Monthly Archives: January 2019

Chris Stills – 1/14/19

    Three albums (1998, 2008, 2018), three different phases of life, and three appearances on Acoustic Café for Chris Stills. Chris talks about his newest, “Don’t Be Afraid,” writing with Ryan Adams, his dual French/American life and more.  


    This Week’s Show (#1253): Week of 1/14/19

      Segment One: Coachella and Bonnaroo performer Mac Demarco, the long lost voice of Tracy Chapman, 3 mid-Atlantic artists covering one great song, Phoebe Bridgers with a Sun Kil Moon cover and one of 3 2009 visits from Sean Watkins. Segment Two: St. Vincent’s acoustic side and in-studio guest Chris Stills. Segment Three: Congrats to our Ann Arbor


      Donovan Woods – 1/7/19

          Canadian songwriter Donovan Woods joins us in the studio this time. From Sarnia, Ontario, Donovan is revered by his Canadian peers, and has made significant inroads in Nashville, too, with his songs being cut by Tim McGraw, Lady Antebellum and others.


        This Week’s Show (#1252): Week of 1/7/19

          Segment One: An Elvis Costello song from 1996, re-done in 2009, Passenger from the outdoor sessions, Mercury Rev and Hope Sandoval revive a lost classic, Hiss Golden Messenger from 2011, and Shemekia Copeland at Americanafest 2018. Segment Two:   Vintage Trouble’s acoustic side and in-studio guest Donovan Woods. Segment Three: Forthcoming soul from Elle Varner, Sufjan Stevens


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          Indigo Girls @ The Leon Loft - 7/13/15

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          Shara Worden (My Brightest Diamond) - 11/2/15

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          Joseph - 11/14/16

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          Billy Bragg & Joe Henry - 11/21/16

          Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join us this time for songs from their new project, ... Read More