The Folk Show

Tuesday 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Folk Show presents a potpourri of folk music, as well as special thematic programs, hosted on alternating weeks by Montana Public Radio’s John Myers, and Beth Anne Austein. On the first Tuesday of each month, The Stan Howe Show, featuring old-timey western standards, airs as part of the program. From Appalachian music, bluegrass, and country blues to western music and the work of contemporary singer-songwriters - this weekly show is an eclectic exploration of folk music.

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A Folk Show Special
1:52 pm
Tue October 14, 2014

The Music-Based Memories of Vietnam Veterans, With Hugo Keesing And Doug Bradley

Hugo Keesing's 13-disc aural history of the Vietnam War, from the perspective of Americans in the armed forces.

As part of Missoula's 2014 Big Read project, two music scholars, Doug Bradley and Hugo Keesing, share their insights with "Folk Show" host John Myers on what American popular and folk music of the 1960s and 1970s can tell us about the Vietnam War.

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1st Tuesday of the month, 1st hour of "Folk Show"
5:20 pm
Mon June 30, 2014

Stan Howe Program, Tuesday, July 1st, 2:06-3:05pm

Stan Howe

7/1/14: This week on "The Folk Show:" The first Tuesday of each month, from 2:06-3:05pm, the first hour of "The Folk Show" is Stan Howe's monthly program, featuring everything from up-and-coming Montana fiddlers to scratchy old 45rpm records, new releases to the occasional wax cylinder.

For July, Stan celebrates the start of his twentieth year on "The Folk Show," and he's celebrating with a musical road trip: "One More Ride," "Route 66," "Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky," and the classic, "I've Been Everywhere."

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1st Tuesday of the month, 1st hour of "Folk Show"
5:07 pm
Mon June 2, 2014

Stan Howe program, Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

6/3/14: This week on "The Folk Show:" The first Tuesday of each month, from 2:06-3:05pm, the first hour of "The Folk Show" is Stan Howe's monthly program, featuring everything from up-and-coming Montana fiddlers to scratchy old 45rpm records, new releases to the occasional wax cylinder.

This month, you'll hear banjo babes; appreciators of the Louvin Brothers; "yodeling blonde bombshells;" cowboy musicians; Canadian fiddling; and one of the Hanks of country music.

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1st Tuesday of the month, 1st hour of "Folk Show"
8:00 am
Sun March 2, 2014

Stan Howe program, Tuesday, March 4th, 2014

3/4/14: The first Tuesday of each month, from 2:06-3:05pm, the first hour of "The Folk Show" is Stan Howe's monthly program, featuring everything from up-and-coming Montana fiddlers to scratchy old 45rpm records, new releases to the occasional wax cylinder.

For March, Stan fiddles with the waltz, via Calvin Volrath, Skip Gorman, Shelby Rae Russell, Fred Stoneking, and others.

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1st Tuesday of the month, 1st hour of "Folk Show."
8:00 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Stan Howe program, Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014: The first Tuesday of each month, from 2:06-3:05pm, the first hour of "The Folk Show" is Stan Howe's monthly program, featuring everything from up-and-coming Montana fiddlers to scratchy old 45rpm records, new releases to the occasional wax cylinder.

For February, Stan unbuckles a saddlebag full of Valentine's Day songs by Flatt & Scruggs, Carl Smith, Ray Price, Jim & Jessie, Trio, Stephanie Davis...and a staple of Stan's show for about the last fifteen Februaries: advice by Yorgi Yorgeson.