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Cloud Cult Headlines LIVE & LOCAL CELEBRATION with Little Fevers

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09/15/2016 - 1:30 PM

FREE concert with Cloud Cult and Little Fevers

Concert Moved INDOORS to Stewart Hall's Ritsche Auditorium, 4-7 p.m. With Food Vendors!

KVSC celebrates with Cloud Cult celebrates

KVSC is partnering with campus and community groups to present a show about all things terms of music, arts, reading, locally sourced food and our connection to the environment.

Cloud Cult is the headlining act with the support of Little Fevers.

Little Fever joins KVSC with Live and Local Celebration

DATE: Saturday, September 24, 2016 

EVENT TIME: 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.

VENUE: Ritsche Auditorium in Stewart Hall

 Admission is FREE and open to public. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Food & Beverage vendors will nearby at the Miller Learning Center lawn.

Legay LogoPARKING: Per new policies, all parking lots will be enforced at SCSU, but there is free parking in V-Lot, and city streets. More parking is available by the hour at the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp and a lot of pay per spot parking lots. For more information about parking on campus check out SCSU parking and transportation page.  

The event is tied to the book "The Good Food Revolution" by Will Allen and our friends with the SCSU Common Reading Program.

Come and celebrate our love of local connections!

Granite City Radio Theatre October 19 with Leon Laudenbach

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09/12/2016 - 4:00 PM

Join the Fun! Granite City Radio Theatre is Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m.


KVSC, in partnership with Pioneer Place on Fifth, is ready to rock the 5th season of Granite City Radio Theatre! The first show is Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m., with KVSC broadcasting live from the historic theater.

Local Americana guest Leon Laudenbach joins our saucy house band Collective Unconscious.

Individual show tickets are available at the Pioneer Place Box Office at (320) 203-0331 online HERE.

The October 19 show is the first of four Granite City Radio Theatre performances; the other shows take place December 7, March 15 and May 17, 2017. Wondering what to expect from season five? Never fear - we’re thrilled to be bringing back last year’s fan favorites Jay Terry as host, writer, actor extrodinaire, Dan Barth meeting all your trivia needs and all new performances of Shades Brigade serial dramas. 



Granite City Radio Theatre is supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Culture Heritage Fund.

Celebrating 25 Years of Monday Night Live

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09/02/2016 - 3:00 PM

KVSC is celebrating its 25th year of Monday Night Live as it returns for the fall season. You read it right, MNL is finally mature and we have an eclectic line-up of Minnesota artists filling our fall schedule.

Check out our MNL page to view the complete artist line-up and tune your radio to 88.1FM each Monday night beginning September 12th for live performances enjoyed from the comfort of your home.

Tune in every Monday at 9:00 p.m. for an hour of live music from the KVSC performance studio featuring the best in Minnesota music.

Upcoming MNL Line-up:

Sept. 26: 26 BATS!

Oct. 3: Tabah

Oct. 17: The Highjacks

Oct. 24: Marah in the Mainsail

MNL is simulcast on UTVS - channel Charter 188 in St. Cloud. The best audio quality is on 88.1FM so blast it through your tuner and watch it live on UTVS. Stream Monday Night Live on this link.

Check out the complete Fall line-up of MNL and see which of your favorite bands will be on the show here.

Trivia Theme 2017 Revealed

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08/03/2016 - 3:33 PM

Trivia Storm: 50 Hours of Torrential Trivia


KVSC’s 38th annual Trivia Weekend will not arrive until after a crisp fall and winter’s blustery blast. However, we love to taunt teams and volunteers in August with our theme announcement, so, pull out your parka, slip on your rain slicker, and charge up your weather radio for…Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

For three consecutive days next February 17-19, 2017, Your Sound Alternative will create a brain fog with a hailstorm of questions about all things weather related. The subject is a broad as a high pressure system across the Midwest. Who was the first victim in Sharknado 2? How did they come up with the name for mammatus clouds? Why does November 11, 1940 mean so much to so many Minnesotans?

