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

The National ⓒKLRU photo by Scott Newton

The National

While lead singer Matt Berninger sustains The National with his resonant baritone voice, his bandmates masterfully round out their soul-haunting sound. With their cathartic, raw … Continue reading

The Shins © KLRU by Scott Newton

The Shins

Melodic indie pop reigns tonight as The Shins return to the Austin City Limits stage for their second appearance on the show. The band, known … Continue reading

Susan Tedeschi ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Susan Tedeschi

Susan Tedeschi burst onto the music scene with Just Won’t Burn, earning herself critical praise and a 2000 Grammy Award nomination for Best New Artist. … Continue reading

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

Brad Pasiley © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Brad Paisley

Since his debut on Austin City Limits in 2000, Brad Paisley has filled his shelves with multi-platinum albums, Grammy Award nominations and numerous Country Music … Continue reading

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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

Amos Lee ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Amos Lee

As one of Rolling Stone’s Top Ten Artists to Watch in 2005, Amos Lee has been called “Norah Jones’ male counterpart” for his use of … Continue reading

Manu Chao © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Manu Chao

With multiple Latin Grammy and Billboard award nominations and dozens of hits throughout the globe, Manu Chao is an international star. A truly multicultural artist, … Continue reading

Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Steve Martin

Fans of Austin City Limits are certainly not strangers to bluegrass. But when it’s played by author/actor/comedian Steve Martin, the tunes may sound just a … Continue reading