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 #190822

    • August 24, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we dig into our Sessions archives to revisit an exclusive in-studio performance with North Carolina quintet, Mipso recorded last year in our studios in Saranac Lake, NY; new music from Eilen Jewell, Charlie Parr, Old Salt Union, and Robby Hecht; plus favorites from The War and Treaty, Pharis & Jason Romero, and more

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190815

    • August 19, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Folk Alley host Cindy Howes steps in for Elena See. Discover new music from Joe Pug, The Highwomen, and The Shootouts; hear a special duet with John Prine & Margo Price and an advance single from Bruce Cockburn's upcoming instrumentals album. All this, plus favorites from Bob Dylan, Patty Griffin, Billy Bragg & Wilco, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190808

    • August 10, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive in-studio session with Canadian roots duo, The Small Glories, performing songs from their new album, Assiniboine & the Red; we look back on some highlights from this year's Newport Folk Festival with new music from The Highwomen and Bonny Light Horseman, plus Our Native Daughters, Amy Ray and JS Ondara; and more new music from Joe Pug, The Steel Wheels, and Jamestown Revival.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190801

    • August 05, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, another encore broadcast of a show first heard last summer featuring music by Rodney Crowell, We Banjo 3, The Travelin' McCourys, and Old Crow Medicine Show; we remember Jimmy LaFave with a set from his 2018, posthumously released album, 'Peace Town'; plus favorites from Hurray for the Riff Raff, Spirit Family Reunion, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190725

    • July 29, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, while we take a little summer break, it's an encore broadcast of a show first heard last summer featuring music from Eliza Gilkyson, Lori McKenna, The Jayhawks, Neko Case, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Ray LaMontagne, Dori Freeman, Sera Cahoone, The Dead Tongues, Erin Rae, and We Banjo 3; plus we dig into the Folk Alley Sessions archives with an in-studio performance by Sarah Lee Guthrie recorded at the 30A Songwriters Festival. All this and much, much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190718

    • July 22, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, an exclusive Session with Ireland-born, Austin-based singer/songwriter Pat Byrne, recorded at the 30A Songwriters Festival; hear the latest from Shawn Colvin as she re-releases an acoustic version of her Grammy Award winning album 'Steady On'; new music from Old Salt Union, Che Apalache, Pieta Brown, Spirit Family Reunion, and The Steel Wheels ; plus favorites by Béla Fleck & the Flecktones, Russ Barenberg, Mandolin Orange; and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190711

    • July 13, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we spotlight artists performing at this year's FreshGrass Music Festival - coming up on September 20-22 at Mass MoCa in North Adams, Massachusetts - with music by Greensky Bluegrass, Calexico and Iron & Wine, Andrew Bird, Mavis Staples, festival Artist-in-Residence, Aoife O'Donovan, and the Gibson Brothers; plus new music from Keb' Mo', The Small Glories; favorites from Kate Wolf, Townes Van Zandt, Dave Alvin; and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190704

    • July 10, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we look back to what we were doing a year ago by revisiting our exclusive Session and interview with singer/songwriter Ana Egge, performing songs from her 2018 release, 'White Tiger'; plus new music from Keb' Mo' featuring Taj Mahal, Jamestown Revival, Ordinary Elephant, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190627

    • June 28, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we revisit "Folk Alley's 100 Most Essential Folk Songs," compiled from a survey of our listeners. Hear favorites from Joan Baez, Donovan, Phil Ochs, Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and more; plus new music from Mavis Staples, Joel Rafael, and The Small Glories; exclusive Folk Alley recordings from Anais Mitchell and Jefferson Hamer performing songs from their album 'Child Ballads'; plus favorites from Jim Kweskin, Taj Mahal, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #190620

    • June 22, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate the beginning of summer with songs from Mary Jean, Doc Watson, and The Mavericks; new music from Mark Erelli, Joan Shelley, Heather Maloney, Jamestown Revival, Jamestown Revival, and the Winnipeg power-duo, The Small Glories; plus favorites from Richard Thompson, Joan Baez, Bill Morrissey, and more.