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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.


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 September 2014


September 7, 2014 Richard Thompson is, according to Rolling Stone, one of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. On his new CD, "Acoustic Classics," it's just his voice and his guitar on some of his best known compositions.

September 14, 2014 The new collection of songs by Kyle Carey is called "North Star." It was produced by Solas founder Seamus Egan, and funded by Carey's fans. Hear the songs as well as the story of her Kickstarter campaign.

September 21, 2014 Singer/songwriter and brilliant multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz is playing in Springfield next Sunday. A conversation with the woman who is equally comfortable with clawhammer banjo, Bob Dylan and Radiohead, and selections from her three solo recordings. 

September 28, 2014 The latest from two modern troubadors - Ellis Paul's "Chasing Beauty" and David Mayfield's "Strangers."


Top 15 current releases - September 2014

Artist(s) Title Label
Red Molly The Red Album independent
The Sweet Potatoes Faith, Good Neighbors and a Telephone independent
Kyle Carey North Star Americelta
Old Crow Medicine Show Remedy ATO
Richard Thompson Acoustic Classics Beeswing
The Duhks Beyond the Blue Compass
Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper On Down the Line Compass
Missy Werner Turn This Heart Around MissyWernerMusic
Balsam Range Five Mountain Home
I Draw Slow White Wave Chapel Pinecastle
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis Our Year Premium Records
Ben & Ellen Harper Childhood Home Prestige Folklore
Chris Smither On the Levee Signature Sounds
Laurie Lewis & Kathy Kallick Sing the Songs of Vern and Ray Spruce and Maple
Bryan Sutton Into My Own Sugar Hill

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2014-09-18T17:37:10.55-05:00 2014