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."...
Jenn & Basho
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.
Cory Chisel and Adriel Denae
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."
Sunday, July 1, 2012, 1:00pm
Bill Malone is a musician and prominent historian of American country music. A renowned scholar, Bill Malone is the author of the first and most complete history of the traditional American music genre, Country Music, U.S.A ., as well as the author of a recent biography on Mike Seeger, Music from...
Monday, June 18, 2012, 5:00pm
Tom Kastle is a singer-songwriter and a teller of tales who has performed throughout the US, Canada, Europe and New Zealand. He has one foot in the modern singer-songwriter world and the other planted in the traditional maritime realm where he is a shanty and ballad singer and a tall ship captain...
Thursday, June 14, 2012, 12:00pm
Nationally lauded, Wisconsin based singer-songwriter Katie Powderly joins Simply Folk. Her latest CD is " Slips of the Tongue ."...
Sunday, June 3, 2012, 12:00pm
Stephanie interviews folk musician Ken Lonnquist who talks about his career and latest projects. He's written hundreds of songs and released over a dozen albums. Lonnquist and musicians Dave Adler, Jon Vriesacker and Jon Penner perform several of his songs in our studio. His most recent CD is...
Friday, May 18, 2012, 12:00pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews grammy-award winning artist Amy Ray and several members of her band. The group is touring the Midwest promoting their new album "Lung of Love."...
Friday, May 18, 2012, 12:00pm
Continuously traveling singer songwriter John Craigie sits down with Simply Folk.
He recently released his 8th studio album called “The Apocalypse is Over.”
Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 12:00pm
Milwaukee based Yiddish singer-songwriter Lil Rev sits down with Simply Folk's Stephanie Elkins...
Sunday, May 6, 2012, 2:00pm
Whitney Mann is an award-winner singer and songwriter known for her evocative ballads and barn songs. She is a farm girl from a small town, writing music from the heart with honest and true barn tales in every song that immediately connects with audiences. Mann has already made quite a splash in...
Friday, April 27, 2012, 12:00pm
Hit Singer-Songwriter Jonathan Edwards joins us on Simply Folk
Edward's latest album is entitled "Rollin' Along, Live in Holland."
KG & The Ranger
Sunday, April 15, 2012, 5:00pm
KG & The Ranger take you for a ride to the Old West. They sing vintage cowboy songs with smooth harmonies, and share interesting bits of history about the cowboy songs that they perform. They yodel in harmony, too! As cowboy entertainers, they have shared the stage with some of the best in the...