Yearly Archives: 2015


J.J. Grey – 4/20/15

    It’s another Leon Loft live session (recorded at Leon Speakers headquarters), this time with J.J. Grey, and Mofro members J.J., Todd Smalley and Andrew Trube play songs from the new album “Ol’ Glory,” and tell stories of working on the family farm, the summer festival season and more!


    The Temperance Movement – 4/13/15

      The Temperance Movement joins us for some acoustic versions of songs from their self-titled U.S. debut. For fans of Faces, Stones, Black Crowes and AC/DC, The Temperance Movement have been steadily working the clubs in Europe, and even opened a string of dates for The Stones in 2013. Fun talk with a hard workin’, hard


      Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – 4/6/15

        Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, the new solo project from Andrew McMahon (Jack’s Mannequin) is our in-studio guest this week on the show. Taped in front of a live audience at The Leon Loft, Andrew discusses the new work, as well as his foundation called The Dear Jack Foundation, helping children and young adults with


        Steve Earle & The Dukes (in NYC) – 3/30/15

          Steve Earle & The Dukes are the guests this week on Acoustic Café. Recorded live at Electric Lady Studios in New York, Steve talks about the new album “Terraplane,” the blues, his divorce from Allison Moorer, Broadway, a project with Shawn Colvin and much more! It’s always an exciting conversation with Mr. Earle.


          Bahamas – 3/23/15

            This week, Afie Jurvanen, aka Bahamas is our in-studio guest, playing songs from the new album “Bahamas Is Afie.” Afie talks about this third album, the ever-changing Toronto music scene and much more!


            Spandau Ballet – 3/9/15

              Spandau Ballet is back… it’s TRUE… and they join us as our in-studio guests. With their roots in mid-70s punk, the band became part of the music and fashion scene of the club Blitz in London, and saw international superstardom through the 80s. Split apart by a bitter lawsuit and individual pursuits for 20 years,


              Brandi Carlile- 3/2/15

                Brandi Carlile and Phil & Tim Henseroth stop by for songs from Brandi’s new album The Firewatcher’s Daughter.” Featuring a new way of working, and lots of new sounds, Brandi tells the story of the new album, the band member’s growing families and much more!


                Strand Of Oaks – 2/23/15

                  In this Acoustic Café segment, Strand Of Oaks drop by for a visit. Led by songwriter and singer Timothy Showalter, Strand Of Oaks explore Tim’s youth in Goshen, Indiana on the new album called “HEAL.”


                  Raul Midon – 2/16/15

                    Raul Midon returns to our studio this time to discuss his new album “Don’t Hesitate,” and play some of his new songs. “Don’t Hesitate” is the fourth studio album from this amazing multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, and features a co-write with 70s soul legend Bill Withers, who’s been away from music since the late 80s!


                    Songs Of The Road Copy

                      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 #1: “Not Home Anymore” Artist: Lera Lynn The road

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