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Thursday at 7 p.m. & Saturday at 12 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 and hosted by Spencer Tritt.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. These performances are accompanied by interviews with the artists who discuss their inspirations, aspirations, and the stories behind their original songs.Have a band you'd like to hear on Sessions from Studio A? Send us your suggestions: sessions@niu.edu

Sessions from Studio A - The Midnight Purchase

Indie/Americana band The Midnight Purchase joins us on this week's edition of Sessions from Studio A. Nominated for the "New Artist of the Year" award in Milwaukee in early 2020, the band was riding high but then had their world shifted by the pandemic. After finding inspiration while attending the Black Lives Matter protests, songwriter Orlando Peña assembled a new lineup and began writing some of the new songs we'll hear on this week's show. We'll also talk with members of The Midnight Purchase about their music, inspirations, and more.

Find more music from The Midnight Purchase on Bandcamp and follow the band on Facebook for news on upcoming releases and live shows.  

The Midnight Purchase performing "Looking Ahead" live in WNIJ's Studio A

The Midnight Purchase performing "The Hard Way" live in WNIJ's Studio A

The Midnight Purchase performing "Caged Bird" live in WNIJ's Studio A

The Midnight Purchase performing "Here at Sea" live in WNIJ's Studio A

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