americana

1:06pm

Tue April 21, 2015
Arts & Culture

Tumbleweed Wanderers live on Fog City Blues tonight

In two short years, Tumbleweed Wanderers have gone from playing sidewalk jam sessions to headlining venues around the Bay Area. The story and sound of the band -- an Americana inspired mix of soul and classic rock-n-roll -- spread throughout the Bay, the West Coast and across the country, essentially, independently. They join host Devon Strolovitch for a live in-studio preview of their new album, Realize, this Wednesday 4/22 at 9 pm.

9:16am

Wed November 12, 2014
Arts & Culture

Bob Dylan's Basement Tapes tonight on Fog City Blues

In 1967, Bob Dylan and several members of what became The Band got together in upstate New York. For months, they played and played – and recorded as they went along. It took 8 years for some of the music to come out officially, but in that time, the legend of The Basement Tapes grew. Bootlegs were passed around, little hints of the bigger treasure that existed somewhere.

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2:48pm

Sat June 15, 2013
Folk Music & Beyond Sat. 6/15 3 pm

Americana!

Emmylou Harris and Steve Earle

"Folk Music & Beyond" offers new and recent releases in Americana by Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Greg Brown, Patty Griffin, Bruce Molsky and others.  Also featured are old-time fiddlers Rayna Gellert and April Verch.  Broadcast 6/15/13; available on KALW's Local Music Player until 6/22/13.

8:29pm

Sun May 27, 2012
Folk Music & Beyond

Folk Music & Beyond 6/2

Misner & Smith

Live music by two of the headliners at the upcoming San Francisco Free Folk Festival.    The Americana duo Misner & Smith will be in at 3 pm, performing their original songs and talking about their roles in the musical "Woody Guthrie's American Song."  At 4 pm, Melody Walker and Jacob Groopman perform songs from Melody's new debut CD "Gold Rush Goddess."