Stasia Lanier

Four Corners Music Director; Music Blend & 'San Juan Sunrise' Programmer

Stasia has been involved at KSUT in different capacities, including programming, operations, marketing communications and management for over two decades. Today she continues the station's music acquisition efforts, is a popular on-air host, provides design and marketing assistance, and represents KSUT as an active community member.

Ways to Connect

KSUT welcomes The Good Time Travelers for a live session Tuesday 11/7, at 2:06 PM. Pete Kartsounes and Michael Kirkpatrick are a multi-instrumental acoustic duo with vocal harmonies and a stage presence so big that they have been described as a “2-piece power-trio". 

The Good Time Travelers perform tonight at 7 at Pagosa Springs High School Auditorium as part of the school's Americana Project.

KSUT has recently hosted some amazing in-studio sessions, and we're thrilled to share them.  Check out emerging bands like the classically trained hip-hop duo Black Violin, acclaimed acoustic trio The Accidentals, and roots reggae from The Big Takeover.

photo by Tony Demin

One of Yahoo Music's "Top 10 Bands to Watch in 2017", The Accidentals, join KSUT live on the radio, Friday morning 9/1, at 10:06, prior to their performance at the Four Corners Folk Festival this weekend. 

Singer-Songwriter Daphne Willis will join Tami Graham, Wednesday afternoon for some live music and conversation on KSUT at 2:06 PM. Willis performs that evening at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College. 

Collaborating across multiple genres ranging from roots-rock to pop to hip hop and electronic dance music, Daphne Willis has proven difficult to classify. 

The New York based band 'The Big Takeover' will play a KSUT Session at 2:06 p.m. on Friday, August 11 prior to their Balcony Backstage performance that evening. With Jamaican born and raised NeeNee Rushie as a memorable front woman, the band features a horn section, bass and drums.

They mix ska, reggae and pop music and have a great reputation for their live shows. Join us on Friday, Aug. 11 for The Big Takeover with host Susie B on KSUT Public Radio.

High spirited performances by Shinyribs and The Iguanas, a great crowd - and cooperation from Mother Nature - all contributed to a really fun and successful Party in the Park on Friday night. Thanks to all who came to dance, socialize, volunteer and support KSUT!

KSUT will host the The Iguanas live on the radio Friday, 8/4 at 11:06 AM, before their performance at our Party in the Park that evening. Tune-in for a preview and a great in-studio with The Iguanas!

 KSUT will host New Zealand's Uke duo Jack N' Jel and Austin's Kevin Carroll, Friday morning (7/7) at 10:30.  All three are presenters at the Rocky Mountain UkeFest, taking place this weekend in Durango.

Tucson-based Run Boy Run, will join Jim Belcher for an in-studio session on Friday 6/16, at 10 AM, following their 'Concert Hall at the Park' show on Thursday evening.

The 5-piece sibling stringband features strong female voices - singing separately and in harmony - and a familial connection to traditional American music.

Join KSUT at the 12th annual Pagosa Folk'n Bluegrass Festival this weekend, where we'll host the auction benefitting Public Radio in the Four Corners and the nonprofit that brings you festivals on Reservoir Hill, FolkWest. We've assembled some CD packages, plus there will be festival packages and passes, outdoor gear and much more. Bidding will be open during the festival and close right before Loudon Wainwright III takes the stage to end the festival on Sunday night.

Fiddle player and singer Luke Bulla will drop by the station for a KSUT Session at 10:30 a.m. Friday prior to his performance that afternoon at the 12th annual Pagosa Folk'n Bluegrass Festival. Luke will join Jim Belcher during the Friday Morning Blend for a live performance and interview. Then catch Luke live on Reservoir Hill at 5:45 p.m. that afternoon.

David Spowart

A primary public radio outlet for music discovery, The World Cafe, has a new host, and a new place on KSUT's schedule, beginning June 19 – weeknights from 10 to midnight. Canadian journalist Talia Schlanger,  took over as host from the retiring David Dye in early April.

Tinsley Ellis will join us for an in-studio session this Wednesday, May 24 on KSUT at approximately 2:00 PM.  Ellis will be in town for a performance of his Grateful Dead - themed show "Blues Is Dead", at 7:30 p.m. at the Henry Strater Theatre.  

