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, December 15, 2014

Ian McLagan – “Date An Angel (Live)”
Malford Milligan – “Bigger Wheel (Live)”
Jane Ellen Bryant – “Make That Call”
Chris Smither – “No Love Today (Live)”
Ruthie Foster – “Singing the Blues (Live)”
Jenn Grant – “Trailer Park”
Good Harvest – “Bottom Dollar”
Thompson – “Family”
Paul Thorn – “Too Blessed to Be Stressed”
James McMurtry – “How’m I Going to Find You Now”
Lucinda Williams – “Protection”
Shakey Graves – “If Not For You”
Townes Van Zandt – “To Live Is to Fly”

Monday, December 8, 2014

John Hiatt – “Terms of My Surrender”
Rosanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not a Bird”
Nickel Creek – “Destination”
Sturgill Simpson – “Long White Line”
Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good”
Ruthie Foster – “Singing the Blues”
Mike Farris – “Mercy Now”
Eliza Gilkyson – “An American Boy”
Old Crow Medicine Show – “Brushy Mountain Conjugal Trailer”
Alejandro Escovedo & Ian McLagan – “I’m Not Like Everybody Else”
Joe Ely – “Baby Needs a New Pair of Shoes”
Jane Ellen Bryant – “Make That Call”
Willie Nelson and Sister Bobbie – “Who’ll Buy My Memories”
The New Basement Tapes – “Kansas City”
Paul Thorn – “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”