In Studio

In Studio

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.

Tune in to KSUT at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 9 to hear one of Colorado's favorite young bands, Elephant Revival, live in-studio with Jim Belcher. Last week we featured their new CD 'These Changing Skies', one of our favorites in recent weeks.

The band sold out its show at the Animas City Theatre at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday night, but just added a second, earlier 6 p.m. show (that ends at 7:30). Visit for tickets and details.