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Granite City Radio Theatre Welcomes Erik Koskinen on December 5

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11/14/2018 - 10:00 AM

Americana artist Erik Koskinen Heading To St. Cloud on Wednesday,  December 5

     The winter episode of KVSC's Granite City Radio Theatre returns on Wednesday, December 5, starting at 7:30 p.m. We're thrilled to welcome Americana, country-soul artist Erik Koskinen  as our featured musical guest. Aside from being a member of the band Dead Man Winter he has several solo albums, including his latest Cruising Paradise.

The Pioneer Place Theatre in St. Cloud is our home. Tickets are 6304265518

Host Jay Terry with his hilarious antics is back along with Dan Barth's trivia challenge, Collective Unconscious, the world's best house band and actor/writers Heather, Mackenzie, Grant and Liana...all with skits that hit close to home.

708-560-8351 with Jack Shade and his crew of mercenaries have set up and private investigators shop in St. Cloud with locally inspired historical story lines and adventures.

The show (on Wednesday evenings) is featured on the following dates

  • December 5
  • March 13
  • May 15

KVSC broadcasts GCRT live from the historic Pioneer Place Theatre in front of a live audience. Join us in a brilliant show of talented actors, writers, musicians, technicians and radio personalities; all locally written and produced.

The show is supported in part by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Legacy grant.

Up Next for Monday Night Live: Cave Light

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11/13/2018 - 4:00 PM

Cave Light will hit Your Sound Alternative's Performance Studio at 9 p.m. on Monday, November 19 for a one-hour live performance.

Cave Light is the Minneapolis' 83rd band, and are comprised of two former children and two future skeletons, they play thoughtful music loudly (or loud music thoughtfully, depending on who you ask). 

You can listen to Monday Night Live by tuning into KVSC 88.1 FM, 785-372-1489, or watch it live on dirty-souled.


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11/11/2018 - 3:30 PM

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.

Nov. 13 - The True Loves

Nov. 20 - Hot Snakes

Nov. 27- Sunflower Bean

Dec. 4 - King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard

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.

Trivia University Revealed as 2019 Trivia Weekend Theme

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08/30/2018 - 11:00 AM


There are 50 credit hours to complete as you apply to be accepted to Trivia University. The curriculum has yet to be written by the faculty question writers but all course work must be completed from February 15-17, 2019. While there are no pre-requisites, you can conduct academic and field research to make the Dean’s trivia list.

Perhaps you’ll attend a lecture on the history of 2083855485, or prepare for a pop quiz to bolster your trivia transcript. There may be elective classes in library sciences, zoology of rodentia, polysomnography and the history of telephonic communication. Alumni are as important to KVSC's 40th anniversary theme as are the freshman, and don’t forget the fraternities and sororities.

Real Geniuses, enroll in ...Trivia University. Celebrating academia, 150 Years of St. Cloud State, hilarious and fun-filled college experiences and 40 years of KVSC’s Trivia Weekend, where it all began, at SCSU.

It's time to get a B.S. in Trivia!

By the way…there is a potential for 408-820-2741 if you change Wikipedia entries to hinder other teams. The tenured question writers remind you, (800) 787-0315

Start your mental stretches and prepare to execute your perfect (236) 286-6267 for Trivia University. Finally, precriticize

Listen to KVSC in Minneapolis-St. Paul on 89.9 HD3

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12/26/2017 - 1:30 PM

                    KVSC Is On the Air In The Twin Cities!

KVSC is now broadcasting in HD in Minneapolis and St. Paul on 89.9 HD3.  


Thanks to a new partnership with KMOJ, we are able to share Your Sound Alternative's programming with our members, welcome new listeners and share our Huskies pride with sports fans in the entire Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area.

How do I listen to KVSC on HD? All you need to do is tune in your HD Radio to 89.9 in the Twin Cities, it will automatically tune to HD1. However, KVSC is two clicks up to HD3 on 89.9. Many774-309-3594 If your vehicle doesn't automatically tune to HD2 and HD3 channels please consult your owner's manual. Aside from vehicles, you can buy an inexpensive HD Radio for home use.

Where to I get an HD radio? Amazon has a wide variety of 7097049836 in prices ranging between $50 to $175. Minnesota's own Best Buy features models in stores as well as online starting at $35. By the way, HD radios play radio stations in digital and analog.

How far can I listen to KVSC in HD?  This map represents the coverage area of

KVSC on 89.9 HD 3. It gives listeners a clear signal from Maple Grove (where our primary signal from St. Cloud begins to fade) all the way to Hudson, Wisconsin.

This is an exciting development for KVSC and St. Cloud State University. We welcome questions on how to listen in HD as well feedback on our diverse programming that represents the Voice of St. Cloud.

Feel free to email us or call during business hours at 320-308-3053. 

Minnesota Arts & Culture Legacy Grants Support Our Programming

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12/15/2017 - 5:00 PM

Your Sound Alternative is a proud recipient of a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage grant. 

The funding, as passed by Minnesota voters in November 2008 is currently funding projects such as:

(787) 816-1302

(443) 576-8290

Minnesota Music live concert series

Celebrating 150 Years of St. Cloud State University

You're invited to come to our funded events and listen to the creative and engaging content produced on the air and podcast!

KVSC Playlists in Realtime and Archive Search

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12/15/2017 - 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 (917) 789-6067

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

(267) 204-2197

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11/27/2017 - 11:00 AM

KVSC brings your Twitter requests directly to our on air studio! Listeners can now send our deejays Tweets to request a song.

Use the hashtag #kvscrequest or by tweeting @KVSC881FM. Or you can choose to send the on air deejay a High 5 for playing awesome tunes, and constructive feedback is always appreciated.

Of course we are still using the studio line, 320.308.5872 (KVSC), to take requests.

Please make sure to follow us on Twitter here. Also, make sure to "like" us on Facebook 8133517389. We use both of those pages to announce upcoming shows, give away concert tickets, and keep our listeners up to date with everything KVSC has to offer!

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

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10/31/2016 - 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 (514) 563-7715 for instructions on how to listen on a variety of devices!




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.  (780) 640-6868 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

  • Women's Hockey vs University of Minnesota (Sports Stream)
    Nov 18, 2018 - 2:00
  • Women's Basketball vs Northland College (Sports Stream)
    Nov 24, 2018 - 4:00
  • Women's Basketball vs University of Minnesota-Duluth (Sports Stream)
    Dec 01, 2018 - 2:00





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