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Just Us Folk

with Jan Vanderhorst

Just Us Folk is a show devoted to acoustic roots music including contemporary and traditional folk, singer-songwriters, acoustic blues and bluegrass music. Since 1981, Jan Vanderhorst has showcased new and established performers in the world of folk music. Throughout the year Jan travels to folk festivals near and far to interview performers and discuss their craft. An area concert listing of touring performers is also profiled each week.

During his 42 years in folk music, Jan has been a stage MC at many festivals, a judge for both the Canadian Folk Music Awards and the Juno Awards and has served on the Board of Directors of the Ontario Council of Folk Festivals. Jan served nine years on the Board of the Mariposa Folk Foundation.

 Jan has published a series of recent interviews which you can read in the books, Just Us Folk: We Shift and Remain and The Long Haul. His latest book Music To Our Ears Again was just published in June of 2024.

On February 21, 2024 Jan was inducted into the Folk Radio Hall of Fame in Kansas City at the Folk Alliance International conference.

Folk Radio Hall of Fame Award