Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated June 2018; image)
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If you love Celtic music, then céad míle fáilte! Each week, you'll receive an hour-long award-winning Celtic radio show featuring some of the best independent Irish & Celtic music, and all 100% FREE! It is one of the top music shows on Apple Podcasts and receives over 10,000 downloads of each show each and every week. Subscribe right now! Did I mention, it was FREE?
 
Americana, folk and country music show featuring independent musicians from all over the world. The show is presented from Scotland by Karen Miller and is updated most weekends.
 
THE MIKE HARDING FOLK SHOWwww.mikehardingfolkshow.com will take you into the world of folk – links to artists you hear on the show / folk clubs & session near you / other folk radio sites / folk record labels / folk festivals and much more. The very best in folk, roots and acoustic.
 
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Mountain Folk
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A weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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FolkCast
Monthly
 
The acclaimed folk music podcast from the United Kingdom, bringing you the best in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots-based music. FolkCast - OUR finger in YOUR ear! See our website: www.folkcast.co.uk
 
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Every Folk Song
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A podcast where a guy with no expertise on anything explains the history and evolution (to the best of his researched knowledge) of every folk song, in order by Roud Index number. Why? Even he doesn't know.
 
Newcastle Roots Music Radio A monthly musical guide to World , Roots , Americana , and Folk music. Newcastle Roots Music Radio also has a North East England roots music gig guide each month but is suitable for World, Roots and Folk music lovers the world over.
 
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CiTR -- Folk Oasis
Weekly
 
Kumbaya-free folk music!(*currently on hiatus)
 
Interviews, Music, and News from the world of Klezmer and Jewish music.
 
Top 100 Folk Songs fiddle songs which Fiddle Hangout members have uploaded to the website.
 
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Michael McDermott: Sideways (Out From Under,Pauper Sky Records) Western Centuries: How Many More Miles to Babylon (Songs From The Deluge,Free Dirt Records) Nathaniel Rateliff and The Night Sweats: Baby I Lost My Way (But I'm Going Home) (Tearing At The Seams,Caroline International P&D) Romantica: Listen To Your Soul (Outlaws,La Traviata Records ...…
 
PODCAST: 27 Jun 2018 01 Walk Awhile (Live) - Fairport Convention - What We Did On Our Saturday [Disc 1] 02 The Fashionable Farmer - The Shackleton Trio - Fen, Farm & Deadly Water 03 Life Is Not Kind To The Drinking Man - Steve Tilston - Distant Days 04 Start Again - Hatful Of Rain - Songs Of The Lost And Found 05 Hornpipe - Duck Soup - Everythi ...…
 
John Wilmott guest hosts this week's Summer Solstice show with Celtic music and stories from Stephen Murphy, John Willmott, The Woodland Bard, Dervish, Afro Celt Sound System, Claire Roche, Jiggy, Anne-Marie Delmotte, Mike Absalom, Jimi McRae. Listen and share this show. Download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free. Subscribe to the Celtic Music Magazine. ...…
 
Listen to this week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Jim Cuddy: Hands on the Glass (Constellation,Warner Canada) Gareth Owen: Telling Lies Like This (Rolling By,self-released) RJ Comer: You'd Drink Like I Do Too (One Last Kiss,Growling Moon Records) Wink Burcham: Back Row Woman (Cowboy Heroes and Old Folk Songs,Continental Song City) Nick Lowe: Crying Inside (Tokyo Bay / Crying Inside,Yep-Roc) Er ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the latest and the greatest in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: FolkCast heads off on its summer break with a show featuring songs about darkness, songs about light, and songs about the meaning of life! Also, news on Gobefest, Manchester's celebration of the folk traditions of ...…
 
I'm about to rove out to the Scotland for the next week. Enjoy Celtic music from Sarah Copus, Scotland Rising, Stanley & Grimm, Loudwhisper, The Founding, Carl Peterson, Kevin Behan, Francis A. MacDonald, Smithfield Fair, Tom Eure, Old Blind Dogs, Richard Koechli & Blue Roots Company, Brad Tuck, Stout Pounders, Ockham's Razor. http://celticmusi ...…
 
