Folk

Hungry for Love - Folk Espresso

Airs at: Mon, 12/13/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
This episode of Folk Espresso, hosted by Jonathan Lay, features songs of winter, appetite, chocolate, red wine, and love. Contemporary and eclectic folk music to energize your morning. Local and regional musicians in this episode include: Chris Roe; Peter Kasin and Richard... Read more

California Dreamin' on Folk Espresso

Airs at: Mon, 12/20/2021 at 5:30am - 7:45am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Take a road trip through our great neighbor to the south. With a vibrant multi-racial population of almost 40 million, California would rank as the world’s 5th largest economy if it were an independent nation. Its diverse natural landscape contains stunning redwood forests,... Read more

Favorite Folk Music from 2021 on the Cascadia Coffeehouse

Airs at: Fri, 12/10/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Music lifted our spirits once again in 2021 - so much fantastic new folk and roots music!  Join us on the Cascadia Coffeehouse this Friday from 5:30 to 7am to hear some of my favorite releases from the past year, including Rhiannon Giddens & Francesco Turrisi, John Reischma... Read more

December 1 2021 Pastures of Plenty

Airs at: Wed, 12/01/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
My favorite food is pizza, and I recently had a craving for both pizza and songs about pizza. You'll have to get your own pizza, but there's some fun songs about pizza at the start of this week's Pastures of Plenty. On December 1, 1955 Rose Parks refused to give up her seat... Read more

Chanukah Songs, New Music, and Dave Frishberg Live

Airs at: Fri, 11/26/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Longtime Portland treasure Dave Frishberg passed away last week. The centerpiece of today's show is about a half-hour of him performing a set of his witty tunes, including two in duet with his fellow Schoolhouse Rock scribe Bob Dorough. We'll also sample a great new album o... Read more

Giving Thanks - Rise When the Rooster Crows

Airs at: Thu, 11/25/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Start your Thanksgiving morning with a mug of something warm and folk music on KBOO. This episode of Rise When the Rooster Crows features songs and fiddle tunes to get your Thanksgiving day off to a good start. Artists in this episode include: Tim Connell & Eric Skye; Kate ... Read more

New Music

Airs at: Fri, 11/19/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Today we'll be featuring a variety of new releases that have come out in the last month or two, including music from Peter Keane, Valerie Smith, and Mala Oreen, as well as some classics from Buddy Miller, Sam Bush, and John Fullbright. Read more

BTTE Episode 304: PDX Pop Now! Special

Airs at: Sun, 11/07/2021 at 12:00am - 2:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg
The most special of all specials: this one was 4 hours long due to the time warp! It was a real treat to be able to play all my favorites, plus a handful of tracks from Volume 18, hot off the cd press! Thanks to PDX Pop Now! for all they do for the scene and the city. p.s.... Read more

Radiance on Folk Espresso

Airs at: Mon, 11/08/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Starlight, sunlight, moonlight, candle light -- the days are getting short and the nights are getting long and cold. Which makes it a good time of year to appreciate points of brightness and the warmth of a fire. This episode of Folk Espresso is Radiance, as in the sparkle ... Read more

New Music Galore on This Week's Songcircle

Airs at: Fri, 11/05/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Seventeen of today's 23 tunes date from 2021 (albeit one that was recorded four decades ago) and an additional one's from last year. Featuring newly released music from The Rolling Stones, Elvis Costello, Billy Bragg, They Might Be Giants, Wesley Stace, Hayes Carll, Erin Mc... Read more