Monthly Archives: October 2018

2019 Folk Fest Getaway!

    GETAWAY!!! Presented by Acoustic Cafe and The Ark Register to win NOW (click this)!… Or e-mail with your name, phone number and the words “Folk Festival” in the subject line. More info below! ******************************************************************************************************* Join us at the 42nd Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, January 25-26, 2019! Acoustic Cafe and the nonprofit venue The


    The War & Treaty (@Americanafest 2018) – 10/29/18

          Our final 2018 Americanafest session brings The War & Treaty back to the program. Michael and Tanya Trotter formed the band a few years ago, but the last year has seen them aligned with producers Don Was and Buddy Miller, great artists like Emmylou Harris and the late Aretha Franklin, performances at Bonaroo,


      John Hiatt (@Americanafest 2018) – 10/22/18

            It’s our third Americanafest session this time, welcoming John Hiatt for his 7th visit to Acoustic Cafe. John Hiatt returned this fall with his first album in 4 years called “The Eclipse Sessions.” The largely acoustic record was recorded with longtime partners Ken Blevins (drums)and Patrick O’Hearn (bass), with Kevin McKendree producing and


        Shemekia Copeland (@Americanafest 2018) – 10/8/18

              Shemekia Copeland and guitarist Arthur Nielson join us this time for songs from Shemekia’s new album “America’s Child” and more. Recorded at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville, Shemekia thrilled our Americanafest audience, took some questions and even got them to sing along with her!    


          Featured shows

          Robert Glasper & Ledisi - 5/26/14

          Robert Glasper Experiment (Robert, Derrick Hodge, Mark Colenburg) joins us for a discussion of “Black ... Read More

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

            We’re kicking off the new year with a real treat… Paolo Nutini and his ... Read More

          Blitzen Trapper - 11/9/15

          Blitzen Trapper drops by the studio to talk about the new album “All Across This ... Read More

          Josh Ritter - 1/18/16

          Josh Ritter returns to our studio this week for some songs from his new album ... Read More

          Joseph - 11/14/16

          The Portland trio Joseph join us this week for songs from their national debut album ... Read More