Tuesday, October 21, 2014, 7:00pm
Ida Jo is a singer, songwriter and violinist who recently won the Madison Area Music Association Folk/Americana performer of the year – just the latest in a collection of awards. She recently released a new recording called The Current , and stopped by WPR’s studios with guitarist Scott Lampe and...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 3:00pm
Born in Milwaukee and raised in southwest Wisconsin, Singer-Songwriter Simon Balto recently moved back to the state after living in Chicago. He’s currently pursuing a Ph.D. in History with a focus on African-American studies while continuing to write and perform music. He spent some time at WPR...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 12:00pm
The band Dead Horses , a four-piece folk/bluegrass ensemble based in Oshkosh that's just finishing up its second album, came in for a session in WPR's Buck Studio. We shared a little conversation, and they provided a preview of five powerful new songs. There was beautiful and effortless four-part...
Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 7:00pm
Stephanie Elkins chatted with the very talented duo, Lehto and Wright. They brought along their harmonious music and their two dogs!
Sunday, November 3, 2013, 7:15pm
Elephant Revival with WPR's Stephanie Elkins in front of Vilas Hall at UW-Madison.
Elephant Revival stopped at WPR during their recent tour. The multi-instrumentalists/vocalists broke out the musical saw, washboard, mandolin, guitars, banjo and upright bass for a live session and conversation with Stephanie Elkins of WPR's Simply Folk.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013, 7:00pm
Legendary Singer-Songwriter Larry Penn and the renowned ukulele player and multi-instrumentalist Lil Rev shared some music and conversation with Simply Folk’s Stephanie Elkins.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013, 7:00pm
Tim Southwick Johnson spent some time with WPR's Stephanie Elkins, sharing conversation and music from his CD, "Sand County Songs," based on the words of Aldo Leopold .
Monday, July 1, 2013, 12:00pm
Karen Mal, Laurie McClain and David Stoddard - all solo folk singer-songwriters - come together for some conversation and music with Stephanie Elkins.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 12:00pm
The Hollands , an international touring family band, talk with Stephanie Elkins.
Sunday, May 5, 2013, 12:00pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews banjo player and scholar Stephen Wade about his new book, "The Beautiful Music All Around us." The book tells the stories behind 13 Library of Congress folk music field recordings made in the 1930s and 40s.
Sunday, March 24, 2013, 12:00pm
Joe Pug and his band stopped by WPR's Buck studio for some music and conversation with Stephanie Elkins. Pug is a singer-songwriter from Chicago. He has released two EPs, "Nation of Heat" and "In the Meantime".
Thursday, January 31, 2013, 12:00pm
Boston Singer-Songwriter and Red House Artist Meg Hutchinson stopped by the WPR studios to perform and talk about her music. Hutchinson's latest CD is called "Beyond That."
Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 12:00pm
The Whiskey Farm , an Americana band based in Madison, stopped by WPR to perform and talk with Stephanie Elkins.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013, 12:00pm
Peter Mulvey is an American folk singer-songwriter based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00pm
Prolific folk singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist John McCutcheon shares music and conversation with Stephanie Elkins.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012, 12:00pm
Author and musician Scott Alarik joins Stephanie Elkins for music and a discussion about his novel based on the culture of folk music, "Revival."
Thursday, October 4, 2012, 12:00pm
California-based singer-songwriter duo Jenn Rawling and Basho Parks join Stephanie Elkins for some music and conversation on Simply Folk.
Friday, September 21, 2012, 7:00pm
Gary Louris, frontman of the Jayhawks, stopped by Wisconsin Public Radio to chat with Stephanie Elkins and play some of his work on and off his new solo album.
Thursday, September 6, 2012, 12:00pm
The duo Patchouli joined Stephanie Elkins for some conversation and high energy folk music with world influences. The group consist of songwriter Julie Patchouli and guitarist Bruce Hecksel. They've just released their CD "Anything is Possible."
Sunday, August 26, 2012, 12:00pm
Stephanie Elkins is joined in Buck Studio for a live performance from The Pines . Benson Ramsey, David Huckfelt, Michael Rossetto, J.T. Bates, James Buckley and Alex Ramsey make up the indie Americana group. They talk about their origins, their musical influences and their recent tour.