Studio Live

Second Friday of every month, 12-1pm

Hear songs from local musicians as they perform live from the KSMU studios. This hour-long event, held at noon one Friday out of each month, mixes conversation with performance. We'll learn more about these musicians and their love for music, as well as the music itself.

KSMU has also partnered with Barley, Wheat and Rye Social House, for the Studio Live Social Hour, an encore performance of that day's artist at the craft cocktail lounge in southeast Springfield. The performance begins at 5 p.m.

Upcoming Schedule:

March 10: Brother Wiley

April 21: The Theorists

May 12: Drifters Mile

June 9: Patrick Mureithi 

July 14: Ozarks Klezmer Orkestr 

August 11: Justice Adams Band

November 10: Shaun Munday

December 8: Jin J. X

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Brian Patrick "Savitri" Hargiss shared original songs performed on several different guitars, including a mini guitar. He also discussed his recent trips to the Virgin Islands and Israel. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Juanita Lee and Kenny Key were in the studio to perform some of Kenny's original folk songs. The married couple also talked about their courtship in the bluegrass circuit. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Paddlefish was in the studio today to talk to Randy and Jessica about life at the new u.school in downtown Springfield while sharing original rock tunes inspired by bands like Dinosaur Jr. and Television.  

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Lyal Strickland shared songs from his latest album, Preservation, along with stories of life on the farm and on the road. 

Studio Live
Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Brandon Moore was in the studio with fellow musicians Chad "Gravy" Grave, Dallas Jones, Jimmy Rea, and Kyle Young to promote his first studio album Down in the Dirt, being released in early October. 

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