Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 12:00pm
The Hollands , an international touring family band, talk with Stephanie Elkins.
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 2:00pm
Chance is a coming together of two musicians with wildly diverse backgrounds. It was in 1986 that vocalist Cheryl Leah, steeped in the worlds of R+B and Jazz and having recorded and performed with Jazz legends Herbie Hancock and Mirislov Vitous, joined forces with cellist Edward Willett who was...
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".
Sunday, February 24, 2013, 5:00pm
John Stano is an award-winning singer/songwriter, and a teacher of Americana, Blues, Folk and Contemporary acoustic music. His awards include the 2012 Wisconsin Singer/Songwriter Series Songwriting Competition and the 2012 Grafton Blues Challenge. He is also an award-winning poet. Stano visited the...
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."...
Sunday, January 27, 2013, 5:00pm
Mark Croft is an acoustic-guitar-based singer and songwriter with Roots, Pop, & Americana song styling. His dynamic vocals, skilled guitar playing, and talented songwriting and entertaining has led to his numerous accolades, and they include top finalist in the 2012 Great American Song contest...
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.
Sunday, September 23, 2012, 1:00pm
Named for a river in Bulgaria, Maritza is a band with the tagline ““Balkan Boogie, Romany Romp & Klezmer Kut-ups ™”. Their music is shaped by their love of Eastern European music and folk dance, with a repertoire that includes evocatively beautiful melodies forged in the...
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.
Sunday, September 16, 2012, 2:00pm
Based in the rural and historic lead mining town of Mineral Point Wisconsin, Point Five plays genuine acoustic music with an emphasis on Americana, folk, old-time, bluegrass and alternative country, often blending these genres with unique arrangements. . They stopped by the WPR studios to share...
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.
Thursday, July 19, 2012, 12:00pm
Chicago-based folk-country artist Robbie Fulks joins Simply Folk to preview the Sugar Maple Festival. His latest CD is "Gone Away Backward ."...
Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 12:00pm
Stephanie Elkins had an opportunity to interview British songwriter, performer and activist Billy Bragg before his performance at the Barrymore Theater on July 10th, 2012 in Madison. Elkins and Bragg discussed the music of Woody Guthrie , and the impact Guthrie has had on Bragg.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 12:00pm
Wisconsin's own Cory Chisel and his longtime keyboard player and singing partner Adriel Denae recently stopped by WPR's Buck studio to talk with Stephanie Elkins and play some of the songs from his new CD: "Old Believers."