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Trad & Folk Music
- recently added
- Playlists
- Trad/ Folk general
- Folk radio link lists

Appalachian, Old-time
Cajun /Zaideko/Acadien

Dutch, Flemish
German /Austrian
Shetland Islands
Folk oriented Stations

Trad Music Playlists
Trad Music Podcasts

Selections of
Trad Music on:

see also:

A.s' Trad Music Links
Songs & Ballads Links
Andreas' Radio Links


Trad & Folk Radio
on the Web,
Free Multimedia

Trad Music Playlists
on youtube, bluebeat, myspace etc.

recently added:

BBC Radio 3 - World Routes
World Music Audio Archive

Appalachia - USA (2009):
Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention
North Carolina
Music from Georgia

BBC Folk Radio Shows

RTE Radio 1 - Ceili House

En avant la musique!
Radio emission of France Bleu - Pays d'Auvergne;
featured by the Agence des Musiques des
Territoires d’Auvergne (A.M.T.A.), France

Trad /Folk general:

TradCan Webradio !tip
of the Belgian folk magazine "Canard Folk"

Trad and Folk Music Playlist
on last.fm

Paradiso Folk
in spanish
Paradiso folk on archive.org

Aires Celtas
in spanish

WUMB Folk Radio Stream

some trad-music compilations:
2 3 4 5 6 7

Klaus Schaefer's
FolkMag Radioseite
mainly scottish and nordic music;
in german

Roots Radio

by  rootsworld.com
Reed Radio stream
rootsworld radio

Radio Gaita:

rootsworld radio,
Bagpipe Music from Around the World,
Real Audio

Secret Museum of the Air

audible music archive:
Blues, Old-time etc., 
circa 50 streams,  Real Audio
hosted on wfmu.org

Smithsonian Folkways Radio

Folk Radio UK
FRUK last.fm website

Original and traditional solo
and accompanied accordion pieces
recorded in Portland, Maine;
hosted on archive.org

"the first folk Podcast from the UK,
features the best in folk, folk-rock,
singer-songwriter and roots-based music"

hober radio
Folk, Accoustic, Americana, many rare,
partially old recordings in best streaming
quality , Real Audio


Folkrádió, Hungary
Hungarian folk music, but also music
of other peoples and ethnic groups living
in the Carpathian Basin, as well as other
types of music of folk origin can be heard

Woodsongs Old-time Radio Hour

World's First Weekly, Multi-Camera Series
Broadcast on the Web Music History;

Host of Expansive Online Performance Archives;
Made by Syndicated Radio Show

Mandozine Radio on live 365

a service that keeps track of what
music you listen to, and then produces
a large number of features personalised
to you. available in several languages

Street Squeeze Tunes
Euro-Texan Folk Music

La Rotta
Musical ensemble from Germany;
Album "Marco Polos Return" on archive.org

Radio Riel Volksmusik
offers traditional and contemporary
European folk music

Folk Danmark
Internet Radio by den2radio

BBC Folk Radio Shows


Trad Music,
Customs of Carnival
and similar Customs

folk radio link lists:

Ceolas Worldwide
Celtic Music Radio Listing

vTuner: Celtic Stations

shoutcast trad. folk radio stations


List of Folk Music Programs

visit cantalpassion.com


Austrian /German

Trad Music from Germany, Austria
and Switzerland

Youtube Playlist

bilwesz in Lissberg 2006
hosted on youtube

hosted on MySpace

Hotel Palindrone
interpreting a traditional austrian
youtube video

Ensemble Spillyck
on MySpace
Spillyck website

La Rotta
Musical ensemble from Germany;
Album "Marco Polos Return" on archive.org

Dutch, Flemish

Dutch and Flemish Trad Music
Youtube Playlist

swedish, danish... 

Swedish bagpiper Olle Gällmo
Olle Gällmo on myspace, youtube

swedish violin mp3 music
by Jochen Schepers, Germany

Hardanger Fiddle
Association of America

Norvegian music in mp3 format

Live Världens liv
Folk Radio from Sweden, Sveriges Radio, P2

NRK Folkemusikk
Folk Radio from Norway

Folk Danmark
Internet Radio by den2radio


Shetland Islands

Shetland Music Development
MP3 Downloads


Aff the Cuff:The Sessions
many podcasts of a fine session in Carnoustie
near Dundee, Scotland

The Angus Sessions
Traditional music, live and raw
from Angus, Scotland; podcast

Foot Stompin'Internet Radio

The Garden Sessions

The Rare Tunes Archive
personal archive of recordings of Scottish
Traditional Music, although it's not all
Scottish or Traditional or Music



features collections of selected items
from the FARNE archive.Some are
collections of recordings or concerts.

