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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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.

This week's calendar announcements:

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.

This week's calendar announcements:

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.

This week's calendar announcements:

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.

This week's calendar announcements:

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.

This week's calendar announcements:

Our 937th Show...!

Oct 12, 2014
photo by Ben Resnik

It's hard to believe, but this week's show marks the 18th anniversary of the first All the Traditions program, which hit the airwaves  on October 13, 1996.  We celebrate with some long-time favorites, and, as always, with lots of great local music and previews of upcoming shows in the VPR listening area.  Thanks to everyone for listening, and for your support of all the fine locally produced programming on VPR and VPR Classical !

This program will air on Sunday October 12th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Image courtesy of Resnik's record collection

We welcome in October with many new releases and some classics that we have just obtained on CD!

This program airs on Sunday, October 5th from 7-10 p.m.

The week's calendar announcements:

Dana and Susan Robinson will be performing this week at the Old Firehouse Stage in Tinmouth on Friday, October 10th, at the Jamaica Town Hall on Saturday, Oct 11th, and at the New City Galerie in Burlington on Sunday, October 12th. 

Old Songs in Voorheesville, NY will present Claudia Schmidt on Friday, October 10 at 8 p.m. 

photo courtesy of Allmusic

Live performances in our area this week by Los Lobos, Dar William, and James Keelaghan (to name but a few) and a marvelous new multi-disc release highlighting some of the best by Dave "Snaker" Ray, one of the great acoustic blues guitarists.

Please note:  This program will air on Sunday September 28th from 7-10 p.m.

This week’s calendar announcements:

The Flynn Center in Burlington presents Los Lobos on the Mainstage Wednesday October 1st at 7:30 p.m.

photo by Jose Maria Silva; courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

We welcome autumn with a feast of new releases, tango classics, and much more!

This program will air on Sunday September 21st from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week’s calendar announcements:

The Good Times Café in Hinesburg presents Roy Bookbinder on Friday September 26th at 8:30 p.m.

Chris Smither will perform on Sunday September 28th at Petit Campus on Prince Arthur E. in Montreal.  Doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the show begins at 8.