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 #190314

    • March 17, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Folk Alley Session from the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival with Nashville singer-songwriter, Mary Bragg; new music from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, The Cactus Blossoms, Della Mae, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, Molly Tuttle, Infamous Stringdusters, John Smith, and Hayes Carll; a classic from the Carter Family; plus favorites from Jason Isbell, Ray Wylie Hubbard, Richard Thompson, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190307

    • March 08, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we get ready for St. Patrick's Day with music from Danny Burns, We Banjo 3, and Cara Dillon; we feature our exclusive session from the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival with Steve Poltz; and exclusive recording by Molsky's Mountain Drifters from Beehive Productions, plus new music by Patty Griffin, The Honey Dewdrops, Mary Bragg, Mavis Staples, Cactus Blossoms, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190228

    • March 04, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, new music by Danny Schmidt, Yola, the Nell & Jim Band, Patty Griffin, Todd Snider, and Steve Poltz; an exclusive Folk Alley Session from the 2019 30A Songwriters Festival featuring "Southern Gothic songster" Amythyst Kiah; we'll hear the latest from Della Mae's new EP, 'The Butcher Shoppe'; plus favorites from Courtney Hartman, Molly Tuttle, The Holmes Brothers, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190221

    • February 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate awards season with 2019 Grammy-winners: Brandi Carlile, Kacey Musgraves, The Travelin' McCourys, and the Punch Brothers; and we showcase the 2019 Folk Alliance International Award-winners including Zoe Mulford (via Joan Baez,) Mary Gauthier, I'm With Her, Joni Mitchell, and Buffy Sainte-Marie; new music from J.S. Ondara and Lula Wiles; plus favorites from Jorma Kaukonen, Amos Lee, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190214

    • February 20, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we revisit a show first heard in 2018 with music from I'm With Her, Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn, and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats; an exclusive Folk Alley Session from the 30A Songwriters Festival featuring Paul Thorn; plus music by Vivian Leva, Kim Richey, Dori Freeman, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190207

    • February 10, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive in-studio Session with former Stray Bird frontwoman, Maya de Vitry; in honor of Valentine's Day, we have a set for lovers and one for the lonely with songs from Mandolin Orange and Trampled By Turtles; new music from Our Native Daughters, plus a preview of some new March releases with music by The Honey Dewdrops, Over The Rhine, Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert, and Patty Griffin; and a set featuring the many talents of Jefferson Hamer including one from his new album, 'Alameda.'

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190131

    • February 02, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, a new single from trio I'm With Her; more new music from Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Molly Tuttle, Mary Bragg, Caroline Spence, Lovers Leap, Lula Wiles, Leyla McCalla, and The Lonely Heartstring Band; a set of Beehive Productions' Field Recordings captured at The Hoot in New York State with music from Dom Flemons, The Brother Brothers, and Upstate; we say Happy Birthday to Del McCoury who turns 80 on February 1; plus favorites from Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley, Sierra Hull, Steve Goodman, Eric Bibb, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190124

    • January 26, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Folk Alley Sessions with Boston-based trio, Lula Wiles performing songs from their just released Smithsonian Folkways debut, 'What Will We Do'; a tribute to Kate Wolf with songs from Nina Gerber, Peter Rowan & The Rowan Brothers, and the woman herself; new music from Maya de Vitry, Townes Van Zandt, Balsam Range; David Huckfelt, Hayes Carll, Patty Grififn, and more

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190117

    • January 19, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we'll celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with songs from Eilen Jewell, Odetta, and Richie Havens; we'll hear a new single from Our Native Daughters (Rhiannon Giddens, Amythyst Kiah, Leyla McCalla, and Allison Russell); an exclusive Folk Alley Session from the 30A Songwriters Festival with Ruthie Foster; more new music from Pierce Pettis, Danny Burns, Dead Horses, Mandolin Orange, and Todd Snider; favorites by Claire Lynch, Guy Clarke, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190110

    • January 13, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we gear up for the coming "super blood wolf moon" eclipse with songs from Neko Case, kd lang and Laura Veirs, Chris Kasper, and Neil Young; we'll hear new music from Balsam Range, Rachel Sumner, The Lonely Heartstring Band, Karan Casey, Bruce Springsteen, and a set from Irish-American folksinger, Danny Burns; plus favorites from Jimmy LaFave, The War and Treaty, Langhorne Slim & The Law, and more.