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 23, 2015

Ryan Bingham – "The Weary Kind (Theme from Crazy Heart)"
Ryan Bingham – "Top Shelf Drug"
The Bros. Landreth – "Our Love"
Lucette – "Black Is the Color"
Lucette – "Bobby Reid"
Lucette – "Fields of Plenty"
Joe Ely & Linda Ronstadt – "Where Is My Love"
Colin Gilmore – "Only Real to Me"
Joseph – "Not Mine"
Joseph – "Wind"
Joseph – "Cloudline"
Ben Ottewell – "Rattlebag"
Jon Dee Graham & the Fighting Cocks – "Beautifully Broken"

Monday, March 16, 2015

Ray Wylie Hubbard – “Chick Singer, Basdass Rockin’”
Asleep at the Wheel with the Avett Brothers – “The Girl I Left Behind”
Jorma Kaukonen – “Bar Room Crystal Ball”
Brandy Zdan – “Mourning Dove”
Lucette – “Black Is the Colour”
Good Harvest – “Bottom Dollar”
Joseph – “Wind”
Shakey Graves feat. Esme Patterson – “Dearly Departed”
Possessed By Paul James – “There Will Be Nights When I’m Lonely”
Jamestown Revival – “Fur Coat Blues”
Jackie Greene – “Call Me, Corinna”
Ryan Bingham – “Fear and Saturday Night”
The Sir Douglas Quintet – “Be Real”
Robert Earl Keen – “Old Home Place”
Family of the Year – “Hero”

Monday, March 9, 2015

Ryan Bingham – “Broken Heart Tattoos”
Ryan Bingham – “Southside of Heaven”
Ryan Bingham – “The Weary Kind”
Luther Dickinson – “Rock n Roll Blues”
Jackie Greene – “Love Is a Shining Catastrophe”
Carson McHone – “Pale Disguise”
Doug Sahm – “Is Anybody Going to San Antone”
Sir Douglas Quintet – “Be Real”
Doug Sahm – “Papa Ain’t Salty”
Lucette – “Fields of Plenty”
The Bros. Landreth – “Our Love”
Jenn Grant – “Spades”
Asleep at the Wheel – “A Good Man is Hard to Find”
Carolyn Wonderland – “Victory of Flying”
Possessed By Paul James – “Hurricane”
Whiskey Shivers – “Free”