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Welcome to the #1 Acoustic Podcast on iTunes! Our live events will transport you to an intimate room in Long Island, NY with some of the country's best independent acoustic artists, playing folk, acoustic rock, blues, ragtime - you name it. If it's acoustic, it's at Acoustic Long Island. And it's all FREE. Performers have included: Ben Taylor (son of James Taylor and Carly Simon), The Chapin Sisters (daughters of Tom Chapin and neices of Harry Chapin), Jesse Rubin, Liz Longley, Johnny Cuomo, Tim Blane, Chris Ayer, Howard Emerson, Mieka Pauley, Madi Diaz, David Berkeley, Brooke Campbell, Pat Wictor, Miles to Dayton, Stephanie Smith, Akiva, Danielle Miraglia, Andy Mac, Dan Stevens, and Red Molly. ©2014 Deepwells Farm Historical Society.

Welcome to the #1 Acoustic Podcast on iTunes! Our live events will transport you to an intimate room in Long Island, NY with some of the country's best independent acoustic artists, playing folk, acoustic rock, blues, ragtime - you name it. If it's acoustic, it's at Acoustic Long Island. And it's all FREE. Performers have included: Ben Taylor (son of James Taylor and Carly Simon), The Chapin Sisters (daughters of Tom Chapin and neices of Harry Chapin), Jesse Rubin, Liz Longley, Johnny Cuomo, Tim Blane, Chris Ayer, Howard Emerson, Mieka Pauley, Madi Diaz, David Berkeley, Brooke Campbell, Pat Wictor, Miles to Dayton, Stephanie Smith, Akiva, Danielle Miraglia, Andy Mac, Dan Stevens, and Red Molly. ©2014 Deepwells Farm Historical Society.
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Welcome to the #1 Acoustic Podcast on iTunes! Our live events will transport you to an intimate room in Long Island, NY with some of the country's best independent acoustic artists, playing folk, acoustic rock, blues, ragtime - you name it. If it's acoustic, it's at Acoustic Long Island. And it's all FREE. Performers have included: Ben Taylor (son of James Taylor and Carly Simon), The Chapin Sisters (daughters of Tom Chapin and neices of Harry Chapin), Jesse Rubin, Liz Longley, Johnny Cuomo, Tim Blane, Chris Ayer, Howard Emerson, Mieka Pauley, Madi Diaz, David Berkeley, Brooke Campbell, Pat Wictor, Miles to Dayton, Stephanie Smith, Akiva, Danielle Miraglia, Andy Mac, Dan Stevens, and Red Molly. ©2014 Deepwells Farm Historical Society.

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Episodes

The Young Novelists LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 8-15-18

8/28/2018
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Our August concert was on a really hot night, but we all chilled to the sounds of Toronto’s The Young Novelists. The Young Novelists craft contemporary folk songs with harmonies reminiscent of Simon & Garfunkel or The Civil Wars. Their last album “made us strangers” earned them a number of accolades including a Canadian Folk Music Award for New/Emerging Artist and the Colleen Peterson Songwriting Award. They were also finalists in the New Song Music Competition and won the Grassy Hill CT...

Duration:00:39:19

Andrew Fortier and Tricycle LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 8-15-18

8/22/2018
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Warming up our August concert was Long Island native, Andrew Fortier – joined by his two children Andie and Cole. Together they’ve been writing and touring as the group “Tricycle.” Andrew Fortier is a New York composer and performing songwriter whose urgent voice weaves stories of a life in progress through truthful, heartfelt lyrics and haunting melodies. Andrew has worked with legendary Beatles producer Sir George Martin producing international New Zealand soprano and songwriter Hayley...

Duration:00:37:51

Jesse Terry LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 7-11-18

7/22/2018
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Jesse Terry is an internationally touring, award-winning singer-songwriter whose intimacy with audiences, sincerity, and approachability has solidified him as a favorite at festivals and live venues nationwide. With four full-length albums under his belt, The Runner, Empty Seat On A Plane, Stay Here With Me & Stargazer, Terry’s lyrical mastery, emotional depth, and soothing voice have often been compared to the likes of Ryan Adams, Jackson Browne, Paul McCartney and James Taylor, reaching...