FARNE Listening Post


The Yorkshire Garland Group
Folksongs collected in Yorkshire, mp3

Traditional Music in England
British Library Archival Sound Recordings


Radio An Tour Tan:

Cyber Festou Noz
the server of the breton diaspora
Real Audio
TV  An Tour Tan
the first breton television on
the Internet, Real Player

Le Festival de Cournouaille, Quimper
hundreds of videos & sound files of breton
music and dance under section 'archives internet'


a project of Dastum, an association with
the aim of collecting and highlighting the
cultural heritage of Brittany

Radio Kerne

French / Français:

Musique d'Auvergne
23 original tunes from the Auvergne region, mp3

Silvain Piron's
Accordion Songs and Tunes
published on archive.org under
Creative Commons License

Silvain Piron's albums

published on jamendo.com under
Creative Commons Licence,
requires free registration

Les Frères Raillard
Trad music from the Morvan

Quelques petites vidéos
du Chti-Folkeux
(Nord-Pas-de-Calais,France, and
Western Belgium)

Jean Blanchard's website

Jean Blanchard's music archive
"Accordèon Diatonique" on last.fm 

on last.fm

French Folk/Trad songs
on last.fm

French Folk Tag-Radio
on last.fm

Radio Gasconha
Radio Gasconha offers songs (polyphonic)
and dance music from the Bearn and Gascony
region in France.
Most of the songs and  announcements are in Occitan.

Folk à lier

Group of the Cevennes region in France; website

Disque-O avec Travaque - Les anciens
compilation of french trad music from 78 rpm
recordings on youtube. The movie as seen during
the 'Disque-O avec Travaque' at the Folkwoods
festival in Eindhoven, The Netherlands,
aug. 14th 2011.  by Nikolaj Marks

En avant la musique!
Radio emission of France Bleu - Pays d'Auvergne;
featured by the Agence des Musiques des 
Territoires d’Auvergne (A.M.T.A.), France





Shamrock Radio
Co. Mayo, Ireland

BBC Acoustic Club--Virtual Session
requires Flash Player Plug-In

Marc Gunn's Irish and
Celtic music podcast

Clare FM
Trad Archive

Traditional Irish Station
by soundclick.com

The weekly video programme
of traditional Irish music

many links to celtic music
radio- and video streams

The Full Set
"a new Irish traditional music series presented by Daithi Ó Sé, produced for RTÉ Television by South Wind Blows and featuring some of the finest duet combinations playing Irish music today."

Irish Traditional Music Archive
Sound Recordings

South Wind Blows
RTE Radio 1; Philip King presents music,
song and chat from the West Kerry Gaeltacht.
with programme archive

Rolling Wave
RTE Radio 1;Named after a famous traditional Irish tune, The Rolling Wave is a sharp ear and a close eye on the world of traditional and folk music in Ireland. Presented by Peter Browne

RTE Radio 1 - Ceili House


Banda Brisca
videos hosted on youtube

Traditional Music and dance
of the Italian Central-South
hosted on youtube

Le Zampogne di Daltrocanto
Festival della Zampogna di Cava dei Tirreni, Italy, January 2007; video, hosted on youtube

The Diatonic Accordion Academy
Accademia del Mantice, Rome,Italy
mainly italian dances;
videos hosted on youtube

La Ciapa Rusa
on last.fm

Music and Dances from
the Northern Apennines
in Italy
videos presented by the group
Saluti e Baci

Stefano Valla & Daniele Scurati
Trad Music from the Italian "4 Provinces"
in the Northern Apeninnes region near the
city of Genoa

Il camino della Musica (Italy)

Dove comincia l'Appennino
(Where the Appennine begins)
Music from the Appennine region in
Northern Italy  - youtube channel

of Bologna, Italy on soundcloud.com

BBC Radio 3 - World Routes
World Music Audio Archive

Appalachia - USA (2009):
Mount Airy Fiddlers Convention
North Carolina
Music from Georgia


