The Folk Show

Sundays 10:00 p.m.-midnight; Saturdays 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., May-November (WPSU 3: Saturdays 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., Sundays 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.)

The Folk Show, produced by WPSU Penn State, brings you great music every weekend. You'll hear the occasional a cappella sea shanty or perhaps some Klezmer — and LOTS of celtic, bluegrass/oldtime, singer-songwriters and acoustic instrumentals.

Browse Folk Music Events on the WPSU Penn State Calendar.

Listen: Find Archived of Broadcasts of The Folk Show: Scroll below.   

Find Broadcast Playlists: From the main menu, select "Radio", then "Schedules"; under Choose Radio Station, select "WPSU" or "WPSU-3"; then select the date and time of the broadcast. 

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  You'll hear an hour of acoustic blues on this Folk Show Special edition, including songs from artists you might not think of as blues players: Norman and Nancy Blake, the Reel World String Band, Al Petteway, and the Young Tradition. Click on the headline to listen!


Steve Van Hook is your host, sharing music from Dick Gaughan, Broadside Electric, Pesky J. Nixon, Brother Sun, Trampled By Turtles, Iris Dement, The Pogues, Joy Kills Sorrow, Bruce Molsky, The Carolina Chocolate Drops, Richard Sleigh, Erin Condo, Jerry Jeff Walker, Pete Seeger, and many more.  Click on the headline to listen!