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From the Vault: Black Pumas

Black Pumas at South x San José (photo by Gus Philippas/WFUV)

Black Pumas at South x San José (photo by Gus Philippas/WFUV)

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The WFUV crew's last trip to SXSW in March of 2019 included a showcase at Hotel San José's "South x San José" festival, with a headlining local band that had yet to release its debut album: Black Pumas. That set felt like the beginning of something special, and it definitely lands on the list of FUV's SXSW highlights from over the years.

So as we're missing Austin and SXSW this week — and also feeling a lot of pride in Black Pumas' amazing success since — we're going to look back to that performance for a "Throwback Thursday" FUV Live.

You'll hear songs throughout the day on FUV, and then we'll bring you the whole set tonight at 9 p.m., including epic performances of "Colors" and The Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby." Of course, you can also turn up Black Pumas anytime in the FUV Live Vault — from South x San José, from Studio A and from our "Marquee Live at Home" series.

[Recorded: 3/13/19]

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