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.
16.8K 2.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 83 min
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2. Folk on Foot

Folk on Foot London, England, UK
'Modest people, playing gorgeous music, speaking articulately about areas they love. Fabulously calming' one listener's description of this mult...i-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 Timesmore
17.4K 8.9K 6.7K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 60 min Jul 2018
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3. Free Range Folk from WSKG

Free Range Folk from WSKG Vestal, New York, US
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.more
9K 4.8K 2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 161 min
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4. ReFolkUs

ReFolkUs Introducing ReFolkUs, a new podcast by Folk Music Ontario, where we talk to artists and music industry professionals about building sustainable career...s as creative workers, with a focus on folk.more
3.5K 4.5K 4K 1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min
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5. 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% f...ree.more
12.8K 1 episode / week Avg Length 71 min Jul 2005
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6. 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 a...bout their music in their own words. more
31K 28.5K 65 7 episodes / year
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7. Invisible Folk Club Podcasts

Invisible Folk Club Podcasts England, UK
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.more
1.2K 319 385 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min Feb 2017
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8. Mostly Folk Podcast

Mostly Folk Podcast New York, USA
Mostly Folk is a podcast from the Catskill Mountains, playing newly released albums, classic folk, indie folk and bluegrass music as well as some trad...itional music.more
1.6K 91 1 episode / week Avg Length 61 min Oct 2014
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9. The Sundilla Radio Hour

The Sundilla Radio Hour Auburn, Alabama, US
The Sundilla Radio Hour is a weekly program featuring independent contemporary folk music.
200 799 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min
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10. 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 ol...d and new, and for stories along the way.more
136 10.1K 1 episode / week
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11. Folk Roots Radio with Jan Hall

Folk Roots Radio with Jan Hall Leamington, Ontario
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.more
2.5K 3.2K 9 episodes / year Avg Length 60 min Apr 2009
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12. Music In The Minor League

Music In The Minor League Houston, Texas, US
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 worl...d. 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.more
85 2 episodes / month Avg Length 65 min
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13. The Folk Music Hour

The Folk Music Hour New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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!more
2.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min
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14. Foot Stompin Podcast

Foot Stompin Podcast Scotland
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. more
14.3K 5.3K 4.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 53 min Apr 2007
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15. Celtic Roots Radio Irish music podcast

Celtic Roots Radio Irish music podcast Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, UK
Celtic Roots Radio. Here's a taste a' music to whet yer appetite Celtic, folk, folk/rock, Appalachian, Breton, bluegrass, Scottish, Irish, C...ajun, 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 Radiomore
957 175 1 episode / year Avg Length 30 min Apr 2007
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16. Basic Folk Podcast

Basic Folk Podcast Somerville, MA
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 k...now or are just getting to know. more
1.3K 25 2.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 61 min Oct 2018
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17. Roger McGuinn's Folk Den

Roger McGuinn's Folk Den Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music.
1 episode / month
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18. American Songcatcher

American Songcatcher US
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.more
2.5K 1 episode / week Avg Length 49 min
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19. Fair Folk Podcast

Fair Folk Podcast Boston, MA
Fair Folk is a radio show and podcast exploring folk culture and music from around the world, hosted by Danica Boyce.
27.7K 2 episodes / quarter Avg Length 60 min
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20. 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.more
1 episode / quarter Avg Length 95 min
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21. 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.more
3 episodes / year Avg Length 44 min
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22. 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, Pi...rate, Sea Shanty, Renaissance music, and comedy from groups performing this week at a faire near you.more
10.2K 196 1 episode / week Avg Length 99 min
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23. 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.
106 546 3 episodes / month Avg Length 60 min
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24. 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 discussin...g 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.more
117 1 episode / week Avg Length 38 min
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25. Voices of the Ancestors

Voices of the Ancestors Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
Folk music podcast transporting you to the Republic of Georgia. Bringing songs and stories from women singers. Hosted by Holly Taylor-Zuntz and Susan ...Thompson.more
884 169 620 3 episodes / year Avg Length 43 min
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26. 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.more
14 88 2 episodes / month Avg Length 35 min
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27. 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 b...ehind 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 twomore
446 241 1 episode / quarter
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28. Folk Cast Podcast

Folk Cast Podcast Preston, Lancashire, England
The UK's original and longest running independent podcast dedicated to folk, folk-rock, singer-songwriter and roots music.
1.1K 13.4K Jan 2006
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29. Is It Rolling, Bob? Talking Dylan

