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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!

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 March and April  2014


March 30, 2014 A new songwriter from Seattle, Noah Gundersen leads a family band in original music that begs comparison to Bon Iver and Nick Drake.  His debut is "Ledges."

April 6, 2014 "One Evening in May" is a document of an intimate performance at Berkeley's Freight and Salvage by West Coast luminaries Laurie Lewis, Tom Rozum and Nina Gerber.

April 13, 2014 Your semi-annual chance to support local folk radio during the GLT Spring Drive. Enjoy music by the GREENcards, Richard GREENe and GREENfields of America, and get the hint, by golly.

April 20, 2014 "The Journey So Far" is a retrospective from the distinctive pan-Celtic troubador, Loreena McKennitt, and includes recent concert recordings made in Germany.

April 27, 2014 The Infamous Stringdusters continue to explore the boundaries of bluegrass on their latest, "Let It Go."


Top 15 current releases - April  2014

Artist(s) Title Label
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West I'll Swing My Hammer With Both My Hands independent
The Henry Girls December Moon independent
Melody Walker & Jacob Groopman We Made It Home independent
The Railsplitters The Railsplitters independent
John McCutcheon 22 Days Appalsong
John Gorka The Bright Side of Down Blue Chalk/Red House
Noah Gundersen Ledges Dualtone
David White Long Roots Footpath
Donna Ulisse Showin' My Roots Hadley Music
Infamous Stringdusters Let It Go High Country
The Grascals When I Get My Pay Mountain Home
Robin & Linda Williams Back 40 Red House
Norah Jones & Billy Joe Armstrong Foreverly Reprise
The High Kings Friends For Life Sony Classical
Laurie Lewis One Night in May Spruce and Maple

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2014-03-26T10:43:51.423-05:00 2014