Folk Radio in New England

Listen in! Many of the folk shows are now streaming on the Internet, or are available for a limited time after the broadcast. If so, the station will be linked. Also, any folk show that has its own website will be linked.
Radio stations are listed alphabetically by location, with the major broadcasting groups bundled at the top of each list.


Vermont Public Radio
Bennington: 94.3
Brattleboro: 94.5
Burlington: 107.9
Rutland: 88.7
St. Johnsbury: 88.5
Sunderland/Manchester: 95.1
Windsor: 89.5
-----Sun, 7-10pm All the Traditions

The Point, VT’s Independent Radio Network
Burlington: 104.7 & 93.3
Montpelier: 104.7 & 100.3
Plattsburgh: 104.7
St Johnsbury: 95.7
White River Junction: 103.1 & 107.7
-----Sun, 6-10am Crossroads
-----Sat, 6-10am The Saturday Coffee House

Brattleboro: WRSI 101.5
-----Sun, 9am-noon The Back Porch
Brattleboro: WVEW 107.7
-----Wed, 9-10pm Fish & Chips
Bridport: WMUD 89.3
-----24/7 Americana & folk programming
Plainfield: WGDR 91.1
-----Mon, 4-6pm A Northern Tradition
-----Wed, 7:30-9:30pm New Folk Revival
-----Sat, 4:30-7:30pm (bi-weekly)
-----Acoustic Harmony

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Public Radio
Concord: 89.1
Dover: 104.3
Gorham: 107.1
Hanover: 91.3
Jackson: 99.5
Keene: 90.7
Littleton: 91.3
Nashua: 88.3 & 90.3
Plymouth: 97.3
Portsmouth: 103.9
-----Sun, 6-9pm The Folk Show --------------------

Durham: WUNH 91.3
-----Sun, 10am-noon Folk Show
-----Sun, noon-2pm Ceili
Portsmouth: WSCA-LP 106.1
-----Sun, noon-2pm Hillbilly Heaven
-----Mon, 3-5pm Across the Great Divide
-----Wed, 6-8pm Shady Grove
-----Fri, 1:30-5pm Stay Tuned


Boston, Falmouth, Worcester: 91.9
Newburyport: 91.7
Orleans: 1170AM
----- Sun, 9pm-mid Traditional Folk

Amherst: WMUA 91.1
-----Tues, 2:30-4:30pm The Acoustic Café
-----Thurs, 6-8pm New Folks Home
Dartmouth: WUMD 89.3
-----Sun, mid-Mon, 7am Fabulous Folk
-----Sat, 2-5pm Root and Branch
Great Barrington: WBCR 97.7
-----Wed, 8-10pm Common Sense Songs
Medford/Somerville: WMFO 91.5
-----Mon, 4-5pm Hertzbreakers
North Adams: WJJW 91.1
-----Tue, 4-7pm FolKenS.uch
Northampton: WRSI 93.9
-----Sun, 9am-noon The Back Porch
Provincetown: WOMR 92.1
-----Mon, 9:30am-12:30pm Old Songs Home
-----Tues, 9:30am-12:30pm Roots n' Offshoots
-----Fri, 9:30am-12:30pm Friday Folk
Waltham: WBRS 100.1
-----Mon, 8:30-10:30pm Black Jack Davy
-----Tue, 8-10pm Watch City Coffeehouse
-----Fri, 1-2:30pm WBRS Coffeehouse
Worcester: WCUW 91.3
-----Mon-Thur, 7-9pm In the Tradition
Worcester: WICN 90.5
-----Wed, 7-11pm Against the Grain
-----Thur, 7-11pm Folk Revival


Maine Public Broadcasting
Bangor: 90.9
Calais: 89.7
Camden: 90.5
Fort Kent: 106.5
Portland: 90.1
Presque Isle: 106.1
Waterville: 91.3
-----Sun, 10-noon; Mon, Wed, Thu, 10-11pm
-----In Tune By 10

Bangor: 102.9
Blue Hill: 89.9
----- Sat & Sun, 6-10am
-----Morning Coffeehouse
----- Tue, 9-10am Front Porch Folk
----- Sat, 4-5pm High on a Mountain
Portland: WMPG 90.9 & 104.1
----- Mon, 10:30am-noon Barn Dance Radio
----- Thurs, 8:30-10:30am Wheeeedoggies!
----- Fri, 8:30-10:30am Us Folk
Waterville: WMHB 89.7
----- Sat, 8-10am
-----Jigs, Hoedowns, and Songs of Tragedy


WSHU Public Radio
Fairfield: 91.1
Stamford: 90.1
-----Fri, 10pm-mid Profiles in Folk
-----Sat, 9-10pm Acoustic Connections

WMNR Fine Arts Radio Group
Fairfield: 91.9
Guilford: 91.5
Huntington: 91.9
Monroe: 88.1
New Haven: 98.3
New London: 94.5
Shelton: 90.1
Warren: 91.5
-----Thu, 9-11pm Good Folk

Bridgeport: WPKN 89.5
-----Sun, 10pm-mid (except 4th Sun.)
-----David Schwartz
-----Fri, 4-7pm (bi-weekly) Radio B & B
-----Fri, 4-7pm (bi-weekly) On the Horizon
-----Sat, 7-8pm (1st Sat. only) Songtrails

Middletown: WESU 88.1
-----Mon, 6:30-8pm (2d & 4th) 75% Folk
-----Tue, 6:30-8pm
-----Acoustic Blender w/Bill Revill
-----Wed, 1:30-2:30am (1st, 3d, 5th)
-----The Wayfaring Stranger
-----Sat, 4-5am Sing Out!
New London: WCNI 90.9
-----Sun, 6-9pm (bi-weekly) Traditions
Storrs: WHUS 91.7
-----Sun, 2-4pm Just Folkin' Around
-----Sun, 7-10pm Sunday Night Folk Festival
West Hartford: WWUH 91.3
-----Mon, Wed, 6-9am FM on Toast --
West Haven: WNHU 88.7
-----Thurs, 8-10pm; Sat, noon-2pm
-----The Folk Show

Rhode Island

Kingston: WRIU 90.3
-----Mon, 6-9pm Traditions
-----Tue, 6-9pm Kingston Coffeehouse --------------

last updated 11 January 2016
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