This month sees the launch of two new channels on Folk Radio UK, both offer a different mix of music covering a wider folk spectrum from trad through to folk rock and the more alternative offerings. You now have a choice of:
Folk Radio UK: British Folk & Beyond
Featuring artists from the British Isles and beyond covering Celtic, Folk and Roots music with a more traditional focus and the occasional contemporary twist. Folk classics from the past play alongside new releases offering a breadth of music from artists including: Nic Jones, Anne Briggs, Cath and Phil Tyler, Fairport Covention, Pentangle, Breabach, Bellowhead, Jim Causley, Karine Polwart, Kathryn Tickell, James Yorkston, Mary Hampton and many more.
Folk Radio UK: Contemporary / Alternative Folk
Featuring a wide eclectic mix of artists with a more contemporary and alternative focus. Includes artists such as Adrian Crowley, Arborea, Bonnie “Prince” Billy, Dead Rat Orchestra, Fossil Collective, Great Lake Swimmers, Jack Day, Meg Baird, Paper Beat Scissors, Rachael Dadd, Rozi Plain and many more.
The listening buttons for both channels are shown on the right-hand side of our website and they include coventional listen links to tune in via your own media player as well as a pop-up player and pop-up playlist (hovering over each button displays its function).
There is some crossover between both channels and they are available across the globe including the US. They can be accessed via internet radio devices and apps. For more details or for more help on listening visit our listening page here.
We also have our deezer channel which we have been running for several months, details of this can also be found on our listening page.