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.
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:
The Folk Show with Mike Alzo
airs Sundays from 8-9 pm
Listen to the 05/12/13 edition of The Folk Show with Mike Alzo
Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton share their favorite new music of the week and things get big, fast, with an epic, gloriously exuberant cut from The Polyphonic Spree. Plus the experimental folk-rock group Akron Family, Sweden's Goat, electronic...
The raucous, rootsy folk-rock duo performs songs from its most recent album, <em>Burning Days</em>.
A trip to a California women's prison inspired many of the songs on the folk-rocker's latest album, <em>We the Common</em>.
The folk-rock legend, now 45 years into his career, plays songs from his new album, <em>Electric</em>.
The Ridgewood, N.J., native grew up playing with members of indie-rock favorites Real Estate and Titus Andronicus. On Lynch's new album, <em>Lines</em>, he employs clarinets, saxophones and iPhones for an unusual take on American folk...
McKeown's new <em>Manifestra</em> is a self-released, fan-funded album of personal and political folk-rock.
The actor-cum-musician Will Oldham is a gifted, eccentric and fairly revered folk-rock singer-songwriter who, for twenty years, has made an art of working outside the mainstream. Now, with a book and some branding deals, he's dipping a toe in.
Quirky but cutting, playful but forceful, controlled but ragged, Thao Nguyen infuses everything around her with electricity and mischievous boldness. Her third album i<em></em>s full of tense, clattering folk-rock.