35 Best Folk Music Podcasts

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Folk Music Podcasts

Here are 35 Best Folk Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2024

1. The Big Rab Show Podcast

The Big Rab Show Podcast We are the show for the Piping Folk. Bagpipes, Pipe Bands, Solos, Celtic and Folk music.
Facebook Followers 16.8KTwitter Followers 2.9K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 90 min Get Email Contact Get Influential Podcasters ContactsGet access to 100k active Podcasters, Influencers in 1500 niche categories.Get targeted media contact list in your niche at your fingertips so you can focus on running your campaign.Email us the categories of Podcasters you want to reach out for your marketing campaign at anuj@feedspot.com Copy email. We'll share active Podcasters list with verified email contacts in an Excel or CSV format.

2. Free Range Folk from WSKG

Free Range Folk from WSKG Free-Range Folk features the best in new folk, americana and country, with some of the favorites from the rich history of folk and country thrown into the mix. Hosted by Crystal Sarakas. Produced by WSKG Public Media.
Facebook Followers 9KTwitter Followers 4.8KInstagram Followers 2.1K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 140 min Get Email Contact

3. Folk on Foot

Folk on Foot 'Modest people, playing gorgeous music, speaking articulately about areas they love. Fabulously calming' one listener's description of this multi-award-winning podcast in which Matthew Bannister goes walking with top folk musicians in the landscapes that have inspired them. 'A restorative breathing space in sound' The Telegraph. 'Immaculately produced' The Times
Host Matthew Bannister
Facebook Followers 17.4KTwitter Followers 8.9KInstagram Followers 6.7K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 61 min Since Jul 2018 Get Email Contact

4. Irish and Celtic Music Podcast

Irish and 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.
Facebook Followers 12.8K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 66 min Since Jul 2005 Get Email Contact

5. Invisible Folk Club Podcasts

Invisible Folk Club Podcasts Invisible Folk Club, we are a UK-based virtual folk club producing podcasts in two formats. Conversation and live music with selected guest musicians and Radio shows, mainly music with some commentary.
Facebook Followers 1.2KTwitter Followers 319Instagram Followers 385 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Since Feb 2017 Get Email Contact

6. ReFolkUs

ReFolkUs Introducing ReFolkUs, a new podcast by Folk Music Ontario, where we talk to artists and music industry professionals about building sustainable careers as creative workers, with a focus on folk.
Facebook Followers 3.5KTwitter Followers 4.5KInstagram Followers 4.2K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact

7. Music In The Minor League

Music In The Minor League Houston-area Folk-rock band, Brightwire, takes the time to talk to fellow bands and artists still playing down in the 'minor league' of the music world. No stadium tours or sold-out sheds here, we're talking to those bands that burn up the stage in your local dive bars, coffee shops and living rooms.
Host Brightwire
Facebook Followers 85 Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 65 min Get Email Contact

8. Mostly Folk Podcast

Mostly Folk Podcast Mostly Folk is a podcast from the Catskill Mountains, playing newly released albums, classic folk, indie folk and bluegrass music as well as some traditional music.
Facebook Followers 1.6KTwitter Followers 91 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Since Oct 2014 Get Email Contact

9. The Sundilla Radio Hour

The Sundilla Radio Hour The Sundilla Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring independent contemporary folk music.
Host Sundilla Concert Series & Radio Hour
Twitter Followers 200Instagram Followers 839 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact

10. Basic Folk Podcast

Basic Folk Podcast Basic Folk is a podcast that intends to introduce you to the what's next in the folk world and give you deeper insight on artists that you might know or are just getting to know.
Facebook Followers 1.3KTwitter Followers 25Instagram Followers 2.2K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 62 min Since Oct 2018 Get Email Contact

11. The Folk Music Hour

The Folk Music Hour David Calder presents the music he loves in The Folk Music Hour, to rekindle listeners' interest in acoustic music in the Anglo-American tradition, including NZ folk song, and world folk music such as that heard at WOMAD in New Plymouth's beautiful Brookland's Park. Almost all music has a folk origin: blues, jazz, rock, and even so-called classical. As Big Bill Broonzy famously said all songs are folk songs; ain't never heard a horse sing!
Facebook Followers 2.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact

12. Foot Stompin Podcast

Foot Stompin Podcast Our regular free Scottish music podcast from Scotland featuring the very best of Gaelic, Scots, bagpipes, fiddle, harp music, Scottish bands, ceilidh bands, highland Scottish music, pipe band, traditional, folk and celtic.
Facebook Followers 14.3KTwitter Followers 5.3KInstagram Followers 4.5K Frequency 1 episode / month Avg Length 53 min Since Apr 2007 Get Email Contact

