Acoustic Sunrise

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Sunday Mornings 7am – 11am Mix’s Acoustic Sunrise is your Sunday Morning Escape… Every Sunday from 7 to 11am, host Dan O’Brien brings you the best of Mix… unplugged.

Now in its 17th year on Mix, Acoustic Sunrise blends together “Live From The MIX Lounge” tracks, acoustic and unplugged cuts that can’t be heard anywhere else.

So, grab a cup of coffee, the Sunday paper, and ease in to the best day of the week with Mix’s Acoustic Sunrise… The best reason to get up early on Sunday morning!

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Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Sara Bareilles Covers Sia’s “Chandelier”

This week we’re spotlighting Sara Bareilles, who Salt had the chance to hang out with at her book signing in Brookline!


(Photo Courtesy of Blue Note Records)

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” by Ryan Adams

Seeking revenge on someone, but don’t have the energy for Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” this lazy Sunday morning? We’ve got you covered with Ryan Adams’ version.


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Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud”

Here’s an acoustic performance by Ed Sheeran, for those who are still in mourning over his show at Gillette Stadium being over.



Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Taylor Swift Covering Vance Joy’s “Riptide”

We’re not sure which version we like more, Vance Joy’s or Taylor Swift’s!


(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Firefly Music Festival)

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life”

Third Eye Blind’s “Semi-Charmed Life” is rarely heard in acoustic style. Here’s a special treat from our Mixfest performers!


<> at Rockefeller Plaza on August 24, 2015 in New York City.

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Rob Thomas Takes Over

In honor of Rob Thomas joining Dan O’Brien on this morning’s Acoustic Sunrise show, we’re spotlighting his acoustic performance of “If You’re Gone”!


NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 06:  Rob Thomas performs at The Beacon Theatre on August 6, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Rob Thomas Performs Matchbox Twenty’s ‘3 A.M.’

This week’s Acoustic Sunrise spotlight shines on Mixfest headliner, Rob Thomas!


(Photo by Alisha Jackson)

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Meghan Trainor’s “Dear Future Husband”

by Alisha Jackson We were devastated when we found out that Meghan Trainor had canceled the remainder of her tour. Meghan released the statement to her fans just four days after performing at our Mix […]


(Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: “Shots” by Imagine Dragons

It’s amazing what three voices and a piano can sound like.



Acoustic Sunrise Spotlight: Walk The Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance”

By now you’ve heard, and danced to Walk The Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance”. But have you heard the acoustic version?