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 #210506

    • May 07, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley join Elena See for new music from Leftover Salmon, Maria Muldaur with Tuba Skinny, Carsie Blanton, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band,The Shootouts, and Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall; Sturgill Simpson honors the late John Prine with a cover of a classic; John Craigie pays tribute to an unsung hero of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing - astronaut, Michael Collins who recently passed away; plus favorites by Jeffrey Foucault, Taj Mahal, Martin Sexton, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210429

    • April 30, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Elena See shares new music by Amythyst Kiah, Dave Simonett, Mark O'Connor, Rachel Baiman, Eli West, Danny Burns, Allison Russell, and Todd Snider; classics from Blaze Foley, Tony Rice, and Leo Kottke; favorites from Steep Canyon Rangers, Molly Tuttle, and Joe Pug; plus we share some news from Mandolin Orange.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210422

    • April 23, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to salute this year's Canadian Folk Music Award winners, with music by Beòlach, Noah Derksen, and Leela Gilday; new music by Brandy Clark, Yasmin Williams, the Ashokan Songlab, The Brother Brothers, and David Wax Museum; plus we honor Willie Nelson on his 88th birthday; and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210415

    • April 16, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the springtime migration of birds with music by the late David Olney, Grada, and Steve Goodman; a special tribute to the Father of Bluegrass, Bill Monroe including new music from The Infamous Stringdusters; more new releases by Peggy Seeger, Eli West, Rhiannon Giddens w/ Francesco Turrisi, and Woody Guthrie's grandson, Cole Quest & The City Pickers; plus favorites by Chris Coole and Offa Rex; and much more in hour two.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210408

    • April 09, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See for new music by Amy Helm, The Burnt Pines, Leftover Salmon, No-No Boy, Andrew Marlin, and Steve Tilston; a salute to the start of baseball season with music by the great Steve Goodman and Sam Bush; plus favorites from Greg Brown, Leo Kottke, John Renbourn; and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210401

    • April 02, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Cindy Howes sits in for Elena See to share new spring releases by Keb' Mo', John Smith, Sunny War, Jimbo Mathus & Andrew Bird, Crys Matthews, and Annabelle Chvostek; we go back to 1965 with a "new" classic recording by Fred Neil; a 2'fer set featuring the great Steve Tilston's latest album; favorites from Adam Hurt, Richard & Linda Thompson, The Small Glories, and Amos Lee; and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210325

    • March 26, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, Cindy Howes sits in for Elena See to share new music by Aoife O'Donovan with Kris Drever, Rhiannon Giddens, Allison Russell, John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band, and Portland, OR songwriter, Jeffrey Martin; plus, we'll hear from this year's Grammy Award winners in the Folk, Bluegrass, and Americana categories.

    In hour two, it's more great new releases from Mike Barnett with Sarah Jarosz, Peter Case, Loretta Lynn, Melissa Carper, Kaiti Jones, Annie Mack, Ana Egge, Morgan Wade, The Bones of J.R. Jones, and much more!

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210318

    • March 20, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate the arrival of Spring with music by Stephanie Davis, Grant Dermody, Greg Brown, Mary Chapin Carpenter, the T Sisters and Willie Nelson; plus new music for the season by Ani DiFranco and Passenger.

    In hour two, it's more new music by Sunny War, Andrew Marlin, Annabelle Chvostek, Joy Oladokun, David Huckfelt, Anya Hinkle, and Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno, from their self-titled debut; plus favorites from Tony Rice, Cahalen Morrison, 10 String Symphony, and more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210311

    • March 12, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, join Elena See to celebrate St. Patrick's Day! It's all things Irish and Ireland with music by The Bonny Men, Davie Furey, Niamh Regan, and Éilís Kennedy; exclusive in-studio recordings by The Murphy Beds and Pat Byrne; plus favorites from John Doyle, Karan Casey, Seamus Egan, Beoga, Luka Bloom, Eileen Ivers, Cathie Ryan, the Chieftains, and much more.

  • Folk Alley Radio Show #210304

    • March 05, 2021
    • Linda Fahey

    This week on Folk Alley, we kick off Women's History Month with a deep dive into NPR's list of the '150 Greatest Albums Made By Women.' Hear music by The Roches, Iris Dement, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Alison Krauss, Cassandra Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Odetta, Nina Simone, Lucinda Williams, Joni Mitchell, and much more!