The song is brutal, but at least Willie’s still around to sing it.
The Austin genre-bender celebrates the day-to-day of working women everywhere.
SXSW just had its smallest festival in years. What does that mean for the event’s future?
Hayden Pedigo's 'Greetings from Amarillo'
Generations of Willie devotees came together to revel in music and good times with the Red Headed Stranger in his own backyard.
Garth Brooks on his new Amazon partnership and the Texas songwriters he admires.
First-time documentarians Charlie Vela and Ronnie Garza capture fifty years of music history in their hometown.
What to see at the festival this year.
The conference was called out on Twitter by an artist who posted excerpts from their contract.
The pop princess’s Fort Worth home is on the market.
The promoter behind ACL is keeping it weird in Todd Mission, Texas.
Shinyribs' Kevin Russell sits down with us to talk about his new album, 'I Got Your Medicine,' out February 24.
Album reviews and news for March 2017.
Spoon is my favorite band. Spoon has a new album out. It is my favorite Spoon album. That is all.
Country singer Aaron Watson wears denim, loves two-steppin', and sings about bluebonnets without irony. Which gets him little attention in Nashville—but plenty of love everywhere else.
The Austin-based one-man band channels George Jones to create a honky-tonk ballad that’s the perfect soundtrack for drowning your woes in the company of your demons..
The singer-songwriter has a moody new video to accompany the gloomy track.
Texas filmmaker Ryan Ross tells the story behind his new movie, Wheeler.
What better way to start off Black History Month?
Black Joe Lewis is with back with his band—and some Texas soul.
To honor the lifework of his ”musical father,” Texas country star Randy Rogers purchases the historic honky-tonk that launched his career.
At his peak, Emilio Navaira was known as the King of Tejano and the Garth Brooks of Texas. Now, months after his death, two of his children are following in his footsteps with a little help from Sting.
The Texas troubadour pens an ode to his favorite footwear.
This is what it looks like when a black woman is in control of her vision.
The return of Terry Allen.
A premiere of "Doin' What You Do," from Delbert McClinton's forthcoming album, 'Prick of the Litter.'
With the holidays behind him, Bruce Robison looks back at his iconic Holiday Shindig and how it all got started.
The reclusive Texas filmmaker’s long-simmering saga of love and betrayal in the Austin music world premieres on March 17.
The best albums released by Texas artists this year, according to the 'Texas Monthly' staff.
What to read, watch, listen to, and look at to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
The world’s festival-going legions descended on the city for the festival's second annual showing.
The Austin singer-songwriter uses the sound of a chamber ensemble to explore the limits of Americana and the darker side of the human condition.
The first episode, with longtime Austin artist Carolyn Wonderland, premieres below.
What to watch, listen to, and read this month to achieve maximum Texas literacy.
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez in full.
The inaugural festival in McDade—and the successor to Austin’s Fun Fun Fun Fest—could suggest where music festivals are going.
The King of Country returned to the dancehall—where he and Ace in the Hole once played monthly sets—to celebrate the release of a new box set.
Reflections on the penultimate Texas stop of Robert Earl Keen and Lyle Lovett’s acoustic tour.
A forthcoming playlist from Amazon Music features a wide range of artists—including three prominent Texas acts—with their takes on 'Acoustic Christmas.'
The Austin indie-folk rockers return with their first new song since 2003.
They got their outlaw on with ”Daddy Lessons.”
Twenty years after the release of his classic live album, 'No. 2 Live Dinner,' Robert Earl Keen returns to the John T. Floore Country Store in Helotes for a reunion.
The Arlington a cappella group accompanies Leonard Cohen’s composition with harmonies and vocal percussion, and the video garnered almost 7,000,000 view over the weekend.
What to watch, listen to, and read this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.
The acclaimed opera singer Jay Hunter Morris has traveled the globe, performing Wagner, Puccini, and Bizet. And yet he still feels like a hick from Paris, Texas.
Brownout’s Black Sabbath tribute band taps Ghostland Observatory’s Aaron Behrens to do his best Ozzy Osbourne.
Alejandro Rose-Garcia—a.k.a. Shakey Graves—recently carved his initials into Trigger, Willie’s famous guitar, the first inscription the instrument has seen in years.
The Mystiqueros frontman pays tribute to the ”songwriter’s songwriter.”
”South By South Lawn,” or SXSL, takes place next month with Leonardo DiCaprio, the Lumineers, and the cast of Stranger Things.
What to read, listen to, watch, and look at this month to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.