Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif was a Thursday tradition on CKUT in Montreal for nearly 14 years from February 3, 1994 until August 30, 2007. Folk Roots/Folk Branches continued as occasional features on CKUT and is now also a blog. Here’s the 20th instalment of “This week in Folk Roots/Folk Branches,” a weekly look back continuing through next August at some of the most notable guests, features and moments in Folk Roots/Folk Branches history.
Sunday January 16, 1994: The special pilot edition of Folk Roots/Folk Branches with Mike Regenstreif.
January 12, 1995: Extended feature- Mary Chapin Carpenter.
January 18, 1996: Extended feature- Jim Stewart’s Marco Polo Suite.
January 16, 1997: Extended feature: The Appalachia Waltz Radio Concert with Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer & Mark O'Connor.
January 15, 1998: Show theme: A tribute to Leonard Cohen.
January 18, 2001: Guest- Steve Forbert.
January 16, 2003: Guests: Bill Garrett & Sue Lothrop and Dave Clarke.