News Releases

Erin Geisler

AUSTIN, Texas – April 6, 2017 – A community of engaged listeners, sustaining members and local businesses raised more than $770,000 to support the news, music and information programming on KUT 90.5 and KUTX 98.9 during the just-completed spring membership drive.

Open Mic Nights Return to the Cactus Cafe

Mar 29, 2017
Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon

Kacy Crowley Hosts Music Series

AUSTIN, Texas – March 29, 2017 – Up-and-coming artists looking to hone their performance skills and connect with the Austin music community can participate in the Cactus Cafe’s open mic nights curated and hosted by singer-songwriter Kacy Crowley.

The open mic night series kicks off Monday, April 3. Artist sign-ups start at 7:30 p.m., followed by the show at 8 p.m. Entry is free.

AUSTIN, Texas – March 7, 2017 – KUT News and “Texas Standard” won 18 awards, including eight first-place designations, from the Texas Associated Press Broadcasters on Thursday.

The awards were earned in the Division A, large market radio news category in recognition of excellence and achievement in journalism in various reporting categories such as continuing coverage, investigative report and documentary. The following stories, produced in 2016, were honored: 

KUT News

Mary Kang

AUSTIN, Texas – March 1, 2017 – Emerging and established artists Hippo Campus, Lizzo, Chicano Batman, Spoon, Valerie June and Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears will play the SXSW Radio Day Stage sponsored by VuHaus on Friday March 17.

Music fans can tune in for this live broadcast from noon to 6 p.m. on KUTX 98.9, at KUTX.org and on the KUTX app.

KUTX Live at Mueller Announces Spring Lineup

Mar 1, 2017

AUSTIN, Texas – March 1, 2017 – Pack the blankets and saddle the Rody Horse because KUTX and Mueller are collaborating on another round of free music and fun for the whole family!

Join us as we kick off the spring series of KUTX Live at Mueller – a free, monthly music event – March through May at the Mueller Lake Park Amphitheater. One Friday evening each month, KUTX and Mueller bring you a kid-friendly act – hosted by KUTX’s Sunday-evening kids’ show “Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child” – followed by rock ‘n’ roll for the grown-ups. 

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