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 the band

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.

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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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Ankle deep in the holiday season, and also still slighty groggy from Thanksgiving feasts, we prepare musically for the short daylight hours of December and the lengthening days which are  less than a month away!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

Bill Staines will be appearing at Seven Stars Arts Center (SSAC) in Sharon , VT for a special fundraising concert to benefit SSAC.  This concert, on December 1st  at 7p.m., will help with the operating costs of the non-profit arts center.

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Songs of thankfulness, new releases that have made it in time for the holiday season, and the Group W bench!!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

Dave Keller and his band will be performing at Red Square in Burlington on Saturday November 24th  at 7 p.m. 

Singer/songwriter Caroline Cotter will be performing at Brandon Music on Saturday November 24th at 7:30 p.m.

11/11 at 11:00

Nov 11, 2018
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The Armistice Day centenniel, the week the Edmund Fitzgerald went down, and so much more!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

The band Billy Wylder with special guests Seth Eames and Miriam Bernardo  will be performing at Foam Brewers in Burlington on Friday November 16th at 8 p.m.

photo courtesy of Bill Schubart

Music to welcome in chilly November, some beloved Philo Records artists, Montpelier songbird Patti Casey returns to play her home town, and much more!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

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Congratulations to Vermont''s own Starline Rhythm Boys, celebrating 20 years together with a featured performance this week at the Chandler in Randolph ! Also some interesting new releases and some old favorites....

This program will air on Sunday October 28th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Adirondack balladeer Roy Hurd will perform at Plattsburgh's Palmer St. Coffeehouse on Friday November 2nd at 7:30 p.m.

The Music Box in Craftsbury presents Cookie's Hot Club on Saturday November 3rd at 7:30 p.m.

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Bruce Springsteen and Dick Gaughan both cover Pete Seeger, Brownie McGhee covers Big Bill Broonzy, and Martin Carthy covers his own familiar arrangement of Scarborough Fair!  

This program will sir on Sunday October 21st from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar annuncements:

photo by Ben Resnik

22 years!  We celebrate the show's 22nd anniversary doing what we love to do - previewing upcoming local shows, highlighting Vermont musicians, and luxuriating right along with our listeners as we play the best music that we can find!! Special thanks to everyone who has helped with invaluable support over all these musical years, including VPR program directors Kari Anderson and Franny Bastian, and especially Ty Robertson, Gigi Weisman, and Nora Ostrander, all of whom have spent many hours helping me out in the control room....on to year 23! 

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It's almost scary to realize that there will be live performancers this week in the VPR listening area by (for starters) Greg Brown, Arlo Guthrie, Dougie MacLean, Leyla McCalla, and Hot Tuna.  We'll be previewing these shows, playing some marveloous new releases, and basking in the fall colors!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

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