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Welcome to Folk Directions, a program of traditional and contemporary music arising from many kinds of folk-oriented traditions; music—unbounded by time or space that includes, but is not limited to, ballads, country blues, bluegrass, old-time, Celtic, topical/political, singer-songwriters, Cajun, and more.

Airing Thursday mornings from 9:00–11:00 (eastern) on CKUT 90.3 FM radio in Montreal, the mountain city, Folk Directions reaches parts of northern New York State, northern Vermont, and eastern Ontario. It is also streamed live and archived on the World Wide Web.

For those wishing to submit music for airplay consideration, it would be best, whenever possible, to provide me with a link to preview it rather than sending a CD which I may not air. In any case, I prefer digital files (.wav or flac) accompanied by a pdf of any liner notes there may be. That doesn't mean I won't accept CDs, but it will save me a step.

Folk Directions is a Sing Out! Radio Partner.


CKUT’s 2017 funding drive gets under way October 19th and runs through to the 29th, with Folk Directions' funding drive show happening on the 26th. Anyone may support Folk Directions by contributing any time during the year using CKUT's secure online pledge form.