Shows: Folk

Watch sagebrush tumble past your busy city slicker life as you tune in to our Folk shows. Our DJs dish up eclectic blues; traditional French; Irish traditional music; American traditional, old-time, and hillbilly music; and classic country.


Start Stop Show DJ  
5:00pm 6:00pm

Souled and New

Do you need more soul in your life? Here, we believe the answer is always yes, bringing you a balanced diet of soul,  Stax,Motown, girl group, Wall of Sound, and everyfunk in between (Egyptian Shumba included). We'll also trace the genres to today's music, linking the old with the new, the classics with the rediscovered gems. So, tune in, find out that new dance craze, and get down.
6:00pm 7:00pm

Chief Sharif's Funky Sexy Folksy Power Hour

Tune in for the best funky sexy folk Chief Sharif has to offer you!
Chief Sharif


10:00am 1:00pm

King George's Show

Hear the blues stylings of WHPK's own King George!
King George


6:00pm 7:00pm

Boppin’ with Bob

Classic rockabilly.
Bob Miner
7:00pm 8:30pm

Sitting in the Park

Chicago soul and group soul, mainly from the ’60s through the the early ’70s. You’ll also hear interviews with soul groups. Check out the show’s website for more information and exclusive interview archives. The show is dedicated to the memory of Bob Abrahamian, creator and host of the show 2002-2014