Folk Alley

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

Elena See

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This week on Folk Alley: a nod to Dad's in honor of Father's Day with music from Steve Martin & Tim O'Brien, Harvey Reid, and Rodney Crowell; new music by Lori McKenna, The Milk Carton Kids, David Francey, Olivia Chaney, Steve Dawson, Twisted Pine and The Slocan Ramblers; favorites from Jason Isbell, The Wood Brothers, and much more.

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This week on Folk Alley, in hour one, an exclusive in-studio Session with the duo Anna & Elizabeth performing songs from their new album, 'The Invisible Comes To Us'; new music from William Prince, Gretchen Peters, The Jayhawks, and an advance single by Eliza Gilkyson, from her upcoming release, 'Secularia' due out in July; plus favorites from The Decemberists, Rob Ickes, and more.

This week on Folk Alley, in hour one, an exclusive session recording from the 2018 30A Songwriters Festival featuring Gretchen Peters performing songs from her new album, 'Dancing with the Beast'; new music from Cicada Rhythm, Jeffrey Foucault, and Pharis & Jason Romero; plus favorites from John Prine, Leo Kottke, Kasey Chambers, and more.   

This week on Folk Alley, in honor of Women's History Month, it's an encore broadcast of a show first heard in August 2017 featuring songs by artists who made NPR Music's 'Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women' list. We spotlight our favorite folk, roots, and Americana artists who made the cut including: The Roches, Iris DeMent, Dixie Chicks, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Cassandra Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Nina Simone, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Gillian Welch, Mavis Staples, Joan Baez, Bobbie Gentry, and much more.

In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from Ben Sollee, Jason Wilber, David Rawlings, Shelby Lynne & Allison Moorer; we'll feature songs to help heal the divide with Martin Sexton, Mavis Staples, North Mississippi Allstars; an exclusive in-studio session from the 2017 30A Songwriters Festival with Texas songwriter - Robert Ellis; plus favorites from Red Horse, The Sparrow Quartet, The Civil Wars, Jason Isbell, and many more.

Tonight on Folk Alley: 

In HOUR ONE of Folk Alley, new music from Noam Pikelny, Tim O'Brien, Quiles & Cloud, Doolin', Bill Scorzari, Mipso; we have some baseball tunes to celebrate opening day with tracks from Steve Goodman, Sam Bush, Chaim Tannenbaum; a set from California-based country songwriter Sam Outlaw's new record, 'Tenderheart'; also one from Valerie June's new album 'The Order of Time'; plus favorites from Eric Bibb, Emmylou Harris, Altan, Kieran Kane & Kevin Welch, and many more.