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The Sound Cafe Podcasts


Featuring Independent Artists From Around The World


These shows and many more air on Blues & Roots Radio weekly


Roots, Americana, Singer, Songwriter, Blues, Contemporary Folk and everything in between

Podcast Series


Backstage with Douglas McLean

Douglas McLean is an executive producer,  videography, Radio Host, and writer for local newspapers.​ He has talked with many artists about their songwriting process, you can listen to these interviews, with music from their albums interspersed throughout. 

Huntsville, Ontario, Canada

Weekly Podcasts Uploaded Every Thursday

The Podcasts are produced by a team of volunteer presenters from around the world, occasionally we may play a repeat depending on time restraints in getting shows recorded.

Album Of The Week

Anne Connor presents a featured album weekly, genres vary and include Roots, Americana, Blues, Folk, Celtic Music, Bluegrass and many more. The show airs around the world on Blues & Roots Radio.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

*Occasionally Presented by a Guest Host*

Under The Radar

Stevie Connor goes Under The Radar playing music by independent artists, featuring musical genres ranging from Contemporary Folk to Roots, Blues, Americana, Celtic, & everything in between. 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Beth Williams
Indie, Americana Songwriter Show

Where the Colorado Mountains meet the west Texas wind and beyond.

Colorado, USA


Dutch Blues Radio

Gerda Roos presents a selection of blues music from Holland, across Europe and beyond

Emmer-Erfscheidenveen, Drenthe, Netherlands.


 Last Night In Town

Nathan Seeckts presents independent artists from Australia and beyond in genres varying from Americana, Roots, Bluegrass, Contemporary Folk, Country and more.

Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Blues & Roots Connections

Paul Long presents a show inspired by the Blues but not constrained by it. It features Blues, Soul, Funk, Rock and other music with a roots vibe - music that has the emotional contact and feel, if not always the chord sequence. As he says, 'it may not always be the blues, but there is always a connection' as the tracks are linked by theme, subject matter, artist and whim.

West Sussex, England

HeartBeatTrue Radio

Ken Stearns plays a wide range of genres, from Rock and Americana to Blues, Roots, Bluegrass and more, he likes to refer to his musical selections as playing the wide open country.

Gainesville, Florida, USA


The Eastern Passage

Craig Mills presents artists from the Maritimes region of Canada and beyond.

Craig is from Lewisporte, Newfoundland, now based in Ontario, Canada

Two Electric Guitars

Blues Source International

Ken Wallis plays a selection of Blues, Funk, Soul, and Blues Rock from around the world.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


Blues Source Canada

Ken Wallis plays a selection of Blues, Funk, Soul, and Blues Rock from across Canada.

Hamilton, Ontario, Canada


Acoustic Accents

Bud Johnson plays a selection of genres ranging from Contemporary Folk, Bluegrass, Americana and frequently includes interviews.

Homer, Alaska, USA

The Lost Highway

Craig Mills presents Alt Country,  Americana,  Contemporary Acoustic and the musical Kitchen sink as he travels along the backroads of the lost highway.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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The Blues Show


Chris Kirkham presents the best of international Blues music.

Folkestone, Kent, England


The Acoustic Yard


David Dee Moore celebrates  

singer/songwriters from Ireland and beyond.

Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland

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Celtic Starfish


Tunes, Songs, Stories, Culture and Tradition are the five arms of the ‘Celtic Starfish’


Irish musician and broadcaster David Dee Moore presents a brand new show that highlights all the latest new traditional, folk releases from around the globe

Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland


Welsh Connections


Welsh Connections creates, and supports the creation of cross-cultural and multicultural artforms. Welsh Connections’ aspiration is to recognise, embrace and proactively support artistic work by all the communities of Swansea, South Wales and beyond,

Swansea, Wales


Power Folk

A mixture of folk, rock, bluegrass, country, blues and roots music as well as new albums from both established and up and coming artists.

The Catskills, New York, USA.


Mostly Folk

Mostly Folk  from the Catskill Mountains NY,  playing newly released albums, classic folk, indie folk and bluegrass music as well as some traditional music that may or may not be true to the genre. The show features interviews with both upcoming and established singers and songwriters from around the world.

The Catskills, New York, USA.

Monthly Podcast

Spirit & Roots

Singer / Songwriter Dan Raza

is dedicated to sharing the music of the best songwriters out there - both old and new. Each episode features a special guest live in the studio playing us their songs and opening up about their creative process and the music that has inspired them.

London, England