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Rhiannon Giddens @ St Cecilia’s (Grand Rapids, MI) – 5/18/15

    Rhiannon Giddens is our in-studio guest this week. Coming after 15 years with Carolina Chocolate Drops, Rhiannon made a solo debut in 2015 with her album “Tomorrow Is My Turn,” featuring her interpretations of a century’s worth of great writers and singers. We taped our session with Ms. Giddens in front of an audience at

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    Shakey Graves @ The Leon Loft – 5/11/15

      Our in-studio guest is Shakey Graves who played a stunning set in front of an audience at The Leon Loft. Alejandro also told some of the funniest stories we’ve ever heard! Enjoy songs from SG’s latest “…And The War Came.”

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      Rumer – 5/4/15

        British pop artist Rumer joins us in the studio this time, along with her fantastic band. Although a creator of sweet sounding 60s/70s style pop ballads, her back story is as troubled as her songs are sweet… an interesting conversation and some lovely songs from Rumer’s new album called “Into Colour.”

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        Martin Sexton – 4/27/15

          We’ve been talking with Martin Sexton for 20 years now, and are always happy to do so! This time the topic is his 2015 album “Mixtape Of The Open Road,” plus his continued love of the touring life, and a fire that destroyed his Saranac Lake home last December.

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          J.J. Grey – 4/20/15

            It’s another Leon Loft live session (recorded at Leon Speakers headquarters), this time with J.J. Grey, and Mofro members J.J., Todd Smalley and Andrew Trube play songs from the new album “Ol’ Glory,” and tell stories of working on the family farm, the summer festival season and more!

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            The Temperance Movement – 4/13/15

              The Temperance Movement joins us for some acoustic versions of songs from their self-titled U.S. debut. For fans of Faces, Stones, Black Crowes and AC/DC, The Temperance Movement have been steadily working the clubs in Europe, and even opened a string of dates for The Stones in 2013. Fun talk with a hard workin’, hard

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              Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness – 4/6/15

                Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness, the new solo project from Andrew McMahon (Jack’s Mannequin) is our in-studio guest this week on the show. Taped in front of a live audience at The Leon Loft, Andrew discusses the new work, as well as his foundation called The Dear Jack Foundation, helping children and young adults with

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                Steve Earle & The Dukes (in NYC) – 3/30/15

                  Steve Earle & The Dukes are the guests this week on Acoustic Café. Recorded live at Electric Lady Studios in New York, Steve talks about the new album “Terraplane,” the blues, his divorce from Allison Moorer, Broadway, a project with Shawn Colvin and much more! It’s always an exciting conversation with Mr. Earle.

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                  Bahamas – 3/23/15

                    This week, Afie Jurvanen, aka Bahamas is our in-studio guest, playing songs from the new album “Bahamas Is Afie.” Afie talks about this third album, the ever-changing Toronto music scene and much more!

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                    Spandau Ballet – 3/9/15

                      Spandau Ballet is back… it’s TRUE… and they join us as our in-studio guests. With their roots in mid-70s punk, the band became part of the music and fashion scene of the club Blitz in London, and saw international superstardom through the 80s. Split apart by a bitter lawsuit and individual pursuits for 20 years,

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