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Acoustic Sunrise with Dan O’Brien

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 13th 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!

Check out past Acoustic Sunrise Playlists.

Check out Dan’s Bio.

Comments (54)
  1. Leslie says:

    Absolutely LOVE Acoustic sunrise! Can someone please email me the name of the new TRAIN song played about 7:35 this morning Feb 28th?

    1. Karson & Kennedy: Karson says:

      I think it’s called “Hey, Soul Sister.”

  2. don says:

    only show in radio I ever wanted to listen to weekly

  3. Danny says:

    Who sang “everybody wants to rule the world” acoustic version this past Sun. 3/7?

  4. Deb Gallant says:

    Love Acoustic Sunrise……..I have been a loyal fan. This past Sunday (3/7/10) Dan O’Brien was saying that David Gray was going to do a local show and I was in the other room and missed what venue……..COULD YOU PLEASE LET ME KNOW………Thanks so Much……….and Thanks for the PHENOM show every Sunday.

  5. Jim Brown says:

    I’m another fan as well. I’m a guitar player, so I like to hear the stripped-down “unplugged” arrangements. Keep it up!

  6. Jim Brown says:

    Is the playlist from the 3/10/2010 show going to be published?

  7. chris says:

    you guys gotta release a acoustic sunrise album!!

    1. Jim Brown says:

      I agree. I’d buy it in a minute.

    2. Nicholas says:

      Im pretty sure that there is one already

  8. Dan says:

    There was a song by Eric Hutchinson this morning does anyone know what the name of it was?

  9. cbm says:

    so awesomw …look forward to this show every sunday

  10. sm says:

    does anyone know how to access today’s playlist?
    I’m looking for the first song played at the 8am hour 3/28

  11. Aimee Martin says:

    Does anyone know the song by John MAyer that was played last sunday AM about 10AM….help it was a cover and i cant remember what it was but it was soooo good

    1. You can always log on to and search for WBMX. Then just click on Music Log and pick the date and hour you think you heard the song!

      1. sm says:

        only goes back to 3/29, and I was looking fro 3/28…any ideas?

    2. Danny says:

      It was a cover of Free Falling by Tom Petty.

  12. Jody says:

    april 18 you played Champagne super nova Andy? from Sommerville sang.. more info please

  13. Jo says:

    I listen most sunday’s I get out early go for a cruise and relax
    and listen. It’s great!

  14. M says:

    Love Acoustic Sunrise especially now that it is an hour longer. Could you please play Slide by the Goo Goo Dolls and Collide by Howie Day for Bob in Newton. I wonder what his response will be. Thanks.

  15. jay martin says:

    i can only seem to find past playlists. could you tell me how to see the current day?

  16. Andrea says:

    not a big fan of music without music

  17. Anna says:

    Please release an Acoustic Sunrise Album!!!!!!!!!

    1. MaryAnn says:

      an acoustic album would be very cool!

  18. Maryellen says:

    oh how I wish there was a 24/7 station like this! can someone please start one! it is my favorite ever! but there is not enough of it!

  19. Sherry says:

    Where are the more recent playlists?? Dan said if you want to know what was played to check out the playlists on Where are they????
    looking for the name of the Gavin DeGraw Acoustic song played today between 10-11am

  20. Mel says:

    Can someone email me the name of the Rob Thomas song that was played this morning (May 16) at around 9:15?

  21. Mary Myers says:

    I love this show. I look forward to is every week. Thanks very much.

  22. Kimball says:

    Why does mineral water that has “trickled through mountains for centuries” go out of date next year?

  23. chris says:

    anyone know the name of the song from the accoustic sunrise this morning that talked about heartbreak and life isnt over until your gone or something like that? thanks

  24. Nicholas says:

    Logn time listener first time writer! lol HUGE FAN!! Dan u the man. Keep the tradation 🙂

  25. frank says:

    Are there any plans to put this show onto podcast? I would definitely subscribe!

    1. CBS Radio says:

      Hi Frank, great suggestion but unfortunately we can’t because of copyright law.

  26. Ellen says:

    I have been listening to Acoustic Sunrise for years. It is the first thing I do on a Sunday morning. Then I sit with my coffee and my crossword puzzle till it’s over. It is a great show. Not too much talking. Just great music. I love it!!!

  27. Ellen says:

    One more thing…have you thought of adding Chris Daughtry’s version of Poker Face to your playlist. It is a great acoustic version of this song!!!

  28. amy says:

    please, please please tell me the name of the played at 10:58am on Acoustic sunrise on 6/6/10? “hey, i’m gone away. but i know 1 thing that i love you”

  29. Katie says:

    I heard “Champagne Supernova” this past Sunday (June 6th). I heard Dan say who sang this version because it wasn’t Oasis but I can’t remember who he said. Who sings it? Thanks!

  30. Deb B. says:

    the pic looks like a scene on a bathing suit I saw yesterday at tjmax Hey where are the movie passes at the mix mall ???? No more??? why/?

  31. amn says:

    is there an acoustic sunrise podcast??? the radio station in dc does not play the entire program

    1. CBS Radio says:

      Hi Amn: unfortunately we cannot legally make the show available as a podcast – we can only stream.

  32. Alison Creeden says:

    Hey! I just wanted to say keep up the great work with this radio segment.. I think it’s great and I wish it was on more!!!

  33. scarlett says:

    I love this show. I used live in Minneapolis where cities 97.1 did “acoustic sunset” and “acoustic sunrise.” I am so happy to find something in Boston that plays similar sounds. Can you please play the pool party version of OAR’s “Shattered”? Thank you!

  34. Mike says:

    Great show. Please play “Perfect for Me” by Ron Pope from his Live and Unplugged in New York album.

  35. Brian says:

    Fantastic show Dan, cant wait till Sundays, keep up the great work, extremely relaxing

  36. melissa C says:

    I listen to the show every Sunday at work. Luv it!

  37. budlightbev says:

    Hey Dan!
    Can you play “I Ain’t Missing You” with both John Waite and Allison Kraus. I like that version.

  38. Erin Warner says:

    I love listening to acoustic sunrise on sunday really is a great way to start my day! But I would love if u could play Lee DeWyze (this years american idol winner)Some of his best stuff is acoustic…there is a acoustic version of sweet serendipity on the Acoustic Sunrise facebook page…hope u guys will listen & decide to play it one morning! It would really make my day that much brighter!:) Thanks, Erin

  39. Josh says:

    Can you play the ray lamontage version of “crazy”?

  40. brenda says:

    I dont have the internet or watch tv. but I do have a radio and I look forward to Sunday Mornings and Listening to “Acoustic Sunrise” and YES it gives Me Great Feelings and a Good Start for the coming Wk..Thank you Dan:)

  41. jaki says:

    i LOVE acoustic sunrise. It is actually the ONLY radio show I go out of my way to listen to. Thank you thank you!!!

  42. nicole says:

    I love acoustic sunrise! I wish it was on everyday because I don’t have much time to listen to it on Sunday mornings! I get so bored with the songs played 24/7 on every station, this is my break from all that!

  43. Robert says:

    I have been looking for the version of Tracy Chapman’s Fast Car that you played, but can’t find it anywhere. Do you know what CD this song is on??

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