KNBT 92.1

Wade Bowen – Solid Ground

Willie and Lukas Nelson (Photo by John Carrico)
Featured NewsFestivalsNewsReviews

2018 Luck Reunion: It’s just better out there Willie Nelson's Ranch, Spicewood, Texas, March 15, 2018

By Richard Skanse Much like the fitness zealots who run every marathon actively looking forward to their next 26-mile endorphin binge, there are some people — a whole lot …

Read more 0 Comments
(Photo by Todd Wolfson)
Featured NewsFeatured VideoListening RoomNewsVideo

LSM Video Premiere: Jeff Plankenhorn’s “Sleeping Dogs” The Austin singer-songwriter brings the hooks — and a little good advice — with the title track from his new solo album, due out May 4

By Richard Skanse Over the course of the last two decades, Jeff Plankenhorn has worked tirelessly to earn his rep as one of the most …

Read more 0 Comments
Brandon Jenkins, aka the Red Dirt Legend (November 2017 Facebook Profile Photo)
Featured NewsNewsObits

In Memoriam: Brandon Jenkins, June 7, 1969 – March 2, 2018 Requiem for a Red Dirt Legend

By Cody Oxley The Red Dirt music family lost one of its most beloved songwriting voices on Friday, March 2, when Brandon Dean Jenkins passed …

Read more 4 Comments
Photo by Ashley Warren
Featured NewsNewsUncategorized

The late Jimmy LaFave named “Musician of the Year” at Austin Music Awards Shinyribs, Willie Nelson, Whiskey Shivers, Ray Wylie Hubbard also win big at annual awards show

By Richard Skanse On a night dedicated to the celebration of the Austin music scene’s best, both long-established and on the rise, two of the biggest honors of …

Read more 0 Comments
Photo by James Minchin (via
Featured NewsNews

Dixie Chicks to headline 2018 MJ&M charity gala in Austin April 12 concert at ACL Live at the Moody Theater will help "Mack, Jack & McConaughey" help children's charities

By Richard Skanse Although it’s now been a dozen years since the release of their last studio album, the days when the Dixie Chicks’ status …

Read more 0 Comments
A keeper from Jerry Jeff Walker's very first publicity photo shoot, taken in New Orleans in 1965. (Photo by Anne Edwards)
Featured NewsNews

The Wittliff Collections celebrates the wild life and times of Jerry Jeff Walker New San Marcos gallery exhibit chronicles the gypsy songman's remarkable journey from small town New York high school athlete to Texas music legend (and all points in between)

By Richard Skanse Talk about jumping right into the deep end … When Hector Saldana left his longtime gig at the San Antonio Express-News to start …

Read more 0 Comments
Graham Weber (center) with his House of Songs Ozarks gang, visiting the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. (Courtesy House of Songs)
Featured NewsNews

House of Songs, Live from the Ozarks! Iced-in in Arkansas, songwriters hunker down for an intimate live-streamed house concert in advance of trip to Folk Alliance

By Richard Skanse Inclement weather can thwart a lot of well-laid plans, but it’s no match against the power of song — or rather, the …

Read more 0 Comments
Bright Light Social Hams: Black Fret co-founder Matt Ott (far right) goofing around with 2017 major grant winners Bright Light Social Hour. (Photo by Richard Skanse)
Featured NewsNews

At the Black Fret Black Ball, everybody wins Austin music patronage group hands out $230,000 in grants at year-end party at the Paramount Theatre

By Richard Skanse When Austin’s Mobley delivered his dazzling one-man-band performance right before intermission at Saturday night’s Black Fret Black Ball, the prodigiously talented, multi-threat musician …

Read more 0 Comments
The Brumley Bunch: Chris Hawkes, Miranda Dawn, Graham Wilkinson, Taasha Coates, Betsy Brumley, Dan Crannitch and Troy Campell, singing "I'll Fly Away" at AmericanaFest 2017 in Nashville. (Photo by Lynne Margolis)
Featured NewsNews

The House of Songs makes its mark with new film, second location "Albert E. Brumley: Songwriter of the Ozarks" documentary to screen at Austin Film Festival

By Lynne Margolis From Austin and Australia to the Ozarks and Nashville (twice). And vice-versa. That’s the circuitous route several musicians found themselves traveling with …

Read more 0 Comments
Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, and Jimmie Vaughan rally for hurricane relief. (Photo by Charles Reagan Hackleman/Courtesy C3)
Featured NewsNews

Harvey Can’t Mess With Texas: A Benefit Concert for Hurricane Frank Erwin Center, Austin, Texas, Sept. 22, 2017

By Nichole Wagner “What would Willie do?” That was the question actor Matthew McConaughey asked the crowd at Austin’s Frank Erwin Center near the tail-end …

Read more 0 Comments
AA – Terminal West