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, November 24, 2014

Good Harvest – “Bottom Dollar”
The Lowest Pair – “Pear Tree”
Nikki Lane – “Seeing Double”
Jim Lauderdale – “The King of Broken Hearts” (Live)
Will Kimbrough – “Let the Big World Spin” (Live)
The Howlin Brothers – “The World Spinnin Round” (Live)
Jared & The Mill – “Ides of Fall”
The New Basement Tapes – “Kansas City”
Jason Isbell – “Cover Me Up”
Patty Griffin – “Ohio”
Rodney Crowell – “Oh What a Beautiful World”
Jenn Grant – “Bombshell”
John Fullbright – “Going Home”
Ruth Moody – “Travellin’ Shoes”
Brandi Carlisle & Emmylou Harris – “Take Me Home Country Roads”
Townes Van Zandt – “Flyin’ Shoes”

Monday, November 17, 2014

The New Basement Tapes – “Down on the Bottom”
The New Basement Tapes – “Duncan and Jimmy”
The New Basement Tapes – “Lost on the River #20”
Ben Kweller – “I Need You Back”
Jenn Grant – “Trailer Park”
Skinny Lister – “Rollin’ Over”
Shakey Graves – “House of Winston”
Blitzen Trapper – “Ever Loved Once”
Delta Spirit – “Devil Knows You’re Dead”
Angus and Julia Stone – “Mango Tree”
The Last Bison – “Bad Country”
The California Honeydrops – “Here Comes Love”
Turnpike Troubadors – “Empty As a Drum”
John Fogerty & My Morning Jacket – “Long As I Can See the Light”
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison – “Border Radio”
Lyle Lovett – “Closing Time”