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 6 p.m.

Upcoming Schedule:

June 9: Kristi Merideth

July 14: Ozarks Klezmer Orkestr 

August 11: Justice Adams Band

November 10: Shaun Munday

December 8: Jin J. X

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Missouri State University Jazz Studies Director and KSMU's Journey into Jazz host Randy Hamm played Studio Live with Missouri State University instructor Kyle Aho. The duo performed jazz on tenor sax and keys. 

Later that evening, Missouri State jazz students Aaron King and Jared Williamson played Studio Live Social Hour at Barley Wheat & Rye.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

HeartPunch joined Jessica and Randy in the studio for a stripped-down rock 'n' roll performance featuring Yankton Sothern on acoustic guitar, Jeff Thompson on electric guitar, and Marcus Chatman on cello. The band discussed their new album, Hinky.

That evening, the band played Studio Live Social Hour at Barley Wheat & Rye. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Dallas Jones and Molly Healey were in the KSMU studios once again for Studio Live. This time, both musicians are promoting new albums coming out in November: Jones' "Borrowed Time" will be out on November 21, and Healey's "Nightbirds" comes out November 14. 

Be sure to join us for Studio Live Social Hour October 9, 2015 from 5-7 pm at Barley Wheat and Rye featuring more of the music from Jones and Healey. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rod Phillips shared his unique take on music with us on Studio Live. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Mark Bilyeu and Cindy Woolf were in the KSMU studio to perform songs from their new album Wolf Hunter.