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Folk Alley Radio Show #201008

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for a celebration of the life and music of the great John Prine in honor of what would have been his 74th birthday on October 10th. Hear duets with Kurt Vile, Swamp Dogg, and Fiona Prine; covers by Jeffrey Foucault, Bettye LaVette, and the Rainbow Girls; a collaboration with Steve Goodman; music by artists recently signed to Prine's label, Oh Boy Records; and of course, music from the man himself. All this, and much more in hour two!

Folk Alley Radio Show #201001

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for some songs for the changing of the season with music by the great(s) Eva Cassidy and Tom Waits; new music by Tré Burt (featuring Leyla McCalla, Allison Russell, and Sunny War), Jordan Tice, Daniel Rodriguez, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, The Mastersons, and Joachim Cooder; exclusive Folk Alley in-studio recordings from The Small Glories and Jolie Holland & Samantha Parton; plus favorites by Chastity Brown, Patty Griffin, and more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #200924

This week on Folk Alley, it's harvest time! Celebrate fall with music from Stephanie Davis, Kris Drever, The Wainwright Sisters, Neil Young, and Leon Redbone; new music from Otis Gibbs, Bella White, Bronwyn Keith-Hynes, Cahalen Morrison, Freddy & Francine, and Jordan Tice; plus classics from Mississippi John Hurt, The Byrds, and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #200917

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for music from great new releases from Cahalen Morrison, Jordan Tice, Anya Hinkle, and Freddy & Francine; we celebrate Ani DiFranco's big 5.0. with a rebroadcast of our 2016 exclusive Folk Alley in-studio Session; and we remember the legendary Toots Hibbert - founder and frontman of Toots & The Maytals who passed away on September 11 from COVID-19 complications.

Folk Alley Radio Show #200910

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for some songs for the end of the summer by Cheryl Wheeler, Alison Brown, and David Francey; new music by Bronwyn Keith-Hynes from her debut solo album, 'Fiddler's Pastime,' The Texicana Mamas, and Wood & Wire; new re-recordings of "fan favorites" from Chris Smither and Hayes Carll; and from our Sessions archive, exclusive Folk Alley recordings of Wine Women and Song (Suzy Bogguss, Gretchen Peters, and Matraca Berg) and Mandolin Orange; and much more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200903

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for some songs for Labor Day by the Kronos Quartet, Hazel Dickens, and Utah Phillips; new music from The Avett Brothers, Leo Kottke & Mike Gordon, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Jayme Stone, and Dirk Powell; plus favorites from The Secret Sisters, Greg Brown, and much more in hour two!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200827

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See as we remember the life and the music of Justin Townes Earle who passed away suddenly on August 23rd; plus new music from Molly Tuttle, Lynn Miles, Tracy Grammer, The Mavericks, and Steep Canyon Rangers; and we share some exciting news about the Steve Martin Banjo Prize as it enters its second decade of awarding grants to outstanding banjo players. All this and much more.

Folk Alley Radio Show #200820

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Kris Delmhorst, Twisted Pine, Dirk Powell, Bonny Light Horseman, and Emma Swift's new project, 'Blonde On the Tracks' featuring Bob Dylan covers; a preview of Smithsonian Folkway's re-release of Leyla McCalla's 2014 album, 'Vari-Colored Songs: A Tribute to Langston Hughes' (due out in October); from our archives, an exclusive Folk Alley in-studio recording of the Carolina Chocolate Drops from 2011; plus we celebrate Eliza Gilkyson's 70th trip around the sun, and much more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200813

This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Gillian Welch, Elephant Revival's founding member, Daniel Rodriguez, Twisted Pine, S.G. Goodman, and the Kronos Quartet & Friends as they honor Pete Seeger; plus we remember legendary Chicago folk singer Michael Smith who recently passed due to cancer. All this and much more in hour two!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200806

This week on Folk Alley break out your bell bottoms and enter a time warp with host Elena See for music from 1970. Hear what was popular 50 years ago with songs from Simon & Garfunkel, Odetta, The Staple Singers, Steeleye Span, Pentangle, Joan Baez, Hot Tuna, Arlo Guthrie, and much more!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200730

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Ben Harper & Rhiannon Giddens, Lori McKenna, Courtney Marie Andrews, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Cinder Well; an advance single from Brent Cobb's upcoming October release, 'Keep 'Em On They Toes'; a classic from Mississippi John Hurt; favorites from John Fullbright and Patty Griffin, and much more in hour two!

Folk Alley Radio Show #200723

This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Ray Wylie Hubbard, The Avett Brothers, Laura Cortese & the Dance Cards, and Saro Lynch-Thomason & Sam Gleaves performing songs by Si Kahn, "Celebrating Women's Lives and Struggles"; we remember the late, great Bill Morrissey with some exclusive Folk Alley recordings from his 2011 tribute concert; favorites from Nina Gerber w/ Greg Brown, Courtney Hartman & Taylor Ashton, the Jim Kweskin Jug Band; and more.

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