TRADITIONS playlist #17-41

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, October 14, 2017 and Tuesday, October 17, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com Andrew Ratshin, one of the founding members of Uncle Bonsai, joined me this week to share songs from the trio’s new CD The … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-40

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, October 7, 2017 and Tuesday, October 10, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com This week’s program featured a tribute to Tom Paley, one of the founding members of the New Lost City Ramblers and a prominent … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-38

WFDU broadcast was pre-empted this week. Traditions aired on Saturday, September 23, 2017 and Tuesday September 26, 2017 on BluesAndRootsRadio.com (Tune in to for the 2-hour version of WFDU’s TRADITIONS each Sunday from 3pm to 5pm Eastern Time over WFDU-FM 89.1 in the NYC/Northern New Jersey area, or on the … → read more

TRADITIONS playlist #17-36

Airing live on WFDU on Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 3-5pm Re-broadcast Saturday, September 9, 2017 (with a bonus hour) on BluesAndRootsRadio.com The Chapin Sisters joined me in the studio to share some live music and to discuss the upcoming Hudson West Folk Festival. Lily and Abigail Chapin, the daughters … → read more

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