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Dawes

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents LA Folk Rockers Dawes

When Dawes came in to perform for Acoustic Guitar Sessions recently, they did stripped-down versions of three songs—"Roll with the Punches," "We're All Gonna Die," and "When the Tequila Runs Out," from their least stripped-down album yet: the bold new We're All Gonna Die

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James McMurtry - Acoustic Guitar Session

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents James McMurtry

Texas singer, songwriter, and guitarist James McMurtry arrived at the AG studio recently, surly and travel-weary, with a new haircut, an old fishing cap, an Ovation 12-string guitar, and a deep well of stories to tell in song.
Eric Skye & Mark Goldenberg

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Eric Skye & Mark Goldenberg

On the heels of their recent duo album Artifact, Acoustic Guitar magazine invited Skye and Goldenberg to record an Acoustic Guitar Session. The acoustic guitarists offered up stunning improvisational performances built around two original instrumentals:  Skye's "Golden" and Goldenberg's "Song 13."

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AG Session Jamie Stillway

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Jamie Stillway

Mixing up genres without pretension,” Jazz Times opined of Portland, Oregon, fingerstylist and composer Jamie Stillway, “the nimble Stillway moves freely with wit and creative restlessness.” Since moving to the Pacific Northwest in 2002, Stillway has recorded three self-produced albums, using a battery of alternate tunings, marked by graceful melodies…

Sean Watkins poses with his guitar

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Sean Watkins [VIDEO]

In this Acoustic Guitar Sessions video, Sean Watkins discusses his 2016 album What to Fear (Thirty Tigers), his fifth solo album, and performs two songs from the album, “Where You Were Living” and “What to Fear,” as well as the bitter break-up song “Somebody More Like You,” from the Nickel…

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Jeffrey Foucault Session

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Jeffrey Foucault

The songs of Jeffrey Foucault display an earnest, though often tender, Midwestern sensibility. During the past 15 years, this Whitewater, Wisconsin, country-folk troubadour has recorded a handful of critically acclaimed albums spotlighting his carefully crafted original songs. NPR once praised him for possessing the ability to “find beauty in small…

alejandro escovedo

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Alejandro Escovedo

On this intimate Acoustic Guitar Sessions performance, Alejandro Escovedo recounts his past in three songs from throughout his career: "Five Hearts Breaking," one of the first songs he ever wrote; "Chelsea Hotel 78," about being at the New York landmark the night Sid Vicious killed girlfriend Nancy Spungen; and "Bottom of the World," an homage to his adopted hometown Austin, Texas.
Greg Brown Acoustic Guitar Session

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Greg Brown

Acoustic Guitar Sessions filmed Brown shortly before a show at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, California. He performed three songs—"Bones Bones," "Laughing River," and the haunting "Besham's Bokerie"—and shared a story about each song.

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Rock Ickes and Trey Hensley

Acoustic Guitar Sessions Presents Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley

Rob Ickes and Trey Hensley are A-list Nashville pickers. Individually or together, these talented players have contributed to sessions by Merle Haggard, Earl Scruggs, and Toby Keith, among others; organized the annual Nashville-based Resosummit; and picked up a 2016 Best Bluegrass Album Grammy nomination for their widely acclaimed album Before…

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