Folk

Music and movie reviews for backyard listening

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
the Sampler returns once again as DK and Fortunato recommend some movies not to miss. DK will look at a resent alien invasion movie from Russia and Fortunato takes a second look at the action thiller The Take. Which had been removed from release twice due to its political c... Read more

Early Morning Gumbo

Airs at: Tue, 09/29/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Early Morning Gumbo
Tune in each Tuesday morning for a spicy mix of folk and acoustic music, old and new, much of which is connected to the American South, including (but not limited to) acoustic blues, Texas folk, Cajun & Zydeco, old-time and swing.  This week we'll note a couple of birthdays... Read more

Folkies Sing the Issues

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Between now and November 2nd, Folk Espresso with host Diane Hunt will feature songs that address the many issues that confront us and contort us as we VOTE to put this country back on a sane course.  Some songs go back to the pen of Woody Guthrie; others were written mere w... Read more

Farming, Barley, Beer, Ducks, Geese

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
This episode features songs & tunes of farmers and farming, harvest, barley, beer, ducks and geese. Local and regional musicians in this episode include Three Strong Winds, Scott Katz, Chris Roe, Jiggery Pokery, Caswell Carnahan, and Deadwood Revival. Other musicians in t... Read more

BTTE Episode 286: PDX Pop Now! Special

Airs at: Sun, 09/06/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Pastures of Plenty Labor Day Show

Airs at: Wed, 09/02/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Pastures of Plenty
Join me for a musical tribute to Labor Day, featuring songs about working men and women, legendary Labor organizer Joe Hill, and Labor struggles in the U.S, including the fight to unionize coal mining. Featured artists include John McCutcheon, Paul Robeson, Woody Guthrie, S... Read more

Radio Obon!

Airs at: Sat, 08/01/2020 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  Every summer, nihonjin (Japanese) and nikkei (people of the Japanese diaspora) come together to celebrate Obon. This festival honors ancestors through rituals, songs, and communal dance. This year's Obon Fest in Portland was cancelled due to Covid19, but you can still he... Read more

Special Edition: Pickathon

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 5:30am - 7:00am
Produced for Folk Espresso
Everyone was hoping that with a mid-summer event date, Pickathon would just squeak by and be called a “GO,” but alas, the virus isn’t letting up and the good staffers at Pickathon had to cancel this year’s festival.  It would have been taking place the first weekend in Augu... Read more

More Music for Mid Summer

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Fortunato is set up in his patio and has lots of music to share. Read more

The Songcircle on 07/17/20: Summertime Songs (and More)

Airs at: Fri, 07/17/2020 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle