Harberton Folk

Folk on (internet) radio: national & local


Folk on BBC Radio
A range of network (Mark Radcliffe on Radio 2: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01phglj, national (Radio Wales, Scotland etc.) and regional folk programmes from the BBC is available online (see www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/genres/music/folk/player), and through iPlayer for up to 7 days after broadcast.

Examples of BBC weekly regional folk programmes:
Johnny Coppin on BBC Goucestershire: www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/radio/bbc_radio_gloucestershire
Frank Hennessy ('Celtic Herartbeat') on BBC Radio Wales: www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0079gm3

The Mike Harding Folk Show
The former BBC presenter now has his own show online (current and archives) at www.mikehardingfolkshow.com.

UK Folk Music www.ukfolkmusic.co.uk - an online resource whose output for a period included a monthly version of Folkwaves, the excellent folk music programme hosted by Mick Peat and Lester Simpson, formerly broadcast on BBC Radio Derby until the BBC dropped it in 2011. Listen at www.ukfolkmusic.co.uk/magazine/category/folkwaves.

The Music Well (formerly Radio Britfolk)
www.themusicwellhome.co.uk is an online resource dedicated to folk. Extensive billboard and new releases playlists offer pure no-chat music, plus many archived programmes offer a wide listening choice.

Local/National/International - Mr Red has a radio page on www.users.waitrose.com/~cresby/radio.htm ( http://cresby.com) listing all the local folk radio programmes vaguely in the area Shrops/borders Wales southwards, plus many national and international links I haven't even begun to look at yet (e.g. US radio stations with online folk programmes...).

Dartington's Soundart Radio 102.5 FM
Also webstreaming at www.soundartradio.org.uk (or www.myspace.com/soundartfm).
A schedule which includes Merlin's folk and roots programme Weds 8.30-10pm is available online.

Phonic FM 106.8 FM - Exeter area
and streaming online www.phonic.fm. Includes "Roots & Shoots" 6-8pm Mondays - An eclectic mixture of folk/roots music from Devon and the world. In time we'll be featuring live sets from some of the best folk entertainers in and around Exeter.
Further details can be found on our online blog: http://rootsandshootsdevon.blogspot.com
Martin Hodge and Martin Henning"

Bayfm 107.9 (www.bayfm.co.uk) runs in the Exmouth area during the Exmouth Music Festival (late May).
Current folk content unknown.

Blues & Roots Radio Worldwide www.bluesandrootsradio.com
A multimedia experience ~ Two Channels ~ 60 Radio Shows From Around The World ~ Album Reviews ~ Blogs ~Photography....

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