Hardened and Tempered, an Austin, Texas, duo comprising Kristin Davidson and Carolyn Phillips, will return to Nebraska this week for shows in Lincoln, Omaha and Red Cloud.

Phillips, who is from Red Cloud, and Davidson, who lived in Crete for a time, just released their debut album, The Trailer Sessions, last year. Both of them called in to KZUM’s “Tree with Roots” for an interview that aired today. You can listen below to the broadcast version and the complete, uncut conversation to find out more about Hardened and Tempered’s history, songwriting, day jobs and much more.

Find out more at hardenedandtempered.com.

Catch them in Nebraska this week:

  • Wednesday, Sept. 12 at Crescent Moon Coffee, 7 p.m. – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Thursday, Sept. 13 at Schillinbridge Cork & Tap House, 6 p.m. – Lincoln, Neb.
  • Friday, Sept. 14 House Concert – Omaha, Neb.
  • Saturday, Sept. 15 at the Red Cloud Opera House in Red Cloud, Neb.