Bluegrass champs Chatham County Line will join us for a KSUT Session at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday, May 10. They'll be playing the Community Concert Hall that evening, with the Badly Bent opening the show.

Don't miss Chatham County Line in a KSUT Session at 1:06 p.m. this Wednesday, with host Tami Graham.

Don't miss one of the year's social highlights and a great fundraiser for your favorite radio station - KSUT's 24th Annual Member Party and Silent Auction. This year, we've moved the event to May in order to capture some of springtime's warmth and energy. 

Randy Gentry

This Thurday's Black Lillies concert at the Henry Strater Theatre has sold out! The band will be stopping by the  studios for a live session on the radio that afternoon at 3 p.m. 

Anne Hamersky

The Kathy Kallick Band, one of the headliners for this weekend's Durango Bluegrass Meltdown (4/21-23), will join KSUT for some live music and conversation on Friday afternoon at 2:06 PM.

The west coast band is known for their powerful mixture of original and classic material, and their distinctive combination of traditional and contemporary bluegrass. 

KSUT welcomes Ken Brott back as Program and Operations Director for Four Corners Public Radio. 

Continuing KSUT's celebration of Women's History Month, this week's Sunday Special features Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and multiple Grammy Winner, Bonnie Raitt. 

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore will be joining Chris Aaland for an in-studio interview and performance today (3/22) at 2:06 on the radio. Tune-in to hear these two legendary Americana artists. Their show is sold out!

Legendary musician Chuck Berry died Saturday in St. Charles County, Missouri - he was 90 years old. In his honor, KSUT will broadcast the hour long special "Chuck Berry and His Disciples."

KSUT's Ted Holteen & Tami Graham

The KSUT staff is deeply grateful for the fantastic support we received during our Spring Membership Drive.

VuHaus adds a new Colorado affiliation to its growing network of public media organizations.  The ‘VuHaus Colorado’ page is a collaboration of six public radio stations in the state that are part of the Colorado Music Strategy, a partnership between Colorado Creative Industries and Bohemian Foundation.  VuHaus is the country-wide collective of the most influential public media stations, showcasing their music video content at

KSUT Celebrates Women's History Month in March With Special Programming on the Sunday Special.

Athena Delene Photography

The Nederland, Colorado, quintet Elephant Revival return to the KSUT studios on Tuesday afternoon at 1:06 for some live music and conversation. 

KSUT's on-air Spring Membership Drive is 3/8-14. Become a new or renewing member, or increase your sustaining membership, for a chance to win a trip to the Big Easy! 

Hugh Felt is a Four Corners bluegrass icon.

He's been hosting the award-winning show The Grass is Bluer on KSUT for 23 years.

But now, he's decided to hang up his headphones and spend more time playing the banjo.

Join KSUT as we honor and celebrate Hugh Felt, with a special final edition of The Grass is Bluer.

We'll have lots of live music and great memories.

Listen this Wednesday evening at 7 on KSUT.


A long time KSUT favorite, Lynne Rosetto Kasper – who's hosted The Splendid Table since its inception 21 years ago, is leaving the host's chair and will retire at the end of 2017.

Award-winning writer and cookbook editor Francis Lam, a veteran of "Top Chef Masters" and the New York Times Magazine will take over as host on March 10, splitting duties with Kasper through the end of the year.  

KSUT is featuring local band the Lawn Chair Kings, and their new CD 'Virtually Acoustic' this week.  Known for their catchy tunes and good-time performances, they remain a steady force in Durango  and the KSUT listening area.

Tune-in for the Lawn Chair Kings feature at 11:10 AM on Friday 1/13, which wraps up with our weekly trivia question at 11:30, and your chance to win free lunch at Zia Taqueria.

KSUT will feature the Infamous Stringdusters this Friday, checking out their brand new CD 'Laws of Gravity', and listening to some of their back catalog.

Our artist feature begins at 11:10 AM, during the Morning Blend, and concludes with our weekly trivia contest and your chance to win lunch from Zia Taqueria at 11:30.