Listen to last week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Belleville Outfit: Warm Summer Evening (Wanderin',self-released) Western Centuries: Cloud of Woes (Songs From The Deluge,Free Dirt Records) Karen Jonas: Mr. Wonka (Butter,self-released) Caleb Caudle: Madelyn (Crushed Coins,Cornelius Chapel Records) Carter Sampson: All I Got (Lucky,Continental Song City) Kelly Willis: Fools Paradise (Back Being ...…
 
It's for a summer road trip with Celtic music from Andrew Finn Magill, Susana Seivane, Battlelegs, Maidens IV, Gillian Boucher, Braia, Mark Saul, Darren Raleigh, Boston Blackthorne, Black 47, Dave Wilson and Willie B., West of Eden, Dust Rhinos, Screeched Inn. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podcast. Download 34 Celtic MP3s ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Show #81 PLAYLIST: 1) Rodriguez Celtic Band - La Jiga del Leopardo 2) Lori Watson - Born in the Borders 3) Eliza Carthy & Tim Eriksen - Whitby Lad 4) Moira Craig - The Ploughboy Lads 5) Martyn Wyndham-Read - Foxes Go Hunting 6) Ninebarrow - Prickle-Eye Bush 7) Avocet - Causeway 8) Harriet Bartlett -.... This item belongs to: audio/utmafolkshow. ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the latest and the greatest in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: The Morning After is a mellow mix of music for fragile folkies. Turn on, tune in, chill out! FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: MORNING AFTER by Plant & Taylor from the albu ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
PODCAST: 26 May 2018 01 Who Broke The Lock - The Unwanted - Pay Day 02 The King Of Dunmail Raise - Mike Turnbull - Circlet Of Gold [Ep] 03 The Cobbler's Daughter - Alden, Patterson, Dashwood - By The Night 04 Fowley’s Mazurka / Billy’s Boffin Waltz - Shane Mulchrone - Solid Ground 05 Good Morning Mr Walker - Eliza Carthy - An Introduction To El ...…
 
SWAG: Trixie (CatchAll,Yep-Roc) Green On Red: Where The Rooster Crows (Scapegoats,China) Kevin Gordon: Flowers (O Come Look At The Burning,Crowville Collective) Malcolm Holcombe: Short Street Blues (For The Mission Baby,Echo Mountain Records) Gretchen Peters: Wichita (Dancing With The Beast,Proper Records) Kim Richey: Chase Wild Horses (Edgelan ...…
 
Are you ready for the Celtic Summer Festivals? We're gonna get you ready with great indie Celtic music from Doolin', Socks in the Frying Pan, Jodee James, Chris Murphy, The Founding, Gwendolyn Snowdon, The Minstrel Rav'n, Dave Wilson and Willie B., Dones-n-Drums, The Here & Now, Celtica Pipes Rock, The Led Farmers, Natalie MacMaster, Donnell Le ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Joshua Hedley: Mr Jukebox (Mr Jukebox,Third Man Records) Jim Lauderdale: Time Flies (Time Flies,Yep-Roc) Western Centuries: Rocks and Flame (Songs From The Deluge,Free Dirt Records) Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore: Silverlake (Downey to Lubbock,Yep-Roc) The Lynnes: Dark Waltz (Heartbreak Song For The Radio,self-released) Flav Martin and Jerr ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the latest and the greatest in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: We celebrate our 150th regular show with The Great Folkie Booze Up, a programme full to the brim with music all about the demon drink. So, charge your glasses and say cheers to FolkCast 150! FolkCast is produced an ...…
 
It’s been a while since anything has been posted to the Ceol FM website but it’s because I have been waiting for something worth posting. A short while ago I was asked for more podcasts. So here you go! I’m delighted to introduce you to Erin Breen from Erins Isle, a podcaster from America who is living in Ireland and experiencing what this grea ...…
 
