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Holly Miranda – 7/27/15

    Holly Miranda joins us in the studio to talk about the time leading up to her 3rd album, a self-titled record that came out in the spring. After a 5 year break, Holly discusses writers block, a graphic novel, a move to the west coast and back east, an ill-fated Go Go’s inspired girl group,

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

      Indigo Girls return to Acoustic Cafe this week, in front of a live audience at The Leon Loft, to play songs from their new album “One Lost Day.” It’s been a busy few years for Amy and Emily, and they discuss the newfound joys of parenting and so much more. IG were joined by their

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      Striking Matches – 7/6/15

        The Nashville duo Striking Matches visit our studio for songs from their debut “Nothing But The Silence.” Having placed 8 of their songs in the TV show “Nashville”, Sarah Zimmerman and Justin Davis tell the tale of 7 years of work leading to their T Bone Burnett produced album debut!

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        Good Old War – 6/29/15

          Good Old War, all three members, joins us this time to talk about the new album “Broken Into Better Shape.” Drummer/vocalist Tim Arnold left the band last year, but joined them on some recent dates, including their stop at Acoustic Cafe. Dan, Keith and Tim discuss an interesting year and the resulting interesting music!

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          Gavin James – 6/22/15

            Irish newcomer Gavin James joins us in the studio, playing songs from his international debut “Live At Whelans.” Recorded in Dublin last year, the album features Gavin playing his songs solo, showcasing his soaring voice in front of an enthusiastic local crowd. Gavin also talks about his studio album coming later this year.

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            Seth Glier – 6/15/15

              Celebrating the release of his 4th album, Seth Glier stops by to talk about “If I Could Change One Thing,” a new pop sound for some of the songs, and more. At just 26, Seth is a mainstay on the folk club circuit, but has other things he’d like to pursue with his music. Seth

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              Robert Earl Keen – 6/8/15

                Robert Earl Keen joins us to discuss his new music, and his first bluegrass album, called “Happy Prisoner.” After a 35 year career, the consummate Texas singer-songwriter delves into the bluegrass cannon with a collection of traditional and contemporary covers with an amazing 7 piece band live in our studio. Robert also discusses his recent

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                Seinabo Sey – 6/1/15

                  Seinabo Sey is our in-studio guest this time, sharing songs from her debut EP “For Madeleine,” and a great cover, too. Raised in both Sweden and Gambia, Seinabo has an interesting worldview which she’s turned into poetry (and now songs).

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                  Willy Porter (w/Carmen Nickerson) – 5/25/15

                    Willy Porter joins us this time to talk about his new record “Human Kindness.” One of the first guests on Acoustic Café in 1995, we’ve kept in touch with Willy through many in-studio sessions over the years, and it’s great fun to do another… Joining Willy is vocalist and co-writer Carmen Nickerson.

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