A Tulsa woman thinks the king of western swing had a raunchy side. Her husband isn't buying it.
The music icon talks to us about how he’s able to continue writing—and touring—well into his eighties.
Parquet Courts get funky without abandoning their roots.
Three years after learning the song in a cabin, he plays it a lot more confidently in the studio.
As Coachella’s Saturday night headliner, Beyoncé chose to share the HBCU experience in a performance full of black cultural history.
In our current moment of Selenamania, Stripes and H-E-B have nothing on the dedication from crafty fans.
Rapper Marco Cervantes, who performs as Mexican Stepgrandfather, and Álvaro Del Norte, founder of the accordion-powered punk rock band Piñata Protest, discuss their inspirations.
From Tejano to punk and hip-hop, there's so much great music coming out of San Antonio today.
How do we ♥ ’Golden Hour’? Let us count the ways.
Tony Rancich has created a weird, wonderful, and world-class musical oasis amid his family's 3,300-acre operating pecan orchard.
The Arlington native is still finding new things to celebrate from her 2016 debut album.
Fort Worth’s favorite son’s sophomore album is inching ever closer.
Erika Wennerstrom, the voice of Heartless Bastards, is ready for a change.
In this exclusive premiere, Jackie Venson agreed to indulge us.
On this week's episode, we talk about Rick Perry's "new energy realism," and the internet's first boy band.
'Texas Monthly' checked in with the five-time Grammy nominee before his SXSW showcase.
For India-born, Austin-based rapper Abhi the Nomad, SXSW isn't just an opportunity to impress music industry types. It's his best shot at staying in the U.S.
How much was there really a "blue wave" in the primaries—and how will it impact November elections?
In this week's episode we talk about Kacey Musgraves, Texas lingo, and a couple of things you might have missed over the past month.
Listen to a track from ’Dancehall Dreamin’: A Tribute to Pat Green,’ sung by Green's friend Aaron Watson.
Home is where the heart is—or a couple hundred miles south on I-35.
Brockhampton is taking over.
The country music provocateur and East Texas native talks growing up, ”getting weird” onstage, and taking risks with her new album.
Willie says goodbye to his friends, and acknowledges that hanging around beats the alternative.
Digging into the U.S. Senate hopeful's six hour Spotify playlist.
The engine that might get us to Mars and the unexpected pressures of taking a break in the music industry.
The 'National Podcast of Texas' celebrates its one month anniversary.
Chris Fullerton performs the final song of the beloved Texas songwriter.
Who should play on Black Heritage Night? And who gets to decide?
On their second album, the globally-minded Houston trio Khruangbin reveal new sounds created in a Burton barn.
Launched by two of the biggest names in Texas business, Clear Channel was once the most powerful—and feared—player in radio. Now rebranded as iHeartMedia, it’s on the brink of bankruptcy.
The legacies of Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Billy Joe Shaver, Jerry Jeff Walker, and more will be on full display.
The Dallas Cowboys wide receiver suffered a down year on the field, but he’s chasing another dream this offseason: rapping.
The music nerds at 'Texas Monthly' offer up their favorite Texas albums of 2017.
Roy Orbison, Kacey Musgraves, Willie—deck your halls with Lone Star tunes this year.
A reminder of why she’s not just an inspiration to superstars, but a vital talent of her own.
Trappy Holidays, everybody.
The debut album from Austin's Kalu & the Electric Joint brings some international flavor to the Live Music Capital of the World.
Ridin’ Dirty on the stovetop.
The Grapevine rapper more than doubled the numbers of stars like Taylor Swift and The Weeknd.
This exclusive excerpt from Diana Finlay Hendricks's new biography, 'Delbert McClinton: One of the Fortunate Few,' revisits the birth of progressive country and Austin's blues scene.
Also up for awards: Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, Icelandic transplants Kaleo, and more.
'Music for Enchanted Rock,' is structured as a song cycle celebrating the massive pink-granite batholith north of Fredericksburg that’s much beloved by Central Texas hikers and day-trippers.
A Houston metal act that was supposed to be the next Guns n’ Roses—and got squashed by Nirvana instead—is hoping that a quarter of a century later it’ll finally get its big break.
We set out to hear what our state sounds like. We brought back the latest and best of Texas music—so listen up.
She just can’t wait to be queen.
In-flight live music is the definition of a captive audience.
An all-star collection of artists including Josh Abbott, Jack Ingram, Pat Green, Wade Bowen, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Ray Benson joined Roger Creager and Kyle Hutton for the historic session in Austin.
From live electronic in Austin to reimagined cumbia in Corpus to rap-infused zydeco in Houston, here’s why our music scene is more vibrant than ever.
The blues is decidedly not dead, just evolved, as grown as the folks who love it now.