News Releases


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.

On Feb. 16, during the Austin City Council public comment regarding the proposed ordinance requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave for their workers, a list of businesses opposing the ordinance was read aloud. It included KUTX. 

This was erroneous.

As a state agency, we are prohibited from taking an official position on political issues. Moreover, we are a journalistic enterprise and would never take a position on an issue like this.


AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 1, 2018 – What better time to show love and appreciation for the Austin music scene than in February – the month known for love?

KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience; the Austin Music Foundation; and the City of Austin Music and Entertainment Division have declared February “Love Austin Music Month” and are making a concerted effort to highlight and spread the love of Austin Music.