News Releases

AUSTIN, Texas — March 7, 2018 — KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience, and Mueller Austin present: “Rock the Park” (formerly KUTX Live at Mueller), a family friendly concert series at the Mueller Lake Park Amphitheater.

This free, monthly music series takes place one Friday each month March through May. Each concert is curated by KUTX Live Music Producer Deidre Gott and Bill Childs, host of KUTX’s Sunday-evening kids’ show, “Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child.”

The spring 2018 lineup includes:

AUSTIN, Texas – March 1, 2018 – KUTX 98.9, The Austin Music Experience, is your destination for the Austin and South by Southwest (SXSW) Music experience during the annual music conference and festival.

In addition to playing SXSW artists in heavy rotation throughout the week, KUTX 98.9 is producing exclusive content to help music fans discover new artists and connect them to the best of the annual gathering of musicians and fans. Just search for the #KUTXSXSW hashtag.


AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 26, 2018 – KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience, has been voted “Best Radio Station” in the Austin Chronicle’s annual Austin Music poll.

This is the fourth time in the station’s five-year history to be named “Best Radio Station” in the annual readers’ poll.

Gabriel C. Pérez


AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 26, 2018 – “DJ ElGee” – also known as Laurie Gallardo – has been voted “Best Radio Personality” for the second consecutive year by voters in the Austin Chronicle Annual Readers’ Poll.

She received her award at the annual Austin Music Industry Awards last night at the Palm Door.

Martin do Nascimento/KUTX

Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Lukas Nelson, Dessa, David Ramirez, Bully Among this Year’s Performers

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 21, 2018 – Want to discover up-and-coming artists? Set your alarm clock for the early hours and head to Four Seasons Hotel Austin for KUTX Live at the Four Seasons to hear some of the music people will be talking about at the 2018 SXSW Music Conference – and beyond.