My KUTX: Mayor Steve Adler

February is Love Austin Music Month–learn more here.  Photo by Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon/KUTX.

Being a music fan might be one of the most important prerequisites of being the mayor of Austin. Steve Adler has lived here for forty years, and he’s seen everything from the Armadillo World Headquarters to Liberty Lunch to the rise of SXSW and ACL Fest. He’s one of the driving forces behind Love Austin Music Month, and we’re excited to give him the guest DJ chair for this week’s My KUTX. He spins an hour of (mostly) Austin music, from Sweet Spirit and Willie to Gary Clark Jr. and the artist he takes visiting dignitaries to see at the Continental Club. Listen to My KUTX on Saturday, February 22 at 6 p.m. or listen at any time in the player below.

–Art Levy // producer, My KUTX

Playlist:

1. Sweet Spirit – “If You Wanna”

2. Gina Chavez – “Siete-D” (feat. Adrian Quesada & Grupo Fantasma)

3. Walker Lukens – “Lifted”

4. Tony Bennett – “This Is All I Ask”

5. Willie Nelson – “Whiskey River” (live)

6. Mother Falcon – “Dirty Summer”

7. The Peterson Brothers – “If You Love Me Like You Say”

8. Gary Clark Jr. – “Bright Lights”

9. Graham Reynolds, Golden Hornet, & Ricky Davis – “Union Pacific” (feat. Redd Volkaert)

10. Redd Volkaert – “You’re Still On My Mind”

11. Jackie Venson – “Keep On”

12. Riders Against The Storm – “Holy Water”

13. Daniel Johnston – “True Love Will Find You In The End”

14. Black Pumas – “Colors”

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