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The 2013 Americana Music Festival

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013, reflects the breadth of the genre’s musical reach with star-studded performances recorded live at the historic Ryman Auditorium in … Continue reading

The Shins © KLRU by Scott Newton

The Shins

Melodic indie pop reigns tonight as The Shins return to the Austin City Limits stage for their second appearance on the show. The band, known … Continue reading

Ryan Adams ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ryan Adams

It’s been three years since prolific singer/songwriter Ryan Adams released an album. To his fans’ delight, this past September “one of the few truly great … Continue reading

Andrew Bird © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Andrew Bird

Multi-instrumentalist and singer/song­writer Andrew Bird has captured au­diences around the world with his unique style. Through amazing vocals, whistling, violin, guitar and glockenspiel, this Chica­go-born … Continue reading

Coldplay © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Coldplay

With an alluring, melodic pop sound and multi-instrumental arrangements, English, alternative-rock band, Coldplay has enchanted audiences everywhere over the years. Coldplay’s second appearance on ACL’s … Continue reading

Future Islands ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Future Islands

The bass-heavy ballads and light, bouncy beats of synth-pop trio Future Islands were refined to excellence this year with their new album Singles. The band … Continue reading

Femi Kuti © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Femi Kuti

Combining politics and music, Nigerian superstar Femi Kuti is taking his unique sound to the world, while carrying on a legacy began by his father, … 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

Drive-By Truckers © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Drive-By Truckers

Rolling Stone called the Drive-By Truckers “the boldest, baddest Southern band in the land” and the band has been living up to that moniker for … Continue reading

Mavis Staples © KLRU by Scott Newton

Mavis Staples

After decades of stellar performances, Mavis Staples is an undisputed legend. Tonight, she makes her Austin City Limits debut in support of her 2010 album … Continue reading

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