Category: Special Features

Ten Albums from Women, Released in 2017, That You Need To Hear

Ten Albums from Women, Released in 2017, That You Need To Hear

December 14, 2017 | By

At #FolkNRoots Radio, we strive to balance the music we play along a number of lines, including female and male artists. It can be a struggle for women in music to get their voices heard. Here are ten female artists who released albums in the past year. You might not know their names, but if […]

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Eight Great Country Records From 2017 That You Need to Hear

Eight Great Country Records From 2017 That You Need to Hear

December 13, 2017 | By

Some of these artists are well known, and some are a little bit under the radar, but in every case, these records are great examples of the real country music that is still being written, recorded and released. Artists are listed alphabetically. Check out these video clips, and if you like the tunes, buy the […]

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Nine Fine Songwriter Albums From 2017 You Need To Hear

Nine Fine Songwriter Albums From 2017 You Need To Hear

December 12, 2017 | By

These are all records where the named artist wrote, or co-wrote all of the songs on the record, and put their name on the release. We have a Songwriters Show on FolkNRoots Radio, so this seems an appropriate year end list to put out there. Records are listed alphabetically by artist name. Check out the […]

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Ten Roots Music Releases from 2017 You May Not Know, But Need to Hear

Ten Roots Music Releases from 2017 You May Not Know, But Need to Hear

December 11, 2017 | By

Year end lists time has rolled around again, but before we get to our Top Ten New Roots Records of 2017, we’re going to give you our Top Ten Small Label/Indie Artists Albums of the year. These are artists and records you may well not know about, but in every case, this is music you […]

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New In The Rotation – Thompson Wilson

New In The Rotation – Thompson Wilson

October 31, 2017 | By

I saw Thompson Wilson open for Blackie & the Rodeo Kings back when he was part of a band called Harlan Pepper. He went solo, and after doing something like 170 dates, in the States, opening for Lee Harvey Osmond, he has been opening for B&RK on their Kings and Kings tour. At Massey Hall, […]

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New Music Added @ FolkNRoots Radio since September 1, 2017

New Music Added @ FolkNRoots Radio since September 1, 2017

October 17, 2017 | By

We’ve been adding a lot of new music to our rotation this fall, here at #FolkNRoots Radio. Some of it is new music from artists we were already playing, but a bunch of it is from artists brand new to the station. It’s a good thing! Here’s a list of the artists whose music we’ve […]

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New Music Added to the Rotation – September 25, 2017

New Music Added to the Rotation – September 25, 2017

September 25, 2017 | By

Billy Strings – Doin’ Things Right & Meet Me at The Creek Rev. Sekou – Resist Alex Williams – Freak Flag Kasey Chambers – Jonestown Lilly Hiatt – Trinity Lane Gill Landry – Bad Love Tyler Childers – Tattoos Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams – Contraband Love & Save Me From Myself Brent Mason – Midlife Waitress Will Hoge – Angel’s Wings

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New Adds Show – The Newest Music in the Rotation

New Adds Show – The Newest Music in the Rotation

August 21, 2017 | By

We’ve been adding a bunch of new music to the rotation the past few weeks, so it seems a good time to bring the New Adds Show back for a while. Check the web site for schedules and times. These are the artists who’ve been added recently, with video clips from a couple. Enjoy, and […]

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Four to Watch: Alex Williams, Adam Wakefield, Shelly Fairchild, Lindsay Ell

Four to Watch: Alex Williams, Adam Wakefield, Shelly Fairchild, Lindsay Ell

August 12, 2017 | By

No good music anymore? Hardly. Every week there’s great new music and great new artists arriving on the recorded music scene. Here are four to check! Lindsay Ell   Alex Williams   Adam Wakefield   Shelly Fairchild   Look for all four of these terrific artists on the rotation on FolkNRoots Radio!

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WoodSongs on FolkNRoots

WoodSongs on FolkNRoots

July 21, 2017 | By

Michael Johnathon’s WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour is produced out of Kentucky, and is featured on radio stations around the world, including FolkNRoots Radio. We run the show twice each week; Wednesday evening from 9 – 10 and Sunday morning from 11 – 12. This week’s show is going to be a real treat for […]

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