Monthly Archives: December 2018

Jason Morton – 12/31/18

      Our first guest of 2019 is Jason Morton and Rob Quigley. Jason Morton & The Chesapeake Sons play that classic southern rock sound, but updated to reflect Jason’s 90s influences, and his time writing in Nashville. Jason Morton & The Chesapeake Sons’ debut album was released last year!

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    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.

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      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

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        Blitzen Trapper - 11/9/15

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        Josh Ritter - 1/18/16

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        Joseph - 11/14/16

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