Folk Alley Radio Show

Each week, Folk Alley host Elena See collects the best in traditional and contemporary folk, Americana and roots music from the latest releases, classics, and exclusive Folk Alley in-studio.



  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200220

    • February 21, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See in a celebration of the life of Joseph Shabalala, the founder of the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo; a set of Folk Alley exclusive recordings by Wisconsin duo, Dead Horses; plus new music from Taylor Ashton, Sam Lee, Rose Cousins, Seamus Egan, Letitia VanSant, and Kyshona Armstrong; plus favorites from Caitlin Canty, Jeffrey Foucault, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200213

    • February 16, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from William Prince, Maya de Vitry, Frank & Allie Lee, Miss Tess, Letitia VanSant, and Dead Horses; a set of songs from Michael Doucet's new album 'Lâcher Prise'; plus favorites from The Duhks, Parker Millsap, Gretchen Peters, Anna & Elizabeth, Billy Strings, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200206

    • February 07, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for a show loaded with new music - hear The Wood Brothers, John Moreland, Bonny Light Horseman, Beòlach, a set from Tré Burt new release 'Caught It from the Rye', Della Mae, Kyshona Armstrong, The Revelers, and Raina Rose; plus favorites from Sunny War, Keller & The Keels, Sera Cahoone, Birds of Chicago, The Fretless, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200130

    • February 01, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for a recap and review of this year's Folk Alliance International Conference just held in New Orleans, LA. Hear lots of new discoveries, a set of Folk Alley exclusive recordings from conference keynote interviewee, Ani DiFranco, and 2019 FAI Award winners: Mavis Staples, Amythyst Kiah, and The Small Glories. Plus we, celebrate the life of the late songwriting master, David Olney and many more favorites.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200123

    • January 28, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for an encore presentation of a show that first aired this time last year. Hear an exclusive Folk Alley Session from trio, Lula Wiles; a set in honor of the great Kate Wolf's birthday; plus favorites from Maya de Vitry, Townes Van Zandt, Balsam Range, and Steve Earle.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200116

    • January 17, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for a preview of what's to come at this year's Folk Alliance International Conference in New Orleans, LA. Hear music from The Revelers, Anne-Mari Kivimaki & Palomylly, Catherine MacLellan, Minor Empire, and JigJam. Plus, new music from Seamus Egan, Della Mae, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sarah Harmer, Hawktail, The Secret Sisters, Bonny Light Horseman and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200109

    • January 12, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley start the year off on the right foot with host Elena See, as she introduces the Folk Alliance International Song of the Year nominees: Patty Griffin, Our Native Daughters, Josh Ritter, Dave Gunning, and Keb' Mo'; new music from Bonny Light Horseman and Aubrie Sellers; plus favorites from Slaid Cleaves, Billy Bragg, Peggy Seeger, Mipso, Blind Faith and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200102

    • January 07, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, before we jump into the new year and new decade, join host Elena See to look back on our favorites from the past ten years with music by Patty Griffin, Gretchen Peters, Jason Isbell, Parker Millsap, Lori McKenna, The Mavericks, William Prince, and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191226

    • December 27, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for more of Folk Alley's Best of 2019. Hear songs from Bruce Cockburn, Joe Pug, Ana Egge, The Milk Carton Kids, Dori Freeman, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; plus encore presentations of two of our favorite Folk Alley Sessions of 2019 with Anna Tivel and Molly Tuttle.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191219

    • December 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, celebrate the holidays with Elena See with songs from Rodney Crowell, Josh Ritter, Claire Lynch, the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Band, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Cockburn, Charm City Junction, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, The Lone Bellow, Keb' Mo', Leon Redbone w/ Dr. John, Los Lobos, Sufjan Stevens, The Mavericks, Martin Sexton, and much more.