Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds

A recent New York Times Magazine profile of Nick Cave noted that “Cave can claim at least half a dozen vocations: songwriter and performer with … Continue reading

Raphael Saadiq

Raphael Saadiq

Though he’s in the vanguard of the soul revival, singer / songwriter / producer / multi-instrumentalist, Saadiq has a career in R&B stretching back to … Continue reading

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Norah Jones

For the past decade, acclaimed singer and songwriter Norah Jones has charmed audiences across the globe with her eclectic stylings. She has sold more than … 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

Old Crow Medicine Show © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Old Crow Medicine Show

Combining American standards with original compositions that blend roots, folk, blues, gospel, bluegrass and rock, Old Crow Medicine Show makes modern traditional music that demonstrates … Continue reading

Paolo Nutini © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini has captured international audiences with his universal lyrics and soulful sound. Born and raised in Scotland, Nutini began his career with relatively little … Continue reading

Portugal. The Man ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Portugal. The Man

Known for their creative vision, Portugal. The Man puts a unique spin to the psychedelic rock genre. They made their Austin City Limits debut after … Continue reading


Monsters of Folk

Take one part My Morning Jacket, add one part She & Him and two parts Bright Eyes, and the result is a pristine supergroup incorporating … Continue reading

Bon Iver © KLRU by Scott Newton

Bon Iver

Grammy Award winner Bon Iver’s ability to stir emotions with their orchestral, lushly-arranged folk songs “achieves a beautiful fantasy” (Entertainment Weekly). Bon Iver is the … Continue reading

Coldplay © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


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