Blair Larsen

Program Producer, Fresh Folk

Originally from Virginia, Blair has lived in Logan for 20 years. She has earned degrees in Environmental Science, Earth Science Education, and Geology. She has been involved in the folk music community for many years, producing local concerts for nearly 20 years, and hosting Fresh Folk for over a decade. Blair is an avid fan of both science and music, and attempts to indulge both sides of her brain every day. Blair and her husband share their home with 4 exceptional cats.

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Fresh Folk
11:50 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Fresh Folk- April 20

Get ready for a special fundraiser edition of Fresh Folk this week, as I feature the new album of William Blake’s poems set to music by Martha Redbone, and the new collection from Dana and Susan Robinson that showcases America’s musical heritage. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Ed Gerhard, New Folk Revival, and Red Rock Rondo, among other talented artists. Tune in (and show your support) this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
3:22 pm
Fri April 12, 2013

Fresh Folk- April 13

On the show this week, I feature the pairing of Pete Seeger and Lorre Wyatt, as well as the serene baritone of Bill Staines. I’ll also play tracks from new albums by Neptune’s Car, Lucy Kaplansky, and Pat Green, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
2:05 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Fresh Folk- April 6

On the show this week, I feature the alt-bluegrass of the Coal Porters, and the harmony-driven sounds of The Stray Birds. I’ll also play tracks from new releases by Ricky Skaggs, The Foghorn Stringband, and the Abrams Brothers, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
1:54 pm
Mon April 1, 2013

Fresh Folk- March 30

On the show this week, I feature the character-driven songs of Ben Bedford, and the home-oriented tunes of Shawn Taylor. I’ll also play songs from new albums by The Time Jumpers, Robert Bobby, and the Sons of the Never Wrong, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
1:23 pm
Mon March 25, 2013

Fresh Folk- March 23

On the show this week, I feature an album of duets from Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson, and the new release from the evocative singer Iris DeMent. I’ll also play tunes from new discs by The Piano Guys, Paul Benoit, and Otter Creek, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.


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Fresh Folk
12:48 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Fresh Folk- March 16

On the show this week, I feature the debut release from the vocally powerful duo Burns and Kristy, as well as the charmingly old-timey songs from Roy Schneider. I’ll also play songs from new albums by the Twangtown Paramours, Dwight Yoakam and Malcolm Holcombe, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
12:00 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Fresh Folk- March 9

On the show this week, I feature the harmony driven new album from the Burns Sisters, plus the soundtrack to the Oscar winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Sofia Talvik, Tom Bolton, and Alex Trugman, to name just a few. Join me this this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk, on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
1:56 pm
Fri March 1, 2013

Fresh Folk- March 2

Ian Hardie, fiddler

Get ready for a night of Celtic music this week, as I feature the new album from James Keane, and the celebratory re-issue from the fiddler Ian Hardie. I’ll also play tunes from new releases by Cathy Jordan, the Langar’s Ball, and Fiona J Mackenzie, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk, on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
1:47 pm
Mon February 25, 2013

Fresh Folk- February 23

The band "Black Prarie."

On the show this week, I feature the brave and personal new album from Mary Chapin Carpenter, and the Appalachia-tinged harmonies from the latest album by the Honey Dewdrops. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Gigi Love, Black Prairie, and Ben Sollee, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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Fresh Folk
12:10 pm
Mon February 11, 2013

Fresh Folk- February 9

On the show this week, I feature the new release from the enduring duo Robin and Linda Williams, as well as the new folk album from the bluegrass artist Steve Spurgin. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Erin Thomas, Dovetail, and Rich Osborn, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

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