KMSU

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KSMU's mission is to advance the programs and goals of Minnesota State University, Mankato to the greater community, to provide a learning environment for University students that fosters cultural diversity along with an understanding of the technical, artistic and business aspects of broadcasting, and to provide programming that serves underserved populations in the greater community.

Series

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6 Pieces

The 2010 Americana Showcase

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: May 27, 2010
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9 Pieces

The Bothy Spring Roots Festival is a folk/roots/bluegrass music festival

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: May 25, 2010
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1 Piece

Approximately hour-long series of Spanish language programs that explore Latin American culture, music and current events.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 23, 2014
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2 Pieces

Live performances recorded live for broadcast on KMSU's Free Form Freakout Show.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Jan 11, 2023
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1 Piece

Showcases of local musicians recorded live for broadcast on KMSU.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Jan 07, 2023
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5 Pieces

Approximately 5 minutes each, these short-form programs highlight cultural activities happening in the region, as well as focusing on Hispanic role models in various fields of endeavor.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 19, 2014
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10 Pieces

Mankato Music Notes celebrates noteworthy songs, artists and musical performances with ties to the area.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2022
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2 Pieces

Five concerts recorded from October 2013 - May, 2014.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 28, 2014
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5 Pieces

Subscription Series of the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Kenneth Freed.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 17, 2015
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1 Piece

Fall in Love with the Mankato Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Kenneth Freed.

  • From: KMSU
  • Updated: Dec 18, 2015

Latest Pieces

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Welcome to our Hot Jazz for Decent People Sampler Show. Over the next hour, we’ll be featuring recordings of live performances from the Hot Jazz f...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 59:50
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March 25 1994: Linda and Paul McCartney were international music stars. But they were in Fairmont for something else: Linda’s new line of vegetaria...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 24, 1964: Mankato band the Gestures had followed their dreams to Kay Bank Recording Studio in Minneapolis. The Trashman had recorded a natio...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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December 4, 1956: Nudie Cohn, and his Mankato-born wife Bobbie, needed Elvis Presley’s shoe size. And shirt and pant size. These outfitters to the ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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February 12, 1958: Singing duo the Everly Brothers encountered mayhem in Minneapolis when they tried—and failed—to make an appearance at a departme...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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December 10, 1950: Concertgoers filed into a Mankato gymnasium for “Messiah.” The semi-regular tradition of a Christmas performance of Handel’s ora...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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Circa 1946: Mankato opera star Florence Macbeth’s best singing days were behind her when she met hard-boiled detective novelist James M. Cain, whos...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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January 20, 1930: Madge Cowden, fitting the crown on her head, was already the Queen of the Night in her dressing room mirror. Now the Mankato sing...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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January 8, 1918: Hilma Erika Warling was a pianist. And from a Swedish family in St. James. Good thing, because tonight she’d be performing in New ...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30
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August 1, 1917: Walter Backer, New Ulm, had his own way of joining the war in Europe. By enlisting in the Dunwoody Navy Band in Minneapolis. Here’s...

  • Added: Dec 15, 2022
  • Length: 01:30