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Austin Plaine – 1/25/16

    Minnesota newcomer Austin Plaine drops by this week as our in-studio guest. After college, Austin was convinced by a friend to record some songs down in Nashville, and those songs found their way into commercials and TV shows before they were released. The self-titled debut came out last fall, and Austin plays some of those


    Josh Ritter – 1/18/16

      Josh Ritter returns to our studio this week for some songs from his new album “Sermon On The Rocks,” a cool Roger Miller cover, and something brand new! Josh’s new album was done in New Orleans with Trina Shoemaker, and features another great collection of inspired characters and stories that we’ve come to know and


      The Steel Wheels @ St. Cecilia’s – 1/11/16

        Our second show of 2016 features The Steel Wheels, captured in front of an audience at St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan. TSW kicked off our Acoustic Café Concert Series for 2015-16, and before their show, they recorded a session with us for a group of supporters of this 120 year old nonprofit


        Squeeze – 1/4/16

          Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook drop by to play some brand new Squeeze songs. “Cradle To The Grave” is their first new songs as Squeeze in 17 years, and they still sound exactly like you remember!


          Guster – 12/14/15

            For our final new show of 2015, we return to The Leon Loft for a live session with Guster. celebrating 20 years since their debut, Guster blew away the crowd with a mix of songs both old and new. Enjoy!


            Colin Hay – 12/7/15

              We are joined in the studio by Colin Hay, playing songs from his 2015 album “Next Year People,” talking about a new documentary about his post-Men At Work career (“Waiting For My Real Life”) and much more!


              Langhorne Slim & The Law – 11/30/15

                Photo by Ben Weatherston Langhorne Slim & The Law’s Sean Scolnick joins us for a live session at The Leon Loft this week. Sean talks a bit about the new album called “The Spirit Moves,” but mostly about the whole new world of sobriety, Nashville and more… Slim also played a brand new song with


                HoneyHoney – 11/23/15

                  The duo HoneyHoney joins us this week for songs from their new album “3”. We got together with Ben and Suzanne at Americanafest 2015, in a private session at Gary Paczosa’s home studio!


                  Villagers – 11/16/15

                    Villagers is the band name for Conor O’Brien, and this week Conor brings songs from the latest Villagers album “Darling Arithmetic” to play in our studio. Additionally, Conor talks about an isolated songwriting process, Nick Drake and much more!

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