Category: Shows

Central News – October 2-9, 2022 BRIEFS GUEST ARTIST TO PERFORM AT HART RECITAL HALL Guest artist Athansios Zervas will perform a saxophone concert Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Hart Recital Hall. A composer, scholar, and conductor Zervas performs music ranging from jazz to classical. He boasts an extensive extensive international career that has included appearances in Carnegie Hall… Read more »

Buffett Break

Thirsty for a margarita? Hungry for a cheeseburger? In paradise? Could you use some public relations? Tune in every Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and every Saturday and Sunday from 5-6 p.m. for “Buffett Break”.  It’s your time to head to the islands, relax and let the workday run off. A solid hour of Jimmy Buffett… Read more »

Underground Sound

Cameron Hook and Jacob Mager come at you live every Wednesday from 6-7 pm with “Underground Sound”. Cameron and Jacob feature some of their favorite alternative rock.  They offer up some trivia and history as well.

Central News – Sept. 26-Oct. 2, 2022 BRIEFS FAMILY WEEKEND TALENT SHOW DEADLINE LOOMING Friday is the deadline to submit an audition to Mo’s Activities Council for their 22nd Annual Family Weekend Talent Show. People who submit an audition must also be available for a rehearsal from 7-8:30 p.m. on Thursday and for the actual Talent Show on Saturday, Oct. 1…. Read more »

Celtic Moods

  Fáilte, cairde!  Welcome, friends, to “Celtic Moods”! Outlander. Rob Roy. Braveheart.  And lots of other classic songs from Ireland and Scotland.  Great music to study by, sip a Guiness, or toss a caber.  Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 8 p.m.  taitneamh a bhaint as!! (or, for you Yanks, Enjoy!)

The Gospel Zone

  Meet author, Christian Life Coach, entrepreneur and highly-sought after empowerment speaker, Camille Stevens-Bess, Ms Ed.  She is the CEO of She Boss Consulting and Coaching, LLC, and is the Pastor of Mt. Zion Apostolic Temple located in Knob Noster, Mo. Camille assists constituents in identifying attainable goals in their personal and professional lives.  She… Read more »

Sports Talk

It’s not just another show were a couple fans rant about this team or that player.  “Sports Talk” is brought to you be the Sports Reporting class at UCM.  Join the students as they debate who should pay for new stadiums, whether the NIL is good for sports, if PEDs should be legalized and more…. Read more »

Sounds From the Screen

No movie would be quite the same without a quality soundtrack.  Brandon Harrison shares some of his favorites on “Sounds from the Screen”.  Airing every Tuesday and Thursday at 2 p.m., “Sounds from the Screen” features some of the most popular songs features in various types of media, ranging from TV and movies to games… Read more »

The BVB Show

Join Brennen Van Breusegen every Monday night from 6-7 for “The BVB Show”.  Brennen will cover a variety of topics, from business to baseball, leadership to lion taming (not really, but it alliterated well).  Sometimes it will just be Brennen.  Other times he’ll have guests.  It’s “The BVB Show” Mondays at 6 p.m.   Brennen… Read more »

Taking the Snap

Calling all fans of the Kansas City Chiefs:  join Collin Sumler every Friday from noon-1 p.m. for “Taking the Snap”.  Collin shares his thoughts on the Kansas City Chiefs, provides his NFL predictions, and more each week on “Taking the Snap”.   Collin Sumler is a digital media production major at the University of Central… Read more »

The R&B Hour

Rachel Seals brings you some of the hottest R&B tunes every Wednesday from 2-3 p.m. on “The R&B Hour”.  Like Usher and Beyonce? She’s got ‘em.  Want to hear R. Kelly and Alicia Keys? They’re on the air.  Every Wednesday at 2 p.m. on “The R&B Hour”.   Rachel Seals is a digital media production… Read more »

My Morning Classics

FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK …tune in every Thursday from 11-noon for “My Morning Classics” with Roman Pfister.  Roman shares his favorite classic rock hits from the ‘60s, ’70s, and ‘80s, including Van Halen, Def Leppard, ZZ Top and more.   Roman Pfister is the “Voice of the Mules” as play-by-play announcer for home Mules… Read more »

Indigo Radio

  “Indigo Radio” is an hour-long show hosted by Paris Rex Norvell every Tuesday and Thursday from 5-6 p.m.  Paris features an eclectic blend of alternative and underground music with everything from old hidden gems to the freshest finds coming up in new music today.  “Indigo Radio” serves as a curated and specially selected mix… Read more »

Just Talkin’ Sports

J.T. Noah has been producing his podcast “Just Talkin’ Sports” for a number of years, and now brings it to UCM-The Beat.  Every Thursday from noon-1 p.m., J.T. will be talking college and professional football and basketball, as well as Major League Baseball. J.T. Noah is a senior majoring in digital media production.  In addition… Read more »

