The Milk Carton Kids ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Milk Carton Kids

Flat-picking harmony duo The Milk Carton Kids have emerged in the last three years as a powerful voice defining the continuing folk tradition. The band … Continue reading

Coldplay © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


With an alluring, melodic pop sound and multi-instrumental arrangements, English, alternative-rock band, Coldplay has enchanted audiences everywhere over the years. Coldplay’s second appearance on ACL’s … 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

Death Cab for Cutie ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Death Cab for Cutie

From indie-pop fan favorite to a headlining gig on The O.C., Death Cab for Cutie has come a long way since they began recording songs … Continue reading

Jesse & Joy

Jesse & Joy

In just a few short years, Jesse & Joy have become one of the most celebrated acts on the Latin music scene. The multi-award-winning brother … 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

Bettye Lavette © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Bettye LaVette

There are few vocalists today that have transgressed various musical genres with the same flare and grace of Bettye LaVette. This soulful songstress started her … Continue reading

Pinetop Perkins © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Pinetop Perkins

Earning multiple Grammy nominations and recording all-star blues CDs is not the way most 90-somethings spend their days, but Austin’s Pinetop Perkins is doing just … Continue reading


Monsters of Folk

Take one part My Morning Jacket, add one part She & Him and two parts Bright Eyes, and the result is a pristine supergroup incorporating … Continue reading

Lykke Li © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Lykke Li

Distinguished by her light-hearted, electro-pop sound, indie song-stress Lykke Li has charmed the ears of music lovers everywhere with her youthful voice and eclectic style. … Continue reading