Folk

Our Fall drive has ended, but you can still donate online.


Get the 2021 KBOO Bluegrass Mararthon T-shirt!

  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

The Way of the Rail, on Rise When the Rooster Crows

Airs at: Thu, 10/28/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
The sound of the train in the distance. The whistle and steam of an antique engine. The lonesome stretch of the rails. Trains and railroads have shaped the way we live, and the rhythm of the rails flows seamlessly into music. This episode of Rise When the Rooster Crows, The... Read more

The Man in Black goes... Paisley???

Airs at: Fri, 10/22/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
Hey now, Phil G here. In April 1968, right around the time that Johnny Cash released Live From Folsom Prison, he played the legendary Carousel Ballroom in San Francisco to about 1000 hippies. The Carousel soundman, Owsley Stanley III, recorded the show. The concert is being... Read more

Buscando America on 10/19/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/19/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
Especial Musical Folk, Jota, Progresivo.  Read more

Keeping Up with the Joneses!

Airs at: Fri, 10/15/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
True giants of music make up much of today’s Songcircle playlist. Great American Songbook composers Irving Berlin and Johnny Mercer sing their own songs. Plus, Bob Dylan, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, The Rolling Stones, The Temptations, George Jones, The Clash, Dusty Springf... Read more

Autumnal Folk Music

Airs at: Fri, 10/15/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
Today's Cascadia Coffeehouse will feature some of my favorite fall and autumn folk songs, including Tom Russell, Tim O'Brien, I'm With Her, and more. We'll also showcase a few tracks from new albums recently released. Read more

Apples, Grain and Yeast on Folk Espresso

Airs at: Mon, 10/11/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
The apples are ripe, and the grain and grapes are harvested. With some yeast, time, and distillation we’ll have drinks to warm our winter. This episode of Folk Espresso features songs of apples, grain, hops, and fermented beverages. Read more

Buscando America on 10/05/21

Airs at: Tue, 10/05/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Buscando America
En este episodio escucharás sobre dos documentales, por una lado una conversación con Tejiendo caminos, creadora del documental MORADA a un año de la toma de la ex CNDH CDMX, hoy Okupa Cuba Monumenta Viva, un espacio de lucha y refugio para todas las mujeres del mundo. Escu... Read more

Slide Guitar 101

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
The roots of playing a guitar with a slide to mimic the human voice can be traced back to Africa. Mississippi delta blues singers used knives and glass bottlenecks to make their guitars sing and laugh and cry starting in the early 20th Century. I’ve loved slide guitar since... Read more