Author: Sarah Jane Semrad

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 »

KXT Guest DJ : Mark Hedman of Centro-matic

Thank you to Mark Hedman, bassist for Centro-matic for a great Guest DJ set on Friday!  It’s yet another thing that only a member-supported public radio station can do.  Below is his playlist.  Remember, every purchase through Amazon or iTunes through the KXT portals below ensures a little comes back to the station.  Enjoy!! Ted Hawkins… Read more »

Local Honey

Lucky for Dallas, local singer/songwriter Kelly Brown has gatheredstar musicians fiddler Reggie Rueffer (Charley Pride, and the Rueffer Brothers), guitarist Chad Rueffer (of the Rueffer Brothers), drummer Earl Darling, bassist Dave Prez, keyboardist William Foley, vocalist Kim Brown Cain, classical guitarist Mack Price, percussionist/drummer Davis Bickston, violinist Kathleen Parsons, cellist George D’Ascenzo (of Ensemble Pro… Read more » Check out these precious deaf children signing The White Stripes song “We Are Gonna Be Friends”.  (Source:

Black Friday Record Releases

While Record Store Day isn’t until April, Black Friday is also a great day for exclusive vinyl releases at independent record stores, like our friends at Good Records.  Among the highlights, The Black Keys “Lonely Boy” with another song from the upcoming album El Camino, “Run Right Back”, Jimmy Cliff Sacred Fire EP, Ryan Adams… 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 :

The Morrissey show last week at McFarlin was incredible according to some in the KXT office who were in attendance.   He did Smiths songs and other fan favorites. Enjoy Ouija Board! (Source: Our friends at The Texas Theater will be screening Teen-A-Go-Go, a film about the Ft. Worth / Dallas music scene in the ’60s. Its world premiere is Nov 26th. 7:00p at The Texas Theater!  “On the evening of February 9, 1964, Ed Sullivan introduced The Beatles to America. The next morning 10 million teens had something… Read more »

tumblr_lueyfsAuKf1qb97ja Here’s a longer version of the Feist interview KXT aired yesterday late afternoon.  It starts with “How Come You Never Go There” from soundcheck and then goes into the interview.  The bonus nugget is the part of the interview where she talks about the upcoming Muppet Movie, and there is an extra song from soundcheck, “Graveyard”… Read more »