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 #200116

    • January 17, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for a preview of what's to come at this year's Folk Alliance International Conference in New Orleans, LA. Hear music from The Revelers, Anne-Mari Kivimaki & Palomylly, Catherine MacLellan, Minor Empire, and JigJam. Plus, new music from Seamus Egan, Della Mae, Nathaniel Rateliff, Sarah Harmer, Hawktail, The Secret Sisters, Bonny Light Horseman and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200109

    • January 12, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley start the year off on the right foot with host Elena See, as she introduces the Folk Alliance International Song of the Year nominees: Patty Griffin, Our Native Daughters, Josh Ritter, Dave Gunning, and Keb' Mo'; new music from Bonny Light Horseman and Aubrie Sellers; plus favorites from Slaid Cleaves, Billy Bragg, Peggy Seeger, Mipso, Blind Faith and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200102

    • January 07, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, before we jump into the new year and new decade, join host Elena See to look back on our favorites from the past ten years with music by Patty Griffin, Gretchen Peters, Jason Isbell, Parker Millsap, Lori McKenna, The Mavericks, William Prince, and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191226

    • December 27, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for more of Folk Alley's Best of 2019. Hear songs from Bruce Cockburn, Joe Pug, Ana Egge, The Milk Carton Kids, Dori Freeman, Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves, and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley; plus encore presentations of two of our favorite Folk Alley Sessions of 2019 with Anna Tivel and Molly Tuttle.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191219

    • December 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, celebrate the holidays with Elena See with songs from Rodney Crowell, Josh Ritter, Claire Lynch, the Jay Ungar & Molly Mason Band, Lucinda Williams, Bruce Cockburn, Charm City Junction, Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, The Lone Bellow, Keb' Mo', Leon Redbone w/ Dr. John, Los Lobos, Sufjan Stevens, The Mavericks, Martin Sexton, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191212

    • December 18, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, it's Best of 2019 time. Join Elena See as she shared her Best of 2019 Top 10 list including music by Tinariwen, Joan Shelley, Mary Bragg, Billy Strings, Keb' Mo'; plus more favorite music of 2019 as voted on by Folk Alley listeners.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show 191205

    • December 07, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for some new music for the holiday season from Keb' Mo', Los Lobos, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, JD McPherson, Kathleen Edwards and Amos Lee; new music from Grant Dermody, Crys Matthews, Allison Moorer, and Hawktail; plus we revisit a couple of favorite Folk Alley Sessions of 2019 - hear encore broadcasts of our in-studio performance and interviews with Maya de Vitry and The Small Glories; plus favorites from Odetta, Jerry Douglas, River Whyless, and more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191128

    • November 30, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on the Folk Alley Radio Show, join Elena See as she digs into 2020 Grammy Award nominations in the Folk, Bluegrass, and American Roots categories, including music by Che Apalache, Patty Griffin, Missy Raines, Amythyst Kiah, Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi, and Tanya Tucker; plus new music from John Moreland, Dave Gunning, Natalie MacMaster, Keller Williams & The Keels, Sherman Downey, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191121

    • November 22, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on the Folk Alley Radio Show, join Elena See for some Thanksgiving-inspired music from Loudon Wainwright III, The Highwomen, Lyle Lovett, Joe Craven, and The Wiyos; we take a closer look at the 2019 FreshGrass Band Award finalists; plus new music from Courtney Marie Andrews, The Secret Sisters, Joe Henry, William Prince, The East Pointers, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191114

    • November 20, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on the Folk Alley Radio Show, Elena See shares loads of new music including tracks from Rose Cousins, Van Morrison, Monica Rizzio, The Brother Brothers, Lula Wiles, and The Milk Carton Kids; exclusive Folk Alley recordings featuring this year's FreshGrass 'No Depression Singer/Songwriter Award' finalists with music from Anna Tivel, Raye Zaragoza, and Abigail Lapell; a new "bootleg track" featuring Bob Dylan with Johnny Cash; plus favorites from Che Apalache, Bonnie Raitt, Martin Sexton, and more.