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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Death and taxes....April 15th looms, and the Titanic went down 107 years ago today - have you heard any news of the iceberg?!

This program will air on Sunda April 14th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Lost Nation Theater presents a Kick-off Cabaret on Thursday April 18th featuring Dana and Susan Robinson, Mark LeGrand, and Rick Norcross and his All-Star Ramblers.  The place is Montpelier's City Hall Arts Center, and music begins at 7:30 p.m.

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David Bromberg performs in Essex Junction, some northwestern African hitmakers, Richard Thompson's 70th birthday, and much much more!

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

This week's caendar announcements:

Snake Mountain Bluegrass will be performing at Brandon Music on Saturday April 13th.

The Vermont Fiddle Orchestra under the directorship of David Kaynor will perform its annual Spring Concert on Saturday, April 13that 7 p.m. at the Barre Opera House.  Special guest soloists will be Katie and Corie Pressley.

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We bid farewell to March with songs for the birthday of Caesar Chavez, a vast selection of live shows in our area this week, and even more new releases!

This program will air on Sunday March 31st from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Ripton Community Coffeehouse presents Lewis Franco and the Missing Cats at Burnham Hall in Lincoln on Saturday April 6th. The open mic preceding the headlining act begins at 7:30. 

Mary McGinniss and the Selkies will be playing at Radio Bean in Burlington on Friday April 5th from 6:30-8 p.m. 

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We welcome spring with songs about maple sugar and mud season, and with more interesting new releases from Vermont and all around the world !

This program will air on Sunday March 24th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Chandler in Randolph presents Loudon Wainwright III, Suzzy Roche, and Lucy Wainwright Roche in a program entitled All in a Family on Friday March 29th at 7:30 p.m.

The Nordic folk trio Dreamer's Circus will be at the UVM recital hall in Burlington on Friday March 29th 

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A special focus this week on new music (there's lots of it!) and newly discovered bands encountered at the Folk Alliance International Conference held this February in Montreal.

This program will air on Sunday March 17th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

40 Shades of Green

Mar 6, 2019
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We look forward to an absolute goldmine of world class musicians playing in the VPR listening area during St. Patrick's Weekend....including Dervish, Mick Moloney, Natalie McMaster, and Quebecois supergroup Le Vent du Nord....Wear green, and remember to set your timepieces forward !

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

This week's calendar announcements:

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy will return to the Chandler Center for the Arts for a spirited celebration of St. Patrick’s Day on Saturday March 16th at 7:30 p.m.
 

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What comes in like an iceball and goes out like a mudball?  The month of March of course! We chase the icicles away and marvel at the changing angle of the light, with lots of music from warmer places where you can march in parades wearing little more than feathers...

This program will air on Sunday March 3rd from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Old Songs in Voorheesville, NY presents Joel Mabus on Friday March 8th at 7:30 p.m. 

photo by Erica Miller

Calypso old and new, evidence of Lucinda Williams' geographical songs, and, not surprisingly, some Vermont winter weather songs too!

This program will air on Sunday February 24th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's caendar announcements:

Senegalese musician Daby Toure will be playing at the Lamp Club Light Shop in Burlington every Wednesday evening during the entire month of February. Music begins at 9:30.

Francesca Blanchard will be performing acoustic sets at Meadowlark Studios in Williston on Sunday March 3rd  from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Previews for a wealth of great live music in our area this week and a special dedication to Tim Whiteford, a much loved Vermont Celtic musician who passed on a few days ago.

This program will air on Sunday February 17th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Senegalese musician Daby Toure will be playing at the Lamp Club Light Shop in Burlington every Wednesday evening during the entire month of February. Music begins at 9:30.

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Previews of some of the fine local music which can be heard at the upcoming Peacham Winter Carnival and at Saratoga's Flurry Festival, a fond dedication to Bill Spence, a hammered dulcimer hero who passed away this week, and even some songs about our ongoing interesting weather!

The program will air on Sunday February 10th from 7-10 p.m.

