Torch and Twang

Tuesdays 8 P.M. – Midnight

Progressive Torch & Twang is unlike any country radio show you’ve heard before. You won’t find the over produced, over cliché “country” that is clogging up the commercial radio airwaves. No Toby Keith or Taylor Swift here. Every Tuesday 8-Midnight, hosts Eric & Alyssa bring you the best from the vast world of americana. All your favorites from bluegrass, folk, alternative country, rockabilly, zydeco, and more find a home on Torch & Twang. From big name stars like The Avett Brothers and Ryan Adams to small time, no name bands you’ve never heard of. Plus country greats of old like Johnny Cash and Hank Williams. Torch & Twang also promotes Michigan’s long standing tradition of incredible bluegrass and folk music by supporting all of your favorite local americana groups.

You’ll also hear numerous in-studio interviews and performances that give insight into the minds of the people behind the music. You’ll be kept up to date on all the concert happenings from Detroit to Grand Rapids and have the opportunity to win goodies with giveaways, including concert tickets, CDs and more!

If you’re a long time fan, or newcomer, to americana music, Progressive Torch & Twang is a must have in your Tuesday night!

Torch and Twang 6/18/13

Torch & Twang is live tonight with local indie-folk musician Nathan Alan, whose new record, Looking For Tomorrow, Today drops this Friday! We also have a ton of great new music, including new records from Pokey LaFarge, Guy Clark, John Fogerty and more! And so many giveaways, your head might explode!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Ivan & Alyosha- Be Your Man- All The Times We Had

Ivan & Alyosha- Fathers Be Kind- All The Times We Had Read More…

Torch and Twang 5/21/13

Tonight on Torch and Twang we bring you the best from americana as always, plus we’ll be featuring alt. country rock duo Brown Bird, and new music from Della Mae, City and Colour and local favorites Red Tail Ring!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Stephen Kellogg- Lost and Found- Blunderstone Rookery

Justin Jones- I Can Feel It- Fading Light

The Coal Porters- You Only Miss Her When She’s Gone- Find The One Read More…

Torch and Twang 5/14/13

Tonight, Torch and Twang brings you the best of americana, awesome giveaways for Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer and Shinyribs, plus great new music at 10 o’clock!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Ruth Moody- Trees for Skies- These Wilder Things

Emmylou Harris- Six White Cadillacs- Hard Bargain

Hoots & Hellmouth- Apple Like A Wrecking Ball- Salt Read More…

Torch and Twang 5/7/13

It’s the first T&T of the summer! All the kids are gone, the streets are quiet, but the Impact is still bringing you the best that Americana has to offer. Tonight, we’ve got some tickets to give away, new music from Dawes, Big Harp, She & Him and more!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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John Fullbright- Moving- From the Ground Up

The Steel Wheels- Whistle Blows- No More Rain

Lucero- When I Was Young- Women & Work Read More…

Torch and Twang 4/30/13

Tonight, Torch & Twang plays tribute to Michigan music. Nothing but the Mitten for the first two hours! Tonight’s featured artist is Jeremy Quentin, better known as Small Houses!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro

Andy and the Pandys- Detroit City- Drink Up, Weary Soul
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Bennett- Days Are Running- A Brand New Start

Nathan K.- Leave Them- Dishes

Petal Shop- We Went A Walkin’- City Hymns Read More…

Torch and Twang 4/23/13

Tonight, Torch and Twang brings you the best from the worlds of bluegrass, folk, alt. country, rockabilly and more! We also have a few ticket giveaways for y’all!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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JD McPherson- Scratching Circles- Signs & Signifiers

John Fullbright- Moving- From the Ground Up Read More…

Torch and Twang 4/16/13

Torch and Twang has a lot for you tonight! Some concerts to talk about, new music from Kim Richey, Patty Griffin, The Milk Carton Kids, Luke Winslow-King and more!

Playlist:

Link Wray- Rawhide- T&T Intro
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Shovels and Rope- Bad as Me (Tom Waits Cover)-Blue Series

Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line- Party Line- Carnival

Annie and the Beekeepers- An Island- My Bonneville

Billy Bragg- I Ain’t Got No Home- Tooth & Nail Read More…

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