Listen to Austin 360 Radio

Meet our May artist of the month: Black Pumas

Staff Writer
Austin 360
Adrian Quesada, left, and Eric Burton say unity is a big theme for their musical collaboration. “Let’s come together with all we have,” Burton says. Stephen Spillman/For American-Statesman

In an age of widespread despair, Black Pumas make rock songs feel like prayers, Austin360 music writer Deborah Sengupta Stith says in our Artist of the Month story.

Black Pumas are led by Grammy Award-winning guitarist and producer Adrian Quesada and soul singer Eric Burton.

The two clicked musically right away and their group quickly became a must-see band among those in the know.