The Show On The Road

The day to day life of musicians and songwriters are dispatched from the road and beyond.

About the show

The Show On The Road features interviews and exclusive acoustic performances with songwriters, bandleaders and musicians from around the world. Hosted by The Dustbowl Revival's Zach Lupetin, each episode features a conversation about the real day to day lives of artists and their creative inspirations.

Episodes

  • Sam Lee

    November 13th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 35 secs
    bgs, bgs podcast network, british folk, dustbowl revival, irish folk, nest collective, old wow, sam lee, the bluegrass situation, zach lupetin

    This week on the show, Z. Lupetin speaks with renowned British song collector, sonic interpreter, roots music promoter, and deeply intuitive folk singer Sam Lee.

  • Lucy Rose

    November 6th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 10 mins
    bgs podcast network, brit pop, dustbowl revival, lucy rose, no words left, roots music podcasts, the show on the road, z lupetin

    As Z travels across the UK this month, we will bring you two special English artists - and this week on the show, a talented singer songwriter who grew up in the same lyrically fertile plain as Shakespeare, who has made albums filled with twisty tales of sharp tongued, black hearted people searching for redemption, navigating the rough rivers of a kind of supernatural sorrow that refuses to let us go as we grow up - Lucy Rose.

  • Tony Joe White Revisited

    October 31st, 2019  |  Season 2  |  55 mins 15 secs
    bgs podcast network, blues, dustbowl revival, elvis, poke salad annie, swamp rock, the show on the road, tony joe white, z. lupetin

    On this Halloween, The Show On The Road brings you a special re-broadcast of an episode from our first month of shows with the legendary swamp blues singer and guitarist Tony Joe White.

  • Robert Ellis

    October 23rd, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 4 mins
    bgs podcast network, dustbowl revival, robert ellis, roots culture redefined, texas piano man, texas singer songwriter, the show on the road, z. lupetin, zach lupetin

    This week, Z. Lupetin speaks with Robert Ellis, the restless, tuxedoed, Texas piano-man who has paired his fleet-fingered, high-humored, “jazz in an Austin roadhouse” keys playing with machete-sharp lyrical turns of phrase — all backed up with his smile-through-the-apocalypse country-rock band.

  • Bonnie Bishop

    October 16th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  42 mins 26 secs
    americana music, bgs podcast network, bonnie bishop, bonnie rait, dustbowl revival, roots music, show on the road, the show on the road, zach lupetin

    This week, Z. speaks with Bonnie Bishop - the fierce singer/songwriter raised in Texas and Mississippi with a powerhouse voice shaped by decades of singing in smoky bars, cutting confessional Americana gems that have won her a Grammy for her songwriting, and gained her a growing legion of fans nationwide.

  • Charlie Parr

    October 9th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  44 mins 25 secs
    bgs podcast network, blues, charlie parr, dustbowl revival, minnesota folk, modern blues, show on the road, the show on the road, z. lupetin, zach lupetin

    This week, Charlie Parr - a Minnesota-based folk blues lifer who writes novelistic, multi-layered stories that shine a kaleidoscopic light on the defiant, unseen characters thriving in the shadows all around us.

  • The Lone Bellow

    October 2nd, 2019  |  Season 2  |  49 mins 14 secs
    bgs podcast network, folk rock, roots culture redefined, the dustbowl revival, the lone bellow, the show on the road

    This week, Z. Lupetin speaks to the founding trio of one the most respected and sought after folk-rock bands in the country, The Lone Bellow.

  • Anna Tivel

    September 25th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 1 min
    anna tivel, bgs podcast network, dustbowl revival, folk, folk music podcast, music podcast, portland music, roots music podcast, show on the road, the show on the road, z. lupetin, zach lupetin

    This week, Anna Tivel - the Portland-based singing poetess who builds mountain ranges of rhymes with her colorful, impressionistic perspective of a world still shrouded in endless beauty and mystery.

  • Paul Cauthen

    September 18th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  53 mins 9 secs
    bgs podcast network, country, dustbowl revival, funk country, mystic country, outlaw country, paul cauthen, the show on the road, zach lupetin

    This week, Z. speaks with booming country gospel trickster Paul Cauthen.

  • Matt The Electrician

    September 11th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 1 min
    austin, austin music, austin texas, bgs podcast network, folk, folk music, matt sever, matt the electrician, singer songwriter, songwriter, the dustbowl revival, the show on the road, tucker martine, zach lupetin

    This week, Matt The Electrician - a kind hearted songwriter and cunning craftsman of smile-inducing folk songs that retain the one thing we might need most in our jackknifed new century: hope.

  • Episode 40: Leslie Stevens

    September 4th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  1 hr 5 mins
    bgs, bgs podcast network, bluegrass situation, cosmic americana, leslie stevens, los angeles country, show on the road, the show on the road, z. lupetin, zach lupetin

    The Show On The Road is back with Cosmic California Country Singer / Songwriter Leslie Stevens.

  • Dylan LeBlanc

    August 7th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  52 mins 46 secs
    dave cobb, dustbowl revival, dylan leblanc, music podcast, nashville, renegade, show on the road, shreveport, singer songwriter, z. lupetin

    This week Z. speaks with Dylan LeBlanc, the lithe Louisiana-born roots 'n roller who has one of those once-in-a-generation, ghostly-lilting voices that doesn’t seem of this time or place.

  • Smooth Hound Smith

    July 31st, 2019  |  Season 2  |  43 mins 39 secs
    americana, bgs podcast network, blues, dustbowl revival, folk, folk blues, music podcasts, show on the road, smooth hound smith, zach lupetin

    This week Z. speaks with Smooth Hound Smith, the fiery folk-blues duo from East Nashville who've spread their infectious honeyed harmonies and gritty finger-picked sonic essays all across the continent.

  • The Slocan Ramblers

    July 24th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  59 mins 27 secs
    bluegrass, canadian bluegrass, show on the road, slocan ramblers, string band, the dustbowl revival, the slocan ramblers, toronto bluegrass, zach lupetin

    This week, Z. speaks with The Slocan Ramblers. This fearless, fleet-fingered string band is adventurously advancing the high lonesome sound of southern bluegrass to great acclaim, and not from the swampy states where it‘s known best, but in a lakeside folk hotbed that has become the cosmopolitan music mecca of Canada - Toronto.

  • Jamie Drake

    July 17th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  45 mins 12 secs
    dustbowl revival, everything's fine, jamie drake, redwood tree, the show on the road, the show on the road podcast, zach lupetin

    This week, Jamie Drake: a Southern California based singer songwriter who transports listeners into a vibrant technicolor world with her deeply vulnerable finger-picked ballads and thornily theatrical story songs.

  • Steve Earle

    July 10th, 2019  |  Season 2  |  36 mins 9 secs
    americana, dustbowl revival, guy clark, show on the road, steve earle, texas songwriter, zach lupetin

    This week, Z. speaks with Steve Earle. The three-time Grammy Award-winning roots ‘n’ roll poet and revered performer has been releasing fearless, roguish records for nearly four decades, accidentally becoming one of the founding fathers of the thriving Americana movement along the way.