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Bluegrass band The High 48s release their latest album, 'Daddy Was a Bank Robber,' on Friday, June 16. They stopped at Radio Heartland to talk with host Mike Pengra and to play some songs off the new record -- all the while wearing matching suits in the grand bluegrass tradition.
If you're a fan of Joan Shelley, saying her new album is similar to her last one is a compliment. The main difference on the new one is Shelley got to work with Wilco's Jeff Tweedy as a producer. Joan Shelley stopped in the Radio Heartland studio to chat and to play a few songs from the new record.
Celebrating 25 years as a touring musician and more than a million miles traveled doing so, singer-songwriter Peter Mulvey has released a video of a performance of the title track from his 2017, Ani DiFranco-produced album, 'Are You Listening?' The video was recorded at a coffeehouse in Mulvey's hometown of Fort Atkinson, Wis.
The Last Revel are out with their third full-length album, but that's not the only milestone for the Minnesota-based string trio; they've also transitioned to being full-time musicians. 'It's definitely an exciting place to be,' says the band's Ryan Acker. In the run-up to the release of their new album 'Hazard & Fate,' the Last Revel visited Radio Heartland for a session hosted by Mike Pengra.