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:

October 13: Fall Drive Kick-Off Party - A special edition of Studio Live, featuring live performances from the KSMU All Stars, including Dallas Jones, Kristi Merideth, Molly Healey and more! Tune in at noon for the broadcast celebrating public radio in the Ozarks, then join us at Barley Wheat & Rye that evening for a Social Hour party. Click the link above for more details. 

November 10: Shaun Munday

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

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

The Hurricanes hung out in the studio with Jessica and Randy for a fun show about Springfield's latest supergroup: Barak Hill, Brandon Moore, Mike Henderson, Jody Bilyeu and Dallas Jones. 

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. 

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