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Words & Music with The War & Treaty
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The Trotters – Michael Jr. and his wife Tanya – stopped by the new Sun Radio studio recently. It was on Veterans Day, which was appropriate as Michael’s experiences at war in Iraq and returning home with PTSD have informed many of the songs they perform as The War & Treaty. Listen to their conversation with Kevin Connor, including several songs from the new album, Hearts Town, and a beautiful in-studio performance of their song, “Five More Minutes.” (Photo by...

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Wednesday, 18 November 2020
Sun Radio’s Current Corner
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Time is on our side these days. With everyone staying at home, we are turning to books (Check out Kathy Valentine’s “All I Ever Wanted”), digital media (“Tiger King” on Netflix anyone?), and of course radio to keep us entertained in these strange days. Everyone here at Sun Radio are committed to keeping you entertained on and off the radio. Enter: Sun Radio’s Current Corner, bringing you new song recommendations to get you through all the madness happening in the...

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Wednesday, 19 August 2020
The Highwomen Premiere “Crowded Table” Video
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The country supergroup, The Highwomen, have released the video to their #1 hit, Crowded Table. When Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby, Maren Morris and Amanda Shires recorded the song in Nashville last spring, there was no way they could have anticipated how meaningful it would become during this pandemic. Give it a listen with that in mind:   Watch a story about the making of the video from CBS This Morning here:     Let’s hope that we can all gather...

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Thursday, 30 April 2020
SURPRISE: New Music From The Rolling Stones!
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The Rolling Stones surprised the world today by releasing their first original song in eight years. According to Rolling Stone magazine, “Living In A Ghost Town” was recorded in Los Angeles early last year. With their ‘No Filter’ tour on hold, the band finished up the track from their individual homes. Mick admitted to tweaking the original lyrics just a bit to reflect today’s reality, but not much. Maybe he knew something that we didn’t! Listen for “Living In A...

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Thursday, 23 April 2020
Marcus Mumford Sings “You’ll Never Walk Alone”
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Marcus Mumford, of the band Mumford & Sons, has just posted a beautiful new performance of the classic song, “You’ll Never Walk Alone.” It’s just Marcus singing at home accompanied by Reuben James at his home on piano. The song has rapidly become the world-wide anthem to show support for and encouragement to medical staff, first responders, those impacted by, under restrictions or in quarantine because of the coronavirus pandemic. The song has an interesting history. It comes from a...

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Thursday, 09 April 2020
Shakey Graves Releases New Doc Series “Hello Gorgeous”
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Austin’s own Shakey Graves has just released the first episode of a online music video/documentary series called ‘Hello Gorgeous.’ It’s a new project that includes some history on his band, an introduction to his new studio work, and the debut of a brand new song, released only as part of the larger video series.   Check out Hello Gorgeous – Episode 1 “Look Alive” below:   More episodes and livestreams will be coming each Monday for the next few weeks....

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Monday, 06 April 2020
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts Totally Rocking the Social Distancing Thing!
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Musicians are getting super creative at this whole “social distancing” thing. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts nailed it with their awesome performance of “Light of Day”…separated by distance, but nothing like some killer rock’n’roll to bring people together! If Joan can do it, so can you! Enjoy… Video Credit: Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Rolling...

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Thursday, 02 April 2020
Shinyribs sings “Stay Home”
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Austin’s Shinyribs has released a timely, topical and terrific tune called, “Stay Home” (see below!)   As Shinyribs frontman Kevin Russell says, “In situations like this, panic naturally ensues when daily routines are unprecedentedly interrupted. This is a lighthearted message but an important one. You don’t need more toilet paper. You don’t need to hoard supplies and food. You just need to stay put. This time is tough on all of us, but with everyone’s cooperation, we can slow the...

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Thursday, 26 March 2020
Register To Win Jason Isbell Tickets!
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Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit will return to Austin to play ACL Live with Billy Strings on August 7th & 8th in support of their album ‘Reunions’! Enter below for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show....

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020
Sun Radio’s “Off The Grid” Programming
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Tune into Sun Radio’s “Off The Grid” weekend programming all at brand new times beginning Saturday, January 4th! Listen to Sun Radio across Central Texas at various frequencies on the Sun Radio Network and worldwide at SunRadio.com. Check out the new schedule below: Sun Radio’s “Off The Grid” programming is supported by:...

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Friday, 03 January 2020