Duration:00:40:08

The Whispering Tree LIVE at Deepwells Mansion

7/16/2018
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Opening our July concert was The Whispering Tree. At the heart of The Whispering Tree are singer/songwriter Eleanor Kleiner and multi-instrumentalist Elie Brangbour. With their deep-reaching sound, haunting vocals and vivid lyrics, this Franco/American duo have been captivating audiences around the world since meeting in London. Keyboard Magazine said The Whispering Tree “tastily combines wistful folk, mellow rock, and pinches of gypsy jazz and bluegrass into a compelling compilation of...

Duration:00:31:16

Seth Glier LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 6-6-18

6/12/2018
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With a new setup of electronics and string accompaniment (Kelly Hallorin on violin and Rachel Coats on upright bass), Seth Glier amazed our Deepwells audience with some of his new material as well as some old favorites. His latest release, Birds, is steeped in conflict and contradiction; there’s grief and loss, but also strength and resilience; doubt and dismay, but also a sense of optimism as Glier confronts heavy topics and wrestles them into the daylight. The album began taking shape...

Duration:00:46:50

Ethan Pierce LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 6-6-18

6/8/2018
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Ethan Pierce opened our June concert with his trademark passion and vocal skills. From the Philly area, this singer songwriter counts as his influnces Damien Rice, Ray LaMontagne Sam Cook and Otis Redding He has performed at such notable places as the World Cafe Live as well as the Philadelphia Folk Festival. Photo courtesy of Howard Greenberg

Duration:00:27:51

Heather Maloney LIVE at Deepwells Mansion 5-2-2018

5/21/2018
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The featured artist for Deepwells’ May concert was Heather Maloney. Massachusetts writer and song-singer Heather Maloney celebrates the release her 2018 EP, Just Enough Sun. The six songs (five new originals and a cover of Dylan’s “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall”) were recorded as mostly single-take, live performances in a room where instruments bled into vocal mics and vocals into instruments. The result is a raw and deeply vulnerable collection songs that follow Maloney’s literate and often...

Duration:00:29:37

Dan Whitener LIVE at Deepwells Mansion

5/15/2018
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Opening our May concert was the amazing Dan Whitener – Born and raised in Washington, DC, and a current player in the New York / New Jersey / Pennsylvania scene, Dan Whitener has hit the Billboard Bluegrass charts as a banjo player with both Emmy-nominated bluegrass-hiphop band Gangstagrass and Philadelphia’s own Newgrass Americana band Man About A Horse. Dan’s latest solo project is Crossover, a five-track international collaboration recorded with some of the finest talent in North...

Duration:00:39:07

The Brother Brothers LIVE at Deepwells

4/19/2018
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Our featured act for April was The Brother Brothers – Their sound is striking and undeniably captivating. Often leaning towards the darker, moody elements of Appalachian folk, and bluegrass traditions, their songs are laden with near perfect sibling harmonies or unison singing, compelling writing, and imaginative arrangements. They tour as an acoustic duo: David on cello and guitar, and Adam on the 5-string fiddle. With individual storied music careers under their belts, the brothers have...

Duration:00:39:41

Alyssa Dann LIVE at Deepwells

4/13/2018
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Alyssa Dann opened our April show with her pristine voice and evocative song crafting. A 16 year old singer songwriter raised in the legendary artist enclave of Woodstock, NY, Alyssa is the daughter of acclaimed producer and session musician Mark Dann and his wife, Lisa Klotz. In 2016, she received a youth scholarship to the Northeast Regional Folk Alliance (NERFA) conference and received favorable reviews in the pool of professional singer songwriters. She continues to build her...

Duration:00:12:40

Deepwells Music Festival Part3: Matt Nakoa

10/28/2017
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The second of our three main acts at the 2017 Deepwells Music Festival, Matt Nakoa is an internationally touring singer/songwriter, recently appearing at The White House, throughout India, and regularly with folk icon Tom Rush. Growing up on a small goat farm in rural NY State, Matt discovered music as a means of teenage escape and trained to be a concert pianist. Matt was ultimately accepted as a vocalist to Berklee College of Music where he studied alongside soon-to-be Grammy winners St....

