylan; and we hop on the boat with a "modern day" sea shanty by Steve Earle, plus music by Stan Rogers; and more.
This week on Folk Alley, we honor the life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement with music by Nina Simone, Odetta, Our Native Daughters, Resistance Revival Chorus, Rhiannon Giddens, Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, Pete Seeger, and much in hour two.