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.

Folk Alley 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.

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

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: 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.

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Funding Acknowledgments

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The Susquehanna Folk Music Society (SFMS) is supported by our members and many generous organizations.

Funding is provided by the Cultural Enrichment Fund and by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, administered locally by the Cultural Alliance of York County.

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