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 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”

Monday, November 10, 2014

James McMurtry - "How'm I Going to Find You Now"
Rodney Crowell - "Anything But Tame"
Ryan Bingham - "Southside of Heaven"
Willie Nelson - "Night Life"
Willie Nelson - "Band of Brothers"
Kris Kristofferson - "This Old Road"
The Sir Douglas Quintet - "Be Real"
Ryan Adams - "My Wrecking Ball"
Tift Merritt - "Traveling Alone"
Townes Van Zandt - "Highway Kind"
Jason Isbell - "Stockholm"
Admiral Fallow - "Squealing Pigs"
Dawes - "Fire Away"
The Head and The Heart - "Rivers and Roads"
Reckless Kelly - "Every Step of the Way"