This weeks calendar announcements:

Senegalese musician Daby Toure will be playing at the Lamp Club Light Shop in Burlington every Wednesday evening during the entire month of February. Music begins at 9:30.

photo courtesy of the Flynn Theater

The snow is snowing, the wind is blowing, strings are strumming, and all this music has got me humming!

This program will air on Sunday February 3rd from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

On Thursday, February 7th from 6 - 8 p.m. Carol Hausner and Mark Struhsacker will be playing at Bagitos in Montpelier.

World music star Daby Toure will be playing at the Lamp Club Light Shop in Burlington every Wednesday evening during the entire month of February.

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Snowbound soggy groundhogs,  many new releases, and Vermont winter music as we roll the woodpile down....

This program will air on Sunday January 27th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This weeks calendar announcements:

The Ripton Community Coffeehouse, being held this month at the Ripton Elementary School,  presents Greg Klyma on Saturday February 2nd.  The famous open mike starts at 7:30 followed by the main attraction.

The Peacham Library presents Fifth Business on Saturday February 2nd at 7 p.m.

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Music for Martin Luther King Jr., some masterful a capella, a preview of Montpelier's Spice On Snow festival, and, as always, even more!

This program will air on Sunday January 2oth from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The 2019 WalkOver Cabin Fever Series in Bristol launches on Saturday, January 26th at 8 p.m. with Jamie Masefield and Tom Cleary.

Chasing One Warm Line

Jan 12, 2019
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Lots of interesting new releases (and some vintage tracks) to help us sail through this cold winter weather!

This program will air on Sundy January 13th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Zeichner Trio plays Irish & Appalachian Music at the Eden Boutique Taproom & Cheese Bar in Winooski on Friday, January 18th – the event runs from 6-10 p.m., music from 6:30-8:30.

Lewis Franco & The Brown Eyed Girls (with Joe Franco) will be playing at the Whammy Bar in Calais on Saturday, January 19th at 7:30 p.m.

photo by Jack Rowell, courtesy of the Artist

Welcoming in the chilly nights and the occasional blue sky days of the new year, a set of quirky Disney songs, accordion music from the South American jungle, and much much more!

This program will air on Sunday January 6th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

On Friday January 11th, They Might Be Gypsies will be playing at The Brick Church music series in Williston.

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A preview of the  wealth of acoustic music happening  thoughout the VPR listening area on December 31st!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

The Light Show !

Dec 19, 2018
photo by Resnik

Our 23rd annual "light" show where we feature all kinds of music about darkness and light to celebrate the solstice and the lengthening of daytime light.

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

This weeks calendar announcements:

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Some spicy music to heat up the chilly evenings of December...

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

This week's calendar announcements:

Treewild Concerts presents an evening with the eclectic folk trio Nova on Monday December 17th at a house concert at 338 Thompson Road in Shelburne.  Potluck at 6, music begins at 7 p.m.

Harvey Reid and Joyce Anderson will be giving their 25th annual Christmas concerts at the Flying Goose Brew Pub in New London, NH on December 19th and 20th at 8 p.m.

Duets and More

Dec 6, 2018
photo by GDuwen, courtesy of Wikipedia

Duets are the epitome of togetherness, and togetherness is the theme of VPR's membership drive...today's program is a festival of harmonious voices to inspire and warm us up on these long dark nights!

This program will air on Sunday December 9th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Michael Jermyn will play at the TW Wood Gallery in   Montpelier on Saturday December 15th from  1-3 p.m.

Mary McGinniss & the Selkies will perform at Radio Bean in Burlington on Friday, December 14th from 7-8:30 p.m.

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Another wealth of live local performances, bird songs, Hannukah, and much much more as we welcome the dark and sparkly days of December!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

The Miss Guided Angels will be giving a hometown CD release concert at the Chaffee Art Center in Rutland on Thursday, December 6th at 7 p.m.

Eddie and Kim Lawrence return to the Palmer St. Coffeehouse in Plattsburgh on Friday December 7th at 7:30 p.m.

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