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Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 10/26/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
On Monday, October 26, Folk Espresso will feature the third in its series of four all-political shows, with host Diane Hunt.  The 90-minute show will include songs that confront us, contort us, and comfort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  You can co... Read more

Thyme, Trains & Moonshine

Airs at: Thu, 10/22/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Folk songs travelling through thyme, with trains, moonshine, and a bit of Halloween.​ Local and regional musicians in this episode include Misty River, Mary Flower, Kathy Kallick Band, Cascadia Folk Quartet, Meryle Korn, Caswell Carnahan, and Seamus Egan. Other musician... Read more

BTTE Episode 288: Folksearch

Airs at: Sun, 10/18/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Black as Folk on 10/15/20

Airs at: Thu, 10/15/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Black As Folk
Odetta-Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child Prison Songs-Early In the Morning African American Folk Music- Great God African American Folk Music-Roosevelt and Hitler Mighty Sam McClain-Don't Worry About Me Otis Redding-Stand By Me Eska-Shades of Blue Tracy Chapman-Talkin A... Read more

Autumn on the Air

Airs at: Mon, 10/12/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Songs of the season of pumpkins, wild geese, changing leaves, politics, and that famous fly. Local and regional musicians in this episode include Chrissy Wood, Trillium-239, Ron Dalton, Fadin' by 9, Sue Songer, Clyde Curley, Betsy Branch, Mona Warner, Jinx Davis, Fraser ... Read more

Take Off Your Swastika-Music Against Fasacim

Airs at: Fri, 10/09/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Anti-Fascist music is not a recent phenomenon. In fact, it’s been going on since the 1930s. This Week on the SongCircle, Phil G will be sitting in and playing a selection of Anti-Fascist songs, across many genres, from hip-hop to acapella to folk to rock. Also, it’s still ... Read more

Autumn Election Show

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
What a year! Fortunately we can take solace in music. The heroes who work to protect us from wildfires get a tribute from Tom in "Trial By Fire" to start the show. After some new and favorite autumns ongs you get a teaser to get you iin the mood for the Annual Gales of Nov... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 10/05/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
For her four shows leading up to the election, Folk Espresso host Diane Hunt is featuring songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  You can count on folk singers to say it exactly right, so do b... Read more

Music and movie reviews for backyard listening

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
the Sampler returns once again as DK and Fortunato recommend some movies not to miss. DK will look at a resent alien invasion movie from Russia and Fortunato takes a second look at the action thiller The Take. Which had been removed from release twice due to its political c... Read more

Early Morning Gumbo

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Early Morning Gumbo
Tune in each Tuesday morning for a spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, old and new, much of which is connected to the American South, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun & Zydeco, old-time and swing.  This week we'll note a couple of birthdays... Read more