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.

Photo by Todd V. Wolfson

Weekly Playlists

Monday, July 27, 2015

Jason Isbell - To A Band That I Loved
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - I Just Wanted to See You So Bad
Willie Nelson & Merle Haggard - Django & Jimmie
Amy Helm - Rescue Me
Joe Ely - All Just to Get to You
Blitzen Trapper - American Goldwing
Carson McHone - Maybe They're Just Really Good Friends
JD McPherson - Shy Boy
Lake Street Dive - What About Me
The Peterson Brothers - You're My Woman
Doug Sahm & the Tex Mex Trip - Groover's Paradise
Kelly Willis - Take It All Out On You
Shinyribs - Donut Taco Palace
Sam Outlaw - Who Do You Think You Are?
The Mavericks - Stories We Could Tell
Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds - Too Much
River City Extension - Indian Summer

Monday, July 20, 2015

Jason Isbell - Speed Trap Town
Samantha Crain - Outside the Pale
Iron & Wine and Ben Bridwell - Bullet Proof Soul
The Trishas - One Down
Ryan Adams - Two
Naked Barbies - El Camino
Carson McHone - Goodluck Man
The Sir Douglas Quintet - Be Real
Uncle Tupelo - Give Back the Key to My Heart
Lucinda Williams - Crescent City
Robert Earl Keen - Think It Over One Time
Jason Isbell - Palmetto Rose
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis - I'll Go to My Grave Loving You
Della Mae - No Expectations
Steelism - 9 to 5 Jive
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues

Monday, July 13, 2015

Jason Isbell - Something More Than Free
Bruce Springsteen - The Promised Land
John Fogerty w/ Foo Fighters - Fortunate Son
Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis - Storms Never Last
Carson McHone - Ain't You Lucky (I Love Being Lonely)
The Crooks - Fork in the Road
Willie Nelson - Someone to Watch Over Me
Willie Nelson - Crazy
Willie Nelson - Me and Paul
Iron & Wine - Grace for Sinners and Saints
Kelley Mickwee - You Used to Live Here
Doug Sahm & The Tex Mex Trip - Groover's Paradise
Jason Isbell - 24 Frames
John Hiatt - Have a Little Faith In Me
John Fullbright - Jericho

Monday, July 6, 2015

Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell - The Traveling Kind
Ruth Moody - Travelin' Shoes
The Greencards - Make Out West (feat. Sam Bush)
Dave Alvin - King of California
Jason Isbell - Flagship
Dawes - Things Happen
Della Mae - Rude Awakening
Leon Bridges - Twistin' & Groovin'
Wilco - Summer Teeth
Eliza Gilkyson - An American Boy
Calexico and Iron & Wine - A History of Lovers
Carrie Rodriguez - Lake Harriet
The Band of Heathens - The Girl with Indigo Eyes
Naked Barbies - Living Independently
My Morning Jacket - Hillside Song
Kelly Willis & Bruce Robison - Leavin'

Monday, June 29, 2015

Willie Nelson – Living in the Promiseland
Willie Nelson – Still Is Still Moving to Me
Kris Kristofferson – This Old Road
Sturgill Simpson – Long White Line
Jason Isbell – Something More Than Free
Carson McHone – Dram Shop Gal
Sam Outlaw – Who Do You Think You Are?
John Fogerty & My Morning Jacket – Long As I Can See the Light
Family of the Year – Hero
The Reivers – Star Telegram
Ha Ha Tonka – American Ambition
Billy Bragg – Help Save the Youth of America
Willie Nelson – American Tune
Bruce Springsteen – 4th of July, Asbury Park (Sandy)
Dave Alvin – Fourth of July

Monday, June 22, 2015

Leon Bridges – Twistin’ and Groovin’
The James Hunter Six – Minute By Minute
Dawes – Somewhere Along the Way
Dawes – All Your Favorite Bands
Jason Isbell – 24 Frames
Nakia – Pieces and Castles
St Paul & the Broken Bones – Broken Bones & Pocket Change
Alabama Shakes – I Don’t Wanna Fight
Leon Bridges – Smooth Sailin’
Leon Bridges – Brown Skin Girl
Uncle Lucius – Flood Then Fade Away
The Band of Heathens – I Miss My Life
The Mavericks – (Waiting for) the World to End
Possessed By Paul James – Songs We Used to Sing
The Suffers – Gwan