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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 the Stanley Brothers to Punch Brothers, from Altan 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!

Chicago Farmer plays a new song, "Brown Paper Sack," and "Twenty Dollar Bill," and John Till does "My Lonesome" and "My Dreams" from a session just before they play Chicago Farmer's Folk Night at the Castle. Recorded October 28, 2014 by Jeremy Schultz and Bruce Bergethon. 

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 July 2015


July 5, 2015 "Monterey" is the latest collection of original songs from The Milk Carton Kids. Plus conversation and some in-studio performance from local songwriter Rebecca Rego, playing at the Castle on July 9.

July 12, 2015 It's "Couples Night" on Acousticity! Husband and wife Rick and Laura Hall of the Sweet Potatoes preview their upcoming show at the Coffee Hound. New releases from Rodney Crowell with Emmylou Harris, and Willie Nelson with Merle Haggard.

July 19, 2015  Bluegrass icon Dale Ann Bradley has a new CD, "Pocket Full of Keys," which features her own songs and some choice covers from Dolly Parton and the Gin Blossoms. 

July 26, 2015 Jonathan Edwards gets back to his roots on "Tomorrow's Child," with guest appearances from Alison Krauss, Shawn Colvin and Darrell Scott.



Top 15 current releases - July  2015

Artist(s) Title Label
The Railsplitters The Faster It Goes independent
The Milk Carton Kids Monterey Anti-
Asleep at the Wheel Bob is Still the King Bismeaux
Altan The Widening Gyre Compass
Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys Ionia Earthwork
Gene & Gayla Mills Walk on Solid Ground Heart Pine
Songs From the Road Band Traveling Show Lucks Dumpy Toad Records
Pharis & Jason Romero A Wanderer I'll Stay Lula
Springfield Exit That Was Then Patuxent
Dale Ann Bradley Pocket Full of Keys Pinecastle
Jessica Lea Mayfield & Seth Avett Sing Elliott Smith Ramseur
Jonathan Edwards Tomorrow's Child Rising Records
Pokey LaFarge Something in the Water Rounder
Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle Rural Rhythm
Norah Rendell Spinning Yarns Two Tap

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