Local rock band HeartPunch performed on KSMU's Studio Live on September 13, 2013. The band includes Yankton Sothern on guitar and vocals, Jason Kearby on drums, and Justin Kearby on bass and vocals. HeartPunch played several tracks from their new album, Who Else Knows.
Local band Hamburger Cows played KSMU's Studio Live on December 13, 2013. The band includes Steve Ames on guitar and vocals; Bo Brown on guitar, dobro, mandolin and vocals; and Jeff Sowards on bass and vocals.
The Brandon Mezzelo Triptet played jazz on KSMU's Studio Live on February 14, 2014 for a special Valentine's Day show. The group includes Brandon Mezzelo on tenor sax, Kelly Brown on keyboards, Austin Wilson on bass, and Ryan Hurn on drums.