Moment in Sound

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 20, 2018 Show 383 Hour 1

Bo DePeña plays more than 100 shows a year across the country. Originally from Laredo, Texas, he's found a enthusiastic fan base in the Midwestern and Western states as well, including South Dakota. 

 Tonight he plays Fernson Brewing in Sioux Falls. His latest release is called "Montana Sky." You can find him on Spotify and Instagram and Facebook. Learn more online at 

Today Bo Depeña and Jackson Claredon joined Moment In Sound with a preview of tonight's show. 

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... July 18, 2018 Show 381 Hour 1

Nashville recording artist Robert Hunter is on tour not only for his new record but for a new novel. You can see the Relapse and Revival Tour in Rapid City this week.

Robert Hunter joined In The Moment from our SDPB Rapid City studio for Moment in Sound.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 13, 2018 Show 378 Hour 1

One of the first Moment In Sound guests came back to the SDPB Sioux Falls studio for another live performance. 

Local artist, Meriwether Raindelay, is working on his music for his upcoming album. He shared a little bit more about his art and philosophy behind his work. 

Meriwether Raindelay also played some of his unreleased songs for the In The Moment crew. 

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 10, 2018 Show 375 Hr 2

Feathered Mason is a Nashville-based musician and award-winning songwriter.

He is currently touring his first solo album, "Mary's Kitchen Sessions."

Feathered Mason plays at White Wall Sessions in Sioux Falls tonight at 6:30. 


Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... July 6, 2018 Show 373 Hour 1

Eliza Blue's cd release party is tomorrow night, July 7th 2018,  at 7:30 MT at the Matthews Opera House in Spearfish. She joins us today for Moment In Sound from our Black Hills studio.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... June 26, 2018 Show 366 Hour 1

If you love country music, check out its newest rising star in Deadwood this week. Tyler Stephens is in residency this week at Saloon #10. See him tonight through Saturday.

From the mountains of southeastern Kentucky, only minutes from the well-known Country Music Highway, Tyler now plays more than 150 tour dates a year as he brings his straight-from-the-heart performances to towns across the country.

His latest release is called "When I Get Home."

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... June 22, 2018 Show 364 Hour 1

His Tiny Desk entry Wildberry Poptart was listed as an NPR favorite. It's a South Dakota fan favorite too. Mato Wayuhi joins us for this week's Moment in Sound.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... June 14, 2018 Show 358 Hour 2

Lincoln, Nebraska based singer/songwriter Andrea von Kampen provided a Moment in Sound segment in advance of her appearance at the White Wall Sessions in Sioux Falls.

With over 4 million Spotify streams and counting, von Kampen has quickly established herself in the recording studio and on the road.

"We were completely blown away" - NPR's All Songs Considered.

Reina del Cid kicks off her summer tour with a stop in Sioux Falls at the Icon Lounge. She joins SDPB's Lori Walsh for a conversation about how this English Major turned singer/songwriter creates music worth showing up for.

Lee Strubinger

In The Moment ... May 18, 2018 Show 340 Hour 1

Aces & Eights is a music duo from the Black Hills. They join us today for Moment in Sound to play but also to kick off the 2018 season of the Black Hills Opry. Kim Bachman and Harland Allen are in SDPB's Black Hills studio.


In The Moment ... May 11, 2018 Show 335 Hour 1

For centuries, immigrants and refugees have packed their chests and left their homelands, seeking a new life in America. A musical program that comes to Watertown this weekend offers a look at Norwegian immigrants who journeyed to the United States in the last half of the 1800s and early 1990s. It's called "Migrasong: The Tunes They Carried Across the Sea."

Reidun Horvei and Inger-Kristine Riber are the performers.


Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... May 3, 2018 Show 329 Hour 2

Musician Carl Banks is on a Spring Tour, and he plays at Total Drag Records in Sioux Falls tonight. But first he stops by the SDPB studios at the University of Sioux Falls for a Moment in Sound.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... April 13, 2018 Show 315 Hour 1

Cowboy musician Paul Larson drove through the blizzard this morning to join us from SDPB's Black Hills Bureau.

You can see him on April 22nd at the High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish for High Plains Live.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... April 6, 2018 Show 310 Hour 1

Minneapolis-based artist Chris "Heatwave" Holm plays Crow Peak Brewery in Spearfish tonight. Tomorrow you can see him live at Hay Camp Brewing in Rapid City.

Chris also fronts the roots rock & roll band The Fattenin' Frogs and psychedelic blues rock duo Heatwave & Landman.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 23, 2018 Show 303 Hour 1

Sioux Falls musician Darin Kaihoi joins us for this week's Moment in Sound. His new EP is called Used to Live Here.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 22, 2018 Show 302 Hour 1

Homer's "The Odyssey" has been analyzed and adapted hundreds, perhaps thousands of times. And yet something about the epic poem continues to draw readers and scholars and artists near again and again.

