Up Close And Acoustic

Series produced by Charlie Silvestri

Caption: Up Close And Acoustic with Charlie Silvestri, Credit: upcloseandacoustic.com
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Up Close And Acoustic with Charlie Silvestri 

Performance/Interview formatted radio, featuring singer/songwriters and bands in a relaxed and intimate acoustic setting.

In this weekly radio series, you can meet new bands and performers for the first time or hear established acts in a way you may not have heard them before.

In-depth and candid conversation along with music performance with some of the best bands around.

Your host for Up Close And Acoustic is Charlie Silvestri and most of the pieces in this series are 'Evergreen' and can be played any time.

Performance/Interview formatted radio, featuring singer/songwriters and bands in a relaxed and intimate acoustic setting.

In this weekly radio series, you can meet new bands and performers for the first time or hear established acts in a way you may not have heard them before.

In-depth and candid conversation along with music performance with some of the best bands around.

Your host for Up Close And Acoustic is Charlie Silvestri and most of the pieces in this series are 'Evergreen' and can be played any time.


34 Pieces

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Caption: Tom Hampton, Credit: TomHampton.com
Tom Hampton is a multi-instrumentalist session and sideman along with being a singer/songwriter and vocalist in his own right. He is a much sought ...

  • Added: Nov 22, 2020
  • Length: 58:00
Caption: Nico at Up Close And Acoustic, Credit: Up Close And Acoustic
Seeing a concert online, from the comfort of my own home. That's how I was introduced to Nico Ev from Glasgow, Scotland. Thanks to COVID-19, that'...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2020
  • Length: 57:58
Caption: Warren Zevon, Credit: Warren Zevon Facebook page
Up Close And Acoustic is back with Part 3 of our Warren Zevon project. I am of the opinion that Warren Zevon should be recognized as one of America...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2020
  • Length: 57:16
Caption: Love? Said The Commander recording with Up Close And Acoustic, Credit: Love? Said The Commander
Love? Said The Commander is the Delaware Valley's answer to the call of moody, transportative music. Kate Hall and Chris Bishop are the symbiotic w...

  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 58:59
Caption: Warren Zevon, Credit: George Gruel
Up Close And Acoustic is back with Part 2 of our Warren Zevon project. I am of the opinion that Warren Zevon should be recognized as one of Americ...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2020
  • Length: 59:06
Caption: Warren Zevon, Credit: Warren Zevon Facebook page
I am of the opinion that Warren Zevon should be recognized as one of America's greatest songwriters. And to be fair, to his fans, he is. But to the...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Twin Ghost - Eric Steven, Credit: Twin Ghost - Eric Steven Facebook
Twin Ghost- Eric Steven is a terrific songwriter, storyteller, and performer. He is a favorite guest for me and for Up Close And Acoustic. And whil...

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  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 58:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Liz De Lise, Credit: Liz De Lise Facebook
Liz De Lise discovers Portland, OR is weird, but maybe not as funny as in Portlandia. Liz, a singer and songwriter based out of Philadelphia, is a...

  • Added: May 30, 2020
  • Length: 58:16
Caption: Carlene Carter, Credit: Marc Hauser
Carlene Carter, proud member of the long celebrated Carter family of music, stops by Up Close And Acoustic to talk about music, legacy, family hist...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 55:08
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Gorka with Charlie and Up Close And Acoustic, Credit: Up Close And Acoustic
One of THE Godfathers of the New Folk Movement, John Gorka, joins me to talk about his career, how he prepares for live performance, getting a mess...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 58:36
Caption: Louise Patricia Crane, Credit: Louise Patricia Crane Facebook
Louise Patricia Crane is not a newcomer to the music scene. But after a stint in the Goth rock band Solemn Novena, and more time spent in a band th...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2020
  • Length: 56:01
Caption: Dan May, Credit: Dan May Facebook
Singer-songwriter Dan May’s career path has taken more twists and turns than a corkscrew in a hurricane. He has worked as a grave-digger, televisio...

  • Added: May 05, 2019
  • Length: 57:00
Caption: John Ford in concert, Credit: MJR Photography from John's Facebook page
John Ford has had a long and I'd say envious career. He's been in multiple bands, and written hits for those multiple bands going back to the 1960s...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Judy Dyble , Credit: Judy Dyble.com
Singer/songwriter and rock pioneer Judy Dyble is what I'd refer to as one of the best kept secrets of Rock history. From 1967 to 1970, Judy was in ...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2020
  • Length: 58:47
Caption: Judy Dyble, Credit: Judy Dyble Facebook
Singer/songwriter and rock pioneer Judy Dyble is what I'd refer to as one of the best kept secrets of Rock history. From 1967 to 1970, Judy was in ...

  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 59:19
Caption: Emily Mure, Credit: Emily Mure Facebook
Emily Mure has led a full and exciting life! ... And it's just getting started. Emily is a singer and songwriter currently based in Boston. She gre...

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  • Added: May 24, 2020
  • Length: 57:14
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Strawbs, Credit: Strawbsweb.co.uk
Perhaps change is the only way to move forward. The Strawbs are a long-lived rock band from England. Founded by David Cousins in the mid 1960s, the...

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  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 57:24
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darlingside in concert, Credit: Lauren Sophia Photography from Darlingside's Facebook
Darlingside is a Boston based quartet of rock musicians with an affinity for vocal harmony and complex accompanying instrumentation. The guys met i...

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  • Added: Apr 26, 2019
  • Length: 57:02
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nancy (Micciulla) Curry, Credit: Nancy Curry Songbird on Facebook
What is the life of a gigging musician? Nancy (Micciulla) Curry can tell you what it takes, both in time and in playlists. Can you make a living pl...

  • Added: May 02, 2020
  • Length: 57:17
Caption: Cover to In This Light, Credit: rjcowdery.com
Rj Cowdery has solidified her place in the world of performing singer-songwriters, garnering accolades at Mountain Stage NewSong, Kerrville, Falcon...

  • Added: May 11, 2019
  • Length: 57:59