Pull out your headphones, because we’re sharing five Austin podcasts highlighting the city + its residents. 🎧
This podcast created by KUT, Austin’s NPR station, has the answer to all of your Austin-related questions. Hosted by members of the KUT newsroom, ATXplained relies on listeners to ask questions + dive deep into the history of the Capital City. From investigating stories about the city’s oldest trees to a traffic median on Enfield Road, this podcast will have you an expert on the Capital City in no time.
- Is there treasure buried at Walnut Creek Park? | Dig into the tale of treasure buried in this north Austin park with KUT’s Skye Seipp.
- Austin’s Godfather of Clubbing has left the scene | Meet Yorkie Louie, Austin’s self-proclaimed Godfather of Clubbing, as he says goodbye to Sixth Street for Colorado.
Tune into another KUT podcast, Black Austin Matters, to hear stories about the Black community + culture in Central Texas. UT’s Senior Vice Provost for Curriculum and Enrollment and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, Richard J. Reddick, and Lisa B. Thompson, a UT professor of African and African Diaspora Studies, hosts this show. The duo speak with Black Austinites and groups in episodes released every first Wednesday of the month.
- Riders Against the Storm | Hear from Chaka and Qi Dada, the Austinites who make up the husband-and-wife hip-hop duo “Riders Against the Storm.”
- Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette | The first female president of Austin’s Huston-Tillotson University, Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, talks about her experiences as she looks to retirement.
Join hosts Katey Outka + Abigail Rosenthal as they chat about their latest romance reads. Katey, the associate director of The Drag Audio Production House at UT, and Abigail, associate editor at The Alcade, take you along on their monthly reads in this virtual book club. If there’s one thing for sure, they’ll keep you up to date with all things romance.
- Favorite romance tropes and our instant-buy authors | Tune in to hear how Abigail + Katey got into romance books, their favorite romance tropes, and more in this episode.
Fifty Percent Book Club: ‘My Killer Vacation’ by Tessa Bailey | Abigail + Katey discuss their July book of the month where romance meets murder mystery for an unforgettable read.
Austin FC fans, this one’s for you. The Austin Anthem Podcast is the longest-running podcast about the professional soccer team, hosted by, you guessed it, the fans. Listen to Jorge Chavez + Robert “Roca” Price, members of the team’s support group Austin Anthem, as they discuss Austin FC news and the Austin soccer community.
- AUSTIN FC WINS THE COPA TEJAS!!! | Hear about Austin FC winning its first Copa Tejas.
- Verde beats Dynamo to compete for Copa Tejas title | Jorge + Roca discuss Austin FC’s win against the Houston Dynamo on July 12.
Check out another Austin FC podcast, Moontower Soccer, hosted by Landon Cotham + Jeremiah Bentley, local Austinites and long-time fans of the MLS team. Don’t miss interviews with Austin FC players and personnel, news, and analyses of each game in this podcast.
- Rigoni is Official, Adrian Healey Interview, SKC Recap, and more | Landon + Jeremiah interview Austin FC commentator Adrian Healey and talk about the signing of Argentine soccer player Emiliano Rigoni.
- Dominguez Contract Terminated, Austin FC’s Trap Game Against Red Bulls, SKC Preview, and more | Hear about midfielder Cecilio Dominguez’s contract termination and the recent game against the New York Red Bulls.