Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated April 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
Weekly
 
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
Rare
 
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.
 
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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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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 ...…
 
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 this 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 last 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.
 
Rosie and The Riveters: Ask A Man (Ms. Behave,self-released) Dropkick: Come Around (Longwave,self-released) Caleb Caudle: The Way You Oughta Be Seen (Crushed Coins,Cornelius Chapel Records) Brandon Grafius: Two Hundred Miles (Highways and Backroads,A Lost Mitten Records) Felice and Boudleaux Bryant: When I Stop Loving You (Touch of Bryant,Cmh R ...…
 
It's that time of the year again and so two Brits celebrate the day with some brilliant music of Irish-ish origin. At the last minute we heard of the passing of Liam O'Flynn and so we deemed it appropriate to tear up the script and to include a short piece to demonstrate his versatility.... This item belongs to: audio/utmafolkshow. This item ha ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: Rewind Special. We step back from the constant cascade of brand new releases and take a bite – often a second or third bite – from records that are still new but maybe no longer brand spanking new. The first scuffs are on the sleev ...…
 
PODCAST: 18 March 2018 01 Fever - Toss The Feathers - Toss The Feathers - Awakening 02 One More Dollar / Reel - Long Note - Long Note 03 Watermans - Michael McGoldrick - Fused 04 The Creel - Packie Byrne - Donegal And Back (Film Black Jack) 05 Mist Covered Mountain - Red Ciel - Jump To The Sun 06 A Place To Be - Emma Sweeney - Pangea 07 Wearing ...…
 
Happy St Patrick's Day with 17 Free Celtic MP3s for the holiday on show #350. You'll enjoy Celtic music from Runa, Alasdair White, Jodee James, Bridgid's Cross, Sarah Copus, McDerry, Na Skylark, Jil Chambless, John Taylor, Scooter Muse, Melanie Gruben, The Gatehouse Well, Jesse Ferguson, Kilmaine Saints, Brynmor, Templars of Doom, Kilrush, Clay ...…
 
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.
 
Fountains of Wayne: Valley Winter Song (Welcome Interstate Managers,Virgin) Ben Sures: The Boy Who Walked Backwards (Gone To Bolivia,self-released) Tim Easton: Troubled Times (Not Cool,Thirty Tigers) James Hunter: People Gonna Talk (People Gonna Talk,Rounder) Mandolin Orange: There Was A Time (The Best of the Americana Music Festival 2013,Yep-R ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. News of an especially special show on the current tour of England by Peter Knight and John Spiers. Peter Knight & John Spiers tour - March 2018 9 - Leicester: Guildhall 10 - Halesworth: The Cut 11 - Lincoln: Performing Arts Centre 12 - Sheffi ...…
 
Happy St Patrick's Day! Show #349 is our St. Patrick's Day special highlighting the Best Celtic songs and tunes of 2017 as voted on by you in the Celtic Top 20. You'll enjoy amazing Celtic music from The Selkie Girls, Bridgid's Cross, Jim Sharkey, Whalebone, Kilted Kings, Cormorant's Fancy, Colleen Raney, NUA, Ella, Beth Patterson, Ne'er Duwels ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: We meet a big man with a big hammer and we get bare naked. We stir the Alphabetti Folketti pan, visit Ireland for an audio controversy, and say 'balls' to a tortoise. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Musi ...…
 
St Patrick's Day is on the way with show #348. Enjoy Irish & Celtic music from Ciana, Arise & Go, Christine Primrose, Old Blind Dogs, Kellswater Bridge, String Theory, The Changing Room, The Jacobites By Name, Cormac Gannon, Garry O Meara, Runa, Emish, David Curley & Mick Broderick, Sons of Malarkey, Wild Colonial Bhoys, The Ugly Mugs. http://c ...…
 
PODCAST: 26 Feb 2018 01 Landlord - Jim Page - A Handfull Of Songs 02 The Knight's Ghost - Kathryn Roberts And Sean Lakeman - Personae 03 The Rolling Wave / Chahar Mezrab - Nava - Tapestry 04 Y March Glas - Three Legg'd Mare - Teiliwr: Tailor 05 Tecumseh Valley - Julie Murphy - Lips No Longer Wet With Wine EP 06 Water Rattle - Will Noble - It's ...…
 
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.
 
Emily Herring: Midnight (Gliding,Eight 30 Records) Daniel Meade: Oh My Oh My (When Was The Last Time,ButtonUpRecords) Orphan Colours: Renegade (All On Red,At The Helm Records) Aaron Lee Tasjan: Judee Was A Punk (In The Blazes,First of 3 Records) Kesia Nagata: We're All Going To Die (in Paris) (Looking For Horses,Caramal Productions) Gem Andrews ...…
 
Are you needing some good instrumental music to study to? Show #347 features a study aid of instrumental Celtic music from The Here & Now, McFlooseys, Baal Tinne, Anne Roos, Alizbar & Ann' Sannat, Across the Pond, Adamh, Wolf & Clover, Chris Murphy, Peat in the Creel, The Led Farmers, Brynmor, Bridgid's Crossm Solasta, Andy Lamy. 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.
 
