Best Folk podcasts we could find (Updated July 2018)
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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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Family Folk Tales
Rare
 
What is Family Folktales? Think of it as a storytime on demand; whether you?re running errands, trying to make dinner, or getting little someones ready for bed, you can listen to a story or two. The stories may be new to you or old favorites, or even different (possibly gorier) versions of those stories you now share with your children.
 
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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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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CiTR -- Folk Oasis
Weekly
 
Kumbaya-free folk music!(*currently on hiatus)
 
Top 100 Folk Songs fiddle songs which Fiddle Hangout members have uploaded to the website.
 
Bastards of Art is a podcast to reach out to lowbrow artist. We are helping artist to come together with a message of positivity and ambition. It can feel very lonely spending hours in the study. We are here to help erase self doubt and cultivate the artist inside you.
 
Jack and Sam research and report on Folklore every Tuesday. With topics from Folk Beasts, to Folk Heroes, to Folk Games as well, these two brothers explain it all.
 
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Folks
Weekly
 
Folks is a conversational podcast in which Trevor and Josh invite friends and PNW local celebrities to argue, and ultimately laugh, about anything.
 
60 minutes of Folk, all commercial free, with no talking DJ between songs. All songs Creative Commons by-nc-sa 1.0 licensed from the record label that isn't evil: magnatune.com
 
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Go Folk Yourself
Monthly+
 
Go Folk Yourself is a comedic romp exploring strange American folklore state by state. Come join us for a fever dream through American weirdness.
 
Because Black Millennials plus sex is fucking comedy!! Tune in every Monday for a new episode of Sex With Strangers: A Grown Folks Podcast for pure comedy and filth!
 
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Mostly Folk
Weekly
 
New and classic music from artists around the world.
 
The Church Folk Revolution - Welcome to the only Radio Show dedicated to holding Preachers, Pastors, and Priests accountable for their actions. If you would like to join our revolution then please visit our website at www.PimpPreacher.com and let’s restore honor back into the pulpit. The Revolution Will Be Televised!
 
A Folk Song A Day, the new project from Jon Boden where you can download a new version of a traditional folk song each and every day for a year. Visit afolksongaday.com to find out about each track.
 
The Newport Folk Podcast explores the inner-workings of one of America's most iconic music festivals.
 
Fair Folk is a radio show and podcast exploring folk culture and music from around the world, hosted by Danica Boyce.Faroese dancers image courtesy of the National Museum of the Faroe Islands.
 
The very best in folk, roots and acoustic music
 
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The Folk Song Hour
Weekly
 
This program is dedicated to the education and exploration of early 1900s folk musics, primarily from North America. For one hour every week we listen to the best in folklorique musics, including blues, ballads, and bluegrass, that all fall under the big umbrella of "folk" music.
 
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FOLK
Monthly+
 
FOLK is the nomadic voice for soulful stories and purposeful excavation. Our deepest desire is to give Houston a soundtrack and rhythm for real life from real lives.
 
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The Folk Show
Rare
 
Great folk music, from the classics of days gone by to new artists reinvigorating the genre. Join host Kate McNally for great music, in-studio performances, interviews and your requests.
 
A collection of folk and fairy tales from the Emerald Isle. There is an earlier version of this book - Celtic Fairy Tales, but this recording was done from a different book in Project Gutenberg. Same book, new readers! (Summary by Ann Boulais)
 
Compiled by an American missionary, West African Folk Tales by William H Barker is a delightful collection of folk tales from Nigeria, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania and other countries along the west coast of Africa. These stories spread in various forms to other countries like the West Indies, Suriname, the Netherland Antilles, etc and can be still heard today among the people of these countries. West African Folk Tales is a wonderful read for both young people and older readers alike. The storie ...
 
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Folk on Player FM
Weekly+
 
Featured Folk Episodes on Player FM
 
Updates on Song or album releases from independent record label Astronomy Records. A news feed bringing you free mp3 music downloads, album samplers, artist news, videos and new releases.
 
GlosTrad is a digital collection of folk songs and tunes collected in the county of Gloucestershire. GlosTrad Folk Radio brings you the music and the stories. Where the songs come from? Who sang them? Why they were sung? Featuring leading folk musicians as well as field recordings.
 
Traditional folk music forms, acoustic blues, acoustic alt country, and contemporary folk by Independent musicians from Indieheart.com with an occasional acoustic tune in other genres. Hosted by Sam Salter (UK) and jill no jack (US) from the IndieHeart.com Independent Music Showcase.
 
The Calgary Folk Music Festival (CFMF) podcast series is a half hour, bi-weekly broadcast dedicated to telling the story of folk festival artists, staff, volunteers, society members and staff. The podcast series brings together the music and stories of musicians the festival has featured in its last 30 years with an emphasis on shared experiences and collaborations. Podcasts will also focus on artists who are performing in our concert series and upcoming festival as well as highlighting musi ...
 
