Gregory Alan Isakov for Cardinal Sessions

Gregory Alan Isakov live session in a church

Colorado singer-songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov returns to Cardinal Sessions to perform "Chemicals" live in a church in Cologne, Germany.

Peter Doherty live for Cardinal Sessions

Peter Doherty live acoustic session

Peter Doherty has a new record coming out, with his band, the Puta Madres. It's amazing proof that he's still one of the top songwriters around. We took the opportunity to meet again, this time at…

Sharon van Etten for Cardinal Sessions

Sharon van Etten Live Piano Session

Sharon van Etten, one of the best singer-songwriters around, performs a beautiful version of "I Told You Everything" solo on the grand piano.

Lewis Capaldi singing acoustic session of Grace

Lewis Capaldi Live Acoustic Session

Lewis Capaldi is a british singer-songwriter with an amazing voice. He's one of…

Hollow Coves

Hollow Coves at Cardinal Sessions Festival

Hollow Coves from Australia are an indie-folk duo that played Cardinal Sessions…

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We present the 25 best albums of 2018, as picked by Cardinal Sessions,…

L’aupaire at Cardinal Sessions Festival

L'aupaire at Cardinal Sessions Festival.

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The Tallest Man On Earth at Konzerthaus Dortmund

The Tallest Man On Earth is one of those Indie-Folk icons we've been listening…

shakey graves

Exploring church reverb with Shakey Graves

Shakey Graves is the man - here he is, performing a song called "Cops and…