Concerts and performances

​Sub Pop recording artist Daniel Martin Moore plugs in at Pogue Library

An audience of campus and community members listened intently to a solo performance by Kentucky native Daniel Martin Moore at Murray State University on April 12. The singer-songwriter’s hour-long show in Pogue Library’s Reading Room marked [...]

Roundabout U explores community service and working “9 to 5”

MURRAY, Ky. — In the next episode of Roundabout U students rock the night away while raising money for a good cause. Murray State University demonstrates why it’s considered a veteran friendly campus. And art students and [...]

BBQ on the River, Celebrate Music and more on the next Roundabout U

MURRAY, Ky. — The next episode of Roundabout U takes viewers to this year’s BBQ on the River and to a performance by members of the Murray State University department of music at the Carson Four Rivers [...]

Murray State and Paducah share “A Celebration of Music”

MURRAY, Ky. — Music will literally fill the Carson Four Rivers Center in Paducah on Thursday, Sept. 25, during a free pops concert, “A Celebration of Music,” featuring student musicians from Murray State University’s department of music. [...]

Town & Gown Community Band to begin rehearsals

From Murray Ledger & Times The Murray State University Town & Gown Community Band will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, May 13, at 6:30 p.m. in the MSU Band Room. Rehearsals will run for two hours and [...]

Alison Krauss & Union Station reschedules CFSB Center show to May 21

Due to an unforeseen and urgent health concern that requires immediate attention, Alison Krauss & Union Station have been forced to reschedule a few select shows on their upcoming tour with Willie Nelson. The tour, which [...]

Orchestra and symphonic band performance on April 24

The Murray State University Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dennis L. Johnson and John E. Fannin, will present its final concert of the spring semester on Thursday, April 24, at 7:30 p.m. [...]

GENERAZIONI: A Mini-Festival Featuring the Music of Paul Salerni

Beginning Monday March 3, the Murray State Music Department will proudly host guest composer Paul Salerni, NEH Distinguished Chair of the Humanities and Professor of Music at Lehigh University. The week-long residency will culminate with two [...]

MSU Symphony Orchestra and
Trumpet Ensemble to present Winter Concert

The music department of Murray State University is proud to present two of the department’s premiere instrumental ensembles in a special Winter Concert on Thursday, March 4 at 7:30pm in the Lovett Auditorium on campus.  The [...]

Annual Faculty Recital set for Feb. 23 at MSU

The Murray State University department of music will present the Faculty Showcase Recital on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 3:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Hall (PAH) on campus. The PAH is located in the Doyle Fine [...]