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Sun Radio Remembers Woodstock
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Join Sun Radio’s Mark Murray this Friday afternoon at 5pm CT as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Woodstock. Mark’s special guests include two Austin musicians who played that iconic festival: Santana’s Gregg Rolie and Double Trouble’s Tommy Shannon. They’ll share their backstage stories and tell us what it was like to play in front of nearly a half-million people. Plus Woodstock highlights from Sly & the Family Stone, Joe Cocker, CCR and more. This Friday 5pm-7pm on Sun...

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Tuesday, 13 August 2019
Sun Radio Shines A Light On The SIMS Foundation
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This week’s edition of the Sun Radio Regional Report focuses on the SIMS Foundation, a non-profit organization which provides mental health and substance use recovery services for Austin-area musicians, music industry professionals, and their families. Kevin Connor talks with SIMS Executive Director Heather Alden about the high stress levels faced by working musicians, and how SIMS is not just for when people are in crisis. They work to help build and maintain emotional wellness for their clients. Listen to the...

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Sunday, 24 February 2019
Blue Monday With Mike Buck Voted “Best Radio Music Program”
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Congratulations to Sun Radio’s Mike Buck & “Blue Monday,” which was voted “Best Radio Music Program” at the industry portion of the Austin Music Awards on Sunday, February 17th! This is the second year in a row that a Sun Radio program has won the award, with Kevin Connor’s “A Hill Country Saturday” taking the prize last year. “Blue Monday” was a long running blues specialty program on the Austin airwaves for over 40 years created by the late Larry...

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Monday, 18 February 2019
“Austin To ATX” – Sun Radio Regional Report
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This week on the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with author Joe Nick Patoski about his new book, Austin to ATX. In it, Patoski tells the origin stories of some of Austin’s most iconic people and brands, including Whole Foods, Dell, SXSW and more. “The creative mind and a strong sense of place made Austin Austin,” writes Patoski, as he profiles creators in music, film, food and technology like Rick Linklater, Aaron Franklin and Richard Garriott. It’s a...

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Monday, 28 January 2019
Arts and Affordability In Austin – Sun Radio Regional Report
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Here at Sun Radio, we know all too well the challenge of finding affordable rental space in today’s booming Central Texas economy, particularly for non-profit organizations. On this week’s edition of The Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Mary Boffman of the Austin Book Arts Center (www.atxbookarts.org) about their need for a new space where they can teach people about book-making and printing, even paper-making. Kevin also talks with Mike Brinberry of Flatbed Press, who host ABAC and...

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Friday, 11 January 2019
Sun Radio Featured On KVUE
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Thanks to KVUE for dropping by our new studio at The Edison in East Austin! Check out the story below on an update on Sun Radio and the Pop-Up Arts...

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Thursday, 03 January 2019
Sun Radio Regional Report: Cedar Fever Is Nothing to Sneeze At
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Experts predict that this will be a very tough season for Cedar Fever in Central Texas, with many of us suffering from the itchiness and congestion and body ache that comes with the release of mountain juniper pollen this month. In this week’s episode of the Sun Radio Regional Report, Kevin Connor talks with Austin-based allergist Dr. William C. Howland about the causes of cedar fever and steps we can take to minimize the misery. You can hear their conversation...

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018
Disaster Relief For Texas Hill Country Flooding
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On Wednesday morning (10/17) on Sun Radio, Kevin Connor talked with David Kelly of the American Red Cross about disaster relief efforts that are already underway in the Texas Hill Country due to flooding. Hear that conversation here:   The Red Cross has shelters set up in Llano, Kingsland and Marble Falls, and is prepared to set up more as more heavy rain is in the forecast for Thursday and Friday. The biggest need is for financial donations to the...

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Elle King ACL Fest Interview
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Be listening all week long to Kevin Connor 6-10am to hear his interview with Elle King from the Austin City Limits Music Festival + tracks off her upcoming album ‘Shake The Spirit,’ all leading up to the record’s release on Friday 10/19! Check out the music video for her latest single “Shame”...

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Tuesday, 16 October 2018
LISTEN: Water Quality Protection Lands
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Kevin Thuesen of Austin Water was our guest this week on The Sun Radio Regional Report. Kevin is the program manager for the Water Quality Protection Lands, 28,000 acres of land purchased through bonds to protect the water quality of Barton Springs and that for more than 60,000 people who us well water from the Edwards Aquifer Recharge Zone. Austin Water is celebrating 20 years of land protection this Saturday, October 6th, with a day’s worth of events called “A...

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Tuesday, 02 October 2018
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