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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British vocal superstars The Young'uns visit the Whallonsburg, NY Grange hall on their first US tour, alcoholic blues and heartbreak, and Spanish and Portuguese divas for starters.   

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

This week's calendar announcements:

The 38th annual Vergennes Day celebration will feature the music of Pete Sutherland and Oliver Scanlon and also Mark Lavoie on Saturday August 24th

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A preview of the upcoming Peacham Acoustic Music Festival, other exciting live performances in the VPR listening area, and much much more.

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

This week's calendar announcements:

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Festivals, contra dances, new releases, and Louis Armstrong's 118th birthday!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

There will be a family contra dance held at the Tunbridge Town Hall on Friday August 9th beginning at 7:30 p.m. with live music.  All dances will be taught.

New York singer songwriter Bill Scozari will be playing at Brandon Music on Saturday August 10th at 7:30 p.m.

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More classic blues, lots of local musical events on Saturday August 3rd, and the lovin' spoonful (coffee, that is!)

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

This week's calendar listings: 

Next Stage Arts Project and Twilight Music present Sam Reider and The Human Hands, a  quintet of Brooklyn-based bluegrass and jazz musicians, plus Brattleboro-based world fusion duo Aura Shards on Saturday, August 3rd at 7:30 p.m. at Next Stage at 15 Kimball Hill in downtown Putney.

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Music from three continents, more summer festivals, and a new classic blues collection.

This program will air on Sunday July 21st afrom 7 - 10 p.m.

This  week's calendar announcements:

There will be a contra dance at the East Thetford Pavilion on Saturday July 27th at  8 p.m. with music by Blind Squirrel and with   calling by Luke Donforth

Tony Trishka will be giving a lakeside concert in Ticonderoga, NY at 543 Baldwin Rd., Ticonderoga on Saturday , July 27th at  p.m.

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Many exciting new releases, and a tribute to João Gilberto, one of the architects of bossa nova.

This program will air on Sunday July 14th from 7 to 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Thursday evening July 18th the Groton Recreation Committee presents Fifth Business as part of their Music in the Park series.

Mayfly will be playing in our area on Sunday, July 21st at 10am for the  Waterbury Breakfast Club, 18 Elm St., Waterbury

Daby Toure will be playing at Higher Ground in South Burlington on Friday
July 19th 

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A sweet farewell to master fiddler Eugene O'Donnell, a week of wonderful local music, and a preview of the 41st annual Middlebury Festival on the Green.

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

This week's calendar announcements;

Jeremiah McLane, Tim Cummings, and Alex Kehler will be playing at the Brownington Ceilidh Club on Sunday July 14th at 2 p.m.

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A very special live-in-the-studio performance by Vermont musician Moira Smiley, new releases, and much more!

This program will air on Sunday June 30th froom 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Dave Keller has 10 performances scheduled during the next 3 weeks.  Check his website (davekeller.com) for more information!

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Two impressive music festivals in Vermont this weekend, many other live music shows, and even more summer songs!

This program will air on Sunday june 23rd from 7 - 20 p.m.

This week's calaendar announcements:

The Sky Blue Boys and The VT Bluegrass Pioneers will be performing at the Plainfield Town Hall Opera House on Friday June 28th at 7:30 p.m.

Paul Asbell will be performing solo at the Double E Theater in Essex on Saturday June 29th at 7:30 p.m.

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Our annual Father's Day show, and many kind thoughts about the late great Dr. John.

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

This week's caendar announcements

The Good Times Cafe in Hinesburg presents Peter Mulvey on Wednesday June 19th.

Mary McGinniss and the Selkies will be performing in Shelburne at a food truck and wine tasting event at Shelburne Wine and Coffee on Thursday June 20th from 5 - 8 p.m. and at Radio Bean in Burlington on Friday June 21st from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Leon Redbone Lives!

Jun 9, 2019
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A big tip of the hat to mysterious and marvelous Leon Redbone, who introduced a whole generation to the pleasures of ancient pop music.

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

This week's calendar announcements:

The 13th annual Carolan Festival will be held at Mallery Farm in Worcester on Saturday June 15th from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.  For more information check their website: carolanfestvt.com

The Dave Keller Band will be playing at Parker Pie in W. Glover on Saturday June 15th at 8 p.m.

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A new month, an upcoming summer solstice, and all manner of new releases!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

Local musician Michael Jermyn will be playing at Salaam Boutique on State street for the  Montpelier artwalk on Thursday, June 6th from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and at Sweet Melissa's in Montpelier on Saturday, June 8th from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Lilacs and apple blossoms...The flowers a blooming, the honeybees zooming, as local musicians are crooning (and, hopefuly, tuning....)

This program will air on Sunday May 26th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

The Heather Pierson Acoustic Trio will perform at Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs, NY on Sunday, June 2 at 7 p.m.

The Village Harmony Alumni Ensemble will be singing at the Tinmouth Community Church on Monday May 27th and at the Westminster West Congregational Church on Tuesday May 28th.  Both shows start at 7:30 p.m.

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Sad songs about lost souls, big men with sweet voices, A Very Cellular Song, and much more ! 

This program will air on Sunday May 19th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

On Friday, May 24th at 7:30 p.m. the North End Studio in Burlington presents Nora Guthrie with Rik Palieri in a special presentation entitled "What Pete Taught Woody"

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Sad songs about lost souls, big men with sweet voices, A Very Cellular Song, and much more ! 

This program will air on Sunday May 19th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

On Friday, May 24th at 7:30 p.m. the North End Studio in Burlington presents Nora Guthrie with Rik Palieri in a special presentation entitled "What Pete Taught Woody"

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Our annual Mother's Day special, and a wondrous selection of live performances in our area this week.

This program will air on Sunda May 12th from 7 - 10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

David and Nate Gusakov, aka Last Train to Zinkov, will be playing at the Adamant Community Club on Saturday May 18th at 7 p.m.

Mary McGinniss and the Selkies will be playing at the Lamp Club Light Shop in Burlington on Saturday May 18thfrom 7 - 8:30 p.m.

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Songs for May, some fine new releases, Cinco de Mayo, and much much more!

This program will air on Sunday May 5th from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

Stewart's Signature Series in Saratoga Springs presents Cherish the Ladies on Saturday May 11th at the Zankel music center at Skidmore College at 2 p.m.

The Music Box in Craftsbury presents Marty Morrissey and Patti Shannon with special guest Robert Resnik on Saturday May 11th at 7:30 p.m.

May Day!

Apr 27, 2019
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Pete Seeger was born 100 years ago this week..We celebrate with deep blues, Philo Records alums, and Vermont songs old and new!

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

This week's calendar announcements:

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Easter, Passover, and early spring music festivals - let’s celebrate!

This program will air on Sunday April 1t from 7-10 p.m.

This week's calendar announcements:

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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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