30 Best Folk Music Podcasts

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Folk Music Podcasts

Here are 30 Best Folk Music Podcasts worth listening to in 2023

1. 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.
Play 2.5K 3.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 60 min Apr 2009 Get Email Contact

2. 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.
Play 16.8K 2.9K 1 episode / week Avg Length 81 min Get Email Contact

3. 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 know or are just getting to know.
Play 1.3K 27 2.2K 1 episode / week Avg Length 58 min Oct 2018 Get Email Contact

4. 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.
Play 14.2K 5.3K 2.8K 1 episode / month Avg Length 55 min Apr 2007 Get Email Contact

5. 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 traditional music.
Play 1.6K 91 1 episode / week Avg Length 60 min Oct 2014 Get Email Contact

6. 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.
Play 12.7K 1 episode / week Avg Length 74 min Jul 2005 Get Email Contact

7. 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!
Play 2.3K 1 episode / week Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact

8. 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.
Play 132 6.4K 3 episodes / month Get Email Contact

9. 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.
Play 4.4K 1 episode / month Avg Length 51 min Sep 2018 Get Email Contact

10. 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.
Play 10.2K 199 2 episodes / month Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact

11. 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, Free-Range Folk airs weekly on WSKG Classical, available online everywhere.
Also in WSKG Podcasts
Play 8.8K 4.8K 1 episode / month Avg Length 128 min Get Email Contact

12. 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.
Also in Live Music Podcasts
Play 1.2K 295 134 3 episodes / month Avg Length 57 min Feb 2017 Get Email Contact

13. Music Makers and Soul Shakers Podcast

Music Makers and Soul Shakers Podcast Nashville, TN
A longform interview and sometimes performance with various guests involved in the making of great music that is organic and innovative. Artists, producers, musicians, and even some industry people will be profiled in this podcast that focuses on Americana, blues, songwriters, soul, world and folk music.
Play 576 1.2K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 86 min Mar 2016 Get Email Contact

14. Folk on Foot Podcast

Folk on Foot Podcast UK
Matthew Bannister goes walking with a leading folk musician in a landscape that has inspired them. They sing and play exclusive acoustic songs on location.
Also in Musician Podcasts
Play 17.3K 8.8K 1.3K 1 episode / month Avg Length 59 min Jul 2018 Get Email Contact

15. Roger McGuinn's Folk Den

Roger McGuinn's Folk Den Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music.
Play 2 episodes / quarter Get Email Contact

16. 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.
Also in Americana Music Podcasts
Play 2.5K 1 episode / month Avg Length 57 min Get Email Contact

17. 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.
Play 2K 197 1 episode / month Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact

18. 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.
Play 30.2K 28.8K 2.1K 3 episodes / year Get Email Contact

19. 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.
Play 11.4K 9.7K 5 episodes / year Avg Length 121 min Get Email Contact

20. Fiesta! Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari | WFMT

Fiesta! Latin-American Music with Elbio Barilari | WFMT Chicago, Illinois, US
Fiesta is a weekly classical music program devoted to Latin American and Iberian music from the 16th to 21st century, and brings artistically and historically significant compositions and artists to its listeners. Acclaimed composer, musician, and professor Elbio Barilari is your guide on this adventure through a rich musical landscape.
Also in Latin Music Podcasts
Play 703 6.3K 2 episodes / month Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact

21. 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.
Play 143 8 episodes / year Avg Length 316 min Get Email Contact

22. 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, instruments, creativity, the place of music in society and much more!
Play 434 1 episode / month Avg Length 66 min Get Email Contact

23. Tanchaz Talk Interviews

Tanchaz Talk Interviews 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.
Play 4 episodes / year Avg Length 97 min Get Email Contact

24. 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.
Play 1.1K 13.4K Jan 2006 Get Email Contact

25. Mountain Folk Podcast

Mountain Folk Podcast This is 'Mountain Folk' the show for people who enjoy bluegrass, folk, old-time, acoustic, outdoor, critter and mountain music!
Play 1.1K Get Email Contact

26. Talkin' Folk

Talkin' Folk Bronx, New York, US
Join Nick (and sometimes Jimmy), along with rotating guests, as they spend time Talkin' Folk music both new and old. Regular episodes released on Tuesdays! WWLT released on Fridays!
Play 259.6K 316K Get Email Contact

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Folk Music Podcasters

Top Podcasters covering Folk Music. Get Spreadsheet.
Podcaster Name Email Podcast Link Total Episodes
Lucas Hare, Kerry Shale cms.megaphone.fm 150
Artie Martello mostlyfolk.org 102
Basic Folk cindyhowes.net 77
Big Rab bigrabshow.podbean.com 77
Mike Harding mikehardingfolkshow.com 70
CJSW 90.9 FM cjsw.com 62
Jomboy Media talkinsongs.libsyn.com 58
Jan Hall folkrootsradio.com 45
David Calder accessradiotaranaki.com 42
Nicholas Edward Williams anchor.fm 40
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