About The Folk Show
Join NCPR host Mike Alzo each Sunday evening from 8-9 pm for an hour of the best traditional and contemporary folk music.
The orchestral folk-pop band's music bursts with ambition and extreme joy, and its self-titled debut is charged with great storytelling and rich vocals. Then there are the arrangements: little gems that turn these the songs into cinematic vignettes...
We revisit an archived studio session from 2009 with the Detroit folk rocker for <em>Sense of Place</em>. The musician was the subject of the 2012 documentary <em>Searching for Sugar Man</em>, which focused on his oblivious...
The Nashville roots band tells host David Dye how it overcame a devastating studio fire with the help of its community. Hear songs recorded during Luella & The Sun's recent performance at the Philadelphia Folk Festival.
On this edition of <em>All Songs Considered</em>: Folk artists Richard and Linda Thompson are reunited, and garage rock revivalist Ty Segall is back with a new band called Fuzz. Plus rapper Danny Brown, Swedish electronic duo Jonsson...
The Salt Lake City doom-metal band SubRosa isn't out to reinvent the stone wheel, but it does offer a unique perspective by looking back to America's melancholic folk roots for something darker and more soulful.
Host Bob Boilen is on a Newport Folk Festival high, but Robin Hilton is here to harsh Bob's mellow.
The Folk Show with Mike Alzo
airs Sundays from 8-9 pm
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You can find or special order any of the music heard on this program from local music stores, including:
Northern Music & Video, Potsdam: 315-265-8100
Strawberry Fields, Potsdam: 315-265-7700
SLU Brewer Bookstore, Canton
Ampersound, Saranac Lake:
Peacock Music, Plattsburgh: