A Fredericksburg man wonders how Willie Nelson ever prevailed in a state that brought us Ray Wylie Hubbard, Jerry Jeff Walker, and Jimmie Dale Gilmore.
The Texas country star put his own spin on the fast-food tagline that’s sure to be stuck in your head for days.
San Antonio–born Christopher Cross defined a generation of yacht rock and made Grammys history with “Sailing.” But the song’s origins couldn’t be much further from its beatific sound.
The country legend dropped NFTs, an album, and a book before putting on a dazzling performance at the Moody Theater.
The Alamo City legend broke up Girl in a Coma and decamped to L.A. She’s back with a new solo album, a recording studio, and some hard-earned wisdom.
A Spoon fanboy overthinks the new record, classic rock, cowboy hats, and Jeff Bezos.
How a simple, two-chord song written by an Iowan became (clap clap clap clap) our unofficial state anthem.
This year, we jammed to new music by Kacey Musgraves, Leon Bridges, Megan Thee Stallion, St. Vincent, and others.
Little Joe Hernández, George Strait, educators, and fans of the legendary Mexican singer speak about his impact on their lives and the legacy he’s left behind.
For 68 years, hippies, rednecks, and college kids drank beer at the Austin roadhouse, which received a final sendoff from famed country group Freda and the Firedogs.
With its tenth album, ‘Lucifer on the Sofa,’ the city’s signature indie-rock band has made its most Austin record yet.
Austin-raised writer-director Justin Corsbie’s debut about a down-on-his-luck troubadour feels as warmly familiar as the Americana songs that inspired it.
The teenage Disney actress and singer-songwriter sensation performed her first full-length set in front of a live audience, at an ‘Austin City Limits’ TV taping.
Anyone who has sipped a perfectly crafted IPA understands that brewing beer is a true work of art. In a city that boasts a robust arts community and burgeoning talent, renowned works take form in a variety of mediums including craft beer. With landscape that spans as far as the
The multifaceted musician, former city-council candidate, and documentary star returns with an album of pristine guitar and gentle self-reflection.
November is the perfect time to explore this charming Florida city while taking in the annual Foo Foo Festival fun.
In a new video series in partnership with Cadillac, entrepreneur Jay B Sauceda meets forward-thinking, creative Texans across the state who are pushing the boundaries in their respective fields.
This month, WhiteClaw Hard Seltzer wants to celebrate Selena and her legacy with the ultimate dance playlist.
The true crime podcast tackles a murder that continues to confound fans around the world.
But the release of the track resulted in some drama anyway.
It’ll never match the live experience, but maybe it isn’t supposed to.
The successful musician says trolls drove her off the social media platform.
Erika Wennerstrom, the voice of Heartless Bastards, is ready for a change.
The music nerds at 'Texas Monthly' offer up their favorite Texas albums of 2017.
Also up for awards: Maren Morris, Miranda Lambert, Kelly Clarkson, Icelandic transplants Kaleo, and more.
In-flight live music is the definition of a captive audience.
Exclusive Song Premiere: The Texas Red Dirt Choir Celebrates Hope After Harvey In ‘Faith In the Water’
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.
The Longhorn Ballroom, arguably the state's most historic music venue, is back in business.
The Dallas guitar hero’s expansive sixth release is a strong album of the year contender.
After Katrina, Houston helped NOLA’s Treme neighborhood send off the storm with music. Now, Treme is repaying the favor.
The group’s DJs say they were told, ”This hotel does not play Latin music” at a new Austin venue.
Houston writer Shea Serrano's ’Rap Yearbook’ gets the docu-series treatment, produced by The Roots and Academy Award-winning documentarian Alex Gibney.
The BBQ sauce brand owned by McCormick will retain the name Stubb’s, while the restaurant and live music venue in Austin will not.
The exclusive clip comes from PBS’s 'The American Epic Sessions,' which premieres tonight.
But not as a duo, unfortunately.
In its fifth year, the hip hop/EDM festival scores big.
The Austin singer-songwriter releases a new track exclusively with 'Texas Monthly.'
The song is brutal, but at least Willie’s still around to sing it.
The conference was called out on Twitter by an artist who posted excerpts from their contract.
The promoter behind ACL is keeping it weird in Todd Mission, Texas.
The singer-songwriter has a moody new video to accompany the gloomy track.
The reclusive Texas filmmaker’s long-simmering saga of love and betrayal in the Austin music world premieres on March 17.
The first episode, with longtime Austin artist Carolyn Wonderland, premieres below.
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.
...with a $100 million taxpayer commitment.
Barack Obama released his summer playlist, and he’s into Gary Clark Jr. and Leon Bridges.
The trio’s trip through Texas this weekend is a testament to their vitality as a band.
The one in Hollywood, not the Louis Tussauds in San Antonio, so adjust your travel plans accordingly.
Robison sits down opposite his wife to get to the heart of the songwriting process in the second episode of his web series.
Music Monday: North Texas Indie Rock Supergroup Cantina Are Feeling “Bulletproof” In This Exclusive Song Premiere
The drummers for the Old 97’s, the Polyphonic Spree, and the Deathray Davies unite—on different instruments—for a new album.