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Acousticity

On-air Time: Sunday, 9 PM to Monday 5 AM; hear GLT's Acousticity anytime day or night with our online stream
Host: Bruce Bergethon
Acousticity brings you bluegrass, singer/songwriter, Celtic and other roots musics. It's the whole spectrum of acoustic music from Cherish the Ladies to the Sons of the Never Wrong, from the Carter Family to the Milk Carton Kids. It's "flexible folk" and it's only on GLT.

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Live on Acousticity

Enjoy these videos of live in studio performances, compliments of Acousticity!

Laura and Rick Hall of the Sweet Potatoes play Laura's songs, "You Kissed Me That Way," and "Big Yellow Dog." Recorded July 9, 2014 by Jeremy Schultz and Bruce Bergethon.

The Way Down Wanderers play two new songs (not on their EP, Path to Follow) in the GLT studios: "Dead Birds" (in vintage B&W) and "Sweet Morning Vision." Recorded July 19, 2014 by Jeremy Schultz and Bruce Bergethon.

Edward David Anderson plays Son of a Plumber and I Missed You, both from his new CD, "Lies & Wishes." Recorded April 4, 2014 by Jeremy Schultz.

The Farewell Drifters with songs from their latest album, "Tomorrow Forever" and "Modern Age." Recorded February 26, 2014 by Mark Hill.

Peoria's Roundstone Buskers playing "Courting in the Kitchen", "Uncle Rat" and (the not-traditional Irish tune) "Just Don't Look Good Naked Anymore." Recorded March 13, 2014.

Dan Hubbard doing the title song from "Livin' In the Heartland." Recorded September 2013.

Also from 2013, Chris Vallillo performing “Bonaparte’s Retreat” and "Tequila!" , Stone & Snow with "Thief" and "Cease-Fire" and Chicago Farmer playing "A Man Without a Heart."

 

Acousticity Features for August 2014

    

August 3, 2014 "Long Time" is a reunion of The Seldom Scene with many of their friends and family, including Emmylou Harris and Chris Eldridge, on favorite songs from their forty year career.

August 10, 2014 The Sweet Potatoes features two native Illinoisians, Laura and Rick Hall, performing their own originals in the GLT studio, and talking about their new release, "Faith, Good Neighbors and a Telephone."

August 17, 2014 The Canadian "folk fusion" quintet, The Duhks, mixes multiple genres for their new release, "Beyond the Blue."

August 24, 2014 Hear the latest from The Old Crow Medicine Show, "Remedy."

August 31, 2014 Michael Cleveland has been honored as fiddle player of the year multiple times by the International Bluegrass Music Association. His latest with his group, Flamekeeper, is titled "On Down the Line."

Top 15 current releases - August  2014

Artist(s) Title Label
Red Molly The Red Album independent
Liz Carroll On the Off Beat independent
The Sweet Potatoes Faith, Good Neighbors and a Telephone independent
Old Crow Medicine Show Remedy ATO
The Duhks Beyond the Blue Compass
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper On Down the Line Compass
Dolly Parton Blue Smoke Dolly
Balsam Range Five Mountain Home
Tattletale Saints How Red is the Blood Old Oak Music
Red June Ancient Dreams Organic Records
I Draw Slow White Wave Chapel Pinecastle
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis Our Year Premium Records
Ben & Ellen Harper Childhood Home Prestige Folklore
Bryan Sutton Into My Own Sugar Hill
Rhonda Vincent Only Me Upper Management

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