Roots Down

Fridays at 8pm on WVTF

Americana, Roots and more

Ways to Connect

Christy Hays

May 24, 2018

Singer/songwriter Christy Hays from Austin, TX stopped by the WVTF studio to share some songs from her new album River Swimmer

Rising Appalachia

May 23, 2018

Rising Appalachia is perfomring at The 9:30 Club in DC Friday night (May 25) and Saturday at DelFest (May 26).  Luke caught up with Leah Song between shows in Vermont recently to talk performing, writing and getting to know the communities in which they tour.

Kyle Lacy and the Harlem River Noise

May 17, 2018

Kyle Lacy and the Harlem River Noise 

". . . brings you home to the roots of 50s rock 'n' roll and blues."

And, we got 'em, recorded live in the WVTF studio.

The Andrew Collins Trio

May 11, 2018

Bluegrass, chambergrass, progressive acoustic string music . . . call it what you will, it's just darn good.  Toronto virtuosos recorded live in the WVTF studio.   

Patterson Barrett

May 3, 2018

Journeyman musician, Austin singer/songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and renowned sideman (from Jerry Jeff Walker to Chuck Berry to Buddy Miller), Patterson Barrett stopped by the WVTF studio to perform songs from his new album Give 'Em What They Want.