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Okkervil © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Okkervil River

After years of writing novel-like songs full of memorable images and touring the globe with their “uninhibited” (New York Times) rock, Austin’s own Okkervil River … Continue reading

Ruthie Foster ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ruthie Foster

Texas native Ruthie Foster has also been garnering critical acclaim for her soulful fusion of blues, gospel, roots and folk. Her CD Runaway Soul was … 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

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

The Black Angels ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

The Black Angels

The Black Angels have proven themselves to be the undisputed avatars of contemporary psychedelic rock, simultaneously exalting the genre’s kaleidoscopic past as they thrust it … Continue reading

Iron and Wine © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Iron and Wine

Filtering old-fashioned, song-based folk rock through an indie rock lens, Iron and Wine has in the last half decade become one of the most acclaimed … Continue reading

Lyle Lovett & Friends © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Lyle Lovett & Friends: A Songwriters Special

Four genre-crossing songwriting legends join forces to provide a glimpse of the best American folk, country and rock music. Guy Clark, Joe Ely, John Hiatt … Continue reading

KT Tunstall © KLRU photo Scott Newton

KT Tunstall

As the 2006 Best British Female Solo Artist, KT Tunstall is already a star in her native Scotland and she is quickly getting the same … Continue reading

Hayes Carll © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Hayes Carll

Live performances have proven to be one of Hayes Carll’s biggest strengths, inviting fans into his world with clever anecdotes, genuine sincerity and self-deprecating humor. … 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

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