Folk Alley Sessions are exclusive in-studio performances and interviews produced by Folk Alley (WKSU in Kent, OH) in collaboration with Beehive Productions and other contributing production partners. Folk Alley Sessions feature exciting, up-and-coming artists and longtime veterans in folk, roots, and Americans music. Hear artists perform and talk about their music in their own words. Watch videos of these exclusive performances via FolkAlley.com, the Folk Alley mobile app, or our Youtube Cha ...
 
Personal Finance, Budgeting, Early Retirement, Financial Independence and Getting Out of Debt Tips for Average Folks – Welcome to The Modest Millions Show. We’ll discuss personal finance strategies for average folks like you and me so we can better understand and control our own financial destinies. We’ll cover everything from how to setup (and run) a budget, which is the most critical building block of any personal finance plan, to how to figure out what your “ideal retirement” looks like, ...
 
First collection of sung and spoken folk ballads (13 in collection).
 
An episode-by-episode analysis and critique of the television show Queer as Folk. The show started airing in December 2000, and we discuss how gay life has changed, or stayed the same 17 years later. At the end of each episode we ask the question of whether the episode's content still holds up today.
 
Celtic Fairy Tales is a collection of 25 folk and fairy stories collected from Ireland and Scotland. At what I imagine is the Frontispiece, or the dedication page, is the phrase: “SAY THIS Three times, with your eyes shut ‘Mothuighim boladh an Éireannaigh bhinn bhreugaigh faoi m’fhóidín dúthaigh.’And you will see/What you will see_” A loose translation of this Gaelic phrase is “I sense the smell of a sweet, enchanting Irishman around my dear homeplace.”
 
Brunch is not complete without good conversation! Tune in to catch all the happenings going on in and around the scene with your hosts Queen Yero, Alphaeus Green, Jr. and B. Shatter! Let's do brunch, Brunch with Black Folks!!
 
Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music http://folkden.com
 
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Some Black Folks
Weekly
 
The official page for the Some Black Folks podcast
 
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Everything Folk
Monthly+
 
A great podcast which is all about folk, we have a pick of folk music every week. The podcast covers all types of folk from modern folk to Traditional Irish Jigs.
 
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Magic Folk
Weekly
 
Magic Folk is an actual play Dungeons and Dragons 5e podcast. Follow our swole Druid, axe wielding Bird Barbarian, hopelessly geeky Bard, and impulsive Dragonborn Wizard as they travel through the kingdom of Ossul and beyond.
 
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Folk & Beyond
Monthly
 
A journey into contemporary folk music from all over the planet.
 
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Plains Folk
Weekly
 
Plains Folk is a commentary devoted to life on the great plains of North Dakota. Written by Tom Isern of West Fargo, North Dakota, and read in newspapers across the region for years, Plains Folk venerates fall suppers and barn dances and reminds us that "more important to our thoughts than lines on a map are the essential characteristics of the region — the things that tell what the plains are, not just where they are."
 
Another wonderful compilation of stories edited by Hamilton Wright Mabie! This volume, the 3rd of 12, contains 2 main sections: Classic Tales and Old Fashioned Stories. Of the first section, assistant editor Daniel Edwin Wheeler says, "After our boys and girls have read the first half of this volume, containing selected and simplified stories from some of the greatest books of all time, their authors will cease to be merely names. Homer, Shakespeare, Chaucer, Cervantes and Bunyan will be fou ...
 
We have always loved stories. people have always entertained each other by telling tales around the campfire; traveling storytellers were huge crowd-pullers. Many of these stories were passed down through the generations, largely unchanged. "The stories made by the people, and told before evening fires, or in public places and at the gates of inns in the Orient, belong to the ages when books were few and knowledge limited, or to people whose fancy was not hampered by familiarity with or care ...
 
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.
 
This work, then, contains a collection of the myths, legends, and folk-lore of the principal Wabanaki, or Northeastern Algonquin, Indians; that is to say, of the Passamaquoddies and Penobscots of Maine, and of the Micmacs of New Brunswick. All of this material was gathered directly from Indian narrators, the greater part by myself, the rest by a few friends; in fact, I can give the name of the aboriginal authority for every tale except one. (Summary by Charles Godfrey Leland)
 
The Sweet Stories of God's Word in the Language of Childhood.
 
Bedtime Stories, Fairytales and Folk Tales: Lily, a frog, tells stories for kids & families
 
This work has grown out of the desire frequently expressed to the writer when he has been lecturing on the American Revolution, that in some way the experiences of the people as well as the deeds of the armies in that trying period might be presented to the present generation. The author has given to the public this narrative, in which the course of the armies in the various campaigns is followed and, at the same time, many of the forgotten or ignored experiences and deeds of the common peop ...
 
