Monthly Archives: August 2019

Courtney Barnett @ The Leon Loft – 8/12/19

    Courtney Barnett and an acoustic guitar visit Acoustic Café this week. Playing songs old and new, Barnett talks about writing, the latest album “Tell Me How You Really Feel,” the challenges of touring from Australia, songwriter Paul Kelly and much more. We recorded our visit at The Leon Loft for an extremely enthusiastic audience. Photo:


    This Week’s Show (#1283): Week of 8/12/19

      Segment One: George Thorogood in a thoroughly solo moment, New Zealand’s Aldous Harding, new Dylan LeBlanc and Sunny War and T Bone Burnett live here in 2006. Segment Two: A Roger Miller cover from Shakey Graves and our visit with Courtney Barnett at The Leon Loft (photo: Misty Lyn Bergeron). Segment Three: New Iron & Wine with


      JR JR – 8/5/19

        The Detroit duo JR JR are our guests this week, playing songs from their new, double album called “Invocations/Conversations.” Started while still on Warner Brothers, Josh Epstein and Daniel Zott got out of their deal and created another album’s worth of songs, launching their new indie label with 16 brand new tunes. Daniel also became


        This Week’s Show (#1282): Week of 8/5/19

          Segment One: Nothing from Tracy Chapman since this, new Springsteen, a Bruce cover by Johnny, newcomer Kelsey Lu and Lee Ann Womack at Americanafest 2014. Segment Two:   A peek at next week’s guest and our visit with JR JR at MusicTown Studios, Detroit. Segment Three: A Ted Leo song from a Joyce Carol Oates story courtesy


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