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?

photo courtesy of Cumbancha

It seems a little early for Daylight Savings Time, but we're also ramping up for St. Patrick's Day already too! Appreciating lots of new releases, previewing a wealth of local performances, and thanking our lucky stars for Cumbancha, a magnificent world music label headquartered in Charlotte!

Please note: This program will air on Sunday March 8th from 7-10 p.m.

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Happy March!  We are orienting ourselves toward the spring thaw with electrotrad from Quebec, another wave of interesting new releases, great local music, and Jimmie Rodgers, the bard of Meridian, Mississippi!

This program will air on Sunday March 1st from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Big Spike Bluegrass will be playing at the Palmer Street Coffeehouse in Plattsburgh on Friday March 6th at 7:30 p.m.

photo courtesy of Borealis Records

A bundle of great new releases, all kinds of classics, and, just because, a set honoring Stan Rogers, one of Canada's finest!

Note: This program will air on Sunday, February 22nd from 7-10 p.m.

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The Michele Fay Band will be performing at Lincoln Peak Vineyard Winery in Middlebury at 142 River Rd. on Friday, February 27th at 7 p.m.

Chris Smither returns to the After Dark Music Series on Saturday, February 28th at the Town Hall Theater in Middlebury.  Doors open at 6:30 and the concert is at 7 p.m.

America's Finest

Feb 11, 2015
Illustration by R. Crumb; from Resnik's personal collection.

From Jelly Roll Morton to Grandmaster Flash, we celebrate Black History Month with some of the world's greatest musicians and composers!

Please note:  This program will air on Sunday February 15th from 7-10 p.m.

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The Vermont band the Hillside Rounders will play at the El Dorado Tavern in Jeffersonville on Saturday February 21st at 9 p.m. 

Alan Greenleaf and the Doctor will be appearing at the Bees Knees in Morrisville on Sunday, February 22nd at 7 p.m.

photo by Carl Lender; courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We warm it up as Valentine's Day approaches, preview the 28th annual Dance Flurry in Saratoga, and, as always, enjoy some of the best local music being produced anywhere!

This program will air on Sunday, February 8th from 7-10 p.m.

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Lewis Franco will be performing at the Whammy Bar in Calais on Saturday, February 14th at 7pm

photo by George Lee

We can dream, can't we?  Music from various warm spots, some hot gospel classics, and a hearty helping of local music too!

This program will air on Sunday February 1st from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Hot Flannel will be performing at The Stowe Town Hall at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday February 6th  & 7th. Wear your favorite flannel to the show and be 1 of the first 10 people through the door to get a free cd!

Possumhaw will play at the Palmer Street Coffeehouse in Plattsburgh on Friday February 6th at 7:30 p.m.

photo by Lionel Decoster; courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We bid the wild weather of January adieu with songs about the frozen north, rising stars and venerable veterans of the Vermont folk scene, some of the Crescent City's greatest piano players, and much more!

This program will air on Sunday, January 25th from 7-10 p.m.

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The Deborah Rawson Library in Jericho presents Deb Flanders with special guests Pete Sutherland, Laura Markowitz, John Dunlop, and Sofia Hirsch on Sunday February 1st at 2 p.m.

photo by Alan Fisher, courtesy of Library of Congress/Wikimedia Commons

Along with our perpetual celebration of local music and musicians, this show features some famous songwriters and their equally amazing children.  And Fats Waller !

This program will air on Sunday January 18th from 7 - 10 p.m.

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Image courtesy of Bear Family Records

Songs for deep winter, a preview of an upcoming music festival in Montpelier, Irish and Scots Gaelic singers, and folk and country music classics from Bear Family, one of the greatest of all the record labels that specialize in reissues!

This program will air on Sunday January 11th from 7-10 p.m.

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photo by Rama, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We start out 2015 with Leonard Cohen's new album, a trip to Memphis, songs that were and weren't written by Steve Goodman, and, of course, a healthy sampling of music by Vermont artists...

This program will air on Sunday, January 4th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This weeks calendar announcements:

Kina Zore' will be bringing his global sounds of peace and brotherhood to the Tunbridge Town Hall on Saturday, January 10th at the Tunbridge Town Hall in a concert presented by MountainFolk. Showtime is 7:30 p.m., and doors open at 7.

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