Fresh Folk

Saturdays at 8:00 p.m.

Fresh Folk is a show of new releases in acoustic-based music, including folk, blues, bluegrass and celtic. The locally produced show, hosted by Blair Larsen, broadcasts every Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

hounds of finn
Water Street Inn

It’s a night of bluegrass music this week, as I feature the expansive new album from the Steep Canyon Rangers, as well as the latest from the Boston band, The Deadly Gentlemen. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Ron Block, The Hounds of Finn, and Blue Mule, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.  

Elephant Revival
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On the show this week, I feature the ethereal new release from Elephant Revival, and the back to basics album from Lee Dewyze. I’ll also play tracks from albums by Tom Rush, Nicki Bluhm, and Amanda Shires, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.  

 


On the show this week, you’ll hear the meaningful songs from Ben Bullington, and the album marking the return of Derek Burkins to music. I’ll also play tunes from new albums by David Berkeley, The Copper Ponies and Naming the Twins, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio. 

On the show this week, I feature the optimistic songs from Mandolin Orange and the rich sound of Carly Ritter’s debut album. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Uncle Lucius, Three Penny Acre, and Tin Bird Choir, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- October 26

Oct 23, 2013

Get ready for a night of new releases in blues music this week, as I feature the lasts from the legendary Marshall Chapman, and the engaging Roy Book Binder. I’ll also play tracks from new discs by Dominique Pruitt, Cassie Taylor and Ms Moxie, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- October 19

Oct 18, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the new collection of Paul McCartney songs done in the Americana style, and the new album from the late John Stewart’s muse, Buffy Ford Stewart. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Ari and Mia, Jen Chapin and Shawn Colvin, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- October 12

Oct 11, 2013

It’s a trip across the pond this week, as I feature new releases in Celtic music, including the beautiful singing of Michael Londra, and the new collection of Ceolbeg tunes. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Clannad, Burning Bridget Cleary, and FiddleWhamdiddle, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- October 5

Oct 5, 2013

Get ready for a special membership drive edition of Fresh Folk this week, as I feature the new release from the amazing songwriter Buddy Mondlock, and the latest album from the talented Tret Fure. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Deborah Holland, Amy Coffman, and Andrew Calhoun, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

On the show this week, I feature the fresh new album from Kim Richey, and the new release from the harmonizing trio The Boxcar Lilies. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Willie Nelson, Ashley Monroe, and Jason Boland, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- August 31

Aug 30, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the shimmering sound of Amy Speace’s new release, and the vivid lyrics on the new album by Tylan. I’ll also play tracks from albums by Jason Isbell, Stephen Kellogg, and Dar Williams, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- August 24

Aug 23, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the gorgeous new album from Sloan Wainwright, and the latest passionate release from Susan Werner. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Tom Curren, Kyle Pederson, and James Durst, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- August 17

Aug 16, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the organic music of Beth Wood, and the story songs of David Francey. I’ll also play tunes from new releases by Lauren Sheehan, Ashleigh Flynn, and Matt Stone, to name a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- August 10

Aug 9, 2013
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Hi, this is Blair Larsen, host of Fresh Folk. It’s a night of new releases in bluegrass music this week, as I featured the 17th album from the immensely talented Kathy Kallick, as well as the latest from the Howlin Brothers. I’ll also play tracks from new albums by the Banjo Babes, Dailey and Vincent, and the SteelDrivers, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- July 27

Jul 26, 2013

It’s a night of blues music this week, as I feature the new album from Jon Shain, and the latest from the talented Catfish Keith. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Sena Ehrhardt, Marghi Allen, and the Cash Box Kings, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8 p.m. to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- July 20

Jul 19, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the rural songs of David Mallett, and the nature-themed tunes from Elaine Mahon. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Ben Bullington, Carrie Rodriguez and Mary Gauthier, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio. ­­

Fresh Folk- June 29

Jun 28, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the visual songs of Chad Elliott and the restless tunes from Samantha Crain. I’ll also play songs from new discs by The Living Sisters, Ashley Robertson, and Brad Cole, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- June 22

Jun 14, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the soulful songs and singing of Doug Wamble, and the new collection celebrating the ‘prairie mystic’ Carrie Newcomer. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Mara Levine, Eagle McCall, and the Squirrel Hillbillies, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- June 8

Jun 7, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the latest from the word buff Susan Kane, and the debut solo album from Ben Kyle. I’ll also play songs from new releases by Lee Murdock, Adam Smith, and Guthrie Thomas, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.


Fresh Folk- June 1

May 31, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the new release from Joshua James and the latest album from the Australian songwriter Paul Kelly. I’ll also play new songs from albums by Gareth Pearson, Chicago Farmer, and Daniel Romano, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- May 25

May 24, 2013

On the show this week, I feature two live recordings – one from the talented and entertaining Cheryl Wheeler, another from the beautiful singer Debra Cowan. I’ll also play songs from new discs by Brian Vardigans, Amy White, and Nels Andrews, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.


Fresh Folk- May 18

May 21, 2013

This week on the show, I feature the new release of West Virginia themed songs by Kathy Mattea, and the intelligent and articulate songs of Jesse Terry. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Linda McRae, Cedar Breaks, and Kim and Reggie Harris, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- May 11

May 10, 2013

On the show this week, I feature the first Darryl Purpose album in 7 years, and the new collection from the beautiful singer Sally Barris. I’ll also play songs from new albums by Anne Hills, Luke Powers, and The Broken Stares, among other talented artists. Tune in and listen this Saturday at 8pm to Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- April 27

Apr 26, 2013
Salt Lake Tribune

On the show this week, I feature the candid songwriting of Rebecca Loebe, and rootsy folk songs from the newest Moors and McCumber release. I’ll also play tracks from new discs by Charlie Peacock, Forest Sun, and Sandy Cash, to name just a few. Join me this Saturday at 8pm for Fresh Folk on Utah Public Radio.

Fresh Folk- April 20

Apr 19, 2013

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.

Fresh Folk- April 13

Apr 12, 2013

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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