Folk on the Radio
Several local radio stations broadcast folk-oriented programs, which showcase a variety of songs and styles, tunes and talented performers. Radio programs also include news and announcements of interest to folk enthusiasts. Radio programs are also often available over the internet!
Webcast: The Song Parlor with John Patterson
SFMS is pleased to recommend a biweekly folk music program hosted by John Patterson. It’s available online at
and broadcast on Harrisburg’s WXPI (88.5FM), Sunday evenings at 8pm.
Direct link to Song Parlor webcasts »
Sing Out! Radio Magazine
The Lehigh Valley's own Tom Druckenmiller is the host of the nationally-syndicated Sing Out Radio Magazine podcast -- broadcast on WDIY-FM on Sundays at 10am, and also heard on Sirius/XM.
FolkAlley.com streams folk music, 24/7. Look for programs with Pennsylvania's own Gene Shay and Sing Out! folk DJ veteran Matt Watroba.
Webcast Archive: Around the Wood Stove
An archive of Jason Mundok's 30-minute podcasts showcasing local, regional and national musicians. www.woodstovehouse.com
WITF: 89.5 (Harrisburg) or 99.7 (Lancaster)
A Prairie Home Companion (with Garrison Kiellor): Sat 6-8pm and Sun 11am - 1pm
WXPN: 88.5 (Philadelphia) or 99.7 (Harrisburg)
or 88.7 (York, Lancaster)
Sleepy Hollow: Sat 6-10am (with Chuck Elliott) and Sun 6-8am (with John Dilberto) and 8-11am (with Keith Brand)
Mountain Stage: Sun 6-8pm
Folk Music with Gene Shay: Sun 8-11pm
World Café weekdays 2-5pm
WXPN's programming is streamed worldwide at xpn.org/listen-live
WCOJ: 1420 AM (Coatesville)
Country Corner (with Bill Moffett): Sun 2-5pm... featuring old-time and traditional bluegrass
WDIY: 88.1 (Lehigh Valley) (also 93.7 and 93.9)
This public radio station has a fantastic lineup of folk and world music, with live streaming: wdiy.org/schedule/diy Shows include Sing Out! Radio Magazine, Sunday Morning Folk, Live from Godfrey Daniels, Blues After Hours, Celtic Faire, World Rhythms, Bluesville, and In the Tradition with Tom Druckenmiller.