There’s a ton of good stuff on this three-hour show so dig in after you dig out (East Coasters!). The KEXP audio is good until Feb 3rd. There’s plenty of new music from people you may not be familiar with, like Nashville singers Margo Price (pictured) and Tanya Montana Coe (David Allan’s daughter), Dylan LeBlanc, Grace […]

Click the link below and listen to the full three-hour show via KEXP‘s audio archive. Or get the KEXP  app for smartphones. It’s Free This one is for all the folk heads. The hard core. Not the pop-folk, orchestral, or light and lovely granola style of late. But the real sound of folk music, which […]

This KEXP audio is available until Dec 2nd. This show has it all; drinks, gun clubs, and drugs. Enjoy! And in the third hour there’s a sweet set of today’s folk, including a couple of my favorite records of 2015. Click the link and Listen NOW! *Note: Once inside the KEXP Player, choose this program by either Show (Roadhouse 11/18), Host […]

PLAYBACK available until 11/25 via KEXP:: Without a doubt, Allen Toussaint was one of my favorite musicians. He was a writer, producer, arranger, and on occasion performer and recording artist in his own right. He had a gift. His golden touch is unparalleled. He was shrewd enough to know that to maximize his amazing gift as […]

This edition of Greg Vandy‘s radio show is available until Oct 21st, via KEXP‘s streaming archive. Click the link below to hear the full three-hour show! Like Johnny Darrell once said (and later Jesse Colter), “Why You Been Gone So Long?”. OK, wait- not you, me. Where have I been and where has the PLAYBACK been? Well, it’s […]

Listen to this 3-hour KEXP radio show! This one is nice when you just lay out and relax in front of your hi-fi. Lots of vintage sounds and new releases from good people, like Alabama Shakes, Courtney Barnett, Barna Howard, Houndmouth, Banditos, Cedell Davis, Delta Routine,  Sean Rowe, Pops Staples, Leon Bridges, Charlie Parr, Jake Xerxes […]


Greg Vandy here, back as your Mardi Gras correspondent from the far reaches of Endymion, Comus, Rex, and the land of Mama Roux and King Zulu. It’s Carnival season! I’m psyched to be back for one week only to present this annual show about that Joyful Noise one can only make in New Orleans. It’s […]


This KEXP special radio show is all about American traditional songs. The one’s that have been around forever, sung by everybody, and have a million versions. Songs about folk legends like John Henry and Casey Jones, to trains called The Midnight Special and places like St James Infirmary and The House Of The Rising Sun. […]

Haunted Roadhouse

Always one of the most popular shows. Listen as I go whistling past the graveyard, playing music from the dark-side. Plenty of murder ballads, dark hollers, country outlaws, weirdos, and evil Blues in the American tradition. Scary stuff from Nick Cave, Lee Hazelwood, The Sonics, Screaming Lord Sutch, Bo Diddley, Nina Simone, Koko Taylor, White […]


This is my last show for awhile! As you’ll hear me say on this show, starting this week I’ll be off to the hinterlands (Methow Valley on the Eastern slopes of the N. Cascades) to write my Woody Guthrie book and that Hans will be filling in for the rest of the year. However I’ll […]