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.


New Hampshire


Vermont Public Radio
Bennington: 94.3
Brattleboro: 88.9
Burlington: 107.9
Manchester: 106.9
Middlebury: 99.5
Montpelier: 94.1
Rutland: 88.7
St. Johnsbury: 88.5
Windsor: 89.5
-----Sun, 7-10pm All the Traditions

The Point, VT’s Independent Radio Network
Burlington: 104.7 & 93.3
Middlebury: 93.7
Montpelier: 104.7 & 100.3
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
Plainfield: WGDR 91.1
-----Fri, 7-9pm A Northern Tradition
-----Sat, 4:30-7:30pm (bi-weekly)
-----Acoustic Harmony
S. Royalton: WFVR-LP 96.5
-----Wed, 5-7pm Wandering Minstrels

New Hampshire Public Radio
Berlin: 107.1
Colebrook: 90.3 & 105.7
Concord: 89.1
Dover: 104.3
Hanover: 91.3
Holderness: 96.5
Jackson: 99.5
Keene: 90.7
Littleton: 91.9
Nashua: 88.3
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, 3-5pm Across the Great Divide

Boston, Falmouth, Worcester: 91.9
Newburyport, Marshfield, Stow: 91.7
Orleans: 1170AM
----- Sat, 6-8pm Local Folk
----- Sat, 7-10pm Dixie Bee Line

Dartmouth: WUMD 89.3
-----Sat, 2-5pm Root and Branch
Medford/Somerville: WMFO 91.5
-----Sat, 4-5pm Acoustic Ceiling
North Adams: WMNB-LP 107.1
-----Sat, 2-4pm Wandering Minstrels
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
-----Sun, 9am-noon Off the Beaten Path
-----Mon, 8:30pm-mid Black Jack Davy
Worcester: WCUW 91.3
-----Mon-Thur, 7-9pm In the Tradition
Worcester: WICN 90.5
-----Wed, 7-10pm Against the Grain
-----Thur, 7-11pm Folk Revival


Connecticut & R.I.

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
----Su, 11am-1pm; M-Th, 10-11pm; F, 8-11pm
In Tune By 10

Bangor: 99.9
Blue Hill: 89.9
---- Sun, 6-7am Front Porch Folk
---- Sun, 7-10am Morning Coffeehouse
---- Mon, 9-10am Folk w/Cousin Phil
---- Tue, 9-10am Front Porch Folk
---- Thu, 10pm-mid Broadsides & Broadswords
---- Sat, 6-10am Morning Coffeehouse
---- Sat, 4-5pm High on a Mountain

Portland: WMPG 90.9
---- Thur, 8:30-10:30am Hardly, Strictly
---- Fri, 8:30-10:30am Us Folk

Rockland/Camden: WRFR-LP 93.3/99.3
---- Su, 9-11am; Sa, 10pm-mid
----Blue Highways Radio
Waterville: WMHB 89.7
---- Sat, 8-10am
Jigs, Hoedowns & 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
Southport: 105.3
Warren: 91.5
W. Hartford: 91.9
----Thu, 9-11pm Good Folk

Bridgeport, CT: WPKN 89.5
-----Sat, 7-8pm (1st Sat. only) Songtrails
Middletown: WESU 88.1
-----Mon, 6:30-8pm 75% Folk
-----Tue, 6-8pm Acoustic Blender
New London: WCNI 90.9
-----Sun, 6-9pm (alternating programs)
-----Traditions/Home on the Eclectic Range
Storrs: WHUS 91.7
-----Sun, 7-10pm Sunday Night Folk Festival
West Hartford: WWUH 91.3
-----Mon, Wed, Fri, 6-9am FM on Toast --
West Haven: WNHU 88.7
-----Sat, 4-6pm The Folk Show

Rhode Island

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

last updated 22 April 2018
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