News Releases

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon

Family Friendly Music Stage Attracts the Stroller Set

AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 22, 2017 – KUTX 98.9 and Four Seasons Hotel Austin are partnering again this year to connect music fans to some of the most anticipated artists at the 2017 SXSW Music Conference, including Spoon, Real Estate, Temples and The Black Angels, as well as those poised to break out, such as Maggie Rogers, Middle Kids, OJR and Little Simz.

UT/Marsha Miller

Fans Invited to Celebrate in an Evening of Live Music

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 30, 2017 – Music lovers, weather watchers, gardeners and fans of the thoughtful pause are invited to celebrate KUTX 98.9’s John Aielli and his 50 years on the Austin radio airwaves at an anniversary concert featuring an eclectic line-up of all-star Austin artists.

Martin do Nascimento

“World Music” Returns to Airwaves Sunday Nights

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 27, 2017 – A new show hosted by local hip-hop super-fans Confucius and Fresh joins the KUTX 98.9 airwaves Saturday nights.

The Breaks,” a live show from 11 p.m. Saturdays to 1 a.m. Sundays, highlights the best hip-hop and R&B from local and emerging artists, alongside mainstream acts. “The Breaks” replaces late nights with Katie Bradley.

KUTX Winter Jam, Jan. 21

Jan 11, 2017

CALENDAR ALERT

What: Discover new music that reflects the diverse spirit of Austin at KUTX’s Winter Jam 2017 – a free concert showcasing a variety of local music acts, from hip-hop, to country, to indie rock.

When: Doors at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 21

3 p.m. Texas singer and songwriter James “Slim” Hand

4 p.m. Indie psych-pop outfit Tele Novella

Theresa DiMenno

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 9, 2017 – KUTX Music host Jody Denberg is being inducted into the Texas Music Legends Hall of Fame in recognition of his longtime support of the Texas music industry and role in making the state “the fertile music landscape that it is.”

Denberg is among 10 inductees this year, which include songwriters, musicians, and individuals and groups that created and continue to nurture the music community.

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