Is It Rolling, Bob? Talking Dylan London, England, UK
Actors Kerry Shale and Lucas Hare talk to interesting people about Bob Dylan.
4.5K 2 episodes / year Avg Length 51 min Sep 2018
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30. 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.
11.4K 9.6K
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31. 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 epi...sode, we engage in conversations with expert musicians and academics with a deep understanding and direct experience of these traditions.more
143 276
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32. Fiesta Archives | WFMT

Fiesta Archives | WFMT Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago's Classical and Folk Music Radio Streaming Online
703 6.3K
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33. What the Folk

What the Folk Colorado, US
These are revelationary times, there are folks out there doing the real work, and these two affable weirdos want to talk to all of them. Join writer/l...ibrarian Sarah Baranauskas and singer/songwriter Joy Damiani* as they sit down for uncensored conversations with artists, organizers, educators and a glimmering array of visionaries. If you're seeking deeper understanding, insight, and maybe even a medicinal dose of hope with your apocalypse, accompanied by a soundtrack of indie music, this might be What the Folk you're looking for. *formerly known as Emily Yatesmore
31 109 3 episodes / year Avg Length 93 min
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34. The Folk Music Podcast

The Folk Music Podcast Each week, Norwegian musician Anders Lillebo sits down with remarkable people from the world of folk music to explore topics like music history, instr...uments, creativity, the place of music in society and much more!more
434 1.1K
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35. The Netbuskers Folkshoppe, a folk music podcast

The Netbuskers Folkshoppe, a folk music podcast Pasadena, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Each episode features a traditional folk song along with an original song by Stu Venable, co-founder and director of the Poxy Boggards.
101 8 58 1 episode / year Avg Length 28 min
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Folk Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Folk Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Artie Martello mostlyfolk.org 62
Jon Bickley invisiblefolkclub.com 21
Kalman Magyar podcasters.spotify.com 17
David Calder accessradiotaranaki.com 16
CJSW 90.9 FM cjsw.com 14
The Bluegrass Situation cindyhowes.net 13
Sundilla Concert Series & Radio Hour sundillamusic.com 12
Big Rab bigrabshow.podbean.com 12
Crystal Sarakas soundcloud.com 7
Matthew Bannister folkonfoot.com 7
Jan Hall folkrootsradio.com 6
Minions renfestpodcast.libsyn.com 6
McGuinn ibiblio.org 4
Lucas Hare shows.acast.com 3
Marc Gunn celticmusicpodcast.com 2
Simon Thoumire projects.handsupfortrad.scot 2
Nicholas Edward Williams podcasters.spotify.com 2
Fair Folk soundcloud.com 1
Stephen Yarwood invisiblefolkclub.com 1
Kinnfolk celticmusicpodcast.com 1
Carly Seifert busykidsdopiano.com/busykidslovemusic 3
Jazz Pod jazz-pod.com 3
Bostin Christopher ktoo.org 2
Helen Forester promptedbynature.co.uk/series-two 2
Pbs Newshour podbean.com/podcast-detail/438dr-5e6fa/PBS-NewsHour---Art-Beat-Podcast 2
Ryan Budds triviawithbudds.libsyn.com/podcast 2
Brian Ellison kcur.org/podcast/up-to-date 1
Colorado Public Radio cpr.org/show/colorado-matters 1
Craig Danuloff fmpods.com/pod/dylanfm 1
Curiouscast globalnews.ca/bc/program/the-simi-sara-show 1
Dubai Eye 103.8 dubaieye1038.com/podcasts/thenightshift 1
Earth Prime Productions Llc podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/theblueslegacy 1
Jameson Foster feeds.buzzsprout.com/665461 1
Jason Deuman podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/itsaschurthing 1
Jerry learnkorean.podbean.com 1
Marshall Poe newbooksnetwork.com/category/politics-society/biography 1
Matt Watroba rootsmusicrambler.com/podcast 1
Michial Farmer christianhumanistpodcast.castos.com 1
Mystic N Skeptic buzzsprout.com/84561 1
Oregon Public Broadcasting spreaker.com/show/opb-news 1
Patrick & Mackenzy historiacanadiana.wordpress.com 1
Rtl Today today.rtl.lu/media/podcasts/a/1621849.html 1
Stephen Kallao npr.org/podcasts/510008/world-cafe-words-and-music-from-wxpn 1
Survive The Jive spreaker.com/show/survive-the-jive-podcast 1
The Strad thestradpodcast.podbean.com 1
Thegrio thegrio.com/podcasts/writing-black 1
Voiced Radio voiced.ca/project/this-week-in-ontario-edublogs 1
Wbez Chicago npr.org/podcasts/524530318/w-b-e-z-s-reset 1
Wbur npr.org/podcasts/381444772/w-b-u-r-news 1
Will Houk rootsrednecksradicals.podbean.com 1
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