Texan stars dominated the annual Zilker Park festival.
Plus, a melancholy Norah Jones duet, Austin singer Christelle Bofale’s EP, and chef Aarón Sanchéz’s new memoir.
He was the sort of local icon that lives at the heart of every enduring, tight-knit music scene.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the former Texas A&M coach and his musician stepdaughter discuss winning and losing with dignity.
The story behind the story behind Austinite Mike Shea’s three seconds of international fame.
After breaking out in comedy and film, Wells is telling stories in new ways.
The legendary musician’s two-night Crossroads festival boasted a savvy mix of long-beloved and rising stars.
Recorded just before he had two heart surgeries, the singer-songwriter’s new album took him back to his South Texas roots.
The artist is advocating for a new investigation into the death of his cousin, which happened at the hands of Dallas Police.
The ’Country Music’ documentarian on the Outlaws, forgotten forces, and how Texas country music could bring us all together.
A near-two year stint at Dallas's Belmont Hotel almost broke the country musician and gave way to his new album.
The genre has long shut women out, but this supergroup challenges traditional male-dominated narratives.
The artist’s iconic ”Jeremiah” frog mural in Austin is seemingly indestructible, and so is his musical legacy.
Two years after its initial release, the song is reaching its popularity peak and potentially up for a belated award.
Plus, a Houston rapper’s freestyle, a San Antonio native’s bittersweet debut album, and an Austin photographer’s colorful Instagram.
An internet movement has democratized country ephemera through the eyes of black cowboys and cowgirls.
‘Look Mom I Can Fly’ traces the rapper’s ascent and his efforts to elevate Third Coast hip-hop.
The Lewisville music festival is celebrating its 50th anniversary this weekend.
The Dallas native’s jazz statement ‘Love and Liberation’ is a call to action.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, a conversation with the country legend Brandi Carlile calls “the original female outlaw.”
Plus, Black Pumas’ debut album, an introspective single by Big Thief, and a shop inspired by the West Texas desert.
An analysis of the two Texan presidential candidates’ rally songs.
Twenty years on, the band is Texas’s most subliminally recognizable export.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the legendary musician surveys the highs and lows and wears and tears of a sixty-year career.
Plus, a North Texas photographer’s Instagram and Brockhampton’s new music video.
McAllen’s new arts and music festival has potential to contribute to creative communities, if it’s thoughtful about how to best serve their needs.
Austin rockers Montopolis will premiere The Living Coast—an audiovisual homage to the Texas Gulf Coast—on August 2 in Austin.
Imagining a theoretical second disc for the Austin band’s best-of album, out this week.
Plus, more under-the-radar hits, a carefree indie-pop music video, and a surrealist rock opera.
Clark and his band bring the heat on the PBS series.
The Texan’s 1965 hit is pivotal to ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.’
The East Texas native got to the top of the country music charts by doing everything his way.
“The Lion King: The Gift” features fun collaborations with West and South African artists, but fails to include other African regions.
To mark the 50th anniversary of Apollo’s 11 launch, Ellis covers Nina Simone’s classic version of “Everyone’s Gone to the Moon.”
Plus, a fashion blogger’s inspiring posts, a must-see fireworks scene, and a podcast on contemporary poetry.
We watched the recently restored 1986 film with Willie Nelson and fans in Luck, where it all happened.
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the East Texas native discusses the joys of leaving Nashville’s machinery behind and coming home.
Plus, an immersive art experience, a song nostalgic for hometowns, and a Southern Gothic rom-com.
I spoke to the man who shot the photo that inspired the song covered on Willie Nelson’s new album. (He’s my dad.)
Aaron Watson: “I Relate More to Johnny Cash Than to Billy Graham, But They Both Loved Them Some Jesus”
On this week’s National Podcast of Texas, the fiercely independent musician discusses his new album, spirituality, and his country music heroes.
The Red Headed Stranger honors his fellow Texas troubadour with two tracks on his new album.
Plus, more summer jams, an essay about coming of age in Houston, and an Instagram account where sneaker culture and preachers collide.
On a special National Podcast of Texas, a never-before-heard 2013 conversation with the Houston hip-hop pioneer about finding God, expelling demons, and his attempt to reshape his legacy.
‘Beautiful Lie,’ out later this month, is the newest collaboration from the state’s reigning couple of Americana.