January 14th, 2019 | Season 1 | 45 mins 39 secs
blues, dustbowl revival, modern blues, show on the road, sunny war, zach lupetin
This week, Zach speaks with folk blues guitarist and singer songwriter Sunny War.
December 18th, 2018 | Season 1 | 54 mins 17 secs
dustbowl revival, mike merenda, music podcast, ruth ungar, the breakdown, the mammals, z lupetin
Mike Merenda and Ruth Ungar of The Mammals talk to Zach about their devoted activism, big-hearted protest songs, and how songs can still make a difference.
November 19th, 2018 | Season 1 | 34 mins 44 secs
dustbowl revival, mandolin orange, north carolina, show on the road, z. lupetin
For nearly ten years, Mandolin Orange, the North Carolina folk duo comprising of Andrew Marlin and Emily Franz, have made their quietly powerful, deeply-entwined harmonies sing out from stages from Red Rocks to Newport Folk Fest.
November 12th, 2018 | Season 1 | 50 mins 12 secs
bluegrass, dustbowl revival, front country, roots
The boundary breaking bluegrass outfit Front Country is this week's guest. They are among the most fiercely intelligent, straight up wacky, and genuinely warm-hearted people playing music on the road today. The Show On Road host Z. Lupetin was initially only going to talk to a few band members for this episode, but this time the entire band got cozy and gathered around the mic for a casual and cool conversation.
November 5th, 2018 | Season 1 | 41 mins 10 secs
americana, country, dustbowl revival, folk, robbie fulks, roots
This week Zach talks to Chicago-based troubadour Robbie Fulks. They talk about how he's made his own brand of sharp-tongued country music for over three decades, and how he considers Hank Williams the Shakespeare of American Music. They also discuss how he’s become more fearless and less embarrassed to confront heartbreak and the darkness always lurking in America as he’s grown older.
October 18th, 2018 | Season 1 | 37 mins 52 secs
dustbowl revival, shook twins, the shook twins, zach lupetin
The Shook Twins are a psychedelic folk rock band out of Portland, Oregon, fronted by the effervescent twin sisters Laurie and Caitlin Shook. Zach talks to Laurie and Caitlin about their origins as renegade loop artists in Idaho, their process as songwriters, and how loneliness cannot exist when you have a twin sister.
October 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 45 mins 11 secs
dustbowl revival, roots music, the wild reeds, zach lupetin
The Wild Reeds are a harmony-rich folk rock group with three female lead singers based in LA. Zach talks to them about their songwriting sisterhood, how you're supposed to act when you hear your own song being played at a Whole Foods parking lot in El Paso, and the rules of writing brutally honest breakup songs in the #metoo era.