Folk

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

New Releases

Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
During today's membership drive edition of the Cascadia Coffeehouse, we'll feature some of my backlog of (relatively) new releases, including Dar Williams, Iona Fyfe, Jeffrey Foucault, and more, as well as some old favorites. Read more

Movin On - Songs of Democracy Part 2

Airs at: Fri, 10/08/2021 at 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
On Friday, October 8th, a little after noon to 1:30pm,  Movin' On presents part 2 of songs of democracy, in keeping with the membership drive sounds of democracy. Featured will be a tribute to Phil Ochs, the music of John McCutcheon, Si Kahn and more. Join host Don Jacobson... Read more

Movin' On - Songs of Democracy Special

Airs at: Fri, 10/01/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
Folk music historically had topical and social content woven into the songs. It is no different today. Pete & Peggy Seeger, Tish Hinojosa, Sweet Honey in the Rock, Laura Love and John McCutcheon are carrying on the tradition of socially progressive music. You will all of th... Read more

Asheville Folk on Rise When the Rooster Crows

Airs at: Thu, 09/23/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina, Asheville has developed a thriving arts and music scene in recent decades. The city hosts festivals throughout the year and the streets are filled with lively buskers when the weather is nice.  In addi... Read more

The Black & White Album 2: More African-American Artists Cover The Beatles

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
We're helping to kick off KBOO's Fall Drive in style with a follow-up to one of last year's most listened-to and loved Songcircle episodes, The Black & White Album, this time around featuring a whole new batch of stellar interpretations of songs from the latter half of The ... Read more

Maternar y Recordar

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Maternar es cuidar, es entablar lazos afectivos profundos. Es aceptar que la vida de otrx depende enteramente de la nuestra. Es procrear y criar en comunidad.  Acompáñanos en este especial de la serie del Mes de la Herencia Hispana de KBOO, donde Amenic, Camila, Gisela, Ho... Read more

Let 'er Buck: Musical Celebration of the 111th Pendleton Round-Up

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Cascadia Coffeehouse
In honor of the 111th Pendleton Round-Up happening this week, we're bringing you a special show focusing on music of the American West. You'll hear a variety of classic cowboy songs, Native American artists, and a few Pendleton musicians too. As luck should have it, this is... Read more

Movin' On: Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer Special

Airs at: Fri, 09/24/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
Movin' On: Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer Special Friday, September 24, 12:05pm On Friday, September 24th, 12:05pm, Movin' On will feature the music of Dave Carter and Tracy Grammer. They were national stars, based here in Portland. They had recorded several albums before Dav... Read more

Movin' On Nanci Griffith Special

Airs at: Fri, 09/17/2021 at 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Produced for Movin' On
Movin' On, Friday, September 17, 12:05pm On the up coming edition of Movin' On, Don Jacobson will be featuring the music of Nanci Griffith. Blending folk and country she created a genre of music that was her own. We will hear from Nanci and other artists who pay tribute to... Read more