- SEASON 3 -

Jimmie Vaughan &
Gary Clark Jr.

Grammy Award winner Gary Clark Jr. is joined by four-time Grammy Award winner Jimmie Vaughan at New York City’s Iridium. Clark has been called “The Chosen One” by Rolling Stone and has been hailed as a major talent by icons including the Rolling Stones, Sheryl Crow, and Paul McCartney. He has leant his unique blend of rock, R&B, blues, soul, and pop to multiple soundtracks including the acclaimed movie “12 Years a Slave.”  Vaughan has been regarded by Guitar Player magazine as “a living legend” and is one of the most respected guitarists in the world of popular music.

Steve Earle &
David Simon

Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter, Steve Earle, is joined by Emmy Award- winning producer David Simon for an intimate conversation in this episode of Speakeasy. Earle began his career as a songwriter in 1982 before having his breakthrough 1986’s Guitar Town.  His 16th studio album, So You Wanna Be an Outlaw, was released in June 2017. Simon is the Emmy Award winning Producer behind HBO’s The Wire. His latest project The Deuce is coming to HBO in the fall. The pair discuss storytelling through song, politics, and working with Townes Van Zandt.

Nick Mason &
David Fricke

Nick Mason is best known as the drummer of legendary rock band Pink Floyd. He is the only member of Pink Floyd to be featured on every one of their albums and is the only constant member of the band since its formation in 1965.  Mason takes the stage opposite David Fricke, senior editor of Rolling Stone magazine. The pair discuss the early days of Pink Floyd, groupies, space, and the legacy of Pink Floyd.

Jack Johnson &
G. Love

Singer/songwriter Jack Johnson is joined by G. Love for an intimate conversation at New York City’s McKittrick Hotel for this episode of Speakeasy. Johnson is primarily recognized for his merging of soft rock and acoustic genres and has reached No. 1 on the Billboard Charts four albums in a row. He has been nominated for multiple Grammy, ESPN, Billboard, and Brit Awards. G. Love is best known as the front man for the alternative hip-hop band, G. Love & Special Sauce. The band is known for a unique, laid back blues sound that encompasses classic R&B. Together they discuss the early days of Jack’s career, the new album, and Jack’s commitment to the environment. 

Nick Lowe &
Jim Nelson

Nick Lowe has become a noted figure in UK pub rock, power pop, and new wave best known for his songs “Cruel to Be Kind” and “I Love the Sound of Breaking Glass.”  He is a singer-songwriter, musician, and producer and has worked with the likes of Elvis Costello, Graham Parker, and Johnny Cash. Covers of Lowe’s songs “(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love, and Understanding” (Elvis Costello), “I Knew the Bride (When She Used to Rock ‘n’ Roll)” (Dave Edmunds), and “The Beast in Me” (Johnny Cash) went on to become hits.  Lowe is joined by Jim Nelson, the editor for GQ Magazine, for an intimate conversation filmed at the Montclair Film Festival for this episode of Speakeasy.

Seal &
Amy Thompson

Three-time Brit Award and four-time Grammy Award winner Seal is joined by his manager, Amy Thomson, in the season finale of Speakeasy. Over the course of his career Seal has sold more than 30 million records worldwide and is known for his international hits including “Kiss from a Rose.” As a songwriter Seal has received two consecutive Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for “Killer” and “Crazy.” The pair have an intimate and frank discussion detailing Seal’s early career and his experience recording his new album, Standards.