In Studio

In Studio

John Phaneuf

KD, as he's known to friends, is the world's best-selling artist of call-and-response chant. He'll drop by the KSUT studios Tuesday afternoon for a conversation and short performance.

R. Carlos Nakai to play KSUT

Jul 6, 2015

Native American flute master to drop by our studios Thursday for a live performance and conversation.

The young Canadian bluegrass band stops our studios tomorrow (June 5) to play live.

Mark Duggan

The award-winning fiddler stopped by KSUT Thursday afternoon for a studio performance and interview.

Bill "Howl-N-Mad" Perry brings his blues to KSUT

Apr 22, 2015
Mark Duggan

Perry plays in Cortez this Friday, Aztec on Saturday, and stopped by the KSUT studios for a set and some conversation.

The band headlines the Durango Bluegrass Meltdown this weekend, but will make time to play live at KSUT this Friday at 1:00 p.m.

The North Carolina-based singer, known for his creative mouth imitations of brass instruments, returns to KSUT this Friday for song and conversation.

Colorado's Elephant Revival returns to KSUT

Mar 30, 2015
Angie Barnes

The Front Range-based quintet stops by KSUT Thursday April 2 for an on-air interview and performance.

Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore play KSUT

Mar 30, 2015
Mark Duggan

The Denver-based songstress continues the latest phase of her career, touring and recording with husband Rich Moore. They stopped at KSUT recently for an interview and live on-air performance.

Mark Duggan

Blues Hall of Fame inductee Charlie Musselwhite stopped by the KSUT studios Tuesday afternoon to share a few stories and play some songs.

Leftover Salmon plays live on KSUT

Feb 10, 2015
Tanya Clegg

The band celebrated 25 years with a return to Durango for a two-night stand. They also dropped by the KSUT studios recently to play live.

In studio with Michael Martin Murphey

Jan 13, 2015
Mark Duggan

Singer/songwriter Michael Martin Murphey, author of songs like "Wildfire" and "Caroline in the Pines," performed live in the KSUT studios on January 16.

Tony Furtado returns to KSUT

Jan 13, 2015
Mark Duggan

Award-winning multi-instrumentalist Tony Furtado stopped by the KSUT studios on January 15 for a live performance and interview.

Hours later, he took the stage with his band at Durango's Animas City Theatre.

Furtado is touring in advance of his 17th album, The Bell, due out later this year.

A KSUT favorite, Furtado has played live in our studios several times before, and even appears on one of KSUT's studio performance CDs, Roots & Rhythms.

Duhks land at KSUT for studio performance

Dec 27, 2014

Canadian band The Duhks played a set at the KSUT studios in early November, the day after a successful appearance at Fort Lewis College's Community Concert Hall.

Robert Earl Keen's road takes him to KSUT

Dec 27, 2014

Robert Earl Keen brought his The Road Still Goes on Forever Tour to Durango's Animas City Theatre in July. The sold-out show featured songs from his three decade career.

Keen also stopped by the KSUT studios to chat and play a few songs on air.

KSUT is thrilled to host The Duhks, live in-studio, Friday (11/7) at 11 AM.  The band performs at the Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College Thursday evening (11/6) at 7:30.

The Duhks' innovative approach to modern bluegrass music is reminiscent of other great young grassrock bands such as Nickel Creek and Yonder Mountain String Band.

Elephant Revival will join Stasia Lanier in the KSUT studios for a performance and interview at 1:06 p.m. Friday,  just prior to their performance at the Four Corners Folk Festival in Pagosa Springs that night. We love this band, tune-in!

Longtime Four Corners favorite Eliza Gilkyson will join us in the KSUT Studios for a performance and interview at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 7. Eliza's latest CD, "The Nocturne Diaries," came out earlier this year. Following her KSUT performance, the Eliza Gilkyson Trio will appear live at the Mancos Opera House at 7:30 p.m. that same day.

Legendary Texas troubadour Robert Earl Keen joins us in the KSUT studios at 1:06 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23 for a live performance and interview. Robert Earl will appear on Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the Animas City Theatre in Durango.

