Robert Earl Keen © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Robert Earl Keen

Making a name for himself back in 1984 with his debut album, No Kinda Dancer, Texas native Robert Earl Keen is now regarded as one … Continue reading

Gomez © KLRU photo by Scott Newton


English rockers Gomez have both expanded and evaded a variety of traditional genres over the span of their 15-year career. By blending Ben Ottewell’s gritty … Continue reading

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The Avett Brothers

The Avett Brothers debuted their first album Country Was in 2002 with a sound Billboard Magazine defined as possesing the “ability to lure comfortable yet … Continue reading

Tracy Chapman ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Tracy Chapman

Four-time Grammy Award winner Tracy Chapman has been performing heartfelt and socially relevant music for more than 15 years. Chapman first came to the world’s … Continue reading

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Bob Mould

It’s been three decades since acclaimed singer-songwriter Bob Mould surfaced in the Minneapolis hardcore punk scene as frontman for Hüsker Dü. Since then, he has … Continue reading

What Made Milwaukee Famous ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

What Made Milwaukee Famous

With their “elegant pop” (Billboard), intelligent humor and electronic-fused choruses, What Made Milwaukee Famous has “swiftly become one of Austin’s best indie rock bands, deftly … Continue reading

James Blunt © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

James Blunt

Former British Army Captain James Blunt has enamored the world with his compelling songs and captivating voice. With numerous best new artist awards, Blunt is … 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

Dave Matthews Band © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Dave Matthews Band

Since their debut in the early 90s, the Dave Matthews Band has combined the worlds of jam and pop to win multiple Grammys and gain … Continue reading

Arcade Fire © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Arcade Fire

With infectious melodies and introspective lyrics, Arcade Fire has won over the hearts of America with their harp-strumming, accordion-pumping, xylophone-tapping, songs that are undeniably brilliant. … Continue reading