Sponsored by:

Trapper Schoepp playing guitar

In 2021, Milwaukee-based musician Trapper Schoepp watched a YouTube video of an Irishman moving his fingers up and down the neck of the guitar using a technique called "open D tuning." Two years later, Schoepp released his newest album "Siren Songs" focusing on the technique commonly used by...Read more


Every so often, we offer music from archived performances. Download and enjoy!

Make A Request

Our request show is the second Sunday of each month. Here’s how to make a request!


What was that piece? Find out what music was played in the Folk Music Playlist.


Listen to Simply Folk Interviews which includes studio performances from your favorite folk artists.

Our Folk Calendar

View the Simply Folk calendar or submit an event.

View the Simply Folk calendar or submit an event.

Sponsored by:

About Sile

Sile Shigley is host of the Wisconsin Public Radio's long-running Sunday night folk music show “Simply Folk .”Read more

Subscribe To WPR Newsletters

Keep updated on the latest news and information. Sign up now!