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Trombone Shorty © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, a native of New Orleans, grew up playing music in the Treme neighborhood. He was leading his own band by the … 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

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Jack White

After rising to the top of the garage rock revival with the White Stripes, Jack White has maintained his stature as one of the most … Continue reading

Hayes Carll © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Hayes Carll

Live performances have proven to be one of Hayes Carll’s biggest strengths, inviting fans into his world with clever anecdotes, genuine sincerity and self-deprecating humor. … Continue reading

Jim James ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Jim James

Combining hints of of old-school R&B, flickers of hip hop, operatic pop and delicate instrumentation, Jim James explopres new sonic directions with his intimate and … Continue reading

Vampire Weekend ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Vampire Weekend

Witty, fresh and instantly successful, Vampire Weekend has “streamlined ska, post-punk, chamber music and Afropop into a glorious ultramodern groove” (Paste). This March evening, the … Continue reading

Cheap Trick © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Cheap Trick

While Austin City Limits has earned justifiable praise over the past several years for giving up-and-coming artists a chance to shine, we certainly don’t want … Continue reading

Shovels & Rope ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Shovels & Rope

Husband and wife team Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst sing harmony-driven folk that is full of raw energy and authenticity. At their ACL taping … 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

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