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Shemekia Copeland (@Americanafest 2018) – 10/8/18

        Shemekia Copeland and guitarist Arthur Nielson join us this time for songs from Shemekia’s new album “America’s Child” and more. Recorded at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville, Shemekia thrilled our Americanafest audience, took some questions and even got them to sing along with her!    

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    Richard Thompson (@Americanafest 2018) – 10/1/18

      This week is our first of four sessions recorded at Americanafest 2018 in Nashville. Richard Thompson joins us to talk about a long career and a brand new album called “13 Rivers.” The legendary singer, guitarist and songwriter spoke with us at Sound Stage Studios on Music Row in Nashville.    

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      Olivia Chaney (and Jordan Hunt) – 9/24/18

          We’re thrilled to welcome back Olivia Chaney for a visit this week. After her 2015 debut called “The Longest River,” Olivia joined with The Decemberists last year for the Offa Rex project titled “Queen Of Hearts” in 2017.  Offa Rex explored British and American folk songs with a 21st century spin. Resuming her own

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        AHI – 9/17/18

            AHI joins us this week for songs from his second album called “In Our Time.” Born and raised in Brampton, Ontario, Ahkinoah Habah Izarh’s music connects his West Indian roots to Toronto to Bob Marley to Nashville, where he recorded his album and spends much of his time. AHI also plays a song from

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          Anderson East @ The Leon Loft – 9/10/18

              Anderson East joins us this week as our in-studio guest, playing songs from his 2018 album “Encore.” Anderson was actually on the program back in January with a full band, but back in August he brought a totally different arrangement to The Leon Loft for a small private audience. Some of the same songs,

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            Lori McKenna (w/Mark Erelli & Jamie Edwards) – 9/3/18

                The great songwriter Lori McKenna joins us for songs from her new album “The Tree,” and amazing stories from her 20 year career, working with producer Dave Cobb (for the second time), stunning success writing in Nashville and much more. She is joined for our session by Mark Erelli and Jamie Edwards.  

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              Langhorne Slim @ SCMC – 8/27/18

                Langhorne Slim joins us for songs, stories and ruminations from his latest album “Lost At Last, Vol. 1.” We last talked with Sean in 2016, as he was starting the process for the new album, so this post-release follow-up conversation was a nice way to bookend the discussion! We recorded our session on stage at

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                Nilufer Yanya – 8/20/18

                  U.K. newcomer Nilufer Yanya brings her interesting mix of indie rock, trip hop, jazz and more to our studio this week. The 22 year old started releasing her music a couple years ago, and has gained some attention for her EPs, the most recent being “Baby Luv,” released earlier this year. We caught up with

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                  Frank Turner (and Sam Nasir) – 8/13/18

                    Frank Turner drops by this week for songs from his 2018 album “Be More Kind.” One of the most interesting guys to talk to, Frank talks about the rise of the right, from Trump to Brexit, how social media has ruined discourse, engaging the opposition and much more! Super fun, post-primary listening!  

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                    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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