Now that you're more familiar with Colorado Springs' favorite musicians, there's still the question of where you can actually hear them. Sure, there are live gigs and record bins, but you'll also find a number of radio stations that have taken to promoting the local music scene.
For those who haven't entirely given up on the airwaves, KRXP-FM 103.9 offers Colorado Native at 9 p.m. on Sundays. The program features interviews and music from Colorado Springs bands of the alternative-rock persuasion, as well as the occasional Denver act.
KILO-FM 94.3, which is RXP's harder-rocking cousin, weighs in with Loud & Local at 9:30 each Thursday night. If you miss any of the shows, you can find them archived at tiny.cc/d1y4cx.
On the far-left-hand side of the dial, KRCC-FM 91.5 offers Grass Roots Revival at 8 p.m. Wednesdays. The two-hour program is largely devoted to country, folk and bluegrass music, much of which emanates from Colorado Springs and surrounding areas.
At 3 on Saturday afternoons, you can tune in to KVOR-AM 740's Our Town, a live show hosted by former Indy employee Sarada Connors. The program covers a broad spectrum of Colorado Springs arts and community activities, including frequent segments on local musicians.
If you prefer listening to all southern Colorado music, all the time, you'll need to become acquainted with LocalFM, a locally originating station that, despite its name, is web-only. The station streams around the clock, with a hugely eclectic playlist of current local releases, as well as more vintage tracks and an increasing number of live remotes. Listen in at localfm.org.
And finally, there's UCCS Radio's The Scene, the Internet-only station's relatively new local music and interview program. Host Ingrid Henderson is especially well versed in Colorado Springs' hip-hop and indie scenes. The hour-long show streams at 4 p.m. on Fridays, with a rebroadcast at 1 p.m. on Saturdays, at radio.uccs.edu.
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