Sessions From Studio A

Thursday at 7 p.m. & Sunday at 6 p.m.

Sessions From Studio A is a local program dedicated to showcasing regional and touring musicians, featuring  performances recorded in WNIJ's own Studio A in DeKalb.

The program presents genres of music ranging from folk to indie rock, blues, alternative country, Americana, world music and more, in a way that provides the listener with a live concert experience. Hosted by Carl Nelson, these performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.

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Sessions from Studio A - Gavin Mee & Cody Lee

Nov 10, 2016
Carl Nelson

Gavin Lee performing "Mosquito Chicks" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Cody Lee performing "Bounder" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Gavin Mee and Cody Lee on the web.

Sessions from Studio A - Tentacles Everywhere

Nov 3, 2016
Carl Nelson

Tentacles Everywhere performs "Native" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Tentacles Everywhere on Facebook: @tentacleseverywhererockford

Sessions from Studio A - The Pines

Oct 27, 2016
Carl Nelson

The Pines perform "Aerial Ocean" in WNIJ's Studio A.

The Pines can be found on the web at

Sessions from Studio A - Piece of Cake

Oct 20, 2016
Carl Nelson

Piece of Cake performing "Somebody" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find Piece of Cake on the web at Bandcamp and Facebook.

Carl Nelson

The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra performs "Triple S" in WNIJ's Studio A.

Find The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra online at