Nickel Creek ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Nickel Creek

With mulitple Grammy Awards and multi-platinum record sales, Nickel Creek creates “songs bursting with exuberant instrumental interplay and hair-raising harmonies” (Rolling Stone). The recently reunited … Continue reading

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Equipped with infectious melodies, catchy sing-a-longs and a free-spirited frontman, Los Angeles-based ensemble Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros have gained fans all over the … Continue reading

Kings of Leon © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kings of Leon

From traveling with their preacher father as children to touring with Bob Dylan last year, the Followill boys have come a long way and taken … 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

Juanes ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton


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

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

Paolo Nutini © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Paolo Nutini

Paolo Nutini has captured international audiences with his universal lyrics and soulful sound. Born and raised in Scotland, Nutini began his career with relatively little … Continue reading

Cat Power ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Cat Power

For more than 10 years, Cat Power has been releasing emotional, cathartic music that has made her an icon of indie-rock. She returns to AUSTIN … Continue reading

Kathleen Edwards ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Kathleen Edwards

Kathleen Edwards’ 2003 debut, Failer, led Rolling Stone to declare her one of the year’s most promising new acts and No Depression to say the … Continue reading