It’s been a slow but steady rise for the Jayhawks, who formed nearly thirty years ago in Minneapolis. This week on the Austin Music Experience, the alt-country band is in our Studio 1A, and we also go back to a vintage conversation to hear about the Jayhawks’ roots and influences. Also, author John T. Davis has a new biography about one of the bands that paved the way for alt-country: the Flatlanders. In an interview, we follow the Flatlanders from dusty Lubbock all the way to Carnegie Hall. Plus, an ACL Fest encore—the Preatures, Nikki Lane, My Brightest Diamond, and more. Listen below!