Joe Goodkin brings "Joe's Odyssey," his 30 minute original music composition for solo acoustic guitar and voice, to the University of South Dakota tonight at 7 p.m.

He joins us in the SDPB Vermillion studios for a preview.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 16, 2018 Show 298 Hour 1

Gordy Pratt and Dalyce Sellers combined forces in 2017 to create a family friendly, character driven comedy and music show. They join us live from the SDPB Black Hills Bureau for this week's Moment in Sound.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... March 9, 2018 Show 293 Hour 1

Maddie Todd returns to the In the Moment for live music. Her latest EP is called "Not Colorblind."

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... February 22, 2018 Show 282 Hour 2

Caroline Cotter is a travel-inspired singer/songwriter from Portland, Maine. She is celebrating the release of her second full-length studio album "Home on the River."

Her tour takes her across the United States and into Germany and the Netherlands with two stops in South Dakota.

"Home on the River" is the follow-up to Cotter's acclaimed 2015 debut, "Dreaming as I Do," which reached No. 5 on the Folk DJ chart.

In The Moment ... February 13, 2018 Show 276 Hour 1

Kid Dakota is the musical moniker of Darren Jackson. His albums include: So Pretty (2002), The West is the Future (2004), A Winner's Shadow (2008), and Listen to the Crows As They Take Flight (2011).

His new CD, Denervation, was released on February 10th. Jackson plays in South Dakota this month:

Feb 17 at Total Drag Records in Sioux Falls

Feb 23 at The Brickyard Community Arts Center in Madison


Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... February 9, 2018 Show 274 Hour 1

For this week's Moment in Sound we welcome Anna Robins. Her new release is called "Chronicle."

You can join her at Racing Magpie in Rapid City on February 9 for a an album release party at 5 p.m.

She's also one of the forces behind the Singing Doe Workshop and Showcase, coming up March 3 in Rapid City.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 25, 2018 Show 263 Hour 2

Tom Peterson's musical roots in South Dakota run deep. He's been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in the South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. His new CD is called "Black Hills Gold." He joined us in the SDPB studios in Vermillion for Moment in Sound.

Lori Walsh

In The Moment ... January 26, 2018 Show 264 Hour 1

Musician Billy Lurken joined us in the SDPB studios for this week's Moment in Sound. We talk about making music and living life in Mitchell, Scotland, and Nashville.

In The Moment ... January 12, 2018 Show 255 Hour 1

Singer / songwriter Brian Hoffman joins us for this week's Moment in Sound. We talk about the power of "sad" music, the Sioux Falls music scene, and authenticity in artistry.

In The Moment ... January 5, 2018 Show 250 Hour 1

Nick Schwebach is a member of the South Dakota Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Friends, business owners, and fellow musicians have planned a benefit for Schwebach, who has been battling health problems for more than a year.

We're joined by fellow musician (and former SDPB Morning Classics host) Owen DeJong. Also with us are benefit organizers Gwen Nelson and Joe Reiser.

In The Moment ... December 22, 2017 Show 246 Hour 1

He's one of the most prolific songwriters in South Dakota. J. Waylon Miller (also known as J. Waylon Porcupine) is the principal songwriter and member of the band Friends of Cesar Romero.

Friends of Cesar Romero's latest single is called Postmistress Holiday Blues. For this week's Moment in Sound, we welcome J. Waylon Porcupine to SDPB's Black Hills Bureau in Rapid City.

In The Moment ... December 21, 2017 Show 245 Hour 2

Musician Eric Holm joins us for a Thursday Moment in Sound. He shares some "queer, leftist, country music," and we discuss everything from growing up in South Dakota to finding a unique sound in a NYC neighborhood honky-tonk.

In The Moment ... December 15, 2017 Show 241 Hour 1 

South Dakota's Hailey Steele now lives and makes music in Nashville. She travels the state for the "Christmas in the Country" tour this week. She joins us for live music and recorded music from "Wandering Heart." We talk about everything from her childhood good luck charm to writing songs that break listeners' hearts.

In The Moment ... December 8, 2017 Show 236 Hour 1 

For this week's Moment in Sound we welcome Tammy Yonce, music professor at South Dakota State University. Later this month, she and her flute depart for Israel.

She's taking part in the 2017 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel, sponsored by the Jewish National Fund and Media Watch International.

Moment In Sound With Strawberry

Dec 4, 2017

In The Moment ... December 1, 2017 Show 231 Hour 1

After taking most of 2017 off, Strawberry of Strawberry and the Jam is excited to write and record new music and perform live.  The Sioux Falls singer/songwriter shared some songs and visited about the future during In The Moment's weekly Moment in Sound session.