Yearly Archives: 2018

Kat Edmonson – 8/6/18

    This week’s show features another visit with Kat Edmonson. On her new album “Old Fashioned Gal,” Kat fully embraces her love of the music from the classic movie era in a set of original songs. The new album, her appearance in the Woody Allen film “Café Society,” and much more make up the discussion this

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    Ani Difranco – 7/30/18

      Ani Difranco returns to our program this week. We’ve been checking in with Ani since we started the show nearly 25 years ago, and this time conversation is about music, her home in New Orleans, a memoir she’s finishing and the crazy times in which we now live!  

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      Sons Of The East – 7/23/18

        This week a fun trio from Australia called Sons Of The East, join us as our in-studio guests. Formed in Sydney in 2011, school friends Nic Johnston, Dan Wallage and Jack Rollins play a roots folk/rock blend, RIYL Mumford & Sons and CSNY. Currently, the band is working on a full length follow-up to a

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        Jade Bird @ The Leon Loft – 7/16/18

          One of the year’s most exciting new talents, Jade Bird, drops by The Leon Loft for a session as our in-studio guest. A veteran writer and performer at age 20, this BRIT School grad made her debut with an EP called “Something American” last year, and will release her full length debut later this year.

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          Judith Owen (and Lee Sklar) – 7/9/18

            We welcome back Judith Owen, and bass player Lee Sklar, as our guests this week. After 20+ years releasing her own music, Judith has created her first album of interpretations called “RedisCOVERed.” Judith and Lee completely re-work the songs of Drake, late-era Joni Mitchell, and a couple of 70’s pop classics that will make you

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            Eric Erdman – 7/2/18

              Mobile Alabama songwriter Eric Erdman is our guest this week, playing songs from his latest album “It’s Not Like You Don’t Know Me.” Working in the southeast for 20 years, writing for Rick Hall in Muscle Shoals and with friends in Nashville, Eric wanted his 4th album to be a proud product of his home

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              Son Little – 6/25/18

                Son Little (Aaron Livingston) is our guest this week, playing songs from his 2017 album “New Magic.” Aaron traveled to the remote northern region of Australia, where he found inspiration in the desolate surroundings, the late Aboriginal artist Gummurul and influences far from his Philadelphia home.  

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                Wild Child @ The Leon Loft – 6/18/18

                  The band Wild Child, all 7 of them, join us as our in-studio guests! Started as a duo in Austin, TX in 2011, the band has grown in size and sound,  leading to this year’s album called “Expectations.” The band was recorded in the spring at The Leon Loft for Acoustic Café.  

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                  Bela Fleck & Abigail Washburn – 6/11/18

                    Two world-renowned banjoists join us as Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn are our in-studio guests. Recorded at St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, MI, Bela and Abbie talk about their second album together, “Echo In The Valley,” making music with a baby in the house (and another on the way this month) and more!

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                    Emm Gryner – 6/4/18

                      Emm Gryner is our guest this week, playing songs both old and new! A fixture on the Canadian pop and rock scenes, Emm just released her 20th album, a rock record titled “Only Of Earth, Days Of Games.” Additionally, Gryner is raising two young ones, performs in a folk trio called Trent Severn, is writing

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