Yearly Archives: 2018


Bruce Sudano – 2/12/18

        This week an industry vet, Bruce Sudano, joins us in the studio. Bruce started writing songs for Tommy James in the 60s, formed the band Alive & Kicking in the early 70s and Brooklyn Dreams in the late 70s. In Brooklyn Dreams he met his wife, Donna Summer, to whom he was married for


    This Week’s Show (#1205): Week of 2/12/18

      Segment One: Ryan Adams covering Taylor Swift, 3x Juno nominee for 2018 Ruth B., new Glen Hansard, Tommy Emmanuel with Jason Isbell and Jason Isbell live here. Segment Two: Mark Erelli covers a classic from The Band and this week’s in-studio guest Bruce Sudano. Segment Three: James Hunter Six, a thirty year old classic of Leonard Cohen,


      The Barr Brothers – 2/5/18

              The Barr Brothers join us for songs from their 2017 album “Queens Of The Breakers.” With the recent departure of Sarah Paige, brothers Brad and Andrew Barr were accompanied by singer/keyboardist Lisa Moore and her husband Morgan (bass), plus Brett Lanier on pedal steel.  


        This Week’s Show (#1203): Words & Music

          Segment One: The Words & Music Show Manners with City & Colour’s Dallas Green and Graham Nash, a fake news life with Regina Spektor, and songwriting thoughts from Kacey Myusgraves and E of Eels. Segment Two: The Words & Music Show The meaning of “sexy” with Tom Jones, protesting with Michael Franti, the work ethic of


          Joe Henry – 1/22/18

                  Producer and songwriter Joe Henry joins us this week for songs from his newest album “Thrum.” Joe also provides wonderful stories about the new songs, Harry Belafante as inspiration, producing the forthcoming (and final) Joan Baez record and so much more.  


            Gordon Chambers – 1/15/18

                    This time Gordon Chambers joins us in the studio for songs from his 2017 album, his 4th, called “Surrender.” Over the last 20+ years, Gordon has written hits and Grammy winning songs for the likes of Anita Baker, Brownstone, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and many many more. In addition to the new songs, Gordon


              Anderson East – 1/8/18

                      On our 1200th episode of Acoustic Café, Anderson East and his amazing band takes us through songs from his brand new album “Encore.” Anderson also talks about working with producer Dave Cobb again, Nashville co-writing, and reflects on ten years of hard work.  

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