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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 October 2014


October 12, 2014 Pledge your support for acoustic music at wglt.org., while we play Alison Krauss, the Old Crow Medicine Show, and the Way Down Wanderers.

October 19, 2014 Two new supergroups celebrate old school bluegrass. Jerry Douglas and The Earls of Leicester play Flatt and Scruggs classics, and the Jimmy Martin songbook is tapped by three former employees: J.D. Crowe, Doyle Lawson and Paul Williams.

October 26, 2014 The band called Hot Rize has reunited, and has their first recording of new material in two decades; it's called "When I'm Free." 


Top 15 current releases - October 2014

Artist(s) Title Label
Red Molly The Red Album 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
Crowe, Lawson, Williams Standing Tall and Tough Mountain Home
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis Our Year Premium Records
Earls of Leicester Earls of Leicester Rounder Records
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
Hot Rize When I'm Free Ten in Hand

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2014-10-13T00:00:55.127-05:00 2014