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 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.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191107

    • November 11, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, some songs for November with music from Greg Brown, David Schnaufer, and The Dead Tongues; new music by The Avett Brothers, Bonny Light Horseman, Bill Jones, Natalie MacMaster, Monica Rizzio, Catherine Maclellan, and classic Bob Dylan w/ Johnny Cash; plus favorites by John Prine, Offa Rex, Jeff Tweedy, Dead Horses, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191031

    • November 06, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, celebrate Joni Mitchell's birthday with songs from her 1971 classic album, 'Blue'; new music from David Grisman's Dawg Trio, Forest Sun, Bill Jones, The Avett Brothers, and Neil Young & Crazy Horse; we'll hear from this year's winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass, Victor Furtado; plus favorites from Todd Snider, Brandi Carlile, Pentangle, Solas, Richard Shindell, and much more..

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191024

    • October 25, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    In the spirit of the season of ghosts and goblins, witches, haunted houses, and all things spooky, we dive into the deep stacks of creepy, crawly, deliciously shiver-inducing folk music. Join us for some scary sounds with music by Donovan, Gretchen Peters, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Steeleye Span, Rayna Gellert, and much more. This week, celebrate Halloween with Folk Alley!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191017

    • October 22, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, embrace apple season with a set from The Quiet American, Béla Fleck, and Trapezoid; new music from Darrin Bradbury, The Mavericks, Forest Sun, David Grisman's Dawg Trio, and a set from The Milk Carton Kids' new album, 'The Only Ones'; more spooky ghost songs for Halloween; plus favorites from Donna the Buffalo, John Prine & Margo Price, Old & In the Way, Amos Lee, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191010

    • October 12, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, get into the Halloween mood with set of songs by Buddy & Julie Miller and Langhorne Slim; new music from Esther Rose, Bruce Cockburn, Pieta Brown, Humbird, Shelby Lynn & Allison Moorer, Billy Strings, Darrin Bradbury, and Hot Club of Cowtown; a couple of classics from Steeleye Span and Mississippi John Hurt; plus favorites from Peter Mulvey, Jackson Browne, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #191003

    • October 06, 2019
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we celebrate the life of Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter; new music from Dori Freeman, Charlie Parr, The Gina Furtado Project, Rob Ickes & Trey Hensely, Humbird, and IBMA New Artist and Guitar Player of the Year, Billy Strings; we revisit an exclusive Folk Alley Session from 2017 with singer/songwriter Kris Delmhorst, joined by Jeffrey Foucault; plus favorites from Doc Watson, Eric Bibb, Bruce Springsteen, and more.