Austin Live Music


This week you can catch KUTX shows at Scholz Garten, SXSBreaks, Rock the Shores and the Public Radio Day Stage.

Red River Cultural District looks to book its next leader and expand business

Cody Cowan is leaving his job as executive director of Austin’s Red River Cultural District’s nonprofit organization to lead the National Independent Venue Association. KUT’s Jerry Quijano chats with Chad Swiatecki of the Austin Monitor about Cowan’s accomplishments in the role, how venue owners are reacting and what happens next.

What’s Changed for Music Venues?

We talked to three club owners about what’s changed for music venues since things have opened back up, plus we¬† explore the saga behind the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant.

In this episode you’ll hear from:

Angela Tharp from the Flamingo Cantina
Will Bridges from Antone’s
Independent music business manager  Peter Schwarz
James Moody from Mohawk

AUSTIN, TX. May 27, 2021. Mohawk reopens with a sold out performance of Heartless Bastards with The Tender Things. Michael Minasi/KUTX