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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photo by Bruce Weber; courtesy of the Artist's estate

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
photo courtesy of Folkways

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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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.

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