Monthly Archives: May 2016

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Alejandro Escovedo @ St. Cecilia Music Center – 5/30/16

    Alejandro Escovedo joins us for a live session recorded on May 5th at St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI. Al will have a new album with Peter Buck and Scott McCaughey coming in the fall (2016), but on this week’s show he shares some older songs and great stories to go along with

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    Houndmouth @ The Leon Loft – 5/23/16

      We’re back at The Leon Loft this week for a live session with Houndmouth on Acoustic Café. With Katie Toupin’s departure just before their session, they added a horn section and a new keyboardist/vocalist and unveiled a new sound for our live audience. Houndmouth played songs from their two releases and a gem from the

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      Jim Lauderdale – 5/16/16

        Americana MVP Jim Lauderdale joins us to talk about his latest album, a double CD called “Soul Searching.” Jim, a veteran songwriter and player who’s worked with everyone from Ralph Stanley to Elvis Costello to Lucinda Williams to Buddy Miller, went in search of soul in Tennessee’s two music capitals, Memphis and Nashville. Jim also

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        Robbie Fulks – 5/9/16

          This time we welcome back Robbie Fulks as our in-studio guest. We’ve been following Robbie closely since he made his debut in 1996 with the album “Country Love Songs,” right through his new album “Upland Stories.” Discussion of his music, past and present, plus performances of songs from “Upland Stories” make for another great visit

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

            It’s another Leon Loft show this week with The Lone Bellow, playing songs from their two albums and something brand new! Our Leon Loft shows are a continuing series, in collaboration with Leon Speakers and our Ann Arbor, MI affiliate WQKL – 107.1.

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