Calexico © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


For nearly a decade, Arizona-based Calexico has been the voice of the American Southwest. With an eclectic sound evoking images of the sun-scorched rocks and … Continue reading

Photo ©KLRU by Scott Newton


Multi-Grammy Award-winning fun. sparks musical joy with their indie pop anthems. Filled with “lyrics that are funny, sincere and oddly moving” (The Guardian), fun.’s songs … Continue reading

Valerie June ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Valerie June

With a beautifully timeless voice, Valerie June blends folk, soul, blues and Appalachian traditional elements to tell unique stories. On this episode she makes her … Continue reading


Sarah Jarosz

Sarah Jarosz writes songs that “have a mystical streak, projecting love and loneliness across the landscape and the sky” (New York Times). Widely hailed as … Continue reading

Zac Brown Band ©️KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Zac Brown Band

Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum artists Zac Brown Band make their Austin City Limits debut in support of their new tour and album ‘WELCOME HOME’ (Southern … Continue reading

St. Paul & the Broken Bones ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

St. Paul and the Broken Bones

St. Paul and the Broken Bones attempt to “rally its listeners to a higher calling where intelligence and inspiration take precedence” (Paste) with their garage-gospel … Continue reading

2016 ACL Hall of Fame New Year's Eve ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Austin City Limits Hall of Fame 2016

The Austin City Limits Hall of Fame recognizes both performing artists and special individuals who have been instrumental in making the long-running show a music … Continue reading

Ray LaMontagne ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ray LaMontagne

Rolling Stone called Ray LaMontagne “the backwoods Van Morrison” when the magazine placed him on their 2004 Hot List. His 2004 Austin City Limits Music … Continue reading

Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings

With a retro sound that goes beyond just an homage to the past, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings are bringing  classic soul and funk … Continue reading

Preservation Hall Jazz Band © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Since its start in the 1960s, Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been the premier showcase for the best in New Orleans style jazz, this is … Continue reading