Duration:00:44:08

Deepwells Music Festival Part 4: Spuyten Duyvil

10/27/2017
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The final act for the 2017 Deepwells Music Festival was a band from Yonkers, NY – Spuyten Duyvil. Seeing a Spuyten Duyvil (pronounced “SPITE-en DIE+vul”) show for the first time is like “throwing a cherry bomb into a lake” (Rich Warren, WFMT). It wakes you up. Their brand of original and traditional American Roots music blends Olde Time, Blues, 2nd Line, Bluegrass, and Folk Rock with a pinch of Punk Rock energy to create a uniquely modern mix. Lead by song-writing couple, Mark Miller and...

Duration:00:37:56

Deepwells Music Festival, Part 2: Durham County Poets

9/27/2017
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The Deepwells Music Festival featured three main acts – the first of which was a Canadian group called Durham County Poets. Durham County Poets grew out of the lively music scene in Ormstown, Quebec, a town that was once called Durham county. They first performed at the Branches and Roots folk festival in 2011 and soon after released their debut album, ‘Where the river flows’ in 2012 with drummer/producer John McColgan at the helm. In 2014, amidst a busy year of shows, interviews and even...

Duration:00:43:38

Deepwells Music Festival, Part 1: Local Artists Showcase

9/21/2017
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Our 12th Annual Deepwells Music Festival opened with a one-hour showcase featuring local Long Island singer-songwriters – including Chris J Connolly, Jess Chloe, Nick Patrick Johnsen and Kate Van Dorn. Photo Courtesy of Howard Greenberg.

Duration:00:54:32

Kirsten Maxwell LIVE at Deepwells

9/5/2017
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Here’s the second half of our August concert which was a lovely co-bill featuring Kirsten Maxwell and Rachael Kilgour. Based on Long Island, Kirsten Maxwell has made great strides since diving head first into her career. She is often compared to Joan Baez, Judy Collins and Joni Mitchell, for her soaring vocals and retro-folk style. Kirsten gives everything to her live performances and has been described as “making love to the audience”. Although her self-taught guitar chops are minimal,...

Duration:00:32:58

Rachael Kilgour LIVE at Deepwells

8/29/2017
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Our August concert was a co-bill of artists Rachael Kilgour and Kirsten Maxwell – two artists who often collaborate together and who Dave had seen perform together at last year’s NERFA (North East Regional Folk Alliance). Here’s more on Rachael. Stay tuned for Kirstens performance. Rachael Kilgour is a Minnesota-based songwriter and performing artist whose sincere, lyric-driven work has been called both brave and humane. The 2015 grand prize winner of the esteemed international NewSong...

Duration:00:43:08

The End Of America LIVE at Deepwells

7/26/2017
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The End of America is a band of friends, singers and travelers who blend three-part harmony with rock and Americana. The Philadelphia-based outfit masters a style that resonates with fans of Ryan Adams, CSNY and Dawes. All frontmen of previous bands, Brendon Thomas, James Downes and Trevor Leonard met on tour in 2005. They went on to form a trio that highlights their vocal chemistry and captures the raw honesty of their performances. TEOA recently released their debut LP (self-titled), a...

Duration:00:37:10

Lois Morton LIVE at Deepwells

7/20/2017
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Opening our July concert was the incomparable Lois Morton. Lois is a performing songwriter who has delighted audiences throughout the New York metropolitan area for the last few years with her abundant charm and humorous songs of social commentary. Reinventing herself in retirement, Lois has gone from being an educator and therapist to a singer-songwriter with a rapier wit and a surprisingly contemporary approach. Her show “As I See It” highlights Lois’ original, often hilarious songs...

Duration:00:31:39

Tom Chapin & Friends LIVE at Deepwells

6/19/2017
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In a career that spans five decades, 24 albums and three GRAMMY® awards, Hudson Valley Troubadour Tom Chapin has covered an incredible amount of creative ground. In addition to his work as a recording artist and concert performer, Chapin has acted on Broadway, as well as working extensively in films, television and radio. As a music-maker, the multi-talented singer/songwriter/guitarist has maintained two long and productive parallel careers, both as a highly respected contemporary folk...

Duration:00:39:28

Seamus Galligan LIVE at Deepwells

6/12/2017
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Opening our June concert was Providence-based Seamus Galligan. He draws inspiration from artists such as Bob Dylan, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and John Martyn. For the past several years, Galligan has done what aspiring musicians do – write and play…repeat. He’s spent countless hours working on material until he feels it’s strong enough for him to stand behind, constantly pushing himself to improve on his craft. When he felt ready to share his music, Galligan started frequenting the...

Duration:00:24:28