Check out the songs (and back stories) of women musicians from around the world.
On Monday there will be several tributes to David Bowie, the chameleonic musician who died this weekend at age 69. For West Texas Talk, at 6:30 PM, Tom Michael and Jackson Wisdorf pull from the latest album, Blackstar, and share interview clips … Continue reading
We hope you’ve been enjoying the holiday specials on Marfa Public Radio, from our original music shows “No Country For Old Music” to “Classical Midday.” Here’s an overview of Christmas programs.
PRESIDIO, Texas —The area around the present town of Presidio on the Rio Grande, known as La Junta de los Ríos, is believed to be the oldest continuously cultivated farmland in Texas. About 1500 B.C. indigenous corn farmers settled here … Continue reading
A public art piece in El Paso that was abruptly removed by city officials earlier this year is raising questions about censorship. The metal sculpture depicted a flock of birds carrying off fragments of guns once used to commit crimes. … Continue reading
Since the “Fightin’ Bucks” band at Alpine High School was handed a rare invitation to play Carnegie Hall, a prestigious concert venue in New York City, students and faculty have spent nearly a year planning and raising money for the … Continue reading
Big News! Local Alpine favorites the Doodlin’ Hogwallops have been added to the bill for the Robert Earl Keen benefit concert at the Granada Theatre in Alpine! There are only a few tickets remaining for the event, so purchase them online now, or call … Continue reading
Texas born-and-bred musician Flaco Jiménez has been honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Americana Music Association, alongside icons like Loretta Lynn, Jackson Browne and Taj Mahal. Jiménez will be presented with the award in Nashville this September, a testament to … Continue reading
Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers appear in concert on Wednesday July 30th at 8 PM at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center. Steve Martin came to fame as a comedian, actor, and novelist. He’s also a Grammy Award-winning … Continue reading