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Suzy Bogguss – 6/30/14

    Classic country rules the roost this time with Suzy Bogguss performing the songs of Merle Haggard in our studio! Suzy’s latest album, a collection of Hag songs, is called “Lucky”, and this week on Acoustic Café she talks about those songs, compares Merle’s country to today’s country and performs five classics with Chris Scruggs on


    John Gorka w/Antje Duvekot – 6/23/14

      John Gorka drops by this week for songs from his latest “Bright Side Of Down”. John’s music has been a constant on the show since we started 20 years ago, and it’s a thrill to catch up with him again in the studio. Joining John is singer-songwriter Antje Duvekot, performing with John and playing a


      Ledisi & Robert Glasper – 5/26/14

        Ledisi discusses the songs and songwriting on her new album “The Truth”. Then, Ledisi fronts Robert Glasper Experiment for an in-studio performance of a song from 2007 called “Alright”.


        Robert Glasper & Ledisi – 5/26/14

          Robert Glasper Experiment (Robert, Derrick Hodge, Mark Colenburg) joins us for a discussion of “Black Radio” and “Black Radio 2″, plus much more… and the brilliant vocalist Ledisi joins Robert for a song they did together on “Black Radio” called “It’s Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)”.


          David Crosby – 5/5/14

            It’s a fun show this time as we’re joined by two-time Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee David Crosby. A founding member of The Byrds and CSN (which is still touring to this day), what David hasn’t done a lot of are solo albums… just 4 since 1971… the latest being released earlier this


            Rodney Crowell – 4/7/14

              We’re so thrilled to welcome back Rodney Crowell to Acoustic Cafe, talking about his new album “Tarpaper Sky”. After a memoir in 2011, an album of songs written with author Mary Karr in 2012, and the Grammy winning “Old Yellow Moon” with Emmylou Harris, Rodney returns with an album of originals and fascinating conversation, as


              Patty Griffin – 2/24/14

                Patty Griffin is back in our studio this time to talk about two 2013 albums, “American Kid” and the long lost “Silver Bell” (2000). Additionally, Patty shares her love of the classic songs of the 30s and 40s, and even performs the 1936 classic “The Glory Of Love”. Patty is joined by longtime friend, producer

                Outside Lands Festival / 2010

                Amos Lee – 1/27/14

                  Amos Lee drops by the studio to discuss his 5th album called “Mountains Of Sorrow, Rivers Of Song”. Using his touring band, and taking them to Nashville to work with Jay Joyce brought forth a unique, Music City effort, and some unexpected surprises from Amos!


                  Fitz & The Tantrums @ The Leon Loft – 1/20/14

                    It’s another live Acoustic Cafe session from The Leon Loft… this time with the amazing Fitz & The Tantrums. Fitz, Noelle and Joe from FATT join us to discuss the 2013 album “More Than Just A Dream” in front of a packed room of about 100 listeners. Lots of energy and fun this week from

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