Now Introducing …

Every Tuesday from noon-1 p.m.,  Mason Harding will be choosing a different genre or sub-genre of music and will select some of his favorite artists to “introduce” to his audience.  He will also provide biographies and information about each of the acts. Only on “Now Introducing …” Mason Harding is a digital media production major,… Read more »

Takin’ it Back

R&B. Soul. Rap. Hip-Hop.  Alysha Burney shares it all on “Taking it Back”.  Alysha brings you some of her favorite tunes from the ‘80s, ‘90s and early 2000s.  “Taking it Back”, every Monday from noon-1 p.m.   Alysha Burney is also a stand-up comedian located in the Midwest. While also working towards a bachelor’s degree… Read more »

30-Minutes of THRIVE

  30-Minutes of THRIVE Join Ben Avery for “30-Minutes of THRIVE”.  Ben interviews faculty and students participating in THRIVE during 30-minutes of THRIVE, airing Wednesdays from noon-1 p.m. Ben Avery is in his third year as a member of the THRIVE program at the University of Central Missouri.  He is studying digital media production and… Read more »

UCM -The Beat Concert Series

  The UCM-The Beat Concert Series is a collaboration between Digital Media Production and the School of Visual and Performing Arts.  Each semester, select University of Central Missouri choral and instrumental ensemble concerts will be broadcast live on The Beat. An opportunity to train students in remote production of a live event, the Concert Series also… Read more »

The Daily Function

Fan of hip-hop? So is Terrell Saddler.  He brings you his top five songs of the week every Monday and Friday from 2-3 p.m. and every Thursday from 7-8 p.m. on “The Daily Function”. Terrell will talk about the artists and their music, and he will also share what’s happening in the hip-hop world.  Fans… Read more »

Sports Page

  Want to get to know some of the student-athletes, coaches, administrators and support staff instrumental in University of Central Missouri Athletics?  Want to know what is coming up with the Mules and Jennies?  Tune in every Thursday and Saturday night at 6 for “Sports Page” with host Corrine Benedict.  You can also catch archived… Read more »

Voices of UCM

Everyone has a story, and we want to share those stories with the University of Central Missouri community.  Join Abram Tabor every Wednesday and Saturday at 7 p.m. for “Voices of UCM” to learn more about University of Central Missouri students, faculty, staff and alums. Abram Tabor serves as news director for The Beat. He… Read more »


Want to hear some of the University of Central Missouri’s best talent?  It’s “MOriginals”. UCM students, faculty, staff and alumni will are featured with special guest appearances in studio. Join Katie Marshall for “MOriginals every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 4 p.m. Katie Marshall is a Musical Theatre BFA student at UCM. No stranger to… Read more »

Wake Up and Jam

Put down that cup of coffee and crank up “Wake Up and Jam”!!  Your morning dose of upbeat music across multiple genre, including pop, classic rock, country, and even tunes from Disney and Broadway. We’ll also update you one what is going on around the UCM campus with Abram Tabor and “Central News” at 8,… Read more »

Lunchtime Shuffle

Take a break, grab a bite, and enjoy “Lunchtime Shuffle”, every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m.-noon. We’ll also have “Central News” for you at the end of the hour. Only on UCM-The Beat.

Rockstar Radio

Classic rock, trivia, and MORE classic rock!!! Every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 – 5 p.m. It’s “Rockstar Radio” with Garrason Leighton.  Garrason brings you the hottest tunes from AC/DC, Guns n Roses, Queen, Led Zeppelin and more! Garrason Leighton is a Digital Media Production major Centralia, Missouri.  A member of the UCM Radio Club,… Read more »

Chattin’ It Up

Digital media productions major Gregory Burns visits with UCM students, faculty and staff to learn about their interests, hobbies and stories.  “Chattin’ It Up” airs every Friday at 7 p.m. Greg Burns is the host of “Chattin’ It Up”.  He is also president of the UCM Radio Club.  Greg came to UCM from Warrensburg High… Read more »

The Beatles Power Hour

The Beatles Power Hour:  Tune in Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 4-5 p.m. for The Beatles Power Hour.  You’ll hear some of the top songs from the lads from Liverpool.   We’ll also have a little Beatles trivia for you, as well as tunes from acts inspired by The Beatles,… Read more »


It’s SHOWTIME!!:  Airing 8-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, “It’s Showtime” features hit songs from some of your favorite Broadway musicals, including “Cats”, “Westside Story”, “Grease”, “A Chorus Line” and more!!  Fans will also learn some Broadway trivia from UCM music and theatre students. Madeline Otero serves as host of “It’s SHOWTIME!!”.  She is a… Read more »

A Bit Moore Country

Tune in daily from 3-4 p.m. for your dose of classic country with Dr. Joe Moore! Garth Brooks, Alabama, Faith Hill, Martina McBride and more!! Joe brings you some of the best country from the ’70s, ’80s, ’90s and early 2000s, plus some earlier country and western tunes to get your toes tappin’ and your… Read more »