Last year we took our microphones back stage and “behind the wall” of the Newport Folk Festival. We sat down with singer/songwriter Julien Baker to talk about the definition of folk music, and how she’s digging’ the festival.
There's a good chance Rita Houston is the reason you know about a few of your favorite bands. As the Program Director of WFUV, she's one of New York City’s most influential voices in shaping the landscape of folk, rock, and indie music. In this podcast episode, we were lucky enough to sit down with Rita to discuss her favorite artists on the 2017 lineup and play some music.
When it comes to talking about music, there aren't too many people who are as qualified as Meg Griffin. She's been a DJ for over 40 years, she's the host of Meg Griffin's Disorder on Sirius XM's the Loft Channel and she's on the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Inductee Committee. In this lineup preview episode, we sat down with Meg to discuss meeting John Prine, being brought to tears by the music of Regina Spektor, and much more.
Lineup announcements have begun! To celebrate, we're turning this podcast into the ultimate lineup preview show. Every two weeks, we'll have a new guest on the show to discuss the artists we've announced. That way, you - the folk - get to know these artists and their music. To kick things off, we invited NPR's Tori Bedford and Jason Turesky to join podcast host, Dan Swain to discuss and play music from The Fleet Foxes, Margaret Glaspy, Big Thief, Marlon Williams, Drive-By Truckers and...