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.

Be sure to join us for Studio Live Social Hour, an encore performance of that day's artist from 6-8 pm at the Backlot at Alamo Drafthouse, located at 4005 South Avenue in Springfield. 

Upcoming Schedule:

April 13: The Shandies 

May 11: The Hook Knives

June 8: Andy Havens

July 13: Fiddle and Banjo 

August 10: Jason Sain & the Foolhearted

September 14: The Justice Adams Band

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

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. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Dallas Jones and Molly Healey stopped by the KSMU studios for the January 31, 2014 edition of Studio Live. They are preparing to release their new album Sunday this spring.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

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.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Local indie band Ings performed on KSMU's Studio Live November 22, 2013.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

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.