The Wake Singers' Micheal Two Bulls

Jun 12, 2020

In The Moment … June 12, 2020 Show 837 Hour 1

For Micheal Two Bulls and members of The Wake Singers, close quarantining, working on new music, playing concerts in the basement, and even participating in an online benefit concert to raise money for an Indian restaurant in Minneapolis, have kept the band focused and moving forward. We welcome Micheal Two Bulls of The Wake Singers to In The Moment. 


Moment In Sound With Fiddles & Friends

Aug 23, 2019
Chynna Lockett/SDPB

In The Moment ... August 23, 2019 Show 644 Hour 1

Fiddles & Friends play tonight (Friday) at the Performing Arts Center in Rapid City at 7:00 p.m. They travel east to perform at Strawbale Winery in Renner on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.

Fiddle & Friends graciously performed for Moment in Sound Friday morning on In The Moment.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 19, 2019 Show 640 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performs Tchaikovsky's Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 35.

Your host for Summer With the Symphony is Brendan Gayken.

Summer With The Symphony: Lalo Cello Concerto

Aug 12, 2019

In The Moment ... August 12, 2019 Show 635 Hour 1

On today's Summer With the Symphony, the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performs the Lalo Cello Concerto. Your host is Brendan Gayken.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... August 5, 2019 Show 630 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performs Mozart’s Symphony No. 41 in C Major “Jupiter” K.551.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 29, 2019 Show 625 Hour 1

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra performed All Mozart, All the Time in January. From that concert we present Mozart's Symphony No. 40 in g minor, K.550.

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... July 25, 2019 Show 623 Hour 2

Touring on her third release, Eleanor Dubinsky's music is reflective of time she has spent in South America, Western and Central Europe, Portugal and Cape Verde. She composes in four different languages while exploring self and contemporary issues while building bridges between diverse listeners.

Dubinsky performs Thursday at Levitt at the Falls in Sioux Falls. Her concert is part of the Levitt's World Music Series.

Adria Botella

In The Moment ... July 15, 2019 Show 615 Hour 1

Humoresque in G-flat Major: George Gershwin - Swanee, Lady Be Good, Rhapsody in Blue featuring Paul Sanchez on piano. 

Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... May 3, 2019 Show 568 Hour 1

On Tuesday, the 100th anniversary of the Cathedral of St. Joseph, the elite vocal ensemble known as Transept presents "Cathedral Masterpieces" at the Cathedral in Sioux Falls beginning at 7:30 p.m.

Transpet offers a stunning program of vocal music that celebrates the Cathedral's history and architecture as vocalists have come from around the country to join some of Sioux Falls' very best musicians.

In The Moment ... April 17, 2019 Show 558 Hour 2

Jazz, hip-hop, funk and classical music are just ingredients for the revolutionary music group Black Violin. With influences from Bach to Jay-Z, Black Violin breaks all the rules.

Black Violin is in Sioux Falls Thursday night to perform in the Mary Sommervold Hall at Washington Pavilion. Showtime is 7:30.

Wil B (Wil Baptiste) is Black Violin's violist. He discusses the band and taking music to the youth.

Moment In Sound With Denham

Mar 15, 2019

In The Moment ... March 15, 2019 how 536 Hour 1

On Wednesday, Sioux Falls hip hop and R&B artist Denham McDermott released his new single "Overcast."

Saturday night, he performs at Remedy Brewing Company in Sioux Falls. He's also on the mic as part of teh Sioux Falls Storm's game-day crew this season.

McDermott joins In The Moment for Moment in Sound.

In The Moment ... February 5, 2019 Show 509 Hour 1

Wes Urbaniak explains how he and his band have dodged some of the worst weather this winter as they're on tour in the almost 20 year old, 15-passenger "Buffalophus."

Urbaniak and The Mountain Folk's experimental style is like lighting a match in a fireworks factory.

They bring The Change in Me is the Change in You tour to Club David in Sioux Falls Tuesday night.

In The Moment ... January 16, 2019 Show 496 Hour 2

Daniel Kelly is a ultramodern thinker when it comes to his art. Take his concert series All the World's a Song for instance.

The engaging concert brings together the words of Shakespeare and Jazz.

Kelly brings All the World's a Song to the Matthews Opera House in Spearfish Friday night at 7:30.

Washington Pavilion To Be Trampled By Turtles

Jan 15, 2019

In The Moment ... January 15, 2019 Show 495  Hour 2

Life is good on the open road according to Trampled by Turtles front man Dave Simonett. The Minnesota based band is touring on their first album in almost four years.

A stop is planned Friday night at Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls.

Simonett visited with SDPB's Steve Zwemke.

Brulé Ready To Delight With Holiday Concerts

Dec 7, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... December 6, 2018 Show 474 Hour 1 

One of the most exciting holiday concerts is coming to the Historic Orpheum Theater in Sioux Falls as Brulé presents their full theatrical show with dancers December 21-22.

Brulé is known for thrilling audiences with a blend of cultural rock and instrumentation through the emotional impact of the American Indian culture.

Brulé founder and producer Paul LaRoche joined In The Moment in the Kirby Family Studio in Sioux Falls.

"Electrify Your Symphony" Premieres On SDPB-TV

Nov 29, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 29, 2018 Show 469 Hour 1

On December 17, 2016, Mark Wood performed with 3000 young musicians and singers from the Sioux Falls School District. The concert was recorded.

Now, Wood and his vocalist wife Laura Kaye are in Sioux Falls to promote the premiere of "Electrify Your Symphony: Live in Sioux Falls" Sunday night at 8:00 Central on SDPB-TV.

Wood is a Julliard-trained violinist, an Emmy-winning composer and an original member of the Trans Siberian Orchestra.

