John Prine ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

John Prine

It’s been almost ten years since the iconic John Prine released a CD of new original songs. During that time, he ran his own record … 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

Courtney Barnett ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Courtney Barnett

Mixing witty, often hilarious, occasionally heartbreaking observations with devastaing self-assessment, Australia’s Courtney Barnett has cemented herself as one of the most distinctive and compelling voices … Continue reading

Los Lobos ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton.

Los Lobos

For 40 years, Los Lobos has been making great rock and roll music with depth that transcends genres. As we hit the 40th year milestone … Continue reading

James McMurtry © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James McMurtry

With his “verbose, character-rich yarns” (Entertainment Weekly), James McMurtry has spent almost two decades fusing together roots music and lyrical witticisms that is as expansive … Continue reading

James Taylor ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James Taylor

One of the defining musical figures of our time, James Taylor makes his Austin City Limits debut performing songs from his newest release Before This … Continue reading

M Ward © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

M Ward

While “singing beautifully sad songs about mortality and feeling lonesome” (Rolling Stone) M. Ward has spent years crafting music to become one of the most … Continue reading

Carolyn Wonderland © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Carolyn Wonderland

Carolyn Wonderland is a triple threat with diverse songwriting, soulful vocals and guitar goddess skills. One critic wrote “If you put Melissa Etheridge, Chrissie Hynde, … Continue reading

Juanes ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton


Both an electrifying guitarist and gifted songwriterm, Juanes has become the leading all-Spanish language music artist and one of Time Magazine‘s 100 Most Influential People … Continue reading

Kathleen Edwards ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards’ 2003 debut, Failer, led Rolling Stone to declare her one of the year’s most promising new acts and No Depression to say the … Continue reading