About our Playlists

Irish

In honor of the St. Patrick's Day season, we've assembled 12+ hours of music by some of our favorite Irish musicians. You'll hear a mix of familiar and new artists, including JigJam, We Banjo 3, Karan Casey, I Draw Slow, Beoga, Dervish, Solas, The Henry Girls, Danu, John Doyle, Donal Lunny, Cathie Ryan, Heidi Talbot, Andy Irvine, Planxty, Grada, The Chieftains (of course) and much, MUCH more!

Sláinte mhaith!

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FreshCuts

Just like clockwork, a pile of new CDs appear in the Folk Alley mailbox each week. Fresh Cuts takes the best of recently released music from singer/songwriters, bluegrass and Americana artists, world musicians and more and brings them together for a 5 hour stream of "fresh" music. Each week, new updates are added, assuring that there will always be something to discover in Fresh Cuts.

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Classic Folk

At Folk Alley, we present an eclectic mix of new, up-and-coming artists together with our tried-and-true musical heroes. But sometimes, you JUST want to hear those familiar faves that remind you of why you fell in love with folk music to begin with. On Folk Alley’s new Classic Folk channel you’ll enjoy hours and hours of folk music and singer/songwriters from the 90s, 80s, 70s, 60s, and earlier! Peter Seeger, Odetta, Woody Guthrie, Phil Ochs, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Richie Havens, Gordon Lightfoot, Stan Rogers, Joan Baez, Tom Paxton, Mississippi John Hurt…. and SO. MUCH. MORE.

Listen to the Classic Folk playlist