1) The Outside Track - The Transatlantic 2) Kate Rusby - The Wishing Wife 3) Runa - The Newry Highway Man 4) Alma - Bishop of Chester's Jig/Winterbourne 5) Matthew Ord - The Rambling Siuler 6) I Will Set My Ship in Order - Gareth Davies-Jones & Calum Stewart 7) Rosie hood - Lord Lovel 8) Windborne -.... This item belongs to: audio/utmafolkshow. ...…
 
Chuck Prophet: I Bow Down and Pray To Every Woman I See (No Other Love,New West) Patty Loveless: Someone I Used To Know (Mountain Soul,Epic) Wandering Eyes: Me & Mr Jones (LV Kelly Willis) (Sing Songs of Forbidden Love,Lazy SOB Records) Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis: Ordinary Fool (Cheater s Game,Premium Records) Mark Erelli: Crying (Mixtape,s ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS SHOW: A brand new regular feature for you - Alphabetti Folketti - in which I’ll be getting out my big pan of spaghetti letters in tomato sauce, giving it a stir, and seeing which letter floats to the surface. Yes, it’s a pasta-based rand ...…
 
Let's roam the streets of Dublin with show #346 with Celtic music from Wolf & Clover, Andrew Finn Magill, Jennifer Licko, Mary Jane Lamond & Wendy MacIsaac, Tara O'Grady, Samantha Gillogly & Tim Maurice, The Founding, The Jolly Rogues, Spencer Murray & Pipeslinger, Alex Sturbaum, O'Craven, Matt Hughes, Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfetones, Bla ...…
 
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.
 
Anderson East: King For A Day (Encore,Low Country Sound / Elektra) Renfree Isaacs: Radio Flyer (Hit The Ground Running,Puffbunny Records) Tyler Childers: Tattoos (Purgatory,Hickman Holler Records) Robert Reynolds: You Turned The Music Up In My Head (Good Night, Rock and Roll,self-released) Mary Gauthier: Bullet Holes in the Sky (Rifles and Rosa ...…
 
Enjoy a little Celtic Love on the show #345 with Celtic music from Poitin, We Banjo 3, Jed Marum with Hugh Morrison and Mason Brown, Steve Hawson, The Gothard Sisters, Colleen Raney, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Norah Rendell, The Shanties, Seagulls Are Drunk, Ryan MacNeil, Sligo Rags. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podcast. D ...…
 
Cherryholmes: Brand New Heartache (Cherryholmes,Skaggs Family Records) Andrew Sheppard: Travel Light and Carry On (Steady Your Aim,promo) Jeff Finlin: Somewhere South Of Wonder (Somewhere South of Wonder,Gravity) Sam Baker: Button by Button (Say Grace,Music Road Records) Blaze Foley: If I Could Only Fly (Wanted More Dead Than Alive,Waddell Holl ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. We have a handful of Willies - steady now! - that’s three songs or tunes about blokes called Bill. There’s a couple of Stories Behind a couple of Songs, and we’ll be settling once and for all, that age old question about whose best: men or wo ...…
 
Smile along with the jolly ploughboys as we all enjoy Celtic music from Eilis Crean, Ciana, Spoil the Dance, Drones-n-drums, Jil Chambless, Ed Miller and Scooter Muse, Nava, Charmas, Telenn Tri, Melanie Gruben, Forkroot, The Prodigals, Sharon Shannon, Tuatha Dea, Tim Keeley, Christine Weir. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this p ...…
 
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.
 
Orphan Colours: Sun is Rising (All On Red,At The Helm Records) The Dead South: Time For Crawlin' (Illusion and Doubt,DevilDuck Records) Yarn: Undone (Lucky 13,self-released) John Stamp: Blowing Kisses (Franklin 54,self-released) Emily Herring: All The Millers In Milwaukee (Gliding,Eight 30 Records) Buddy Miller: Looking For a Heartache Like You ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. INTERVIEW SPECIAL: DAMH THE BARD. Pagan singer-songwriter Damh The Bard (aka Dave The Bard, aka Dave Smith) has launched a career-defining musical project - a telling of the ancient story cycle called Y Mabinogi, based on the traditional bard ...…
 
What are your favorite Irish Drinking Songs? Here's a fun list for 2018 with Celtic drinking songs from Crikwater, Cormac Gannon, Jesse Ferguson, Peat in the Creel, Matt & Shannon Heaton, The High Kings, The Kindred Kilts, Jim Cope, Hearthfire Duo, Andrew McKee, Bill Grogan's Goat, The Jackdaws, The Saucy Rovers, Screeched Inn, Plastic Paddy, T ...…
 
New Year brings us three tracks from the new live CD of a fully staged production of Peter Bellamy's 'The Transports' in its 40th anniversary year; a tale of the first convicts transported to Australia in 1788.... This item belongs to: audio/utmafolkshow. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, JPEG, JPEG ...…
 
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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