Tune-in to KSUT Friday (7/18) shortly after 1 PM for a live performance and interview with Todo Mundo - who are also performing at Buckley Park in Durango that evening, in a co-production by KSUT and Music in the Mountains.

The Jon Stickley Trio joins us at 11 a.m. this Friday (June 6th) for an in-studio performance and interview with Jim Belcher. The JS3 plays the Pagosa Folk'n Bluegrass Festival this weekend and will perform tunes from their self-titled debut. Four Corners fans first fell in love with Jon's virtuosity in the Broke Mountain Bluegrass Band — a Durango outfit that won the RockyGrass band competition in 2005. He's since appeared regionally as a member of the Biscuit Burners, Town Mountain and Shannon Whitworth's band.

Prior to their performance of "Grace" at the Community Concert Hall on Friday night (May 2), ETHEL will be in the KSUT studios for an interview and performance at 11 a.m. Friday. Acclaimed as “indefatigable and eclectic” (The New York Times), “vital and brilliant” (The New Yorker), and “one of the most exciting quartets around” (Strad Magazine), ETHEL invigorates the contemporary music scene with exuberance, intensity, imaginative programming, and exceptional artistry.

The Americana Project presents 13 year old guitar prodigy Jaden Carlson in a benefit concert Thursday (5/1) at Pagosa Springs High School Auditorium at 7 PM.  We look forward to having Jaden join us for live music and conversation Thursday at 2 PM.

Prior to the screening of her "Music from the Big House" documentary and performance with the San Juan Symphony, Canadian blues singer Rita Chiarelli will join Jim Belcher for an interview and songs live in the KSUT studios at 1:06 p.m. Wednesday (April 23). Known as Canada's Queen of the Blues, Chiarelli performed with inmates in Louisiana's Angola Prison, which was once the bloodiest correctional facility in America. The documentary will be screened free at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Durango Arts Center.

Hear The Railsplitters before they play this week's 20th annual Durango Bluegrass Meltdown when they come to the KSUT studios for an interview and live performance Friday (4/11) morning at 11. A Colorado band, The Railsplitters have a musical range that sets them apart from other up-and-coming bluegrass acts. Calling on genre influences from roots/Americana, country twang, 50's doo wop, modern pop and, of course, good ol' fashioned rock 'n' roll, they've been wowing listeners at home in Colorado and beyond.

Prior to her performance at the Henry Strater Theatre on Wednesday, March 19, Eilen Jewell will appear live in the KSUT studios at 2 p.m. that same day. Tune in to catch what will surely be a great KSUT/Henry Strater Theatre production later that night! Tickets are available at and cost $15 in advance and $18 day of show.

Patty Larkin will join us live in the KSUT studios at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, March 18, prior to her appearance at the Durango Arts Center later that night. Patty's song, "Wolf at the Door," is a highlight of KSUT Roots & Rhythms Vol. 2, released a decade ago. She's been a favorite of Four Corners folk audiences for decades thanks to her introspective lyrics, lush production and guitar pyrotechnics.

After a 3+ year hiatus, The Badly Bent, winners of the coveted Telluride Bluegrass Festival band competition, is reuniting.  We invite you to hear them live on KSUT, this Wednesday, February 26 at 2:06 PM following BBC News, as they warm up for their first reunion show at the Henry Strater Theatre Friday night.

Tune in to KSUT during our one-day membership drive - 12 hours of Giving ... And Giving Back - on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The Bar D Wranglers will be our in-studio guests at 2 p.m. Pledge during that hour and you could win tickets to see their holiday show at the Community Concert Hall on Dec. 19. This show sells out every year, and just a few tickets remain.

New York's KJ Denhert brings her special blend of urban folk & jazz to the KSUT studios Tuesday, November 5 at 1 PM.  She's performing that night as part of the Pagosa Springs Americana Project at the high school auditorium at 6:30. Tickets will be available at the door.