30 Best Folk Music Podcasts
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 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 More
2. 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 More
3. 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.
Play⋅ 1.3K⋅ 27⋅ 2.2K ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Oct 2018 Get Email Contact More
4. 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.
Play⋅ 14.2K⋅ 5.3K⋅ 2.8K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 55 min ⋅ Apr 2007 Get Email Contact More
5. 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⋅ 92 ⋅1 episode / week ⋅ Avg Length 60 min ⋅ Oct 2014 Get Email Contact More
6. 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 73 min ⋅ Jul 2005 Get Email Contact More
7. 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 More
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 More
9. 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 More
10. 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.
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Play⋅ 8.8K⋅ 4.8K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 128 min Get Email Contact More
11. 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.
Also in Live Music Podcasts
Play⋅ 1.2K⋅ 295⋅ 134 ⋅3 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 57 min ⋅ Feb 2017 Get Email Contact More
12. Music Makers and Soul Shakers Podcast
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⋅ 583⋅ 1.2K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 86 min ⋅ Mar 2016 Get Email Contact More
13. Folk on Foot Podcast
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.
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Play⋅ 17.3K⋅ 8.8K⋅ 1.3K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact More
14. Roger McGuinn's Folk Den
Roger McGuinn carries on the tradition of folk music.
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15. 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.
Also in Americana Music Podcasts
Play⋅ 2.5K ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 54 min Get Email Contact More
16. Fair Folk Podcast
Fair Folk is a radio show and podcast exploring folk culture and music from around the world, hosted by Danica Boyce.
Play⋅ 2K⋅ 196 ⋅1 episode / month ⋅ Avg Length 63 min Get Email Contact More
17. 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 More
18. 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 More
19. 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 More
20. 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.
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Play⋅ 703⋅ 6.3K ⋅2 episodes / month ⋅ Avg Length 59 min Get Email Contact More
21. 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 More
22. 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 More
23. 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 More
24. 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 More
25. Mountain Folk Podcast
This is 'Mountain Folk' the show for people who enjoy bluegrass, folk, old-time, acoustic, outdoor, critter and mountain music!
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26. 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!
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Folk Music Podcasters
|Podcaster Name||Podcast Link||Total Episodes|
|Lucas Hare, Kerry Shale||cms.megaphone.fm||150|
|CJSW 90.9 FM||cjsw.com||62|
|Nicholas Edward Williams||anchor.fm||40|
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