I was going to climb the KXT tower and hang a bandana with giant braids today in honor of Willie Nelson’s 79th Birthday, but there is a chance of thunderstorms so here’s an inspiring picture instead. Happy Birthday Willie! -Mark
Serge Gainsbourg and Ray Charles. Makes a rainy day so much better. Via.
From Joe K. This is my boy Tony. He just turned four. He has his mommy’s beautiful blue eyes. He’s going to be a doctor; I have pre-determined his future and he will have nothing to do with radio or music. Just kidding. He’s such a funny kid; he makes us laugh like crazy. This… Read more »
We all saw the tweet with the 2012 Coachella lineup yesterday. It will no doubt be amazing. Which bands will KXT 91.7 listeners recognize? Here’s a list of the 2012 Coachella bands that you might hear on our airwaves (or the app, or online): Black Keys, Arctic Monkey, Mazzy Star, Madness, Jimmy Cliff, M. Ward, Givers, Other… Read more »
From Joe K.- Had a blast with Givers yesterday here in the studio. Before they played our Holiday Show last night at the Kessler, they stopped by the station to play a few songs. While Mark talked with them, I got to run sound! It sure was a blast. They were very, very nice, especially… Read more »
KXT Presents Andrew Bird with Eugene Mirman Thursday, March 15th at The Majestic Theater. Tickets onsale Saturday 12/10 at 10 am. Bird will celebrate the release of Break It Yourself with a North American tour set to kick off in Texas in mid-March. All concert tickets will be bundled with a unique musical package including… Read more »
Tune in to 91.7 or listen online on Thanksgiving as KXT 91.7 airs “Alice’s Restaurant” at noon and again at 6pm. Here’s a 2005 interview with Arlo Guthrie on All Things Considered : http://n.pr/pkA8u8
Feist just signed a guitar at the Majestic Theatre for a contributor who won the Feist ticket/guitar combo during the KXT Fall Membership Campaign finale a couple weeks back! Just so you know, she’s super nice and generous with her time. The show tonight will be superb, no doubt.
Attention Austin City Limits and indie music fans: tomorrow night, you can watch an exclusive live performance from indie artist Lykke Li, as she tapes an upcoming episode of Austin City Limits. See the entire performance streamed online, Friday, Nov. 4 at 9/8c, on PBS’s Facebook page. Get more information, and watch the performance, live,… Read more »
In anticipation of the Beirut show tomorrow night at The Prophet Bar in Dallas, please enjoy their Tiny Desk Concert via NPR from September.