St Vincent © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

St. Vincent

St. Vincent is known for writing songs full of lyrical “detail and charm” (Billboard) and “creative instrumentation and melodically special music” (Delusions of Adequacy). The … Continue reading

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

With a retro sound that goes beyond just an homage to the past, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are bringing  classic soul and funk … Continue reading

Wille Nelson & At The Wheel © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel

Singer-songwriter author, poet and actor, Willie Nelson rose to national stardom during the outlaw country movement of the 1970s, but has remained both a musical … Continue reading

The Black Keys ©KLRU/Austin City Limits photo by Scott Newton

The Black Keys

Highly acclaimed blues-rock duo The Black Keys return to the Austin City Limits stage performing music from their most recent release, the “expansive and irresistibly … Continue reading

Hayes Carll © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Hayes Carll

Live performances have proven to be one of Hayes Carll’s biggest strengths, inviting fans into his world with clever anecdotes, genuine sincerity and self-deprecating humor. … Continue reading

Dierks Bentley © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Dierks Bentley

Dierks Bentley takes the traditional themes of country music to heart as he creates modern tunes. From his self-titled debut in 2003 that featured the … Continue reading

R.E.M. © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


As genre innovators, R.E.M.’s influence can be seen in almost every alternative rock band since the early 80’s. From their intellectual lyrics, political activism and … Continue reading

Ed Sheeran ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ed Sheeran

Blending soulful vocals with organic folk introspection and irresistible hip-hop hooks, Ed Sheeran is a genuine global phenomenon. On this episode, he makes his Austin … 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

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