Acoustic Cafe - 2010 Archive
For our final new show of the year, Raul Malo and his band drop by for songs from Raul?s 2010 release ?Sinners And Saints.? Largely self-produced in his Nashville home studio, Raul learned tons of new tricks for this disc. Fun stories and great music...
Ellis Paul (w/Don Conoscenti)
Two old friends, Ellis Paul and Don Conscenti, stop by our studio this week for songs from Ellis' New album, the fan-financed "The Day After Everything Changed" and more!
Ra Ra Riot
Ra Ra Riot drops by the studio this week for songs and tales from their latest album "The Orchard". Half rock band, half chamber pop group, Ra Ra Riot is making their first appearance on Acoustic Cafe this week!
The great guitarist, songwriter and vocalist Raul Midon returns to our studio this week for songs and stories from his newest disc "Synthesis." Raul co-produced the record with Larry Klein, but started the songs in his new studio, specifically...
A songwriting legend stops by this week as J.D. Souther plays some songs from his new album "If The World Was You," and some from his vast catalog. J.D. shares stories of his days writing Eagles hits, the 24 years between his records and much more!...
The Low Anthem
This time we're catching up with The Low Anthem, firmly between projects, to hear songs from their first two albums and a couple from the forthcoming (untitled) disc for 2011! We're already looking forward to getting the whole story when they return...
The Doobie Brothers
It's a real honor and pleasure to welcome The Doobie Brothers to our studio this week. Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons and John McFee talk about the first new Doobies record in a decade, "World Gone Crazy," and perform songs both old and new (joined by...
It's always great to hear the latest news from the world of Tift Merritt! Tift drops by the studio this week for songs from her 2010, Tucker Martine produced album "See You On The Moon".
Elizabeth Cook and Tim Carroll drop in for songs from Elizabeth's spring release "Welder," and stories of family, acting, music-making and more!
As we're coming to the end of summer 2010, we'll air our last Acoustic Cafe LIVE @ Top of The Park session with JJ Grey. Recorded on 6/11/10 during the 2010 Ann Arbor Summer Festival, JJ discusses the brand new album "Georgia Warhorse", guests on the...
Singer, songwriter, player and producer Darrell Scott makes a return to the show for songs from his new double-CD (on which he plays and sings every note) "A Crooked Road." Darrell talks about a truly self-produced record, and his upcoming role in...
Marc Cohn takes us back forty years for songs from his new album of John Leventhal produced interpretations called "Listening Booth: 1970." Marc also talks about his Cleveland childhood, John Wade Records (where the listening booth was located), the...
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
Celebrating 44 years together, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band stops in to play songs from their latest "Speed Of Life," plus a couple from their vast catalog. Discussion of the "Circle" projects, keeping the group together through the decades, and the...
The Holmes Brothers
After a harrowing couple of years, Sherman, Wendell and Popsy, The Holmes Brothers, return to Acoustic Cafe to discuss Wendell's fight with cancer and the resulting songs on "Feed My Soul." Working with Joan Osborne again, The Holmes Brothers return...
Martin Sexton returns to our studio for songs from his newest, Sugarcoating. Martin is just starting his opening slots with Dave Matthews Band, and hes doing so with a strong collection of new songs, which he shares with us this week.
Its always great to have David Wilcox in the studio. Weve been talking with David since 1995, and were happy to have him back again to discuss his latest Open Hand, and debut a brand new song as well!
Peter talks at length about his latest album Midnight Souvenirs, his collaborations with Will Jennings, Merele Haggard, Neko Case and Shelby Lynne, and plays songs from his long musical history! Peter is joined for this visit by Duke Levine, Marty...
John Oates joins us this week for songs from his second solo album "1000 Miles Of Life." John also talks about the evolution of Hall & Oates, and how the new album is a return to the style heard on the early 70s discs with Daryl Hall. As a special...
This time Audra Mae tells us of her trip from Oklahoma to Tennessee to L.A. to her debut disc "The Happiest Lamb" and getting her song cut by Susan Boyle. It's been an interesting 5 years for Audra and she shares the stories and songs from "The...
Grant Lee Phillips
This week we welcome back Grant Lee Phillips for songs and stories from the latest album Little Moon. His first album since becoming a new dad, Grant Lee talks about no longer having the luxury of fretting over the recording process now that his...
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