The National ⓒKLRU photo by Scott Newton

The National

While lead singer Matt Berninger sustains The National with his resonant baritone voice, his bandmates masterfully round out their soul-haunting sound. With their cathartic, raw … Continue reading

James Blunt © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James Blunt

Former British Army Captain James Blunt has enamored the world with his compelling songs and captivating voice. With numerous best new artist awards, Blunt is … Continue reading

Jesse & Joy

Jesse & Joy

In just a few short years, Jesse & Joy have become one of the most celebrated acts on the Latin music scene. The multi-award-winning brother … Continue reading

Cat Power ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Cat Power

For more than 10 years, Cat Power has been releasing emotional, cathartic music that has made her an icon of indie-rock. She returns to AUSTIN … Continue reading

Cafe Tacuba ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Café Tacvba

Since the late ’80s Café Tacuba has been building an international fan base through their innovative and multi-award winning experimentation with music. The Mexico City … Continue reading

Grupo Fantasma © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Grupo Fantasma

Grupo Fantasma transforms traditional Latin music into something brand new by fusing together funk, cumbia, hip-hop, salsa, merengue and much more. This Austin-based 11 piece … Continue reading

The Lumineers ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Lumineers

The roots revival of the last few years has primed listeners for a new generation of rustic, heart-on-the-sleeve music – the kind that nods to … Continue reading

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Alabama Shakes

Raucous newcomers Alabama Shakes combine the old and the new to lay down gritty, bass-heavy rhythms for a perfect Southern cocktail. Fronted by the powerful … Continue reading

Heartless Bastards on Austin City Limits ⓒ KLRU by Scott Newton

Heartless Bastards

The Heartless Bastards bring their own version of old-school blues-rock to the Austin City Limits stage. Formed in 2003, the band’s constant Erika Wennerstrom, paves … 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