Studio Live

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

Local songwriter and Master Naturalist Bob Ranney was in the studio today to share songs he's written about nature in the Ozarks. 

Mallory Leicht / Wild Bob's Musical Book Club

Wild Bob's Musical Book Club is a group of local songwriters tasked with the challenge of writing an original song inspired by the monthly book selection and performing it live. Members Steve Ames, Kevin Cott, Brett Miller and Ryan Spilken were in the studio to perform songs they have written for Wild Bob's, along with co-founder Mallory Leicht.

You can catch Wild Bob's Musical Book Club performances monthly at Lindberg's Bar on Commercial Street.

Jessica Balisle / KSMU

The Sounds Pretty Good Combo shared jazz you can dance to on Studio Live. Members include Steve Samuelson (bass), Sheliah McDowell (piano), Kent Turner (trumpet), and Craig Edwards (drums). The band took requests from listeners for a Studio Live first! 

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!

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