Best Folk podcasts — News, history, and music (Updated January 2018; image)
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
If you love Celtic music, then welcome to Irish & Celtic Music Podcast. 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 podcasts on Apple Podcasts and receives over 10,000 downloads of each show each and every week. You can subscribe to have it automatically download through your favorite podcast player. Did I mention, it was FREE?
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
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.
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
Monthly+
 
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
Monthly+
 
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
Monthly
 
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)
 
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Klezmer Podcast (Enhanced Podcast)
 
Interviews, Music, and News from the world of Klezmer and Jewish music.
 
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Fiddle Hangout Top 100 Folk Songs
 
Top 100 Folk Songs fiddle songs which Fiddle Hangout members have uploaded to the website.
 
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Ceol FM - Irish Traditional and Folk Music
 
24/7 Internet Radio
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Chuck Prophet: Queen Bee (Brother Aldo,Fire Records) Ben Glover & The Earls: Strong Enough For This? (The Week The Clocks Changed,Mr Jones Productions) Allen Dobb: Bellingham Rain (Bottomland,Skipping Stone) Barna Howard: I Don't Fall Much, Anymore (Barna Howard,self-released) Caitlin Cary & Thad Cockrell: Conversations About A Friend (Begonias ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. Who gives a fox for folk? We do! FolkCast puts out the call for your favourite live performers, the ones who not only play great music but also put on a good show, the ones who go the extra yard, the ones who tell stories, share a joke, and a ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Spread Celtic Music Love with joyous Celtic music from Ryan MacNeil, Ciana, Na Skylark, Bellow Bridge, Forkroot, The Gatehouse Well, Hibernia, The Jeremiahs, Jodee James, Natalie MacMaster/Donnell Leahy, Dom Duff, Screaming Orphans, The Founding. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share this podcast. Download 34 Celtic MP3s for Free. Sub ...…
 
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.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Anderson East: If You Keep Leaving Me (Encore,Low Country Sound / Elektra) Emily Herring: Last of the Houston Honky Tonk Heroes (Gliding,Eight 30 Records) Jim Lauderdale: Oh My Goodness (Other Sessions,Dualtone) Heather Myles: Lovin' The Bottle (Rum & Rodeo,Hightone) Stephen Clair: Typing Tipsy (Stephen Clair and The Pushbacks,self-released) Re ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We're gonna visit the Corpus Christi Irish Sessions along with more great Celtic music from Avery LeVine, Chambless, Taylor and Muse, Wolf & Clover, Cara Wildman, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Corpus Christi Irish Session, Brynmor, The Jackdaws, Jiggy, Templars of Doom, Bill Grogan's Goat, The Founding. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share ...…
 
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.
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Corb Lund Band: Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer (Hair In My Eyes Like A Highland Steer,Loose) Rod Picott: Falling Down (Out Past The Wires,Welding Rod Records) Norrie McCulloch: Flyin' Shoes (Townes Blues EP,self-released) Townes Van Zandt: Snowin' on Raton (From Hell To Breakfast,Sugar Hill) James Hodder: The Robin (In The Beginning,self ...…
 
Welcome to the start of a Happy New Year of the latest and greatest from the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: The Intro… BOSTON CITY by Damien O’Kane from the album “Avenging & Bright” (2018) http://damienokane.co.uk WISHING WELL by Skipinnis ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We're kicking off 2018 to be a great with Celtic music Na Skylark, Purcell's Polyphonic Party, The Gatehouse Well, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Jodee James, Patsy O'Brien, Crawley, Hopper & Reilly, Alex Sturbaum, Spoil the Dance, Sharon Shannon, Ryan MacNeil, The Jackdaws, Bill Grogan's Goat, Hibernia. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Listen and share ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Danny & The Champions of the World: It Hit Me (Brilliant Light,Loose) Eilen Jewell: Don't Leave Poor Me (Down Hearted Blues,Signature Sounds) Sean Taylor: Flood and Burn (Flood and Burn,self-released) Peter Bruntnell: End Of The World (Live In The Firth,Domestigo Records) Jeremy Pinnell: Feel This Right (Ties of Blood and Affection,Sofaburn Rec ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Who were the most-popular Celtic bands in 2017? We're ending the year with some of my favorite Celtic bands of the year with Celtic music from Black Market Haggis, The Gothard Sisters, Ed Miller, Ockham's Razor, We Banjo 3, Screaming Orphans, Jesse Ferguson, Battlelegs, Battlefield Band, The Elders, Poitin, Runa, Sons of Malarkey, Vicki Swan & ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 24 Dec 2017 01 Shake 'Em Up Charlie - Mighty Mo Rodgers & Baba Sissoko - Griot Blues 02 The Ballad Of Norwich Gaol - Various - The Transports 2017 03 Castle Kellys - Damien O’Kane - Avenging & Bright 04 Wildflowers - The Wailin' Jennys - Fifteen 05 The Manchester Angel - Laura Smith & Ted Kemp - The Poacher's Fate 06 Lark In The Clear ...…
 
