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 #200528

    • May 29, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for an exclusive in-studio session and interview with the Indigo Girls, recorded at this year's 30A Songwriters Festival in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; new music from Seamus Egan, Sarah Jarosz, Steve Earle & The Dukes, Sierra Hull, Jake Blount, and Rachel Garlin; we go back in the Folk Alley archive for a exclusive in-studio performance by The Ditty Bops; plus favorites from Parker Millsap, Billy Strings, Amos Lee, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200521

    • May 23, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music from Jackson Browne, John Craigie, Gretchen Peters, and Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit; plus Matt Smith, the managing director at Club Passim in Cambridge, Massachusetts, joins Folk Alley host Cindy Howes for a special guest dj set and conversation about the venue's annual Campfire Festival moving "online." We also wish Bob Dylan and Rosanne Cash a "happy birthday" and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200514

    • May 16, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, it's an exclusive Folk Alley Session with Kim Richey, recorded at this year's 30A Songwriters Festival in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida; new music from Crys Matthews & Heather Mae, Indigo Girls, and Steve Forbert; favorites from Jesse Colin Young, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Jeffrey Foucault; plus listener requests in hour two!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200507

    • May 09, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we spend some time remembering the late, great Guy Clark with music by Chatham County Line, Steve Earle, and the man himself; Lori McKenna has a new song out for this year's graduating class; more new music from Laura Marling, Jake Blount, The Mammals, and Special Consensus; plus favorites from Birds of Chicago, Slaid Cleaves and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200430

    • May 01, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for an exclusive in-studio session with songwriter Taylor Ashton, performing songs from his debut solo album, 'The Romantic'; new music from Courtney Marie Andrews, Chatham County Line, James Hyland, Lucinda WIlliams, Laura Marling and Waxahatchee; plus, we remember the tragic events that happened on May 4th, 1970 at Kent State University 50 years later with music from Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young; and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200423

    • April 23, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join host Elena See for an exclusive session with Nashville-based songwriter and former music therapist, Kyshona Armstrong, recorded at this year's 30A Songwriters Festival in Florida; new music from the David Bromberg Band, Jon Stickley Trio, Aoife O'Donovan & Taylor Ashton, Watkins Family Hour, John Doyle, James Hyland, and Randy Newman; we remember the late folk DJ legend, Gene Shay; and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200416

    • April 17, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music from Steve Earle & The Dukes, Watkins Family Hour, Kim Richey, Béla Fleck & Toumani Diabaté, The Lowest Pair, and David Bromberg; a set to honor the great Hank Williams including a track from Darrell Scott's new tribute album; favorites from Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer, Over the Rhine, Crooked Still, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200409

    • April 12, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to remember our songwriting hero, John Prine, who died on April 7th due to complications from the coronavirus; hear a set of songs from Eliza Gilkyson's new album 2020; more new music from The Mammals, Pharis & Jason Romero, Fireside Collective, Kim Richey, and Jason Isbell; plus favorites from Mavis Staples, The War & Treaty, and Cory Chisel.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200402

    • April 04, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares an exclusive interview and performance from The Secret Sisters, recorded at this year's 30A Songwriters Festival; new music from Mapache, Jill Andrews, Jake Shimabukuro, Western Centuries, Wu Fei & Abigail Washburn, and Pharis & Jason Romero; a set on tunes to welcome in spring; and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #200326

    • March 27, 2020
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music from Willie Nelson, Mark Erelli, Justin Moses, Puss N Boots, Western Centuries, Gretchen Peters, and the Asheville, NC progressive bluegrass quintet, Fireside Collective; a set from banjoist Danny Barnes' new album 'Man on Fire'; plus favorites from Wilco, Lori McKenna, Joni Mitchell, Jorma Kaukonen, and more.