Yearly Archives: 2018

This Week’s Show (#1249): Week of 12/17/18 Best Of 2018, Part 1

    Segment One:    In-studio moments from Rosanne Cash, Joe Henry, X Ambassadors, Son Little and Sons Of The East. Segment Two:      In-studio moments from Anderson East, Nilufer Yanya and Kenny White. Segment Three:    In-stdio moments from Ann Arbor Folk Festival performers Brandi Carlile and AHI… you can be at the 42nd annual Ann Arbor


    Iron & Wine – 12/10/18

      We wrap up our year with a live Leon Loft visit with Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam! Coming about a year after our last visit at Americanafest 2017, Sam’s new EP called “Weed Garden” brings him back for some laughs, stories and thoughts about the new work.


      This Week’s Show (#1248): Week of 12/10/18

        Segment One: Paul Weller 25 years ago, Kaia Kater now, new music from Mark Knopfler, a cover from Jill Sobule and AHI live here… AHI will be at the 42nd annual Ann Arbor Folk Fest… you can be there too (Click HERE to find out more and register for the trip!!!) Segment Two: Vintage Trouble with


        Alejandro Escovedo – 12/3/18

          Alejandro Escovedo returns to the program this week with songs both new and old. The new stuff comes from his 2018 album “The Crossing,” which is the story of two immigrants who meet in Texas and search for their punk rock inspired American dream. Al also tells lots of stories about his family’s immigrant story


          This Week’s Show (#1247): Week of 12/3/18

            Segment One: New Avett Brothers, an Ohio trio called CAAMP, acoustic soul from Elle Varner, new Hayes Carll on the way and Matt Nathanson here in 2007. Segment Two:   Re-worked Rostam and a an in-studio visit with Alejandro Escovedo. Segment Three: 2019 Folk Fest performers (Click HERE to find out more and register for the trip!!!),


            Rosanne Cash – 11/26/18

                A fascinating conversation and great music this time as Rosanne Cash joins us in the studio. Having spent the last three albums revisiting her family’s history, Rosanne’s new album “She Remembers Everything” shows a writer firmly planted in the here and now. Joining Rosanne Cash is husband John Leventhal, Zev Katz on bass and


              This Week’s Show (#1246): Week of 11/26/18

                Segment One: Canadians Joni Mitchell and Jessie Reyez, new-ish Hiss Golden Messenger, Kandace Springs with the late Roy Hargrove and Jade Bird at The Leon Loft. Segment Two: Shemekia Copeland at Americanafest 2018 and a an in-studio visit with Rosanne Cash (photo: WFUV). Segment Three: 2019 Folk Fest performers Pokey Lafarge and Joan Osborne (Click HERE to


                Dermot Kennedy – 11/19/18

                    Our guest this time is Irish singer songwriter Dermott Kennedy. Dermott’s music combines Irish folk-rock with hip hop production, and was helped along by Glen Hansard and veteran hip hop producer Mike Dean. 2018 has seen the release of two EPs, and Kennedy has lots more, ready to go!


                  This Week’s Show (#1245): Week of 11/19/18

                    Segment One: Case/Lang/Veirs, a new soundtrack song from Sampha, St. Vincent and Jim James deconstructing their latest albums and Iron & Wine live here in ’05. Segment Two:   An Adele cover from The Lone Bellow and a an in-studio visit with Dermot Kennedy. Segment Three: 2019 Folk Fest performer Brandi Carlile (Click HERE to find out


                    Cautious Clay (@MusicTown Studios, Detroit) – 11/12/18

                        Cautious Clay is our in-studio guest this week. Josh Karpeh (Cautious Clay) is from Cleveland originally, now making his home in Brooklyn. It’s been a busy year for Cautious Clay, issuing two EPs (now combined for a full length debut), guesting on the latest single from AlunaGeorge, appearing with John Mayer on John’s new

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