Bonnie Raitt © KLRU by Scott Newton

Bonnie Raitt

More than just a bestselling artist, respected guitarist, expressive singer, and accomplished songwriter, Bonnie Raitt has become an institution in American music. Tonight, the nine-time … Continue reading

Franz Ferdinand ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Franz Ferdinand

As “the coolest thing to come from Scotland since Sean Connery”(People), Franz Ferdinand has taken the world by surprise since the release of their debut … Continue reading

Lykke Li © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Lykke Li

Distinguished by her light-hearted, electro-pop sound, indie song-stress Lykke Li has charmed the ears of music lovers everywhere with her youthful voice and eclectic style. … Continue reading

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

Nine Inch Nails ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails deliver one of the best live shows on the planet, are considered a pioneer in the industrial music movement and have been … 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

Kings of Leon © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kings of Leon

From traveling with their preacher father as children to touring with Bob Dylan last year, the Followill boys have come a long way and taken … Continue reading

The Milk Carton Kids ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Milk Carton Kids

Flat-picking harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids have emerged in the last three years as a powerful voice defining the continuing folk tradition. The band … Continue reading

The New Orleans Social Club © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The New Orleans Social Club

Weeks after Hurricane Katrina, a group of New Orleans musicians gathered in Austin to record music in celebration of the ravaged city’s musical history and … Continue reading

Pearl Jam © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Pearl Jam

One of the most popular and influential rock bands of the past two decades, Pearl Jam makes their Austin City Limits debut in celebration of … Continue reading