Jed Marum passed away at the beginning of May. He was an integral part of this podcast as it grew over the years. I want to celebrate his amazing contribution to Celtic music with a special episode dedicated to this kind and generous man. We have music from Jed Marum, Fiddlinda, Carolina Ceili, Mason Brown, Hugh Morrison, Nine-8ths Irish, Jil C ...…
 
Parker Millsap: Gotta Get To You (Other Arrangements,Okra Homa) Daniel Meade: The Day The Clown Stopped Smiling (When Was The Last Time,ButtonUpRecords) Michael McDermott: Out From Under (Out From Under,Pauper Sky Records) David Starr: Good As Gone (South and West,self-released) Carter Sampson: Hello Darlin' (Lucky,Continental Song City) Courtn ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
It's tough to find women in Celtic music. That's what I learned when searching my library for music performed by women for Mother's Day. But I found some great Celtic music from The Gothard Sisters, FIMM, Bonnie Rideout, Dublin Harpers, Eilis Crean, Good Foot, Dearest Home, Sarah Copus, Burning Bridget Cleary, Solasta, Fromseier Rose, Beth Patt ...…
 
Bruce Robison: Devil May Care (Country Sunshine,Boars Nest) Elizabeth McQueen & The Firebrands: You Ain't Nothin' But Fine (Happy Doing What We're Doing,Freedom Records) Buddy & Julie Miller: Gasoline & Matches (Written in Chalk,New West) Elizabeth Cook: What Do I Do (Balls,31 Tigers Records) Daddy: Cousin Darryl (At The Women's Club,Waxy Silve ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the latest and the greatest in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: A special feature on 1970s folk-rockers Jack The Lad as their first three albums are rereleased on CD. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: The Intro… DRUNK ON SUMMER by Ray C ...…
 
There's nothing like dancing in the rain with awesome Celtic music from Dun Aengus, Na Rosai, Gwendolyn Snowdown, Breabach, Lunasa, Spirited Lads, Ginger Ackley, Moonrakers, IONA, Jim Sharkey, Colleen Raney, The High Kings, David Pedrick, Trinity River Whalers, Runa, The Gothard Sisters. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podc ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
The Jayhawks: Leaving The Monsters Behind (Paging Mr Proust,Sham) Curtis McMurtry: Bayonet (The Polished Steel Sessions (v/a),Eight 30 Records) Andy Shauf: The Worst In You (The Party,Anti) Jeffrey Foucault: Rico (Salt As Wolves,self-released) Robert Rex Waller Jr.: Don't Pay Them No Mind (Fancy Free,Western Seeds Record Company) Carter Sampson ...…
 
Trees are not only important to the Celts. They are important to all of humanity. They give us air to breathe. So this Arbor Day, I want to encourage you to plant a tree or take care of one tree in your town while you listen to the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast with tree-friendly Celtic music from Rattle the Knee, Anne Roos, Giant's Dance, Crepu ...…
 
PODCAST: 24 April 2018 01 Waterbound - Coda - Train Of Spirits 02 Fire Marengo - The Salts - Brave 03 City Of Chicago - Christy Moore - On The Road [Disc 2] 04 Isadora's Reel - Peter Knight & John Spiers - Well Met 05 Prickle Eye Bush - Ninebarrow - The Waters & The Wild 06 One Starry Night - Connla - The Next Chapter 07 Hard Walkin' - Winter W ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
John Prine: No Ordinary Blue (The Tree of Forgiveness,Oh Boy) Johnny Irion: Cabin Fever (Driving Friend,rte 8 Records) Young Valley: Precious Thing (Young Valley,Dial Back Sound) Jim Cuddy: Cold Cold Wind (Constellation,Warner Canada) Karen Jonas: Mama's First Rodeo (Butter,self-released) Courtney Marie Andrews: This House (May Your Kindness Re ...…
 
