About Ron Olesko

For over 40 years, Ron has been a radio programmer with WFDU-FM in Teaneck, New Jersey. He created WFDU-FM's TRADITIONS in 1980, a show that he continues to host and produce every Sunday afternoon from 3 to 6pm Eastern Time. He's the president of and booker for the Hurdy Gurdy Folk Music Club in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, and is a regular contributor to Sing Out! as well as the host of the Folk Music Notebook blog on this site. Ron can also be found emceeing concerts and festivals around the NYC/NJ area. A lifelong Mets fan and a rabid soccer geek, Ron is a Red Bull season ticket holder since their inception and will most likely be in his seat when not in the studio.

WFDU-FM’s THE SESSION playlist for September 29, 2006- Celebrating Mike Rafferty’s 80th Birthday!

WFDU-FM’s THE SESSIONPlaylist for September 29, 2006HOST: Ron Olesko (www.ronolesko.blogspot.com) An 80th Birthday Tribute to Mike Rafferty –www.raffertymusic.com Tune in to THE SESSION every Friday at noon ET over WFDU-FM89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey or on the web atwww.wfdu.fm ARTIST Tune / SongALBUM LABELTheme: COLM O’DONNELL The Dublin ReelFarewell … → read more

Odds and Ends

I apologize for not updating this site as frequently as I would like to over the past couple of weeks. I promise that new articles, reviews and recommendations will be coming! I have been hard at work on a few projects in addition to Hurdy Gurdy and WDFU business. Bill … → read more