Folk & Acoustic Music

Every Sunday from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on 91.3 WLRN
  • Hosted by Michael Stock

Michael Stock has been hosting “Folk & Acoustic Music” on WLRN, South Florida Public Radio for over 30 years.  Michael was  introduced to folk music back in high school when  a teacher  at Miami Beach High  played Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone”. Michael has since become fascinated with the roots of American music,  from the minstrel shows  after the Civil War to the protest music of the 1960s. “Folk & Acoustic Music”  also features all types of folk music, from bluegrass, blues, old-time,  gospel, to contemporary singer/songwriter Americana music .  The show also features  local and nationally touring musicians with  real-time  studio  performances
 
Below  you can scroll though songs played on “Folk & Acoustic Music” and a few features and interviews. For more videos of recent guests Click Here »

Jacob Jeffries - Mother Land

Aug 6, 2018

August 5, 2018  Jacob Jeffries is celebrating the release of his new CD and talks about life in L.A.


May 20, 2018  Michael Stock and Ron Cohen talk about the history of American Folk Music with music by The Weaver, The Kingston Trio, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Peter, Paul & Mary.


T Bone Burnett

Feb 27, 2018

February 25, 2018    T Bone Burnett on Folk & Acoustic Music with Michael Stock

Jesse Colin Young

Feb 18, 2018

February 11, 2018  Jesse Colin Young had some big hits with his band The Youngbloods in teh 1960's. Today his new band started with his son. 


Peggy Seeger "First Time Ever"

Nov 30, 2017

December 3, 2017   Peggy Seeger's new memoir is a peek into the famous Seeger family, the British Folk Music revival,  life as a rengade, and a delightful read.


Emi Sunshine

Oct 17, 2017

Emi Sunshine is 13 years old and just released an album of great music and original songs.  I hope this will be the first of many interviews

September 3, 2017   Jean R. Freedman's new biography of Peggy Seeger is a fasinating look at the roots of American and English folk music and the impact that Peggy Seeger had on both. 


David Grisman

Mar 15, 2017

February 26, 2017  Legendary mandolin player David Grisman talks about his influences and history. 


Albert Mazibuko of Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Feb 22, 2017


Suzy Bogguss - South Florida Folk Festival

Jan 9, 2017

County Star Suzy Bogguss will make an appearance at The South Florida Folk Festival later in January. Michael Stock interviews Suzy about her career on Folk & Acoustic Music


Hadi Yaziji - Art 4 Peace Concert

Jan 9, 2017

Hadi Yaziji has decided to do something about the Syrian refugee problem, and a local concert will help raise money for humanitarian assistance  www.art4peace.net 


(10-12-2016) Today’s Topical Currents profiles longtime WLRN staffer and folk music buff, Michael Stock.

There are few locally produced radio music programs with a history of some 35 years on the air, but his FOLK AND ACOUSTIC program spins each Sunday with a wide range of authentic music—both recorded and live.

So join us for a program of music and down-home fun with Michael Stock . . . only on  Topical Currents 

Banjo - An Illustrated History by Bob Carlin

Aug 15, 2016


Zusha

Jan 25, 2016


    

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