Fly up among the heather in show #355 of the Irish & Celtic Music Podcast with awesome Celtic music by Na Rosai, Lunasa, Claire Roche, SlipJig, IONA, Los Paddys, The Fretless, Dene Foye, Rising Gael, The Jackdaws, Finbar Furey, Marys Lane, The Prodigals, Karan Casey. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podcast. Download 34 Celt ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Loomer: My Best Advice (Love Is A Dull Instrument,Newtone Records) Jim Bryson: Fleetwood (The North Side Benches,Factor) Oh Susanna: River Blue (Sleepy Little Sailor,Square Dog) Sarah McLachlan: Adia (Mirrorball,Arista) Blue Rodeo: Photograph (Five Days in July,WEA) Cash Brothers: Nebraska (How Was Tomorrow,Zoe Records) Skydiggers: I Will Give ...…
 
Give me the rare old stuff that's made near Galway Bay on show #354 with Celtic music from Spirited Lads, Poitin, David Pedrick, New Shilling, Spencer Murray & Pipeslinger, Moonrakers, Old-Time Pharmaceuticals, Jil Chambless, Ed Miller, Scooter Muse, Gaelic Fury, Mandala Folk, The Kilt Lifters, Jimi McRae, Marys Lane, Dun Aengus. http://celticm ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Paint: Melrose (Paint EP,self-released) Jim Cuddy: One Thing Right (Constellation,Warner Canada) David Leask: Indescribable (Six in 6/8,self-released) Al Shields and The Delahayes: Closer (Fire On Holy Ground,self-released) Courtney Marie Andrews: Took You Up (May Your Kindness Remain,Loose) Tift Merritt: Still Pretending (Tambourine,Lost Highw ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the latest and the greatest in folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: We look to the past to mark Shakespeare's birthday, look to the future with songs of tomorrow, and look at the present with news of a new way of turning songs into recordings. FolkCast is produced and presented by ...…
 
April 6 is Tartan Day, a celebration of Scottish heritage. It is also Scottish Independence Day, when Robert the Bruce declared Scotland in 1320. We have Celtic music from The Rogues, Dublin Harpers, The Sorries, Lochlainn, Brobdingnagian Bards, Serious Kitchen, The Jacobites by Name, Tartanic, Marc Gunn, Ceann, Black Market Haggis, Maggie Sans ...…
 
This episode focuses on Roud 11, "The Baffled Knight." It's a moral swamp and I have a few breakdowns about it. The oldest published version was in 1609 and that's almost as long as it's been since I last released an episode.
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Sunny Sweeney: If I Could (Heartbreaker's Hall of Fame,self-released) Elizabeth McQueen & The Firebrands: A1 On The Jukebox (Happy Doing What We're Doing,Freedom Records) Marti Brom: Apartment #9 (Sings Heartache Numbers,Goofin Records) John Prine: Back Street Affair (with Patty Loveless) (In Spite of Ourselves,Oh Boy) Gretchen Peters: Nashvill ...…
 
Happy Easter on show #352 with inspiring Celtic music from The Flying Toads, Jonathan Milton, Finbar Furey, Kellswater Bridge, The Beer Mats, Marc Gunn & The Dubliners Tabby Cats, Dun Aengus, Mithril, The Boston Harbor Bhoys, The Makem & Spain Brothers, Marys Lane, Hair of the Dog, The Logues, The Merry Wives of Windsor. http://celticmusicpodca ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
Suzy Bogguss: Jumping Into Spring (Swing,Compadre Records) Jim Lauderdale: Right Where You Want Me (Country Super Hits Volume 1,Yep-Roc) Emily Herring: Semi Truck (Gliding,Eight 30 Records) Western Centuries: Own Private Honky Tonk (Songs From The Deluge,Free Dirt Records) Ben Glover: Ride The River (feat. Kim Richey) (Shorebound,Proper Records ...…
 
Enjoy new Celtic music sent to me over St Patrick's Day from Na Rosai, IONA, Moonrakers, Jimi McRae, The Spirited Lads, David Pedrick, Lunasa, Liz Schettner, Dun Aengus, Christine and the Kilts, Ballymun Bootboys, The Kilt Lifters, Barleyjuice, Brad Tuck. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podcast. Download 34 Celtic MP3s for ...…
 
Listen to a past week's Mountain Folk show, a weekly show for folks who enjoy bluegrass, folk, acoustic, outdoor and mountain music and related topics.
 
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