St. Louis’s Honky-Tonk, Power-Pop Troubadour

Country crooner Jack Grelle switches gears for now on If Not Forever.


Missouri Fiddler Molly Healey

Fiddler Molly Healey finds inspiration from the Show-Me State’s flourishing music scene.


Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear Release New Album

Independence duo Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear release their most intimate music yet on Started with a Family.


Melodies of Missouri

Our state, its people, and their stories are reflected in these half-dozen songs from the past.


The Attempt Is the Important Part

St. Louis band releases a critically acclaimed album and tours the world.


Simply Pushing Boundaries

Kansas City saxophonist Ernest Melton explains his new album’s dramatic title.


St. Louis Indie Rockers, Shady Bug, Hone a Signature Sound

Hannah Rainey, songwriter and guitarist in Shady Bug, helps the indie band create its sound.


Woody Adkins Puts Traditional Country Music on the Air in Columbia

For the last 17 years, Woody has hosted country music programs on KOPN. He began his Midnight Country show, which aired Sundays from midnight to 3 AM, in 2000. He gained a loyal following of listeners all around the United States and abroad.


Find a Festival For Every Season in Columbia

Every season is festival season in Columbia. Entertaining events fill the calendar, much to the delight of locals and the thousands of visitors who come to take in fine art, delectable food, good books, historic attractions, inspiring music, and extraordinary films.


St. Louis Rock Band Finn’s Motel Returns With Two New Records

“By the time I got done mixing and mastering everything that we started, it got done in 2017, so we put two albums out in the same year,” Joe says. “The reason these records got divided the way they did is that there were a handful of themes that seemed like they belonged over on this side and a handful that belonged on that side.”