Everyday Folks Radio celebrates America's ordinary yet extraordinary people. Weekly shows are hosted by EVERYDAY FOLKS books author Billy Jones and other great personalities.
 
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Suzanne Vega/Gypsy/Solitude Standing Cheryl Wheeler Now I Like My Husband (Kenny's Song/ Greetings: Cheryl Wheeler Live (feat. Kenny White) Chip Taylor/Block Out The Sirens Of This Lonely World/Block Out The Sirens Of This Lonely World David Davis & The Warrior River Boys/One Moonlight Night/Didn't He Ramble: Songs Of Charlie Poole The Brother ...…
 
First, Brett and Victor took us on a journey across a few different popular vampires in history. Then, Nick and Dan joined their wives in a Gal Folk Yourself spectacular with some gorgeous vampires. But something is still missing... Now, Dan K is leading us through some of the first vampire stories and movies. So grab your garlic and a wooden s ...…
 
No Irish Need Apply unless they want to be on the podcast. Because we love to feature Irish and Celtic music from The Rowan Tree, Old Man Flanagan's Ghost, Whiskey Bay Rovers, Lunasa, The Gothard Sisters, Moonrakers, Arthur Hinds & the Round Table, W Ed Harris, Spirited Lads, Sliotar, Brad Tuck, Heavy Blarney, Clover's Revenge, Marys Lane, Hous ...…
 
Michael starts to ask questions about his unknown father and all roads lead to a famous drag queen. Justin is short on tuition and resorts to an edgy job to pay his bills. Baby Gus is having a hard time finding the right preschool.
 
In this special episode DMed by Becca, the Rowdy party and Gomec attend a gala on King Shakir's behalf. It's a black tie affair with plenty of schmoozing, glitz, and a killer band that's so good they'll make you slap somebody.
 
S4:E6 Ask Us Anything Well this is it - the last episode before the festival. And what better way to send things off than with our annual 'Ask Us Anything' show? You guys asked our staff questions about the festival, and we answered em'. Enjoy the episode, and we'll see you in just a few days! Show Notes:…
 
1) Will Pound - Getting Upstairs/Rodney 2) Estbel - Kosjalaul 3) Jennifer & Hazel Wrigley - Skea Brae 4) Glymjack - Bows of London 5) Hannah Sanders & Ben Savage - Reynardine 6) Vicki Swann & Jonny Dyer - Viggo's Vaggvisa/Dancing Out 7) Lucy Ward - Mari Fach 8) The Salts - Haul Away for Rosie 9) Jos.... This item belongs to: audio/utmafolkshow. ...…
 
Lindsay White/Not A Boy/Lights Out Young and Rusty/Something In The Water/Comeback Coming On Jed Marum/The Wild Geese/Calla's Waltz Merlin Snider/Abraham's Light/One Light Many Windows Sweet Potatoes/ Second Hand News/Headin' Home Sofia Talvik/The War/The Owls Are Not What They Seem Bee Gees/Edison/Odessa (Deluxe Version) Katey Laurel/Daydream/ ...…
 
In a special Deep Folking, the Go Folk Yourself crew sits down for an incredibly polite and civil debate about Ready Player One, the hit novel by Ernest Cline. Dan, Ethan, Victor, and Dan K step up to the figurative podia to weigh-in on what might be the most pop-culture stuffed movie of our generation. ⚠️ Warning: If you liked the movie or the ...…
 
Celtic Punk returns to the podcast with The Grinning Beggar hosting from Paddy Rock radio. Enjoy Celtic music from The Muckers, Sir Reg, Paddy And The Rats, The Killigans, The Mighty Regis, Fiddler's Green, Firkin, The Ramshackle Army, Medusa's Wake, The Real McKenzies, The Mahones, The Porters, Hoist the Colors, Mr. Irish Bastard, The Peelers, ...…
 
S4:E5 Christopher Paul Stelling & Ben Harper Talk the Blues In this special edition of the Newport Folk Podcast, Christopher Paul Stelling takes over as host to talk with Ben Harper. Chris & Ben discuss definitions of the blues, Ben's upcoming set at Newport Folk with Charlie Musselwhite, and much more. This episode contains explicit content. S ...…
 
Michael discovers that Ben had a hot hookup with Brian two years ago at the White Party. Debbie takes it upon herself to track down the identity of the twink found dead in the diner's dumpster. Ted aspires to associate with a higher class of gays, only to find out that it's a twink eat twink world.
 
Innovation. After social learning from imitation becomes futile, innovation starts to develop. As an artist you will start to problem solve with personality. You ability to confidently find new answers for common problems will shine on you almost intuitively. Using the building block you learned from watching others your next step is innovation ...…
 
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