Canton Opens New Performing Arts Center

Nov 28, 2018
Adria Botella

In The Moment ... November 28, 2018 Show 468 Hour 1

The city of Canton opens a new performing arts center with a Campfire Concerto!

Performers Boyd Bristow and Mike Connor join In The Moment with live music while Bill Peterson provides a look at the new 1000 seat venue.

Christmas in Canton with the Campfire Concerto is Sunday at 4:00 p.m.

Moment In Sound With John Statz

Nov 9, 2018
Chris Laughery

In The Moment ... November 9, 2018 Show 458 Hour 1

Relationships, travel, soul-searchinig ... they're the subjects that can turn into great songs. They're the subjects that Denver-based singer/songwriter John Statz incorporates into his not-to-be-pigeonholed, but relateable folk/rock/country/Americana music.

Statz plays for the Madison Area Arts Council Friday at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, the road takes him to Miner Brewing Company in Hill City where he takes the stage at 7:00 p.m.

Grieg Society Celebrates With "Northern Lights"

Nov 5, 2018
Northern State University

In The Moment ... November 5, 2018 Show 454 Hour 1

The Edvard Grieg Society of the Dakotas presents "Northern Lights: Celebrating Grieg, Vinje and Kjerulf" November 8-9 at Northern State University in Aberdeen.

Dr. Marla Fogderud of NSU is one of the many performers. She's also presenting a lecture session and poetry reading.

Farewell Tour Stops In Sioux Falls

Nov 2, 2018

In The Moment ... November 2, 2018 Show 453 Hour 1

It's one of their final tour stops ... ever.

Katy Guillen & The Girls play the Orpheum Theater in Sioux Falls Friday night for the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society. Showtime is 8:00 p.m.

Guillen has been called "the raddest and baddest guitar player in Kansas City." She visited with SDPB's Steve Zwemke.

Peter Mulvey

Feb 9, 2018

Milwaukee-based singer/songwriter Peter Mulvey got his career rolling as a busker on the streets of Dublin, Ireland.  Upon returning to the States, Mulvey performed in the subways and streets of Boston.  That's when Mulvey signed his first record deal with Eastern Front Records.

Richard Grewar

Oct 16, 2017
Richard Grewar

Life has a way of pulling you back towards your passion.  Richard Grewar returned to his music after a three year hiatus with the release of his album Cold Feet in March.  Grewar, now a part of Hill City's talented arts community, came to the U.S. after having lived in Australia and England.  Cold Feet largely draws from his personal life.  He shared several songs from the album during his June performance at Fernson on 8th in Sioux Falls.

Sweetwater String Band

Oct 10, 2017

The Sweetwater String Band was one of several acts to perform during the 2017 Canyon Acoustic Series in Spearfish.  Shows served as a benefit for the DC Booth Fish Hatchery and Archives with support from Spread the Tunes and the Crow Peak Brewing Company.

Shemekia Copeland

Oct 10, 2017

Whether she's belting out a raucous blues-rocker, firing up a blistering soul-shouter, bringing the spirit to some gospel-fueled R&B or digging deep down into a subtle, country-tinged ballad, Shemekia Copeland sounds like no one else.  With a multi-faceted voice that's sultry, assertive and roaring, Copeland's wide-open vision of contemporary blues, roots and soul music showcases the evolution of a passionate artist with a modern musical and lyrical approach.

Ranky Tanky

Oct 10, 2017

Gullah comes from West African language.  Translation: a people blessed by God.  Ranky Tanky's loose translation is "work it" or "get funky!"  It's in this spirit that the Charleston, South Carolina based quintet Ranky Tanky performs timeless music of Gullah culture born in the southeastern sea island region of the United States. 

Night Moves

Jul 21, 2017

John Pelant and Micky Alfano are the core of Minneapolis-based Night Moves.  Formed in 2009, Night Moves released their debut album Colored Emotions in 2012.  Three years later, the follow-up Pennied Days became available.

The beauty of Night Moves' swirling grooves can veer into every conceivable direction.  Night Moves' "freak-folk vocal style and their organ and string arrangements spin their songs into mini-epics," as described in the New Yorker.

Night Moves toured Europe in January.  They performed at Total Drag Record in Sioux Falls on May 6th.

The HillBenders "Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry"

Apr 21, 2017

The HillBenders have been pushing the envelope of bluegrass music since forming in 2008.  From Springfield, Missouri, the HillBenders share a wide array of musical interests and influences.  One of their shared interests has taken on a life of its own.  On this week's No Cover, No Minimum Radio, hear how the HillBenders came to perform Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry, in addition to their performance at the Matthews Opera House in January.

Alicia Olatuja

Mar 27, 2017

Praised by the New York Times as "a singer with strong and luscious tone and an amiably regal presence on stage," Alicia Olatuja has been captivating audiences with her exquisite vocals, artistic versatility and charming demeanor. 

Tab Benoit

Mar 27, 2017

Tab Benoit loves Sioux Falls and JazzFest fans love him back.  Benoit was tabbed to headline the opening night of JazzFest 2016 at Yankton Trail Park.  The blues guitarist and vocalist was a hit as the 25th JazzFest got underway.

Benoit is a Grammy Award winner and a BB King Entertainer of the Year.  He also owns two Blues Music Awards for Best Contemporary Male Performer of the Year (2012 & 2013).

Brian Masek & Friends / JazzFest 2016

Jan 31, 2017

Brian Masek & Friends celebrated the release of their 2016 CD, Fourth Coming, by performing on the main stage during the 25th JazzFest, presented by the Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Society.

Brian Masek & Friends make brilliant, sharp turns from blues to jazz to hard rock and back.