“Best ongoing residency” - Bluegrass Night at Radio - Austin Music Awards 2018
KUTX 98.9 and RADIO present the return of our Latin music series, RADIO X! Our first guests are RADIO family, and KUTX Artist of the Month, LEY LINE. You won’t want to miss this free, all ages show on the lawn! (weather permitting)
Songwriters’ night- feat. Jon Dee Graham, Abra Moore, William Harries Graham
Trace Holt curates a night of Austin’s best stand up comics. Every first Tuesday. Parental guidance suggested- *understatement*.
AUSTIN’s ORIGINAL QUEER KARAOKE RETURNS !!
Start singing at 8pm!
For the past decade or so, Mt. Davidson has cultivated his songs and sounds, attempting to create a bridge, a meeting place, between the terrestrial and the mystic. He is a ponderous and delicate sort of creature, short and vaguely leonine, who has spent most of his young life abiding in the midlands of transcendence.
This is life, a melody-laced landscape of rhymes and stories from the past, present, or whatever else we can grasp. Batty Junior is a band that captures this world in photographs of song, spirit, and sometimes even a bit of comedy, dramady, or whatever else we can grasp. It’s Sadie! It’s Zeke! It’s Taylor! It’s… you!
“The songs that [Shane Cooley] are writing and playing now will cut you to the heart" - Arron Brown, Onion Creek Productions, UtopiaFest
World-class fiddler and surf guitar master ERIK HOKKANEN plays every first Thursday starting in April 2015. In 1984, at age 21, Erik moved to Austin, TX and joined Gary P. Nunn’s band and toured throughout the Southwest. He was voted a three time winner of the Kerrville Folk Festival Music Awards’ “Instrumentalist of the year” (1993-1995) and was inducted into the Kerville Festival’s Music Hall of Fame in 1996. This year also saw John Travolta dancing to Erik’s fiddle music (“Erik’s Two Step”) in the movie “Michael.”
Nori is a new generation jazz band from Austin, Texas. One-part jazz, one-part folk, and one-part world, the music is diverse as the makeup of its musicians. With Akina Adderley on vocals, Erik Telford on trumpet, Nick Litterski on keys, Aaron Allen on upright bass, and Andy Beaudoin on drums, Austinist describes Nori as “truly a monster collection of extremely talented Austin musicians.”
THE AZMARIS are HARD PROOF family, with a twist. Deep grooves. Horns. You dig?
DOPPEL a psychojazzic-funk duo formed by multi-instrumentalist JAN FLEMMING and drummer MICHAEL LONGORIA. The band uses live looping of accordion, synthesizers, and keyboards to create a full band sound. Based around Jan’s original compositions the group draws inspiration from jazz, RnB, Funk, and Hip Hop, pushing the accordion into new musical territory.