Artists

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

Bloc Party © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Bloc Party

Not many bands portray their music as “living noise,” but British indie-rock band Bloc Party says that’s exactly what they play. With their jerky guitar … Continue reading

Aimee Mann © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Aimee Mann

For decades, Aimee Mann has been known as one of the top songwriters in contemporary music. Mann frequently pairs the bleakest of poetry with soaring, … Continue reading

Wille Nelson & At The Wheel © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Willie Nelson & Asleep at the Wheel

Singer-songwriter author, poet and actor, Willie Nelson rose to national stardom during the outlaw country movement of the 1970s, but has remained both a musical … Continue reading

Alison Krauss and Union Station ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Alison Krauss & Union Station

Alison Krauss + Union Station have spent two decades taking the mournful, high, lonesome sound of bluegrass out of the mountains and into the mainstream. … Continue reading

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Neko Case

With her fearless songwriting and musical curiosity, Neko Case captures fans with “one of the most memorable and seductive voices in music” (NPR). Case returns … Continue reading

Dale Watson ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Dale Watson

Austin’s king of country music, Dale Watson has a quintessential country baritone that makes his rockabilly and hillbilly originals stand out as instant classics. Watson … 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

© KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kat Edmonson

With her powerful voice, Kat Edmonson’s songs are “memorable and contagious” (NPR Music). Tonight, this rising star brings her smart, stylish pop with a vintage … 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

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