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Simply Folk with Síle Shigley

Host Síle Shigley plays a wide selection of traditional and new folk music, including Americana, bluegrass, acoustic blues, Celtic and Nordic, with frequent highlights from Wisconsin artists. You’ll also hear the voices of Jeff Durkee and Steve Gotcher, who share their folk music talents as rotating hosts.

Schedule

WPR Music, Sundays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sile Shigley

Music archives are limited by law to a two week life and must include a synchronized playlist. Archived shows are usually available by noon of the Monday following the Sunday broadcast.

Latest Episodes

  • July 2024 Request Show

    The requests are rolling in! Tune in for an eclectic mix of listener-selected folk favorites from Woodie Guthrie, Jim Post and more!

    July 2024 Request Show
  • A July Evening With Steve Gotcher

    Join Steve Gotcher for an evening full of the best in traditional and contemporary folk, including blues from Sonny Boy Wilson and some thoughtful reflections on Independence Day.

    A July Evening With Steve Gotcher
  • New Releases from Near and Far

    It’s time to catch up with the newest batch of music in the Simply Folk mailbag!

    New Releases from Near and Far
  • Fresh Americana with Jeff Durkee

    This week Jeff Durkee brings you an eclectic mix of the best in folk & Americana, with new music from Lynn Miles, Don Flemons and Chris Smither (see NPR’s latest […]

    Fresh Americana with Jeff Durkee
  • Father’s Day, Summer & A Ticket Giveaway

    This week we share songs for Father’s Day and the beginning of summer; we’ll also have a ticket giveaway to see Lyle Lovett in Wausau!

    Father’s Day, Summer & A Ticket Giveaway

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