13. American Songcatcher

American Songcatcher Tracing the roots of American music from its emigrated past to artists playing the songs forward. Join folk singer-songwriter Nicholas Edward Williams, where each episode uncovers unique stories and lesser-known facts behind five songs, spanning from centuries ago to those carrying tradition today. Then, as folk artists have always done, Williams re-creates them. From European immigrants to songs of the South: Gospel, Ragtime, Blues, Country, and the Folk music derived from it all.
Facebook Followers 2.5K Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min Get Email Contact

14. Roger McGuinn's Folk Den

Roger McGuinn's Folk Den Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music.
Frequency 1 episode / month Get Email Contact

15. Fair Folk Podcast

Fair Folk Podcast Fair Folk is a radio show and podcast exploring folk culture and music from around the world, hosted by Danica Boyce.
Host Fair Folk Podcast
Instagram Followers 27.7K Frequency 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 60 min Get Email Contact

16. Tanchaz Talk Interviews

Tanchaz Talk Interviews Tanchaz Talk is the world's only English-language program focusing primarily on Hungarian folk music. 'Tanchaz Talk Interviews' features long-form interviews with a wide range of guests appearing on the program. Host Kalman Magyar (Öcsi) is one of North America's leading Hungarian folk musicians and personalities and the author of Put Your Pants On and Get to Work - Ten Principles for Zestful Living.
Frequency 1 episode / quarter Avg Length 95 min Get Email Contact

17. Folk Connection

Folk Connection Folk musician Charlie enlists historian pal Letty for a journey through time and tune. Each episode two folk songs are mercilessly dissected, and then served up for your delectation. Suitable for lovers of folk music and measured laughs. Not suitable for fans of Bob Dylan.
Host Charlie
Frequency 3 episodes / year Avg Length 46 min Get Email Contact

18. Syrtos

Syrtos Chronicling Greek folk dance and music, one episode at a time, with guests from across the globe. Hosted by Maria and guest cohosts.
Host Maria
Facebook Followers 106Instagram Followers 546 Frequency 3 episodes / month Avg Length 58 min Get Email Contact

19. Renaissance Festival Podcast

Renaissance Festival Podcast Twice monthly music and entertainment from Renaissance festivals with Celtic music, Irish folk music, Scottish bagpipes, English folk, Gypsy music, Pirate, Sea Shanty, Renaissance music, and comedy from groups performing this week at a faire near you.
Facebook Followers 10KTwitter Followers 196 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 108 min Get Email Contact

20. Carefree Highway Revisited

Carefree Highway Revisited Hello folk music fans! Gordon Lightfoot is one of the greatest folk-rock artists of all time. And now there's a podcast celebrating and discussing his work, song by song. It's called Carefree Highway Revisited, and every episode, your host (that's me, Mike Messner) will examine one of Gordon's songs with the help of a special guest! So if that's your cup of tea, give us a listen and give us a follow. We'll see you on the Carefree Highway! Hosted on Acast.
Host Mike Messner
Twitter Followers 117 Frequency 1 episode / week Avg Length 40 min Get Email Contact

21. Folkcetera

Folkcetera A journey within, around, and all over the expansive folk genre. Les and Bruce each bring a different side of the folk narrative. Tune in for music old and new, and for stories along the way.
Facebook Followers 136Instagram Followers 10.3K Frequency 1 episode / week Get Email Contact

22. Folk Music Educator Podcast

Folk Music Educator Podcast The Folk Music Educator podcast is hosted by Phil 'fiddlinphil' Kramer and Erin Mae Lewis, who are full-time Music Educators. The Folk Music Educator Podcast includes conversations about teaching bluegrass, old-time, Irish, and more in the modern new media landscape.
Hosts Philip Kramer, Erin Mae Lewis
Facebook Followers 14Instagram Followers 88 Frequency 2 episodes / month Avg Length 37 min Get Email Contact

23. The Wandering Bard

The Wandering Bard The folk songs and music that has survived for centuries often has stories to tell beyond the lyrics. Sometimes, there might not even be lyrics, but behind them lie unbelievable tales. I hope to bring the history of this music to life, as well as travel around the country and world to collaborate and speak with folk musicians, have a couple tunes together, and maybe even a pint or two
Host Brandon Kennedy
Facebook Followers 446Instagram Followers 241 Frequency 1 episode / quarter Get Email Contact

24. Folk Cast Podcast

Folk Cast Podcast The UK's original and longest running independent podcast dedicated to folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music.
Host Folk Cast
Facebook Followers 1.1KTwitter Followers 13.4K Since Jan 2006 Get Email Contact

25. Folk Alley Sessions

Folk Alley Sessions 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.
Facebook Followers 31KTwitter Followers 28.5KInstagram Followers 65 Frequency 7 episodes / year Get Email Contact

