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 40 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 is currently on the Board of the Mariposa Folk Foundation.
To celebrate 40 years on the folk scene, Jan has published a series of recent interviews which you can read in the book, Just Us Folk: We Shift and Remain.