All The Traditions

Sundays at 7:00pm

All The Traditions is VPR's folk and world music show. Host, Robert Resnik loves musical "show and tell," and particularly loves to showcase the many talented musicians who live in the VPR listening area. You can also count on All The Traditions for information about upcoming live performances in our area, and for the lowdown on what's new and interesting in the world of folk music. 

VPR Replay: Listen To All The Traditions Online!

After years of fan requests you can now hear All The Traditions (and My Place) anytime, anywhere as part of the VPR Replay stream. If you miss the show or just want to hear it again, you have two weeks to enjoy the show. Listen with the VPR Replay player or look for Replay on the VPR Audio Player, mobile apps and online streams.

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Where are the playlists for the 2 most recent weeks?

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Our 19th annual "light show," playing all manner of songs pertaining to darkness and light, and to the three winter holidays that are all celebrated in Vermont this week, and only the 4th time in the history of the show that the winter solstice has fallen on a Sunday!

This program airs on Sunday December 21st from 7 - 10 p.m.

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On Friday January 2nd  at 7 p.m. Gypsy Reel will perform at Mojos in Ludlow.

photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We dance from French Canada to Eunice, Louisiana and from enchanted European woods to Veracruz...whirling and waltzing and line dancing all at the same time....unruffled by the darkest days of December!

This program will air on Sunday December 14th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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The Social Band will perform part of their Deep Midwinter program on Saturday December 20th at 7:30 p.m. at the College Street Congregational Church in Burlington, and on Sunday December 21st at 3 p.m. at the Charlotte Congregational Church.

photo by Carlos Machado, courtesy of the artist's estate

Thinking about Lhasa de Sela, a brilliant singer from Montreal who lost her life to cancer at age 37, and also some other fabulous world music divas (Irene Farrera, Luisa Maita, and Leyla McCalla) who are thankfully still alive!

This program will air on Sunday, December 7th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Vermont bluesman Dave Keller will be performing solo at the Whammy Bar in Calais on Thursday December 11th at 7 p.m.

BGP!

Lively dance music from Brittany, the UK, and from Vermont to lead into the last few weeks of shortening days, and also sneak previews of new albums in process by The Green Mountain Playboys and the Bluegrass Gospel Project !

This program will air on Sunday November 30th from 7-10 p.m.

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photo by Simon Fernandez, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

A marvelous mix of new releases by old favorite folkie artists and some classic vintage tracks, plus music from Eastern Europe, Trinidad, South Africa, and, of course, Vermont!

This program will air on Sunday November 23rd from 7 - 10 p.m.

This weeks calendar announcements:

Paul Asbell will be performing 2 shows at 4 and at 6 p.m. on Saturday November 29th at Montpelier’s Savoy Theater

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present Caravan of Thieves Next Stage in Putney on Friday, November 28th at 7:30 p.m. 

Photo by VPR's Peter Biello

Exciting new releases and a wonderfully diverse selection of upcoming live shows, including a CD release party for a whole platoon of Vermont singer/songwriters and also a solo release by Burlington music master Mary McGinniss.

This program will air on Sunday November 16th from 7-10 p.m.

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The Brattleboro Women's Chorus's 19th annual fall concert series leads off this week on  Saturday, November 22nd  at 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage Arts in Putney.

photo courtesy of Queen City Tango

The 87th anniversary of the deadly 1927 floods, the 39th anniversary of the wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald, and, on a happier note, an incredible variety of live music in the VPR listening area this week!

This program airs on Sunday November 9th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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The PM Sunday series at the Richmond Congragational Church presents the Honey Dewdrops on Sunday November 16th at 4 p.m.

 McBride & Lussen will be appearing at the Bee's Knees in Morrisville on Saturday November 15th  at 7:30 p.m.

Photo courtesy of Patrick Ross

House concerts, bluegrass jamborees, Cajun dance parties....the VPR listening area will be rich with many varieties of live music this week, and we do our best to preview it all !

This program will air on Sunday November 2nd from 7-10 p.m.

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photo by Resnik

We welcome Vermont bluesman Scott Ainslie, who will play selections from his new CD  "The Last Shot Got Him" and show off his "brand new" 1930s Gibson guitar.  Also serving up our usual wild mix of world and folk music and, as always, lots of music by Vermonters!

This program will air on Sunday October 26th from 7-10 p.m.

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photo by Marie Carianna, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

As the colors change and the leaves fall, live music abounds in the VPR listening area - we will preview local performances this week by, among many others, Allen Toussaint with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in St. Johnsbury,  the Paul Winter Consort with the Greater Brattleboro Choir of the Community,  and Natalie Merchant in Burlington.

This program will air on Sunday October 19th from 7-10 p.m.

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