26. Is It Rolling, Bob? Talking Dylan

Is It Rolling, Bob? Talking Dylan Actors Kerry Shale and Lucas Hare talk to interesting people about Bob Dylan.
Twitter Followers 4.5K Frequency 2 episodes / year Avg Length 51 min Since Sep 2018 Get Email Contact

27. The Mike Harding Folk Show

The Mike Harding Folk Show A weekly podcast where Mike will be podcasting an hour plus of the very best folk, roots and acoustic music.
Facebook Followers 11.4KTwitter Followers 9.6K Get Email Contact

28. Roots: A music Podcast

Roots: A music Podcast Roots is a music podcast with the goal of informing the public about the roots and folk music of different cultures from around the globe. In each episode, we engage in conversations with expert musicians and academics with a deep understanding and direct experience of these traditions.
Facebook Followers 143Instagram Followers 275 Get Email Contact

29. Celtic Roots Radio Irish music podcast

Celtic Roots Radio Irish music podcast Celtic Roots Radio. Here's a taste a' music to whet yer appetite Celtic, folk, folk/rock, Appalachian, Breton, bluegrass, Scottish, Irish, Cajun, Cape Breton, singer/songwriter if its Celtic, roots or acoustic music you want,you'll find it here (plus a wee drop a' Norn Iron craic!) on Celtic Roots Radio! Produced by Precious Oil Productions Ltd for Celtic Roots Radio
Host Raymond McCullough
Facebook Followers 957Twitter Followers 175 Frequency 1 episode / year Avg Length 30 min Since Apr 2007 Get Email Contact

30. Folk Roots Radio with Jan Hall

Folk Roots Radio with Jan Hall Folk Roots Radio is a syndicated radio show hosted and produced by Jan Hall that focuses on bringing new folk, roots and blues music and the voices of upcoming and independent artists to the airwaves. Visit us online at http://folkrootsradio.com.
Facebook Followers 2.5KTwitter Followers 3.2K Frequency 9 episodes / year Avg Length 60 min Since Apr 2009 Get Email Contact

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Folk Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Folk Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Role Podcast Link Total Episodes Twitter Handle Twitter Followers
Matthew BannisterHostfolkonfoot.podbean.com13@bannmatt
Sundilla Concert Series & Radio HourHostsundillamusic.com/category/radio21@sundillamusic200
Fair Folk PodcastHostsoundcloud.com/fairfolkcast1
Mike MessnerHostlightfootpodcast.com4
Philip KramerCo Hostfolkmusiceducator.com7
Erin Mae LewisCo Hostfolkmusiceducator.com7
Brandon KennedyHostthewanderingbard.co/the-wandering-bard-podcast
Folk CastHostfolkcast.co.uk
Raymond McCulloughHostpodomatic.com/podcasts/celticrootsradio
Artie Martellomostlyfolk.org/index.html71
David Calderaccessradiotaranaki.com/shows/the-folk-music-hour26
The Bluegrass Situationcindyhowes.net/basicfolk23
Big Rabbigrabshow.podbean.com23
Jon Bickleyinvisiblefolkclub.com22
Sundilla Concert Series & Radio Hoursundillamusic.com/category/radio21
Kalman Magyarpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/kalman-magyar17
Crystal Sarakassoundcloud.com/user-37453002313
Stephen Yarwoodinvisiblefolkclub.com8
Phil Kramer & Erin Mae Lewisfolkmusiceducator.com7
Jan Hallfolkrootsradio.com6
Nicholas Edward Williamspodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/americansongcatcher3
Simon Thoumireprojects.handsupfortrad.scot/handsupfortrad/podcast23
Lucas Hareshows.acast.com/63d0e60777d9ee0011a4f45b3
Marc Gunncelticmusicpodcast.com2
Fair Folksoundcloud.com/fairfolkcast1
Carly Seifertbusykidsdopiano.com/busykidslovemusic12
Jazz Podjazz-pod.com3
Will Houkrootsrednecksradicals.podbean.com3
Bostin Christopherktoo.org2
Helen Foresterpromptedbynature.co.uk/series-two2
Liz Voshungarian-living.castos.com2
Ryan Buddstriviawithbudds.libsyn.com/podcast2
Brian Ellisonkcur.org/podcast/up-to-date1
Craig Danulofffmpods.com/pod/dylanfm1
Earth Prime Productions Llcpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/theblueslegacy1
Jameson Fosterfeeds.buzzsprout.com/6654611
Jason Deumanpodcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/itsaschurthing1
Kaitlin Vittvsi-ukr.com/episodes1
Lisa Morehousenpr.org/podcasts/914617087/new-arrivals-a-socially-distanced-book-tour1
Marshall Poenewbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/biography1
Matt Watrobarootsmusicrambler.com/podcast1
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