Podcast: Happy New Years!
Episode #16-52 | airing 12-21-16

We welcome in 2017 with a collection of songs and tunes about the New Year. We’ll hear great tunes from Arnie Naiman, Hesperus, John McCutcheon and others. And New Year’s songs from the Gathering featuring Joe Newberry, Josee Vachon, Geoff Bartley and others. And if that’s not enough we’ll hear … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for December 25, 2016

A warm welcome to winter and a celebration of friendship and community on this holiday broadcast. (Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or on the web at www.wfdu.fm or iHeartRadio.com. The show can also … → read more

Podcast: Welcome Winter!
Episode #16-51 | airing 12-21-16

This week on The Sing Out Radio Magazine we welcome Winter with Solstice tunes from Magpie and Jesse Palidofsky, Winter tunes from Peter Ostroushko and The Claire Lynch Band and a set of Celtic songs welcoming in the Darkest Season. Next week we welcome the New Year with songs written … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for December 18, 2016

The annual Christmas show, which I’ve had the honor of hosting on the Sunday before Christmas every year since 1980. I’ve seen the number of “folk” holiday offerings grow considerably over the years, and this edition of Traditions features of blend of classic carols and folk songs along with contemporary … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 3
Episode #16-50 | airing 12-14-16

I fully intended to complete our Best of 2017 feature on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine after two installments but looking over the remaining stack of 2016 releases I had to create one more program. This week we’ll hear some Celtic Music from various locations around the globe and we’ll … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for December 11, 2016

My annual “favorites” show.  Each year, I share 10 of my favorite CDs that were released during the past year. 2016 provided a challenge – I was impressed by dozens of new recordings that came my way. This list is just my opinion, your mileage may vary. I would LOVE to hear … → read more

Caffè Lena Set to Re-Open on December 30

On December 30, the historic Caffè Lena in Saratoga Springs, New York will once again open their doors following six months of construction and renovation. The eager patrons of the landmark venue have quickly snapped up tickets and the “re-opening” night concert featuring The Suitcase Junket is now officially sold … → read more

Podcast: Best of 2016, part 2
Episode #16-49 | airing 12-07-16

This week on the Sing Out! Radio Magazine we continue our year end roundup of some of the finest new recordings. Old-Time, Bluegrass and Blues are on tap this week. We’ll hear selections from Fletcher Bright & Bill Evans with Norman and Nancy Blake, Jim Kweskin & Geoff Muldaur, Rory … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for December 4, 2016

On this week’s show, I welcomed acclaimed Israeli singer-songwriter and humanitarian David Broza to the studio. David performed live in the studio and discussed the documentary and companion CD “East Jerusalem West Jerusalem,” a project that brought Israeli and Palestinian artists together in an East Jerusalem studio for eight days … → read more

Brother Sun to Set in 2017

Brother Sun, the popular trio of Greg Greenway, Joe Jencks and Pat Wictor have decided that the group will cease touring in 2017 and each artist will pursue individual projects.  This will effectively end a six year run that saw the Brother Sun grace stages of venues and festivals across the continent and … → read more