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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Chuck Prophet: Jesus Was A Social Drinker (Bobby Fuller Died For Your Sins,Yep-Roc) John Mellencamp: Sugarhill Mountain (Sad Clowns and Hillbillies,Universal-Island Records Ltd) The 81s w/ Luella: Cranes (Big Man,599537 Records DK2) Hannah Aldridge: I Know Too Much (Gold Rush,Rocksnob) Sarah Shook and the Disarmers: Dwight Yoakam (Sidelong,Bloo ...…
 
I obviously had too much time on my hands today as while waiting in a coffee shop this morning I decided I’d rewrite some Christmas songs to try to put an Irish music slant on them. Jade then followed suit but may have done a much better job than me. I had a few responses. One from Cianan,, one from Jade who actually came up with an entirely so ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Merry Christmas! You will enjoy some beautiful and fun Celtic Christmas music from Eira, Jim Sharkey, Matt & Shannon Heaton, Jil Chambless, Ed Miller and Scooter Muse, Carolina Ceili, The Stapletons, Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy, The Gothard Sisters, Marc Gunn, Susan Toman, Caitríona O'Leary with Rhiannon Giddens, Cherish the Ladies, Jenni ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Bruce Robison and Kelly Willis: Baby, It's Cold Outside (Happy Holidays,Rykodisc) Rod Picott: The Shape of You (Out Past The Wires,Welding Rod Records) Jeffrey Martin: Golden Thread (One Go Around,Fluff and Gravy Records) Caroline Spence: Heart of Somebody (Spades and Roses,Caroline Spence / Tone Tree Music) Jimmy LaFave: Blue Nightfall (Blue N ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A marvellously magical mix of music for a merry Christmas and a cool Yule! FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: IT'S ONLY CHRISTMAS TIME by Kludo White from the album “The Christmas Album” ...…
 
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Klezmer Podcast (Enhanced Podcast)
 
Yiddish and Klezmer from Sweden Klezmer Podcast 134- Louisa Lyne. Louisa Lyne is a wonderful Yiddish singer from Malmo, Sweden. She performs with her group Di Yiddishe Kapelye and have been on the scene for several years. Her latest … Continue reading → The post Klezmer Podcast 134- Louisa Lyne appeared first on Klezmer Podcast.…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
You are working hard, struggling to survive and thrive. Sometimes the world seems out to get you. This show features music for the every day, hard worker with Celtic music from Spoil the Dance, The Gatehouse Well, Water Street Bridge, Vicki Swan, Kinfolk, Na Skylark, Nick Hennessey, The Tea Merchants, Kilted Kings, Celia Ramsay, The Kreellers, ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Eric Westbury: Stupid Answers to Stupid Questions (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Stephen Clair: Heavy Load (Stephen Clair and The Pushbacks,self-released) Peter Bruntnell: John (Live In The Firth,Domestigo Records) Robbie Cavanagh: Sleep Now (To Leave/To Be Left,At The Helm Records) Van Morrison: Bring It On Home To Me (Roll With The Pu ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Get your mind blown with over two hours of Celtic RAWWWWK. We're not holding anything back. You'll enjoy Celtic rock from The Elders, Syr, Jiggy, The Gleasons, Coast, Ryan MacNeil , The Ne'er Duwells, Dom DufF, Screaming Orphans, West of Mabou, The Kilt Lifters, Barleyjuice, The Crazy Rogues, Seagulls are Drunk, Claymore, Emish, Blackstone Cuil ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Dean Owens: The Last Song (Southern Wind,At The Helm Records) Birds of Chicago: American Flowers (American Flowers,Signature Sounds) Silver Torches: At The Lantern (Let It Be A Dream,self-released) Stu Larsen: What If (Resolute,) The Orphan Brigade: Flying Joe (Heart of the Cave,At The Helm Records) Jeremy Pinnell: Ain't Nothing Wrong (Ties of ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: An unofficial theme of Sisterhood develops throughout the show. Folkie sisters are doing it for themselves! And the brothers join in the fun, too. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: The I ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Richard Shindell: Confession (Somewhere Near Paterson,Signature Sounds) Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer: Disappearing Man (Drum Hat Buddha,Signature Sounds) Rod Picott: Haunted Man (Tiger Tom Dixons Blues,Welding Rod Records) Josh Ritter: Harrisburg (Golden Age of Radio,Signature Sounds) Eliza Gilkyson: Richmond Boy (Lost & Found,Red House Records) ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We're giving thanks to you and all of our listeners for this Thanksgiving show with Celtic music from Sarah Marie Mullen, Beth Patterson, Margaret Davis, Patrick D'Arcy, Hearthfire, Adam Beattie, William Coulter & Friends, Nick Hennessey, String Thaw, Celeste Howard, Vicki Swan & Jonny Dyer, Mark Davies, Calasaig, Maidens IV. http://celticmusic ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A 2017 retrospective - more music from releases we've featured this year. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows Music featured: GYPSY LADDIE by The Rachel Hamer Band from the album “Hard Ground” (2017) IF Y ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
A listener emailed that they were just getting started with Celtic music. Wouldn't it be great to have an episode that could be a great intro guide? That's what this show is all about. You'll enjoy two-hours of awesome indie Celtic music from Jameson's Revenge, Poitin, Ed Miller, Cady Finlayson, The Elders, Mithril Duo, Jesse Ferguson, The Rogu ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Martin Stephenson and The Daintees: The Whisky (Bayswater Road,self-released) The Remedy Club: Big Ol' Fancy (Lovers, Legends & Lost Causes,High Flying Disc Records) Eric Westbury: When The Day Is Done (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Silver Torches: Half A Heart (Let It Be A Dream,self-released) Wailin' Jennys, The: Boulder To Birmingham ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
You can support Celtic music. Share this show. Then listen to great indie Celtic music from Chambless, Taylor And Muse, Heather Gilmer and Jeff Moore, We Banjo 3, Fiddlinda: Linda Relph, Devils Waterm Alex Sturbaum, Rogue Diplomats, Ryan MacNeil, Charmas, Dark Patrick, In Search of a Rose, Connemara Stone Company, Plastic Paddy, Kilmaine Saints ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Tandy: Hello Old Friend (hidden track) (To A Friend,Yellow Slipper) The Steeldrivers: If It Hadn't Been For Love (The Steeldrivers,Rounder) Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives: No Hard Times (Live At The Ryman,Import Music Services) The Time Jumpers: On The Outskirts of Town (The Time Jumpers,Rounder) Vince Gill: This Memory of You (These ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A whale of a show! We meet a British naval hero who wasn’t Lord Nelson; hear topical songs about tragedies averted; and play songs that put the “FUN” into funeral. We get Insanely Mental with an Underground Instrumental, and we ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Lift the weight of the world off your shoulders with awesome Celtic music from Cara Wildman, Ciana, Moira Nelson, NUA, Kilted Kings, Gerry O'Beirne & Rosie Shipley, Melanie Gruben, Screaming Orphans, Roads to Home, Eilis Crean, Bard & Company, Syr, Stout Pounders, Solasta, Coast, The Jeremiahs. http://celticmusicpodcast.com/ Like and Share this ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings double showers! We missed August completely. Where did it go?Best explain the picture first. We had such fun talking about the Basque country (see track11), and the misinterpretation, plus our ancestors' delectation over string vests (remember them?) that it was automatic when the picture was discussed. Phew!Once again Gramie struggle ...…
 
