The Texas punk pioneer and Hall of Fame singer-songwriter reflects on the release of his first solo album since a 2019 heart attack.
The concert film is a performance masterpiece, but it also raises questions about the artist’s messaging.
Vicki Nichols, a music teacher at Grandview Elementary, has been nominated for the award for her innovative strings program.
The Philadelphia Eagles Covered Willie Nelson’s “Pretty Paper” for Christmas. We Regret to Inform Cowboys Fans That It Slaps.
With Waxahatchee’s Katie Crutchfield singing harmonies, to boot.
Two years after her death, reissued records and a tribute album remind us to revisit Nanci’s remarkable voice, which could only ever have been from Texas.
Noah Faulkner’s popular twangy covers countrify songs by Duran Duran, Joy Division, U2, and more.
The Arlington native has earned four Grammy nominations, performed at the Super Bowl, and toured with Shania Twain. But is she “Nashville” yet?
On the new album ‘Jenny From Thebes,’ the indie band revives the characters from ‘All Hail West Texas,’ its seminal 2002 exploration of life in the Lone Star State.
The World Series–bound Texas Rangers have embraced the much-maligned band with arms wide open. And it turns out that Creed kinda slaps.
The compilation cover album Texas Wild, which includes pairings such as Adrian Quesada and Destiny’s Child’s “Say My Name,” was curated by a mad Texan genius.
A Texas legend finally gets top billing, Willie spills on his songs, the Black Pumas return, and Sugar Land hosts Honeyland.
From Cigarettes After Sex to Tanya Tucker, there’s a Texan for every genre.
We’ve curated a lineup of fantastic local meals to perfectly complement your weekend of music and good vibes at Zilker Park.
Four lifelong friends from the Panhandle, about to play their first Austin City Limits festival, formed a novel country sound.
Before his anthems had listeners raising their longnecks and singing along, Charlie took me on road trips and taught me there was more to music than country.
From demon-possessed children to a world premiere ballet, our writers and editors share the art they’re most looking forward to this season.
A supergroup of strings player helps take a mix of Willie anthems and deep cuts to a whole new, banjo-picking level.
Decades after the Nashville establishment turned its back on Tanya Tucker, the spitfire from Seminole is finally getting the recognition she deserves. But maybe Music Row needs her more than she needs Music Row.
The beloved indie rocker was set to coheadline a summer tour with his sixteen-year-old son. When Dorian died this February, his father sought refuge the only way he could: in their shared love of music.
Sark bangs Tupac, the Baylor and TCU coaches pump themselves up with Dave Matthews Band, and guess who loves Post Malone?
The Nashville superproducer on “Time of the Preacher” and the one thing artists like Brandi Carlile and Jason Isbell all say about Willie.
The Grapevine-raised pop star and collectibles enthusiast has taken his fandom to a whole new level.
After months of chart-topping singles, the Edinburg group has released ‘El Comienzo,’ a debut album filled with nods to the past—and an eye toward the future.
A deep dive into the song “Nudista Mundial ’89,” from Palomo’s new album, ‘World of Hassle,’ out September 15.
It was October 1992 and the Irish singer, who died earlier this week, was being excoriated in the press following her appearance on ‘Saturday Night Live.’
The early blues singer helped define the genre and achieved major success—until a story of murder tainted his legacy.
Pokey, who died in June at age 48, was a founding member of the Screwed Up Click—and Houston’s distinct rap sound.
The singer-songwriter talks about growing up as country royalty and Willie’s cover of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now.”
Cindy Walker Days pays tribute to one of the greatest country songwriters ever while raising funds to save her Mexia house—and all the treasures it holds.
Foo Fighter Chris Shiflett on the Unlikely Intersection of Willie, Waylon Jennings, “Good Hearted Woman,” and Kiss’s ‘Alive II’
The Foos’ lead guitarist and ‘Shred With Shifty’ podcast host discusses an outlaw anthem and the technical specs of a great Willie guitar solo.
Though the South Dallas–born queen of neo-soul hasn’t dropped an album in over a decade, she’s currently on her biggest tour yet.
The multiplatinum artist, who has released a new deluxe version of the 2012 record, reflects on the dark (and fun) L.A. summer when it was written.
On the latest single from ‘Texas Wild,’ a forthcoming tribute album stacked with state classics, you can hear the joy in Bingham’s weathered voice.
The Grammy-winning founder of Asleep at the Wheel on fifty years of friendship with Willie, with cameos by George Gershwin, Floyd Tillman, and Robert Duvall.
The singer-songwriter and virtuoso fiddle player talks faith, family bands, and her new album of duets with Willie Nelson’s late sister.
Meow Wolf finally opens! Jamie Foxx returns to Netflix! Erykah Badu is on tour! Vampires are at war?
The Austin neoclassical group’s new album, ‘Pendant World,’ evokes the natural wonder of the Lone Star State.
On this special Father’s Day episode, Micah Nelson describes his dad’s “face-melting” guitar playing, plus his favorite sixties-era Willie song that most fans have forgotten.
The superstar has a collection of memorabilia on display in North Texas. But for die-hard Taylor Swift fans, is it worth the trip?
The rising Alabama alt-pop artist and the Arlington country star aim for a classic Texas breakup song. Do they hit the mark?
Expect suite sounds when you check in.
A deep dive into a track from the guitarist’s latest album, ‘The Happiest Times I Ever Ignored.’
The revered researcher, author, and TED Talker discusses faith, grace, acceptance, and the world’s favorite gospel hymn.
The Texan superstars paired up on “If You Were Mine,” Lambert’s first single since leaving her record label.
The legendary producer discusses art that exists only in shadows and the way U2 tries to summon Willie when they write songs.
Radio DJ David Kolar hosts The American Czech Hour, which broadcasts from Hillsboro across a 25-mile radius.
The legendary singer-songwriter and longtime Willie buddy discusses a song many consider the national anthem of Texas, plus why drummer Paul English was not a fan of the Eagles.
The Mesquite native revives 2010s R&B sounds in "Admit It," a song off her debut album, Aperture.
The Geto Boys and Selena set the stage in the early nineties for the transformation of Texas music.
After years of struggle, Charley Crockett is on the verge of stardom. The story of how he got here would be unbelievable if it weren’t true.