TRADITIONS playlist #17-30

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, July 23, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, July 29, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com Anne Saunders, artistic director of the Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, joined us to discuss the history of this influential festival and to preview the 29th edition coming up … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-29

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, July 16th, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, July 22, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com July 19th marks the 15th anniversary of the passing of singer-songwriter Dave Carter. His loss shocked the folk community as we lost a friend whose influence and talent … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for July 2, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday July 8, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com Starting this week, TRADITIONS is being broadcast as a two-hour program on WFDU-FM on Sunday afternoons. The full three-hour show can be heard on BluesAndRootsRadio.com the following Saturday night each week at 6:30pm. Plans are afoot for the three-hour … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 25, 2017

(Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Timeover 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 be heard Saturday evenings at 6:30pm ET at www.bluesandroots.radio.com. On-demand streams of shows, including this one, are archived … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 18, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 24, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com A preview of the 27th Annual Old Songs Folk Festival of Traditional Music and Dance (www.oldsongs.org) was featured on this weeks show, plus songs for Father’s Day!  Also, a tribute to Rosalie Sorrels who passed away on June 11th at the age of … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 11, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 17, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com George Mann joined me in the studio this week. A former labor union organizer and activist, George talked about life on the road for a socially relevant musician and he performed several songs live in the studio. We also discussed a compilation CD … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for June 4, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 10, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com New music from Tom Chapin, Loretta Hagen, Beth DeSombre, Emma’s Revolution and more. (Tune in to WFDU-FM’s TRADITIONS every Sunday from 3pm to 6pm Eastern Timeover WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area,or on the web at www.wfdu.fm or iHeartRadio.com. The show … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for May 28, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday June 3, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com A special Memorial Day weekend edition, focusing on songs honoring the men and women of our armed services who gave their lives defending this country, and songs of hope and peace to end these conflicts. Plus, a special visit from Ramblin’ Bob (aka … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for May 14, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday May 20, 2017 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com Mother’s Day is celebrated in song with music from Cathie Ryan, David Roth, Bing Futch and others.  We featured a brand new song from Tom Chapin about Julia Ward Howe which will appear on a new CD that will be released in early … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist for April 30, 2017

Re-broadcast Saturday May 6 on www.bluesandrootsradio.com By coincidence of their separate touring schedules, two outstanding artists joined me in the studio today – Alice Howe and Bing Futch. Boston-based singer-songwriter Alice Howe recently released an impressive EP titled You’ve Been Away So Long that has received strong reviews and comparrisions … → read more