Category: Special Features

Feature Album of the Week – Feb 20, 2017 – On The Ropes – The Honeycutters

Feature Album of the Week – Feb 20, 2017 – On The Ropes – The Honeycutters

February 17, 2017 | By

On The Ropes is the fourth album from The Honeycutters. We were a little slow to pick up on it here at FolkNRoots … a testament to just how much great roots music there is coming down the pipe all the time! It is one of those records that just seems to get better every […]

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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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Artists We’ve Been Adding Lately – Video Feature

Artists We’ve Been Adding Lately – Video Feature

January 24, 2017 | By

Over the first couple of months of the new year, we’ve been adding a fair number of artists to our rotation … and it’s looking like there is going to be a whole lot more great new roots music coming in the months ahead. Here’s a bit of a recap, in video form, of our […]

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Roots Music on a Saturday

Roots Music on a Saturday

January 21, 2017 | By

Saturday is always a big day at FolkNRoots Radio. Tons of great music from all over the roots map, like every day on FNR, but Saturday afternoon we debut the brand new episode of Twenty Eight Tunes with Stephen Milligan, followed immediately by the new Feature Album of the Week. Twenty Eight Tunes … four […]

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Feature Album of The Week : Deadeye from The Ballroom Thieves

Feature Album of The Week : Deadeye from The Ballroom Thieves

January 20, 2017 | By

Who are The Ballroom Thieves? The simplest answer goes like this: guitarist Martin Earley, cellist Calin Peters, and drummer Devin Mauch. That’s an unusual instrumental dynamic, to be sure. I heard this band for the first time, just a couple days ago, but I was immediately captivated by their energy and their harmonies. I jumped […]

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Heather Horton’s Kickstarter Campaign

Heather Horton’s Kickstarter Campaign

January 18, 2017 | By

A favourite of FolkNRoots Radio is looking to make a new album, and she has launched a kickstarter campaign to fund the project. Heather Horton is half of a duo called The Westies, with her partner, Michael McDermott. Both The Westies and Michael released excellent new records last year, “Six On The Out” and “Willow Springs“, […]

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New Shows and Changes to the Schedule at FolkNRoots Radio

New Shows and Changes to the Schedule at FolkNRoots Radio

January 16, 2017 | By

It’s a new year, and a new year should always bring something fresh, so along with all the new music we’re adding each week … and it’s been a great year for new music already with new albums from Stephen Fearing and the Infamous Stringdusters … we’re adding a couple of new shows to the schedule. […]

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New Adds Show Playlist – Week of January 16, 2017

New Adds Show Playlist – Week of January 16, 2017

January 15, 2017 | By

We’ve got a great playlist for the New Adds Show this week! One track from the brand new Infamous Stringdusters record, Laws of Gravity, our Feature Album of the Week, and a track from Stephen Fearing’s Every Soul’s A Sailor, last week’s Feature Album. We’ve also got a couple of tracks from the new Gurf […]

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Feature Album of the Week – Laws of Gravity from The Infamous Stringdusters

Feature Album of the Week – Laws of Gravity from The Infamous Stringdusters

January 14, 2017 | By

These guys have been around long enough, and put out enough consistently great records, that there is really not a lot to say about a new album from The Infamous Stringdusters, except that it’s what we’ve all come to expect. Terrific songs, stellar musicianship and tasty harmonies on the vocal tracks. Thirteen tracks, and they […]

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Top Fifteen Most Played Artists on FolkNRoots Radio – 2016

Top Fifteen Most Played Artists on FolkNRoots Radio – 2016

January 10, 2017 | By

About half way through our first year, we started tracking the most played songs of the week on FolkNRoots Radio. Each week we would post the Top Ten Most Played. Based on appearances in those Top Ten lists, here is our Top Fifteen Most Played Artists of 2016 on FolkNRoots Radio.  Congratulation to the artists, […]

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