Yearly Archives: 2015

Ben Folds + yMusic – 9/7/15

    Ben Folds and yMusic join us this week for songs from Ben’s new album called “So There.” Created with the chamber music group yMusic, Ben and the ensemble created 8 new chamber pop songs, and the album also serves as the recorded debut of Ben’s “Concerto for Piano And Orchestra,” which he did with The

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    Delta Spirit & Friends – 8/24/15

      Delta Spirit & Friends drop by the studio for songs from their latest “Into The Wide,” and much more. On a recent tour, their touring friends included Robert Ellis, Johnny Fritz and Ian O’Neil (Deer Tick), so they also performed some of their songs and ended with a great Jimmy Cliff cover. Lots of fun,

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      Olivia Chaney – 8/17/15

        Olivia Chaney brings her unique mix of folk and classical styling to our show this week as we discuss her debut album “The Longest River.” A fascinating young British artist, Olivia tells stories of performing classical music for skinheads, a songwriting workshop with Ray Davies and so much more. Olivia is joined by Jordan Hunt

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        Bilal – 8/3/15

          This time our in-studio guest is the Philly soul vocalist Bilal, playing songs from his new album “In Another Life,” and discussing his work with Kendrick Lamar, Robert Glasper, producer Adrian Younge and much more. Depending on how you count them, “In Another Life” is album 4 or 5 for Bilal Oliver, but this time

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          Songs Of The Road

            Through 2015, Acoustic Cafe and SongCraft Presents will be taking songwriters on roadtrips in our 2015 Ford C-MAX ENERGI. Along the way, these artists will create a brand new song! You can hear and see the results below… So, come along for the ride! ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Song #3: “Steel Mill Sunday” Artist: David Mayfield The road

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            Indigo Girls @ The Leon Loft – 7/13/15

              Indigo Girls return to Acoustic Cafe this week, in front of a live audience at The Leon Loft, to play songs from their new album “One Lost Day.” It’s been a busy few years for Amy and Emily, and they discuss the newfound joys of parenting and so much more. IG were joined by their

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              Robert Earl Keen – 6/8/15

                Robert Earl Keen joins us to discuss his new music, and his first bluegrass album, called “Happy Prisoner.” After a 35 year career, the consummate Texas singer-songwriter delves into the bluegrass cannon with a collection of traditional and contemporary covers with an amazing 7 piece band live in our studio. Robert also discusses his recent

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                Seinabo Sey – 6/1/15

                  Seinabo Sey is our in-studio guest this time, sharing songs from her debut EP “For Madeleine,” and a great cover, too. Raised in both Sweden and Gambia, Seinabo has an interesting worldview which she’s turned into poetry (and now songs).

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                  Featured shows

                  Paolo Nutini @ The Leon Loft - 1/5/15

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                  Bilal - 8/3/15

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                  Warren Haynes @ Americanafest 2015 - 10/12/15

                  The second of our special Americanafest live sessions airs this week, with Warren Haynes (and ... Read More

                  The Lone Bellow @ The Leon Loft - 5/2/16

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                  Sean McConnell @ Americanafest 2016 - 10/10/16

                  This segment is our first session recorded in Nashville during Americanafest in September 2016. Sean ... Read More