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 #191010

    • October 12, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, get into the Halloween mood with set of songs by Buddy & Julie Miller and Langhorne Slim; new music from Esther Rose, Bruce Cockburn, Pieta Brown, Humbird, Shelby Lynn & Allison Moorer, Billy Strings, Darrin Bradbury, and Hot Club of Cowtown; a couple of classics from Steeleye Span and Mississippi John Hurt; plus favorites from Peter Mulvey, Jackson Browne, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191003

    • October 06, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate the life of Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter; new music from Dori Freeman, Charlie Parr, The Gina Furtado Project, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensely, Humbird, and IBMA New Artist and Guitar Player of the Year, Billy Strings; we revisit an exclusive Folk Alley Session from 2017 with singer/songwriter Kris Delmhorst, joined by Jeffrey Foucault; plus favorites from Doc Watson, Eric Bibb, Bruce Springsteen, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190926

    • September 27, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, new music from The Mavericks, Lauren Pratt, Tinariwen, Brent Cobb feat. Jade Bird, and Dori Freeman; plus favorites from Dolly Parton, The Band, Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop, Laura Veirs, Jon Stickley Trio and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190919

    • September 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, a celebration of the Americana Music Association's 2019 award winners and nominees. Hear music from this year's best Emerging Americana Artists including Jade Bird, Yola, J.S. Ondara, Erin Rae, and The War and Treaty; Artist of the Year, Brandi Carlile; Album and Song of the Year winner, John Prine; Lifetime Achievement Honorees, Elvis Costello, Maria Muldaur, and Delbert McClinton; and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190912

    • September 18, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Folk Alley Session with singer/songwriter, Courtney Hartman, performing songs from her new album, 'Ready Reckoner'; new music from Tinariwen, Mandolin Orange, Joan Shelley, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; plus favorites from Taj Mahal, The Lone Bellow, Richard Thompson, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190905

    • September 09, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, a set from We Banjo 3's new live album 'Roots To Rise,' recorded at The Ark in Ann Arbor, Michigan; new music from Them Coulee Boys, David Grier, Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors, Sunny War, Joan Shelley, and Hiss Golden Messenger; plus favorites from Trampled By Turtles, Frazey Ford, The Be Good Tanyas, Lori McKenna, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190829

    • September 03, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, in hour one we say goodbye to summer with music from Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Alison Brown, and Dar Williams; new music from Shawn Colvin, Ana Egge, Jon Stickley Trio, Austin Plain, and Session Americana; classics from Tom Rush and Nick Drake; plus favorites from Iris DeMent, Langhorne Slim, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190822

    • August 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we dig into our Sessions archives to revisit an exclusive in-studio performance with North Carolina quintet, Mipso recorded last year in our studios in Saranac Lake, NY; new music from Eilen Jewell, Charlie Parr, Old Salt Union, and Robby Hecht; plus favorites from The War and Treaty, Pharis & Jason Romero, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190815

    • August 19, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Folk Alley host Cindy Howes steps in for Elena See. Discover new music from Joe Pug, The Highwomen, and The Shootouts; hear a special duet with John Prine & Margo Price and an advance single from Bruce Cockburn's upcoming instrumentals album. All this, plus favorites from Bob Dylan, Patty Griffin, Billy Bragg & Wilco, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190808

    • August 10, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive in-studio session with Canadian roots duo, The Small Glories, performing songs from their new album, Assiniboine & the Red; we look back on some highlights from this year's Newport Folk Festival with new music from The Highwomen and Bonny Light Horseman, plus Our Native Daughters, Amy Ray and JS Ondara; and more new music from Joe Pug, The Steel Wheels, and Jamestown Revival.