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

Smokey Folk was in the KSMU studios to share their brand of Vaudeville rock with our listeners. Members include Jeff Johnson (guitar, vocals), Cara Johnson (bass), Leta Loveland (vocals), Nathan Gamel (drums), and Ryan Dunn (sax) with manager Meganne Rosen O'Neal. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Stormy Weather was in the studio today to share traditional Irish music with us. Happy St. Patrick's Day!

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Jazz and R&B guitarist and songwriter Jin J. X was in the studio today to share original songs as well as covers, scattered with tales of Chicago and performing in Springfield. 

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Dallas Jones and Molly Healey were back on Studio Live today with musicians that played on their new album, Sunday: Jimmy Rea on drums, Austin Wilson on bass, Stevie Newman on electric guitar, and Chad Graves on pedal steel.

Harry Moore

Sugar Thumb was in the studio today to share their western swing and classic country jazz on Studio Live. Members include Jimmy Rea, Chad Graves, Austin Wilson and Cliffton Boone.