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 & 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 6 p.m.

Upcoming Schedule:

December 8: Jin J. X

January 12: The Norman Jackson Band

February 9: The Sertoma Chili Cook-Off's KSMU Acoustic Stage Preview

March 9: The Ozark Sheiks

April 13: Failing Minnesota

May 11: The Hook Knives

June 8: Andy Havens

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Vultures of Chaos County joined Jessica and Randy in the studio for an hour of original Gen-X indie grunge rock. The band, led by guitarist/songwriter Danny Maple, includes guitarist Mike Gomez, bassist Chris Vanderpool and drummer Brandon McKee. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

The Sounds Pretty Good Combo shared tunes from the Great American Songbook on Studio Live. Catch them tonight, July 8 at Barley Wheat and Rye from 5 to 7 tonight for Studio Live Social Hour

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Melinda Mullins and Bo Brown were in the KSMU studio today share songs from the Johnny Mullins Collection. Melinda has been working for three years to revitalize and archive her father's songs. She and Bo frequently perform the songs together. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Representatives from Wild Bob's Musical Book Club joined Jessica and Randy for Studio Live. Committee member Jordan Gloyd talked about the club while songwriters Brett Johnston, Murray Hutcherson and Jody Bilyeu performed some of their songs based on selected books. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Randy Buckner was in the studio to share his Merle-Travis style guitar picking with us and even sang a few tunes.