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.


28 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
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...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2020
  • Length: 58:27
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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: Cat Prewitt Ricketts, Credit: catherinedanaricketts.com
What is the interrelationship between music and community? Catherine Prewitt Ricketts is a singer/songwriter and essayist from Philadelphia who wro...

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  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 57:49
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Rick Gottlieb, Credit: rickgottlieb.net
Rick Gottlieb is an acoustic musician who has played guitar for more than 40 years. His calling as a musician began when he was just five years old...

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  • Added: Apr 18, 2020
  • Length: 58:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: The Sea The Sea, Credit: The Sea The Sea Facebook
THE SEA THE SEA, Mira Costa & Chuck Costa, is an Upstate New York based indie folk-pop duo-band. Their 2014 debut release, Love We Are We Love, rec...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2020
  • Length: 57:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Sarah and Rene are Famous October, Credit: Jesco Tscholitsch from the Famous October Facebook page
Sarah Bowman and Rene Coal are the duo Famous October, a married couple and intimately intertwined band that combines vocal harmonies with guitar a...

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  • Added: Apr 05, 2020
  • Length: 58:27
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Janie Barnett, Credit: janiebarnett.com
If you are seeking to make music your life and career, the path that my guest Janie Barnett has navigated through the 'music biz', should demand yo...

  • Added: Mar 28, 2020
  • Length: 58:12
Caption: Katie Barbato, Credit: Up Close And Acoustic
Katie Barbato, a songwriter and performer based out of Philadelphia, writes and sings songs with emotional appeal. I'm not going to use the express...

  • Added: Feb 28, 2020
  • Length: 56:29
Caption: Jeremy and Brett from Rise Twain, Credit: Rise Twain Facebook page
Singers and Songwriters Jeremy Beck and Brett Kull join forces to form the core of the Progressive Rock band, Rise Twain. Mixing everything they lo...

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  • Added: Feb 14, 2020
  • Length: 58:15
  • Purchases: 2
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