Folk

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  Buy your 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Marathon t-shirt! This year's Bluegrass Marathon shirt is designed by Music From The True Vine host Justin Auld. Celebrate the Bluegrass Marathon and show your support for KBOO Community Radio by purchasing your super stylish t-shirt today. ... Read more

Old-Time Earth Day

Airs at: Thu, 04/22/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
A celebration of Earth Day with traditional North American music, roots, branches and beyond. Read more

Movin' On Earth Day Special

Airs at: Fri, 04/16/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Produced for Movin' On
Earth Day is approaching and on this Friday's extended edition of "Movin' On" music for and about the environment will be featured. Along with others, you will be able to hear artists like the duo Magpie, Pete Seeger, Tish Hinojosa, Bill Staines, Peter Rowan and selections ... Read more

Folk Espresso is Forest, Flowers, and Flowing Water

Airs at: Mon, 04/12/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
It’s springtime, and we are surrounded by blossoms, the rivers and creeks are flowing with rainwater and snowmelt, and the trees are leafing out to catch the sunlight. This episode of Folk Espresso features songs and tunes of forest, flowers, and flowing water. Local and... Read more

Home on Pastures of Plenty

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
Homelessness is a huge problem. It breaks my heart to see the homeless camps all over Portland. What is home? To quote 5th grader Wynn from Brentwood Bay, British Columbia, runner-up in the Habitat for Humanity Canada Meaning of Home Writing Contest: Home means an enjoyab... Read more

Movin' On

Airs at: Fri, 04/09/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
On this Friday's Movin' On, from 12:05 to 1:30pm, Don Jacobson will be featuring tribute albums honoring Utah Phillips and Jean Richie. Utah Phillips was a great singer songwriter and storyteller who remembered the struggles of the proletariat. Jean Ritchie loved traditiona... Read more

BTTE Episode 296: Costello List

Airs at: Sun, 04/04/2021 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Talking with Wesley Stace about the Songs of John Wesley Harding

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
The Songcircle welcomes our first guest since February, 2020! And it's "returning champion" Wesley Stace, a.k.a. John Wesley Harding, with whom we Zoomed this week to talk about his new compilation released today, The Good Lyre: Songs of John Wesley Harding. The tracklist f... Read more

Celebrating Spring and Emmylou Harris's Birthday

Airs at: Fri, 04/02/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Today we are celebrating the beginning of Spring with a variety of seasonal folk music. We'll also be showcasing the music of Emmylou Harris who is celebrating her 74th birthday. Read more

Wishing for a Farewell to Arms; Wishing Don Heffington a Fond Farewell

Airs at: Fri, 03/26/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Songs about the scourge of the Second Amendment from The Avett Brothers, Dan Bern, Casey Neill (a Songcircle exclusive!) and others. Then, we say goodbye to beloved Americana drummer and musical artist Don Heffington through songs he played on by Bob Dylan, Victoria William... Read more