SUNDAY 9PM - MONDAY 5AM
- Hosted by Bruce Bergethon
Acousticity showcases a broad spectrum of acoustic music, from the classic American folk sounds of Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe and Bob Wills to more modern purveyors like Gillian Welch, the Milk Carton Kids and the Avett Brothers, with Celtic classics from Mary Black, Altan and Solas mixed in.
We feature new releases and in-studio interviews and performances on Sunday nights (see below.) You can listen to this unique blend of "flexible folk" any time by using the persistent player link above to access our 24/7 Acousticity audio stream, or visit the Ways To Listen page for more streaming options. Scroll down for the Acousticity stream playlist.
9/4/16 The sophomore release, "Rattle and Roar," from The Earls of of Leicester, the Grammy-award winning Flatt and Scruggs repertoire band founded by Jerry Douglas.
9/11/16 "Bright Star" was a brief-lived Broadway bluegrass show co-written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell. Tonight, selections from the soundtrack recording.
9/18/16 It's new music from the O'Connor Family Band, featuring three fiddlers including Mark, and son Forrest on mandolin and vocals.
9/25/16 More family band interplay with "Daughters" from Rich Moore and Mollie O'Brien, featuring their offspring Brigid and Lucy. Plus an in-studio visit with guitarist/songwriter Sarah McQuaid, who plays Peoria's Music in the McKenzie series next weekend.