• WTJU Best of 2018: Emily

    Emily hosts Something New on Wednesday afternoon from 4-7 (eastern). ARTIST (ALBUM) LABEL Fru Skagerrak (Ankerdram) Go Danish Folk Music The Andrew Collins Trio (Groove) Andrew Collins Trio Kieran Kane & Rayna Gellert (The Ledge) Dead Reckoning Ana Egge (White Tiger) StorySound Duck Baker (Les Blues Du Richmond/Demos & Outtakes 1973 – 1979) Tompkins Square Kittel & Co. […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: David Soyka

    David Soyka hosts Jumpin’ on the Bed Saturday afternoon from 4-6 (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL Marianne Faithful/Negative Capability/BMG Bob Dylan/More Blood, More Tracks/Sony 13 Rivers/Richard Thompson/New West Courtney Marie Andrews/May Your Kindness Remain/Fat Possum Neko Case/Hell On/Anti Chris Smither/Call Me Lucky/Signature Sounds Aaron Kee Tajan/Karma for Cheap/New West Lee Ann Womack/The Lonely, the Lonesome and the Gone/ATO […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Steve Kindig (World)

    Steve Kindig co-hosts Beyond Borders, heard Wednesday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL Fatoumata Diawara/Fenfo/Shanachie Absolutely my favorite world music release of the year. Mali’s Fatoumata Diawara has crafted an album of original songs that manages to sound both traditional and contemporary, with just the right amount of pop polish. The sound quality is spectacular! Friends […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Steve Kindig (Folk)

    Steve Kindig co-hosts Atlantic Weekly I, heard Saturday morning from 8-10 (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL I’m With Her/See You Around/New Rounder The all-star trio of Sarah Jarosz, Aoife O’Donovan, and Sara Watkins combine their many talents to create tuneful, sophisticated acoustic music that’s hard to pigeonhole but easy to like. Smart songwriting and arrangements, crisp, clean, playing, […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Pete

    Pete hosts Sunset Road, heard each Friday afternoon from 4-6 (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL Hawktail /Unless/ Padiddle My best cd pick of 2018 with Brittany Haas, Paul Kowert, Jordan Tice & Dominick Leslie Usher’s Island/Usher’s Island/Compass With an Irish supergroup, comprised of Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, Paddy Glackin , Mike McGoldrick and John Doyle you can’t really […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Rebecca

    Rebecca hosts the Eclectic Woman Show each Tuesday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). ARTIST – ALBUM [LABEL] Mavis Staples- If All I Was Was Black [Anti: 2017] Southern Avenue – Southern Avenue [Concord Music Group: 2017] Barbara Dane – Hot Jazz, Cool Blues & Hard-Hitting Songs [Smithsonian Folkways: 2018] Vivian Leva – Time Is Everything [Free […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: Alex Davis

    Alex Davis co-hosts Atlantic Weekly II, heard each Saturday morning from 10 til noon (eastern). ARTIST/ALBUM/LABEL 1. Yvonne Casey/ Croi/  Yvonne Casey 2. Josephine Marsh/Music in the Frame/Josephine Marsh 3. Dylan Foley/Deliriously Happy/Upstate Boys Records 4. Caitlin Nic Gabhann, Ciaran O Maonaigh, Cathal O Currain/ The High Seas/Caitlin Nic Gabhann, Ciaran O Maonaigh, Cathal O Currain […]

  • WTJU Best of 2018: John Bates

    John Bates co-hosts World Turning, heard each Friday afternoon from 12-2 (eastern). ARTIST – ALBUM – LABEL Afrika Mamas – Iphupho – ARC Opium Moon – S/T – Be Why Music Catrin Finch – Seckou Keita – SOAR, bendigedig Black Uhuru – As The World Turns – Black Uhuru Official Damily – Valimbilo – Bongo […]

  • Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain – An Irish-Appalachian Celebration

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    In 2015 Apollo’s Fire released “Sugarloaf Mountain: An Appalachian Gathering.” This Classical Crossover chart-topper celebrated the connection between Scotch-Irish mountain music and early Celtic and British music. “Christmas on Sugarloaf Mountain” revisits the premise with a fresh batch of tunes. Rest assured these are no delicate forays into folk music by classical practitioners. Director Jeannette […]