Studio 89

Mondays at 7:00pm

Studio 89 is a live music series that airs in the spring and fall and features musical acts from around town and around the world performing live on the air and in front of a studio audience. 

Studio 89 takes place in the Digitorium of NKU's Griffin Hall.  The Digitorium is a state of the art facility complete with opera box seating, professional lighting, and a 15' x 25' led video wall.

Admission to Studio 89 is free, but there will be a suggested donation of $5.00 per person.  Seating is limited and reservations will be accepted online the Tuesday before each show.  Cut off will be the following Thursday at noon.  Active WNKU Members receive first priority in the order received.  If, by Thursday at noon seats are not filled by members, non-members will be taken in the order received.  Listeners can become members by making a financial contribution to WNKU online or by calling 859-572-6500.

The  Studio 89 line up for spring 2014 is as follows:

2/10 - Rob Fetters

2/17 - Cliftones

2/24 - Kelly Richey

3/3 - Driftwood

3/10 - NO SHOW (NKU Spring Break)

3/17 - Tickled Pink

3/24 - David Wilcox

3/31 - Archers Paradox

4/7 - Eclipse Movement

4/14 - Jimbo Mathus(of Squirrel Nut Zippers)

4/21 - Mark Stuart(of Stacey Earle and Mark Stuart)

4/28 - Noah Gundersen

5/5 - Chicago Farmer

Thanks to Event Enterprises for audio support and Mio's Pizzeria of Mt. Washington for hospitality.

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Studio 89
11:59 am
Wed November 21, 2012

The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band to play the next Studio 89

Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills comes Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band playing a brand of Americana and Blues that stands alone – Delta blues and hillbilly fervor combine with musical acuity sharp as razor wire – best know, this trio is a force to be reckoned with.

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Studio 89
10:44 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Ellery play Studio 89 on November 19th

Ellery is husband‐wife band Tasha and Justin Golden, who went from friends to engaged in 4 fast days. That was over 8 years ago, and their music reflects the kind of emotional sensitivity & confidence that would turn a moment of spontaneity into some kind of indie‐rock fairytale.

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Studio 89
12:20 pm
Wed November 7, 2012

Red Wanting Blue performs at the next Studio 89

Led by singer-songwriter Scott Terry, Red Wanting Blue is proudly based in Columbus, Ohio, but could be America’s local band. For years, the group has gone about logging thousands of miles on the road throughout the nation’s heartland, making fans the hard way – one at a time.

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Studio 89
2:58 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

Madi Diaz plays Studio 89 on November 5th

Register now for a chance to be in the live studio audience!

“When I was a teenager,” Madi Diaz recalls, “my dad and I would hang out in the living room and learn songs by bands like the Eagles and Alice in Chains. We’d pick parts to harmonize and sing our way through them, over and over.

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Studio 89
9:21 am
Thu October 25, 2012

The Please, Please Me play the next Studio 89

The P l e a s e, P l e a s e  M e is an indie pop trio from Austin, Texas with a few tricks up its sleeve.  They'll be performing at the next Studio 89 on Monday, October 29th at 7pm.

Featuring two drummers who left New York City to chase their musical dreams, the Please, Please Me is ”poetry you can dance to.” Frontwoman Jessie Torrisi beckons with her sultry voice one moment and duels with Agustin Frederic on the tom toms the next. The cream in the cookie is cellist Alissa Schram, and her army of sound effects.

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Studio 89
1:40 pm
Wed October 17, 2012

Daniel Martin Moore & Joan Shelley perform the next Studio 89

Michael Wilson

It's not often we have a friend and neighbor from Northern Kentucky who goes on to get signed by Sub Pop Records.  Daniel Martin Moore is a singer and songwriter from just down the road from the WNKU studios in Cold Spring, Kentucky. 

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2:37 pm
Wed October 3, 2012

The Newbees Perform the Next Studio 89

Whether they're doing all originals or playing their Beatles set while headlining the largest Beatles tribute festival in the country, Abbey Road on the River, The Newbees know how to put on a show.  And now, they're bringing that show to Studio 89 complete with horn and string sections to celebrate the release of their brand new CD, Modern Vintage, which you've been hearing on WNKU.

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3:09 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Eleni Mandell to play Studio 89 on September 24

Eleni Mandell has been making records since 2000.  Growing up in Los Angeles in the 1980s, Mandell attended mostly punk and underground rock shows but was inspired as a young songwriter by Tom Waits, X, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Randy Newman.

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5:03 pm
Mon September 17, 2012

Studio 89 Now Airing on KET

This past spring's session of Studio 89 is now showing on KET-KY.  That's channel 192 for Insight Cable subscribers in Northern Kentucky and channel 38-3 in Cincinnati.   Check out the schedule below.

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Studio 89
11:28 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Studio 89 Back for the Fall

Hadden Sayers is in the books as the first artist to play Studio 89 in it's new home in the Griffin Hall Digitorium.

Studio 89 has grown to include both a spring and fall series!  The fall series begins September 17th and will again air Monday nights at 7:00pm.  Each session will include a live studio audience of WNKU members.  Not yet a member?  Become one today or make a donation and become a member on the spot!

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