Americana World Headquarters with Kevin Connor

Kevin Connor, Host of Americana World HQ

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Americana World Headquarters, hosted by Kevin Connor, is SXSWfm’s weekly show focusing on Americana, where folk, rock, country, blues and bluegrass, soul and so many sounds come together. The show features Americana legends as well as developing artists and a lot of folks who will be here for SXSW 2015.

The host of Americana World Headquarters, Kevin Connor, is a 30-year veteran of Austin radio. In 1987, his station (Z-102) was the radio sponsor of the first SXSW. He spent 16 years as the morning host on KGSR, 7 years of Saturdays on KUT/X, and currently hosts "A Hill Country Saturday" on Austin’s non-commercial Americana station, Sun Radio. A former chairman of the Austin Music Commission and a current member of the Americana Music Association, Kevin is the primary programmer and host of SXSWfm.

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Weekly Playlists

Monday, March 2, 2015

Robert Earl Keen – “Hot Corn, Cold Corn”
Steve Earle & The Dukes – “Baby Baby Baby (Baby)”
Andrew Combs – “Foolin'”
Jamestown Revival – “California (Cast Iron Soul)”
John Moreland – “Hang Me in the Tulsa County Stars”
Jared & The Mill – “A Life We Chose”
Chadwick Stokes – “Our Lives Our Time”
The Bros. Landreth – “Let It Lie”
The Painted Redstarts feat. Alejandro Escovedo – “She's Got”
Jon Dee Graham – “Beautifully Broken”
Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Name Droppin'”
Kelly Willis – “Take It All Out On You”
Joseph – “Not Mine”
Mandolin Orange – “House Of Stone”
Stray Birds – “Feathers & Bone”
Birdcloud – “More Indianer”

Monday, February 23, 2015

James McMurtry – “These Things I’ve Come to Know”
Curtis McMurtry – “Sparks in the Wind”
Jon Dee Graham – “Swept Away”
The Stray Birds – “Dream in Blue”
Lucette – “Fields of Plenty”
River City Extension – “Something’s Gotta Give”
Steve Earle & The Dukes – “Baby’s Just As Mean As Me”
Jorma Kaukonen – “Ain’t In No Hurry”
Rod Picott – “Rust Belt Fields”
SUSTO – “County Line”
Kristin Diable – “Time Will Wait”
Israel Nash – “Women at the Well”
The Bros. Landreth – “Tappin’ on the Glass”
The Fairfield Four – “Don’t Let Nobody Turn You Around”
The Nightowls – “You Don’t Have to Worry (I’ll Be There)”
Sons of Bill – “Lost in the Cosmos (Song for Chris Bell)”