James McMurtry © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James McMurtry

With his “verbose, character-rich yarns” (Entertainment Weekly), James McMurtry has spent almost two decades fusing together roots music and lyrical witticisms that is as expansive … Continue reading

Los Lonely Boys © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Los Lonely Boys

From playing gigs as their father’s backing band to world-wide success with their own brand of Texican blues, Los Lonely Boys have come along way … Continue reading

KT Tunstall © KLRU photo Scott Newton

KT Tunstall

As the 2006 Best British Female Solo Artist, KT Tunstall is already a star in her native Scotland and she is quickly getting the same … Continue reading

The Killers ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Killers

The Killers debuted on the national music scene in 2004 with the infectious pop rock single “Somebody Told Me.” With their first release, Hot Fuss, … Continue reading

Band of Horses performing on Austin City Limits

Band of Horses

With tender, personal lyrics and sweet melodies Band of Horses has quickly become masters at making quality, old-fashioned rock with a unique fusion of influences … Continue reading

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Brainchild of singer-songwriter Merrill Garbus, tUnE-yArDs have fashioned an expansive sound incorporating layered ukulele, voice, electric bass and drum loops into an eclectic DIY aesthetic. … Continue reading

Madeleine Peyroux © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Madeleine Peyroux

After growing up in places like Brooklyn, Southern California and Paris, Madeleine Peyroux has been influenced by the world of music to create a unique … Continue reading

Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons

Blending acoustic instrumentation, rock ‘n’ roll drive and a tireless work ethic, Mumford & Sons have an international reputation as one of the best live … Continue reading

Allen Toussaint © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Allen Toussaint

Allen Toussaint helped shape the sound of R&B, soul, and funk as we know it today. Tonight, this music legend performs songs from his latest … Continue reading

Fleet Foxes © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Fleet Foxes

Since their eponymous debut, Fleet Foxes’ inimitable blend of pastoral harmonies with vivid lyricism and gentle baroque instrumentation has clearly demonstrated the band’s ability to … Continue reading