Wilco © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


Wilco has consistently redefined their musical palette across their lifespan of the past two decades while maintaining arguably the best and tightest musicianship among their … Continue reading

Michael Kiwanuka ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Michael Kiwanuka

Distinctly lush folk/soul has placed Michael Kiwanuka on the top of the British charts. And now he’s ready to tackle the States. We’re happy to … 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

Allen Toussaint © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Allen Toussaint

Allen Toussaint helped shape the sound of R&B, soul, and funk as we know it today. Tonight, this music legend performs songs from his latest … Continue reading

Kris Kristofferson © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kris Kristofferson

Texas legend Kris Kristofferson returns to the Austin City Limits stage to perform some of his most intimate work to date. The Brownsville native has … 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

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

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

Beck (2014) ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton


Surfacing just as alternative rock went mainstream, Beck’s relentless creative tide has pushed his music into innovative and critically-acclaimed direcitons. For this episode, Beck makes … Continue reading

Nickel Creek ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nickel Creek

With mulitple Grammy Awards and multi-platinum record sales, Nickel Creek creates “songs bursting with exuberant instrumental interplay and hair-raising harmonies” (Rolling Stone). The recently reunited … Continue reading