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

Brandi Carlile © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Brandi Carlile

With fans including Sheryl Crow, Elton John and the Indigo Girls, Brandi Carlile is quickly proving she has the voice and songwriting talent to stand … Continue reading

Van Morrison © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Van Morrison

As one of the most influential vocalists and songwriters in rock, the legendary Van Morrison could easily rest on his past accomplishments. Instead, this Rock … Continue reading

J. Roddy Walston & The Business ©KLRU/Austin City Limits photo by Scott Newton

J. Roddy Walston & The Business

Hailing from the small town of Cleveland, Tennessee, but based in Baltimore, J. Roddy Walston & the Business presents a classic Souther rock style with … 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

Tracy Chapman ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tracy Chapman

Four-time Grammy Award winner Tracy Chapman has been performing heartfelt and socially relevant music for more than 15 years. Chapman first came to the world’s … Continue reading

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Queens of the Stone Age

Dynamic and electrifying, Queens of the Stone Age combines metal, blues, thrash, punk and psychedelia into a sound that is at once classic and unique. … Continue reading

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

Ray Davies ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ray Davies

As the “Godfather of Brit Pop,” Ray Davies is a worldwide legend. Known for his ability to combine rock tunes with offbeat lyrics, his newest … Continue reading

Jenny Lewis ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Jenny Lewis

Smooth vocals backed by carefully selected, self-reflective lyrics and a California pop sound have been hallmarks for all of Jenny Lewis’ musical projects. Lewis, who … Continue reading