Lu Anne Stephens

Director of Programming and Operations, Music Host

Lu Anne has held many positions at KMUW, including local Morning Edition host and reporter/editor. In addition to her current duties as Program Director, Lu Anne produces KMUW’s “New Settler’s Radio Hour”  and countless special productions. After studying Music Performance and Journalism at Pittsburg State University, Lu completed her degree at Wichita State University in 1995. She has won several awards for journalistic excellence since she has been at KMUW.

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Music
2:25 pm
Tue October 9, 2012

What's On: October 13

Listen for folk and Americana musician Slaid Cleaves, recorded at the Old Settlers Inn. Slaid performs both as a solo acoustic act and with other musicians.  He first gained notice in 1992 when he won the Kerrville Folk Festival “New Folk” competition. He hit the Americana charts in 2000 with his album and song “Broke Down.”  In 2006 he released “Unsung,” a collection of songs written by other singer-songwriters.

Music
2:27 pm
Tue October 2, 2012

What's On: October 6

Listen for Krista Detor at the Old Settlers Inn. Krista is a singer-songwriter who has performed at venues around the world – including several times at the Old Settlers Inn. She’s currently an artist in residence at the American Embassy School in New Dehli, India.  She has ventured beyond standard songwriting and is currently working on a non-traditional musical theater piece based on “The Songlines” by Bruce Chatwin.

Music
9:00 am
Mon August 27, 2012

What's On: September 1

Listen for a performance by Zoe Lewis and the Rubber Band at the Old Settlers Inn. Zoe is an English folk musician from Brighton who now lives in Massachusetts. Her shows are best described as "fun" and you'll hear everything from traditional folk tunes to ballads to world beat to vaudeville.  Her instruments include the tin whistle, guitar, piano, harmonica, ukulele, accordion, human trumpet and sometimes spoons. Her band is made up of some of the best musicians working today.

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Music
9:00 am
Mon August 20, 2012

What's On: August 25

Listen for Chuck Pyle, the “Zen Cowboy of Colorado” performing at the Old Settlers Inn.  Chuck was an audience favorite, blending dry humor with truly wonderful contemporary folk tunes.

Live Music
9:00 am
Mon July 23, 2012

What's On: July 28

Fun, poetic, gritty, and wonderful. Tonight we feature a recording of Greg Brown from the Old Settlers Inn. Greg has recorded more than two dozen albums, is the founder of Red House Records, has received several folkie-and-indie type awards.

 

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Live Music
1:16 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

What's On: July 14

This week on New Settlers it's "The Best of the Zoo" - a sampling of concerts from past Sedgwick County Zoo summer concert series, including blues, cajun party music, ballads and swing performed by A Roomful of Blues, Marcia Ball, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, The Frank and JoeShow and Brave Combo.

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New Settlers' Radio Hour

Lu Anne Stephens brings you recordings of the best acoustic performers in local venues.

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