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Being hospitalized during the pandemic is lonely and dehumanizing. In live, virtual, one-on-one performances, Houston Symphony musicians give the sickest patients a few minutes of peace.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves heads to Sesame Street, Jessica Simpson’s life becomes (another) TV show, and the year in McConaughey drawls to a close.
Tootsie Tomanetz, for one, is capping off this pandemic year with lots and lots of Christmas lights.
For the music industry, the bad times are getting worse.
Even during the pandemic, visitors still travel to the Rio Grande Valley to hear the musical stylings of the famous devotional group.
The venerated musician, who spent much of his life in Texas, racked up more than fifty Top 10 hits over a six-decade career.
Plus, a trip to the garden store and a cozy Christmas album from Austin musician Molly Burch.
The initial installment of the two-part television show details the first 20 years of Selena’s life—yet it feels like we’ve hardly gotten to know the person the series is about.
The Lumineers lead singer and cofounder on the power of lonesome songs during the holidays, and an apples-to-apples comparison between Willie and Bruce Springsteen.
The Grammy-nominated Houston rapper’s confrontational, irreverent debut album feels like an apt fit for the year we’ve had.
The Texas singer-songwriter and country music star on a song she’s been singing since childhood, the origins of inspired lyrics, and how Texas country songs are designed for dancing.
The lauded songwriter behind many of country’s greatest hits talks Willie's picking parties with Darrell Royal and why you should never beat Willie Nelson at poker.
The country music legend remembers hearing it on the radio in rural Kentucky and describes Willie's kindness to her grandmother backstage at the CMAs.
Ahead of tomorrow’s nail-biter, we present a grab bag featuring a Big Bend documentary, Beyoncé clips, the Houston Zoo’s baby animal playlist, and more.
The New York–born singer-songwriter got to Texas as soon as he could—and spent the next five decades changing the lives of seemingly everyone he met.
The king of the Parrotheads remembers the ups and downs of his half-century friendship with the late cosmic cowboy.
Plus, a psychedelic music festival, Fat Tony's new album, and a book that casts a critical eye on the true-crime genre.
The singer-songwriter talks the surprising complexity of Willie’s songwriting and a special request President George H.W. Bush made while Ingram was playing for him.
Forrest Frank and Colin Padalecki on working with Elton John, what they hope to accomplish next, and more.
The legendary collaboration between Queen and David Bowie gets a remake by an intergenerational pair of icons.
Billy Joe Shaver, the Blustery, Tenderhearted Country Star Known as the “Wacko From Waco,” Dies of a Stroke
After contracting COVID-19 earlier this year, the musician had spent most of this past summer in isolation—where he was still writing songs.
The Houston psychedelic rockers are a fixture on listeners’ turntables.
A sense of belonging reverberates all throughout the San Antonio R&B artist’s new album, ‘If You Feel.’
The country icon was, as fellow musician Lucinda Williams put it, an “American treasure.”
This year, Michael Gruber learned to work Rangers games without fans. His new gig is a World Series without the Rangers.
For Escovedo, the song conjures memories of his father, as well as ghost stories, old pot dealers, and a cowpunk music video.
In his new teaching role at the University of Houston, the straight-talking music mogul promises students a primer on success and celebrity.
‘Whiskey River’ had only one verse and a chorus, but Willie Nelson said that was all it needed.
The four-time Grammy winner talks the solitary nature of songwriting and a big wet kiss Willie once planted on Faron Young.
Mason, one of the most sought-after young composers in the country, has a new work set to premiere in November.
Nelson’s rendition of ‘On the Road Again’ gets special treatment for this year’s all-virtual festival.
Plus, Kacey Musgraves meets Scooby Doo, Borat meets Sid Miller, and Austin meets ‘Walker, Texas Ranger.’
In the first episode of our new series, the Grammy-winning artist talks about writing sad songs and tells a great dirty joke she learned from Nelson himself.
An Austin man ponders the unthinkable.