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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Americana - The Miller Tells Her Tale
 
Jim Lauderdale: You Came To Get Me (London Southern,Proper Records) Blue Rose Code: Ebb & Flow (Water of Leith,Navigator Records) The Grande: Love You 'til My Heart Stops (The Grande,self-released) Whitney Rose: Wake Me In Wyoming (Rule 62,Six Shooter Records) Eric Westbury: In The Court of Ravens (Atomic Wilderness,Barreltown Records) Jeremy P ...…
 
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Under The Mason's Apron Folk Show
 
Greetings October fans! Although that may be a bit chilly right now. In this special 75th special show all the way in its entirety from Nova Scotia, we boys get together behind the same microphone for the first time in 18 months. A plethora of music ensues from the East coast of Canada (and, to be honest, some from elsewhere) as we spin some of ...…
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: A short sharp blast of new singles and releases that wouldn't fit into our regular show. FolkCast is produced and presented by 'Folkie' Phil Widdows. FolkCast Theme Music: Fisherman's Priest by Ken Nicol Music featured: WILLOW B ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
We shall cross the Thin Veil to celebrate Halloween and Samhain with Celtic music from Kiss the Mistress, Rattle the Knee, Heather Dale, Patrick D'Arcy, Chambless, Taylor and Muse, Nava, Crepuscule, Shillelagh, Marc Gunn, Bellow Bridge, Matt Hughes, Faerydae, Shillaly Brothers, Christine Weir. http://celticmusicpodcast.com Listen and share this ...…
 
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The Mike Harding Folk Show
 
PODCAST: 22 Oct 2017 01 Angeline The Baker – Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys – Pretty Peggy 02 Snake Oil – State Of The Union – Snake Oil 03 The Wind That Shakes The Barley/The Ladies Pantalettes – Steve Tilston – The Greening Wind 04 Carrickmannon Lake – Laura Smyth & Ted Kemp – The Poacher’s Fate 05 Beautiful City – Davy Graham – Large As Life And ...…
 
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.
 
FolkCast: the podcast that brings you the worlds of folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music. THIS EDITION: We make a return trip to Glasgow, we’ve a trio of Hallowe'en treats, we have three guests dropping by to tell us the Stories Behind Their Songs, and we take a squint at interesting and topical new recordings from the USA. FolkCa ...…
 
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Irish and Celtic Music Podcast
 
Irish & Celtic Music Podcast #330 speeds on a bonnie boat this week with Celtic music from Chambless, Taylor And Muse, Cara Wildman, Bellow Bridge, Nava, Chambless & Muse, The Kindred Kilts, The Gas Men, Serious Kitchen, StoneRing, The Elders, Ella, Mark Saul, Banna De Dha. http://celticmusicpodcast.com Listen and share this podcast. Then downl ...…
 
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