Kosmos Radio
Folk and traditional music of the regions of
Catalonia, Occitània and Madrid
Kosmos emissions on archive.org

Tarataña Podcast
Traditional music of spanish origin
Manuel Luna, rtve.es


Renaissance Festival Podcast

Radio Aena

Medieval radio from Germany

Radio Legende
medieval, fantasy and more
from Potsdam, Germany


Early American Music,
Appalachian, Old Time,
American trad.:

Sugar in the Gourd
Old Time Country 

Mountain Folk Radio Stream

The American Folklife Center

at the Library of Congress

tune collection - in multi format

Old Time Music and Dance
audio file links
Old Time content streaming the web archives

New England Fiddles
28 minutes film by John Bishop,
published on 

Honky Tonks, Hymns and the Blues
American musical traditions on NPR

Historic Recordings Tell
Clawhammer Banjo History

NPR, March 21, 2006

Digital Library of the Appalachians

The Roots Music Listening Room:

Old-Time Country Music
from the 1920s & 1930s

search for

old-time appalachian
banjo tune

Music of Tom Joad
on archive.org
Tom Joad's website

The Florida Folklife Collection
from the State Library and Archives
of Florida

Appalachian Journey
film by Alan Lomax, 56 min
on folkstreams.net

Almeda Riddle:
Now Let's Talk About Singing
video hosted on folkstreams.net

The Field Recorder's Collective

Carolina Chocolate Drops
Afro-American Stringband
selected tunes in a youtube playlist

David G. Hyatt's Gourd Banjo Site


Tunes from Newfoundland:
Harmonica tunes
Accordion tunes
MacEdward Leach and the Songs
of Atlantic Canada,
Memorial University of Newfoundland

Cape Breton Live radio
the former "Nova Scotia Kitchen party"

with many archived shows

The Métis Fiddle

Museum of Canadian Music


Cajun / Zaideko / Acadien:


hosted on Live 365


Rajun' Cajun 
All Lousiana, All The Time

Cajun Music mp3
by Neal Pomea

"Dry Wood", Video 37 min.
A glimpse into the life, food, and
Mardi Gras celebrations of black Creoles
in French Louisiana, featuring the stories
and music of "Bois Sec" Ardoin and Canray Fontenot; published on folkstreams.net

Creole Music and Culture
in Rural Lousiana
published on folkstreams.net

Cajun Country
film by Alan Lomax, 58 min
on folkstreams.net

The Roots Music Listening Room:
Louisiana Cajun Music
from the 1920s - 1970s

Dreams and Songs of
the Noble Old

film by Alan Lomax, 57 min
on folkstreams.net

Cajun visits
video hosted on folkstreams.net

Lousiana Folklife Program
audios and videos


vTuner: stations playing Blues

Sonny Terry: Shoutin' the Blues
video hosted on folkstreams.net


Folk-oriented Stations

Besides Folk the following stations
play also different music genres and eventually 
public affairs programs 

WUMB Folk Radio



CKUT Folk Roots/Folk Branches








Village 900, CKMO
Global Roots Radio, Canada



Audio & Video Plug-Ins,
free software

media player:

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
free audio and video player for Windows; supports all common video, audio and image file formats available as well as video playback

VLC Media Player
free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVD, Audio CD, VCD, and various streaming protocols.

Real Player

QuickTime Player



open source project



audio recorder:


No23 Recorder

website in german

flash video download:

Orbit Downloader

Video Download Helper

Firefox extension

see also:

Andreas' Trad Music Links
traditional music and dance link list
Andreas' Songs & Ballads Links
lyrics, folk song and ballads link list
Andreas' Radio Links
stations streaming tropical music and public
affairs programs on the internet; webradio link-lists

Many thanks for a link to
Andreas' Trad & Folk Radio Links
Folkclub Frankfurt (D)
Folk-Treff Münster e.V. (D)
Hamburger Folksessions (D)
Kuec's Folkseiten (D)

Country Dance and Song Society


Certain pictures on Andreas'
Trad & Folk Radio Links are
used with the kind permission
of the editorial office of
cantalpassion.com , a website
dedicated to the Cantal region
in France.

Andreas Heising

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