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Jason Isbell – 2/26/18

        Jason Isbell comes to our program this week, along with 400 Unit guitarist/vocalist Sadler Vaden. Without overstatement, Jason has become one of America’s truly great songwriters, with his last 3 albums producing numerous Americana awards, not to mention 3 Grammy wins. In fact, our session was recorded 2 days before he picked up this

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    Brandi Carlile – 2/19/18

          Our in-studio guest this week is Brandi Carlile… but this time, we’re in her studio. Traveling to her home in Seattle, we recorded a live session with Brandi and Phil & Tim Hanseroth, playing songs from the brand new album called “By The Way, I Forgive You.” The album was the last project of

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      Bruce Sudano – 2/12/18

            This week an industry vet, Bruce Sudano, joins us in the studio. Bruce started writing songs for Tommy James in the 60s, formed the band Alive & Kicking in the early 70s and Brooklyn Dreams in the late 70s. In Brooklyn Dreams he met his wife, Donna Summer, to whom he was married for

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        The Barr Brothers – 2/5/18

                The Barr Brothers join us for songs from their 2017 album “Queens Of The Breakers.” With the recent departure of Sarah Paige, brothers Brad and Andrew Barr were accompanied by singer/keyboardist Lisa Moore and her husband Morgan (bass), plus Brett Lanier on pedal steel.  

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          Joe Henry – 1/22/18

                  Producer and songwriter Joe Henry joins us this week for songs from his newest album “Thrum.” Joe also provides wonderful stories about the new songs, Harry Belafante as inspiration, producing the forthcoming (and final) Joan Baez record and so much more.  

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            Gordon Chambers – 1/15/18

                    This time Gordon Chambers joins us in the studio for songs from his 2017 album, his 4th, called “Surrender.” Over the last 20+ years, Gordon has written hits and Grammy winning songs for the likes of Anita Baker, Brownstone, Whitney Houston, Aretha Franklin and many many more. In addition to the new songs, Gordon

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              Anderson East – 1/8/18

                      On our 1200th episode of Acoustic Café, Anderson East and his amazing band takes us through songs from his brand new album “Encore.” Anderson also talks about working with producer Dave Cobb again, Nashville co-writing, and reflects on ten years of hard work.  

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                Lukas Nelson (Promise Of The Real) – 1/1/18

                        For our first new show of 2018, Lukas Nelson joins us for songs from the new, self-titled, Promise Of The Real Album. Luke discusses the 10 years of work with his band, as well as Neil Young and the Nelson family’s musical legacy… he also plays a Tom Petty cover!  

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                  The War & Treaty – 12/18/17

                          On our final new show for 2017, The War & Treaty join us in the studio. Michael Trotter and Tanya Blount are the married couple that have been making big waves in the roots music world this year, and are already poised for big things in 2018. A standout at Americanafest, The War &

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                    Paula Cole – 12/11/17

                            This time Paula Cole is in our studio playing songs both old and older! 20 years on from her Grammy wins of the 1990s, Paula revisits a couple songs from her first few albums, and also plays songs from her new album of 20th century classic called “Ballads.” From Nina Simone to Dylan, The

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