Wednesday, May 2, 2018, 5:10pm
The Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers, also known as Nikki Grossman and Joe Hart, came by WPR’s Buck Studio to share their music and some conversation with Simply Folk’s Dan Robinson, covering topics from songwriting to their love of old-time music. They also performed some songs from their latest album, “...
Thursday, March 15, 2018, 4:55pm
The Milwaukee-based duo, Nickel & Rose, aka Carl Nichols and Johanna Rose, will be performing at the Simply Folk Shindig on June 7 th . In anticipation of that performance, they were in WPR’s Buck Studio recently to share music and conversation with Dan Robinson. Along with talking about their...
Sunday, February 4, 2018, 7:15pm
Kendra Swanson recently brought her strong voice, energetic instrumental work and wonderful musicianship into WPR's Buck Studio recently for a performance and conversation with Dan Robinson. A talented singer-songwriter, Kendra's roots-based music reflects both her personal journey and inspiration...
Sunday, January 28, 2018, 9:30pm
Joe Jencks was recently in WPR's Wausau studio with Dan Robinson to share his music and talk about where he draws inspiration for his songwriting. An 18-year veteran of the folk music circuit, Joe is well-known for his solo work as well as his time with the trio Brother Sun.
Sunday, December 3, 2017, 5:00pm
Marlin Ledin was in WPR’s Superior studio for an interview with Dan Robinson recently. Along with sharing music from his new self-titled EP, Marlin discussed how the album came to be and how being in the northwoods has influenced his music.
Sunday, November 26, 2017, 7:15pm
At WPR’s La Crosse studio, Dan Robinson interviewed David Schipper about the folk music community in the La Crosse area, as well as the larger Coulee Region and Driftless area. David, a musician himself, as well as a house concert host and one of the organizers of the Great River Folk Festival,...
Sunday, November 5, 2017, 7:15pm
Wade Fernandez brought his voice, his guitars, and his flute into WPR's Wausau studio to share his music and his life experiences with Simply Folk host Dan Robinson. Soaring from Menominee Indian Reservation roots to blues, from rock to original music, Fernandez performs a wide variety of music,...
Monday, October 9, 2017, 3:45pm
On a mild Wisconsin day last June, folk-rock act the Avett Brothers spoke and sang to a modest but spellbound audience of songwriters and musicians at the inaugural Between the Waves Conference .
Sunday, August 6, 2017, 6:00pm
Art Stevenson and High Water have been playing great bluegrass music in Wisconsin and beyond for decades. They brought their tight harmonies and stellar instrumental playing into the WPR studio recently for a performance and interview with Dan Robinson.
Sunday, December 18, 2016, 7:00pm
Door County musician Katie Dahl came out with a new single this month, “In the Dark,” which she says is “a hymn for the longest nights of the year. During times of darkness – in a year, in a life, in a nation – who brings the light?” We just played it this past Sunday on Simply Folk, so we thought it would be good to share this June 2011 interview with Katie and former host Stephanie Elkins. Enjoy!
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...
Wednesday, May 18, 2016, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews noted Wisconsin musician Robert J!
Thursday, May 5, 2016, 12:00pm
We Banjo 3 is a band from Galway, Ireland that plays a blend of traditional Irish, old time, and bluegrass! T hey stopped by WPR's Buck Studio to share some tunes with Stephanie Elkins and give a little insight into their music, a genre they've dubbed "Celt-Grass."
Wednesday, April 20, 2016, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews Ottawa Valley singer, fiddler and stepdancer, April Verch!
Friday, April 15, 2016, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter, Sean Watkins!
Friday, April 8, 2016, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews Grammy Award-winning musicians, The Okee Dokee Brothers!
Thursday, March 10, 2016, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews North Carolina's self-styled "renegade traditional" band, Mipso!...
Sunday, January 29, 2012, 2:15pm
Stephanie Elkins interviews Willy Porter and The Carpe Diem String Quartet!
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."
Thursday, November 19, 2015, 2:15pm
Minnesota-Wisconsin duo American Feedbag has been making waves across the Midwest, and this fall they rolled into WPR's Buck Studio to share some lively conversation and music with Simply Folk's Stephanie Elkins!...