live folk music

Folk Music & Beyond: The Stray Birds Live!

May 26, 2017

The Stray Birds will stop by the KALW studios this Saturday at 3 pm to perform a few songs from their new recording "Magic Fire."   Their first release made it on to NPR's "best-of" Folk/Americana list in 2012. "This record was certainly one of the finest debuts of the year from a band to watch.”

Folk Music & Beyond: John McCutcheon Live!

Jan 6, 2017

Folk singer JOHN MCCUTCHEON returns to “Folk Music & Beyond” tomorrow (this Saturday) at 3 pm (PST). John will give us a sneak preview of songs from his new CD “Trolling For Dreams” and will talk about his serious illness last year that kept him out of action for a few months. 

Garrin Benfield and Happy Birthday, Pete!

May 2, 2014

This Saturday at 5pm on A Patchwork Quilt,

Kevin's first guest will be singer/songwriter /guitarist Garrin Benfield.  You can learn more about his music at his website,  Then the final hour, we'll celebrate Pete Seeger's birthday.  He would have been 95.  David Dunaway, Pete's biographer, will come in and share a chapter from his radio series about Pete, "How Can I Keep From Singing?" and announce a new website called "Remembering Pete Seeger".