1. From Folk Alley, discover the 10 best folk and roots music albums of the year, from quiet acoustic solo records to stomping shout-alongs, focused on community, elements of ancestry and stories that unite us.

    From Folk Alley, discover the 10 best folk and roots music albums of the year, from quiet acoustic solo records to stomping shout-alongs, focused on community, elements of ancestry and stories that unite us.

  2. New Adventures In Folk: The Best Of 2011
by Folk Alley
Photo: The Head and the Heart is one of many new folk groups that bend tradition while keeping it alive.

    New Adventures In Folk: The Best Of 2011

    by Folk Alley

    Photo: The Head and the Heart is one of many new folk groups that bend tradition while keeping it alive.