KUTX is providing the holiday skate jams, every Friday at Whole Foods Downtown’s Ice Skating on the Plaza. Ice Skating on the Plaza is open daily now through Jan. 21. $10 admission includes skate rental. Listen to KUTX for your chance to win a family four-pack of skate passes!
KUTX’s Sunday Morning Jazz is proud to present Jazz on Film, a film series at AFS Cinema (Nov 25-Dec 15), featuring two screenings of I Called Him Morgan, a documentary on the life and murder of jazz legend Lee Morgan, Tuesday, Dec. 11 and Saturday, Dec. 15.
It’s a bonafide Paramount holiday tradition. You can bet Kelly Willis and Bruce Robison will outdo themselves with this year’s show. The singer-songwriter husband-and-wife duo will perform songs from their Christmas album, Happy Holidays, holiday-themed classics, and more!
Austin’s energetic, must-see-live pop outfit Sweet Spirit is back with new tracks (including “Los Lonely Girls”) and a show at Barracuda. All ages. TC Superstar and Ex-Romantika support.
Join KUTX for the 5th annual UT Night on the Trail of Lights, spotlighting the vibrant University of Texas at Austin community. UT Night is a great way to ring in the holiday season with students, faculty, alumni, family and friends. UT-themed programming by university groups will showcase Longhorn pride, and KUTX will be on hand with giveaways and goodies. General Admission is $3 without a ZIP Fast Pass. Accompanied children 11 and younger are free. (Keep it tuned to KUTX for a chance to win Zip Fast passes!)
Mexican-American musician Alejandro Escovedo is celebrating his latest album release titled The Crossing. Escovedo’s release show will be held at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets for the show go on sale, Thursday, November 1.
Terry Allen has been joined by an all-star band for big shows at the Paramount the last two years running. We don’t know what he has in store for us this time, but we know it will be great. The renowned songwriter and visual artist from Lubbock has a whole lot of classic albums to draw from (and a whole lot of talented friends to join him onstage).
Lindsey Jordan is on the brink of something huge, and she’s only just graduated high school. Her voice rises and falls with electricity throughout “Lush,” her debut album as Snail Mail, spinning with bold excitement and new beginnings at every turn. She’s promoting “Lush” with a tour of the US, East Asia, and Europe and she’s coming to Mohawk in Austin in January.
In the five years since her last solo project, The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You, Neko Case cut an album with k. d. lang and Laura Veirs, teamed up again with The New Pornographers, and discovered that her house had burned down. The expansive and anthemic Hell-On is the culmination of these sonic forays and catastrophic events.
Terri Hendrix is in the midst of her newest project titled “Project 5”. As a pioneering Texas singer-songwriter, her songs reverberate a memoir brought to life through blues and melodic wisdom. Catch Terri Hendrix Band alongside Lloyd Maines live at the Paramount Theatre on Feb 2.
The multi-Grammy Award-winning artist Delbert McClinton is taking the Paramount stage. They curate their sound through rhythm and blues blended with a contemporary jazz influence. Delbert McClinton and the Self-Made Men are hitting the stage this Feb. 9th. You can get find more info and purchase tickets by clicking our link.
A week before the official release of “Drastic Measures” on Feb 22, Bayonne will perform the new album for the first time live, at a special intimate show hosted by Mohawk on Feb 15th. Come celebrate with Bayonne and be among the first to hear their newest album! You can pre-order Drastic Mesures at Waterloo Records or End Of An Ear and receive free admission to the show.
KUTX is once again proud to support an annual Austin tradition: The Austin Music Awards, presented by The Austin Chronicle and SXSW. Tickets for the 2019 awards show, benefitting HAAM and The Sims Foundation, go on sale this Friday!
Mike Doughty plays Soul Coughing’s Ruby Vroom to celebrate the album’s 25th anniversary. With special guests Wheatus.
Perennial Paramount favorite Pink Martini is a “little orchestra” that draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s and ’50s while spanning genres to make an eclectic, modern sound. Their arrangements of Latin music, jazz, cabaret, and cinema scores have endeared them to both national and international audiences, selling out venues worldwide. You’ll be mesmerized by Pink Martini as they perform their multilingual repertoire on the Paramount stage.
Joy, gratitude, a love for music and Texas: that’s who guitarist Jackie Venson is at her core. Over the last year, she has lit up the stage at some of the most historic venues across the globe. Join Jackie in celebration of her brand new album, Joy, and bear witness to what will surely be a milestone in her career. The history of a rising Texas star will be written at the Paramount on April 12, 2019.
Chick Corea & Béla Fleck, two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders meet in a historic duet of piano and banjo. The Grammy Award-winning duet will combine Corea and Fleck’s most recognizable tunes with music from their Latin Grammy-winning album, The Enchantment, and their extraordinary live set Two (originally released in 2015 and now available on vinyl as well). With a mix of jazz and pop standards crossing a myriad of genres, from jazz, bluegrass, rock, flamenco and gospel, this will be a casual, intimate evening with two legends from different musical worlds.
It’s back. Hot Luck Fest is the ultimate food fueled celebration for music lovers and foodies alike. Festival-goers will sip and stroll their way through the festival grounds throughout downtown Austin. It was created by Aaron Franklin of Franklin Barbeque, Mohawk owner James Moody, and Mike Thelin, the co-founder of Feast Portland, bringing together the best of the culinary and music world. If you did not have plans for this memorial day weekend, now you do. Hot Luck also encompasses a traveling series of events that pop up in cities all over the country year-round. For tickets and more info, you can check out their website here.