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Folk Alley Radio Show #220414

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Lyle Lovett, Joan Shelley, Oumou Sangaré, Calexico, Sheryl Crow, VanWyck, The Accidentals, and Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder in set honoring the great blues duo, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee; an advance single from Graham Nash's forthcoming release 'Live: Songs for Beginners / Wild Tales'; classics from Joni Mitchell and New Riders of the Purple Sage; plus favorites from Ruthie Foster, Greg Brown, Anjimile, Rod Picott, Neko Case, The Wailin' Jennys, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #220407

This week on Folk Alley, we honor legendary bluegrass mandolinist Roland White and Donna the Buffalo founding member and most recently of the Seattle band, Western Centuries - Jim Miller; a spotlight on this year's Grammy winners in the Folk, Bluegrass, Blues, World, and Americana categories; new music from Taj Mahal & Ry Cooder, Martin Hayes, Molly Tuttle, Brennen Leigh, Vieux Farka Touré, Niamh Regan, Kathleen Edwards, and Forest Sun; songs for the opening of baseball season, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #220331

This week on Folk Alley, hear new music from John Craigie, the Freakons, Abbie Gardner, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Mary Gauthier, Miko Marks, and Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves; a previously unreleased "alternate track" from Karen Dalton's classic album, 'In My Own Time' in honor of the album's 50th anniversary reissue; and a very special - just released - collaboration between the late Levon Helm and Mavis Staples. All this, plus we remember the great John Prine on the second anniversary of his passing, and we celebrate Emmylou Harris' milestone birthday!

Folk Alley Radio Show #220324

This week on Folk Alley hear songs for spring from David Francey, Steve Goodman, and The Wailin' Jennys; new music from Allison de Groot and Tatiana Hargreaves, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Dolly Parton, John Craigie, Bonnie Raitt, the Bros. Landreth, The Slocan Rambler, Andre Bird, and Dietrich Strause; a set to honor the great Townes Van Zandt; plus we share some news about Robert Earl Keen and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #220317

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Chris Coole, Tré Burt, Jon Stickley Trio, Heidi Talbot, Talisk, Salt House, William Prince, Oumou Sangaré, Kathy Mattea, Buffalo Rose, Lily Henley, and Forest Sun; classics from John Denver, Tom Paxton, and Kate Wolf; plus favorites from Gillian Welch, Ana Egge, Moira Smiley, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Jesse Winchester, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #220310

This week on Folk Alley, in honor of St. Patrick's Day, it's Irish music and songs to celebrate Ireland. Hear classics from Andy Irvine & Paul Brady and Planxty; contemporary Irish music from Niamh Regan, Elgin, and Clare Sands; the words of Irish poet William Butler Yeats put to music by Cathy Jordan & Seamie O’Dowd and Dave Curley; plus, we honor the great Paddy Moloney with a set of Chieftains collaborations featuring Alison Krauss, Béla Fleck, and Tim O'Brien. All this plus, much more! Sláinte mhaith!

Folk Alley Radio Show #220303

This week on Folk Alley, hear new music from Cinder Well and Jim Ghedi, Portland duo Buffalo Kin, folk legend Judy Collins, Colorado's Birds of Play, and Abbie Gardner; plus, favorites from Spell Songs, Cara Dillon & Paul Brady, Elephant Revival, Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, and Harry Manx; classics from Tom Rush and Bruce Cockburn; and much more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #220224

This week on Folk Alley, as Black History Month winds down and we look ahead to Women's History Month, we celebrate the contributions of amazing Black women of folk, roots, and Americana - both historical and contemporary. Hear music from Bessie Jones, Odetta, Etta Baker, Joan Armatrading, Tracy Chapman, Our Native Daughters, Yasmin Williams, and Valerie June; all this plus new music from Judy Collins, The Pine Hearts, Jake Blount, and much more

Folk Alley Radio Show #220217

This week on Folk Alley, it's another great hour celebrating Black History Month and honoring legendary artists who have influenced so much of our contemporary folk, roots, and Americana music. Hear from Muddy Waters, Son House, Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Willie McTell, and Mississippi Fred McDowell. In hour two, it's new music by The Cactus Blossom, Good Morning Bedlam, the Infamous Stringdusters, Caroline Spence, Oumou Sangaré, Brad Barr, and Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert. All this in addition to favorites from Them Coulee Boys, Spell Songs, and Peter Mulvey. Join Elena See, this week!

Folk Alley Radio Show #220210

This week on Folk Alley, our celebration of Black History Month continues by exploring music by legends Robert Johnson, Nina Simone, Sleepy John Estes, Jesse Fuller, The Staple Singers, and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee. Plus, new music in hour two by Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, River Whyless, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, and Abigail Lapell; plus favorites from Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, Iris Dement, Sam Bush, The Small Glories, and much more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #220203

This week on Folk Alley, celebrate Black History Month with music by six pillars of early Black folk music and artists they have influenced. Hear songs by Memphis Minnie, Lead Belly, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mississippi John Hurt, Elizabeth Cotten, Sippie Wallace, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #220127

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Anaïs Mitchell, The Whitmore Sisters, Tammy Rogers & Thomm Jutz, The Cactus Blossoms, Basia Bulat, Janis Ian, Aoife O'Donovan, Maya de Vitry, Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, and Keb' Mo'; favorites from John Gorka, Harvey Reid, Elephant Revival, Habib Koite, Chastity Brown, Layla McCalla, Yola, and Bonnie Raitt; plus a few listener requests, and much more!
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