Monthly Archives: October 2017

Josh Ritter (w/Zacharia Hickman) – 10/30/17

    Josh Ritter returns this week for songs and conversation about his new album called “Gathering.” The most radically diverse album he’s ever done, “Gathering” comes after his work writing and co-writing everything on Bob Weir’s 2016 album “Blue Mountain.” Bassist/vocalist Zacharia Hickman joined us for the session, recorded at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville.  

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    Fantastic Negrito – 10/23/17

      Fantastic Negrito joins us in the studio as our guest this week. Starting as Xavier in the mid-90s, he eventually quit the business and went back to Oakland. When he re-emerged in 2008, he was singing the blues, picking up the Grammy this year for Best Contemporary Blues Album.    

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      2018 Folk Fest Getaway!

        GETAWAY!!! Presented by Paragon Sight & Sound and The Ark Register to win NOW (click this)!… Or e-mail rob@acafe.com with your name, phone number and the words “Folk Festival” in the subject line. More info below! ******************************************************************************************************* Join us at the 41st Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, January 26-27, 2018! Acoustic Cafe, Paragon Sight &

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        The Wild Reeds – 10/16/17

          It’s The Wild Reeds this time as our in-studio guests, playing songs from their latest album “The World We Built.” Kinsey Lee, Mackenzie Howe and Sharon Silva met while in college, starting the band in 2009, and recording their debut in 2014. This year has been their most exciting yet, playing Newport Folk, SXSW and

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          The Secret Sisters @ Americanafest – 10/9/17

            Photo: Jeremy Harris, Nashville This time it’s our second 2017 Americanafest session, captured September 14th in Nashville. The Secret Sisters play songs from their new, Brandi Carlile produced album “You Don’t Own Me Anymore.” Sisters Laura Rodgers and Lydia Slagle have an interesting tale to tell, and Americanafest was the perfect place to tell it!

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            Iron & Wine @ Americanafest – 10/2/17

              Photo: Jeremy Harris, Nashville We start the new month with our first 2017 Americanafest session, captured last month in Nashville. Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam recorded with us in front of a standing room only crowd at Sound Stage Studios on Music Row, playing songs from the new album “Beast Epic,” and one from long,

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              Featured shows

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              Warren Haynes @ Americanafest 2015 - 10/12/15

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              Maia Sharp - 2/1/16

              Our old friend Maia Sharp, and her old friend Linda Taylor drop by this week ... Read More

              Robbie Fulks - 5/9/16

              This time we welcome back Robbie Fulks as our in-studio guest. We’ve been following Robbie ... Read More

              Barns Courtney - 10/3/16

              Barns Courtney stops by to play some songs that will be on his 2017 debut ... Read More