Radio Resources

This is a listing of radio shows in Atlanta, the Southeast, and beyond that feature folk music and related themes. If you are aware of others, please send an email to We are especially interested in learning of folk broadcasts from other areas that may not reach Atlanta proper.

WRFG 89.3 FM, Atlanta, Georgia

A listener-supported station featuring Roots and Heritage programming. Of special interest is a line-up of shows in the 7:00-9:00 pm weekday time slot known as the Peach State Festival that feature traditional, old time, and other acoustic music. Other genres are well covered, too. Check the station’s website for current scheduling. WRFG 89.3 FM


5 am – 7 am Good Time Gospel
7 am – 9 am Route 66
9 am – 11 am My Own House
11 am – 1 pm Music from India
1 pm – 3 pm Zydeco Show
3 pm – 5 pm Plain Ol’ Horizons
5 pm – 7 pm The Celtic Show – Streaming audio and recordings of past shows
7 pm – 10 pm Fox’s Minstrel Show
10 pm – 12 am Street Soldiers

Monday – Friday

6 am – 10 am Good Morning Blues
7 pm – 9 pm Peach State Festival

WABE 90.1 FM, Atlanta, Georgia

The radio half of Public Broadcasting Atlanta, featuring National Public Radio and other cultural and educational programming.


9 pm – 10 pm The Thistle and Shamrock, NPR’s venerated Celtic music program hosted by Fiona Ritchie


6 pm – 8 pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor
8 pm – 9 pm River Walk Jazz with Jim Cullum Band, David Holt narrating


10 pm – 12 pm Rebroadcast of Saturday’s A Prairie Home Companion

WREK 91.1 FM, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

Diversity, carried to 6 decimal places. Check their website for details about programming to suit all tastes, from traditional to ultramodern.

WCLK 91.9 FM, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, Georgia

Features a mix of traditional and contemporary jazz, gospel, blues, Latin and reggae. Also broadcasts live interviews and special events.

Georgia Public Radio

Georgia Public Radio is network of 15 member stations (see that provide public radio coverage for most of the state of Georgia.


6 pm – 8 pm A Prairie Home Companion with Garrison Keillor


11 am – 12 pm Sound and Spirit
2 pm – 4 pm Rebroadcast of Saturday’s A Prairie Home Companion

WDVX – East Tennessee’s Own

WDVX plays Bluegrass, Americana, Classic Country, Alternative Country, Western Swing, Blues, Old Time and Traditional Mountain Music, Bluegrass Gospel, Celtic and Folk. Then, we throw in a little roots music from other parts of the world, as well as some good old rock-and-roll and the latest releases in Americana music. WDVX offers our listeners a variety of specialty shows featuring music you can’t hear anywhere else. WDVX also provides local and regional musicians an outlet for their talents. Weekdays at noon and on Saturdays WDVX broadcasts live performances from our studios in downtown Knoxville. Listen in at any time:

Other Resources

Cajun and Zydeco Radio Guide –

Folk Radio –