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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

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Joanna Newsom

Avant-garde folk princess Joanna Newsom has wooed audiences from all over with her unique songs that reflect her deep running, musical roots. Critics and fans … Continue reading

The Avett Brothers by Erika Goldring

ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2011

Nashville, TN, November 3, 2011: Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Gregg Allman, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers and the Civil Wars are just a few of … Continue reading

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Michael Kiwanuka

Distinctly lush folk/soul has placed Michael Kiwanuka on the top of the British charts. And now he’s ready to tackle the States. We’re happy to … Continue reading

Ladysmith Black Mambazo © KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Over the last 40 years, Ladysmith Black Mambazo has taken their combination of South African musical traditions and Christian gospel music beyond the stage to … Continue reading

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Roky Erickson

Roky Erickson is a near-mythical figure in Texas music history. From his pioneering 1960s band the 13th Floor Elevators to his solo work over the … Continue reading

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Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Special 2014

Join an all-star lineup to celebrate the first class of the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame. Celebrating the storied history of ACL, the Hall of … Continue reading

Vintage Trouble ©KLRU photo by Scott Newton

Vintage Trouble

A stunning synthesis of classic soul and rock ‘n’ roll, Los Angeles’ Vintage Trouble fires old-school style tunes into modernity with energy and attitude. The … Continue reading

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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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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