Artists

Cyndi Lauper ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Cyndi Lauper

She’s a two-time Grammy-winning, multi-platinum-selling singer and songwriter with a string of instantly recognizable hits: “True Colors,” “She Bop,” “I Drove All Night,” “Change of … 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

Spoon ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Spoon

The single most critically revered band of the new millennium, Austin’s own Spoon “delivers a pure rush of musical elation, the distillation of rock music, … Continue reading

Fleet Foxes © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Fleet Foxes

Since their eponymous debut, Fleet Foxes’ inimitable blend of pastoral harmonies with vivid lyricism and gentle baroque instrumentation has clearly demonstrated the band’s ability to … Continue reading

James Taylor ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James Taylor

One of the defining musical figures of our time, James Taylor makes his Austin City Limits debut performing songs from his newest release Before This … Continue reading

The 2013 Americana Music Festival

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2013, reflects the breadth of the genre’s musical reach with star-studded performances recorded live at the historic Ryman Auditorium in … Continue reading

The New Orleans Social Club © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The New Orleans Social Club

Weeks after Hurricane Katrina, a group of New Orleans musicians gathered in Austin to record music in celebration of the ravaged city’s musical history and … Continue reading

Juanes ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Juanes

Both an electrifying guitarist and gifted songwriterm, Juanes has become the leading all-Spanish language music artist and one of Time Magazine‘s 100 Most Influential People … Continue reading

The Gourds © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Gourds

Few bands could take the gansta rap stylings of Snoop Dogg’s “Gin and Juice” and turn it into an Americana anthem. But Austin’s The Gourds … Continue reading

Photo ©KLRU by Scott Newton

Dawes

Dawes’ authentically vintage sound, combined with wry lyrics, has made them one of America’s most beloved young bands. Dawes makes its Austin City Limits debut … Continue reading

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