Category: Music To Discover

Jamie Kent – Indie Artist Debuts at #16 on Billboard Country Chart

Jamie Kent – Indie Artist Debuts at #16 on Billboard Country Chart

February 1, 2017 | By

FolkNRoots included Jamie Kent in a piece on up and coming roots musicians back in June, 2016. Now here he is with his new album, “All American Mutt” debuting on the Billboard Country Charts at #16. We’ll be adding Jamie to our rotation next week, but in the mean time, here’s a video to whet […]

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From The Mailbox – Updated Playlist

From The Mailbox – Updated Playlist

December 5, 2016 | By

A couple of weeks ago we introduced a new show, From The Mailbox, for music we receive in both our email and regular mail boxes, which doesn`t quite fit with our current show, but needs to be heard, just the same. Here`s the current version of the playlist for the show which runs three times […]

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New Adds – Playlist for Week of November 28, 2016

New Adds – Playlist for Week of November 28, 2016

November 27, 2016 | By

Della Mae – Boston Town and Rude Awakening The Dead South – Every Man Needs a Chew and One Armed Man Gillian Welch – Witchita Peter Rowan – Who Will Live and River of Time John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band – I Will Shelter You Carlene Carter – Black Jack David and Little Black Train Brent […]

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Some Music We’ve Added Recently on FolkNRoots Radio

Some Music We’ve Added Recently on FolkNRoots Radio

November 23, 2016 | By

We’re adding new music and new artists all the time … here’s some of our most recent additions to the playlists: The Dead South – Every Man Needs a Chew   Cris Jacobs Band – Cold Carolina   Del Barber – Peter and Jenny Lee   Carter Sampson – Wild Bird   Muddy Magnolias – Brother […]

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New Show – From The Mailbox – Debuts November 15, 2016

New Show – From The Mailbox – Debuts November 15, 2016

November 15, 2016 | By

We get a lot of music sent to us at FolkNRoots Radio. It is part of being a radio service, and in fact, we solicit it with the “Submissions” guidelines on our web page. Some of the music that arrives, either as Mp3 files in the e-mail, or as physical CDs in the regular mail […]

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Favourite Discoveries Since Launching FolkNRoots

Favourite Discoveries Since Launching FolkNRoots

November 3, 2016 | By

We launched FolkNRoots Radio at the end of January, 2016. We’re rapidly approaching one year of 24/7 roots music on the web waves, and we have, to put it mildly, played a LOT of great artists, so far. Some of the artists are well known acts like Emmylou Harris, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings and […]

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Just Under the Radar – The Playlist Problem

Just Under the Radar – The Playlist Problem

October 31, 2016 | By

One of the best things about running a radio station is that, if you are doing your job, you get to hear an incredible amount of great music. One of the worst things about running a radio station is having to make decisions about who does, and who does not make the rotation, when there […]

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New Music – Harrow Fair’s Debut Record : Call To Arms

New Music – Harrow Fair’s Debut Record : Call To Arms

October 30, 2016 | By

Harrow Fair is a band working the roots/folk side of the street. The duo is made up of Miranda Mulholland and Andrew Penner, and the music they make, though deeply rooted in traditional forms is all their own, with Andrew’s gritty guitar and Miranda’s exceptional fiddle playing providing the perfect support for their vocals. You might […]

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Ten From the R&B Side of the Americana Road

Ten From the R&B Side of the Americana Road

October 25, 2016 | By

Call it R&B, Southern Soul, Secular Gospel, or something else entirely, there is a strong and growing thread in the Americana roots music tapestry that puts this sort of music front and centre. Here are some great examples of the artists, bringing the soul these days. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds – We Need […]

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New Adds Playlist – Week of October 24, 2016

New Adds Playlist – Week of October 24, 2016

October 23, 2016 | By

Dani Strong – Where The Heck is Dixieland and Dirt Road Fortune Dan Layus – Dangerous Things and Call Me When You Get There Holly Williams – Settle Down Brent Cobb – Diggin’ Holes Gillian Welch – The Way It Goes T Sisters – The Road and Come Back Down Muddy Magnolias – Broken People […]

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