So set your thermostat to trivia climate and if it involves our obsession with inconvenient truths… it’s part of the cyclone of questions for Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

Trivia Volunteers, prepare for the flood of answers and hop on our phone bank of telemetry stations at KVSC next February.

Prepare to enter the atmosphere that is Trivia Storm: 50-Hours of Torrential Trivia.

Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions On Your Sound Alternative

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07/29/2016 - 9:30 AM

KVSC is a broadcast partner of Under The Needle: The KEXP Sessions.

The show airs every Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. on 88.1FM.

Sept. 13-Big Pink

Sept. 20-Frankie Cosmos

Sept. 27-Moderat

Oct. 3-The Lumineers

Oct. 10-Twin Peaks

KEXP recorded more than 500 live on-air performances in their studios--and we're sharing them with you!

We hope you get a chance to listen Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m., we think you’ll love the Under the Needle: The KEXP Sessions too.

KVSC spins the music you love

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11/08/2015 - 7:20 PM

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Hip Hop? Indie Rock? Punk? 

We get it. and we play it! See our playlist here .

Ever wonder whose voice that is on the radio?

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11/07/2015 - 1:50 PM

Ever wonder whose voice that is on the radio?

While listening to your favorite program on Your Sound Alternative, have you ever wondered who the voice is behind the microphone? That's a great question! KVSC attracts more than 70 volunteer deejays, so it can be hard to keep up. To see who is hosting your show of choice, check out our Program Guide. If you would like to join the team, visit our training department to learn the steps of becoming a radio host.

Listen to KVSC on Your Mobile Device -- iPhone, Blackberry or DROID

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10/31/2015 - 10:50 AM

Listen to KVSC on Your Mobile Device -- iPhone, Blackberry or DROID

Does your phone dream of KVSC? Let it dream no more as KVSC has a number of ways to listen to Your Sound Alternative on your mobile device.

Go to for instructions on how to listen on a variety of devices!


KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

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01/08/2015 - 11:00 AM

KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

So, you heard a song, but missed the DJ telling you what it was called and who sang it.  Don't sweat it. Just go to our Spinitron page.  

Located in the "Listen Live" player on the upper right of all pages, you can see who's on the air and what artist and song is currently playing.  Also, if you click the host's name you can view their profile.  If you click the track name, you can view the entire play list in real-time via

The archive link gets you to all playlists by all hosts.  Try it out for yourself!

KVSC is Proud to be an AMPERS station

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08/15/2012 - 12:00 PM

KVSC is proud to be part of the AMPERS.  Ampers is an association of 18 independent community radio stations in Minnesota. Each station is locally managed and programmed by and for the local communities they serve.  Ampers is the largest network of community radio stations in Minnesota and one of the largest of its kind in the United States, including four tribally owned stations. From Grand Marais and Thief River Falls to Mankato and Winona, and just about everywhere in-between, we’ve got Minnesota covered. Our combined audience is about 250,000 devoted listeners.  

PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt

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06/17/2009 - 12:00 PM

PODCAST: Holocaust Survivor Henry Oertelt presents an original production--the amazing journey of Holocaust survivor Dr. Henry Oertelt.  The entire podcast series is presented in episodes of the 18 critical events that led to Henry's survival of five Nazi concentration camps and a three day death march.  Henry Oertelt's compelling book, "An Unbroken Chain" was recorded and engineered at the KVSC studios.  KVSC is sincerely honored to be the audio archival source of Dr. Oertelt's eternal message of hope and dignity. 

Sports Schedule

  • Volleyball vs Upper Iowa (Sports Stream)
    Sep 24, 2016 - 4:00
  • Women's Hockey vs Merrimack (Sports Stream)
    Sep 30, 2016 - 6:07
  • Women's Hockey vs Merrimack (Sports Stream)
    Oct 01, 2016 - 3:07

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