We hope that you find this Compass Mid-MO Music Directory a helpful resource for locating music services and resources in Mid-Missouri.

Artist/Band Booking, Management, and Promotion

The Columbia Music Scene, https://www.facebook.com/comomusic 

Kitchen Table Promotion, 573-222-0587,  http://www.kitchentablepromotion.comhttps://www.facebook.com/kitchentablepromotion

CD/DVD Duplication/Manufacture

Disk Makers, (800) 468-9353, http://www.discmakers.com/

Oasis Manufacturing, (888) 296-2747, http://www.oasiscd.com/

Community Radio and Television

Columbia Access Television (CAT), 1200 E. Broadway, Campus Box 2113, Columbia, MO 65215 (573) 876-7137, http://columbiaaccess.tv/

KOPN 89.5 fmcommunity supported radio for Mid-Missouri, 915 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201, (573) 874-1139, http://www.kopn.org/

Copyright Registration

U.S. Copyright Office, (202) 707-5959 or (877) 476-0778 (toll free), 8:30am to 5:00pm Eastern Time, Mon – Fri, http://www.copyright.gov/

Festivals and Community Events (featuring Live Music)

Art in the Park (Columbia Art League) –http://artinthepark.missouri.org/

Columbia Earth Dayhttp://www.columbiaearthday.org/

EcoArtFest, annual event sponsored by the Missouri River Cultural Conservancy) and held by the Missouri River at Cooper’s Landing.  For more information:  www.morivcc.org

Hartsburg Pumpkin Festivalhttp://www.hartsburgpumpkinfest.com/

Heritage Festival, annual event, sponsored by the City of Columbia, Parks and Recreation Dept. http://www.gocolumbiamo.com/ParksandRec/Activities_and_Programs/heritage-festival.php

Thumper Entertainment, 910 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO  65201 (573) 777-1897, sponsor of the annual “Roots n Blues n Barbeque Festival” and other events throughout the year. For more information, go to:  http://rootsnbluesnbbq.com/


Rhythm and Blues Foundation, non-profit organization dedicated to the historical and cultural preservation of Rhythm & Blues music, and recognition of contributions of its participants to our musical heritage. Provides financial and medical assistance, educational outreach, performance opportunities and archival activities to support its constituents and fulfill its mission.  http://www.rhythm-n-blues.org/about.php

Graphic Design

Instrument Builders/Designers

Big Muddy Mandolins, 301 Clark Street, Rocheport, MO 65279, (573) 698-3300

Instrument Repair

Access Percussion, 1203 Rogers st. Columbia MO, 65201, (573) 228-9774, Facebook.com/AccessPercussion

Jerry’s Instrument Repair (wind instrument repair), 111 E. Walnut Street, Columbia, MO  65203  (573) 443-4676,  www.jerrysinstrumentrepair.com  10am-6pm Tues-Fri, 10am-4pm Sat

The Music Suite (band instruments repair), 1906 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO  65202 (573) 442-3040  9am-6pm, Mon-Sat

Marketing/Communications (Social Media)


itunes: http://www.apple.com/itunes/


Sound Cloud: http://soundcloud.com/

Twitter: http://twitter.com/


Music Lessons

Access Percussion (drum lessons), 1203 Rogers st. Columbia MO, 65201, (573) 228-9774, Facebook.com/AccessPercussion

Lisa Rose Music Studio (woodwinds (flute, saxophones, clarinets –classical form and jazz theory as well as ensemble playing and improvising), (573) 446-8394 (home), (573) 489-7670 (cell), www.LisaRoseJazz.com

Music Forum, Kirk Hinkelman (bass guitars, drums/percussion, voice, piano, and group classes), 4814 Santana Circle, Columbia, MO 65203, (573) 777-3918, or  kirk@columbiamusicforum.comwww.ColumbiaMusicForum.com

The Music Suite (guitar and piano lessons), 1906 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO  65202 (573) 442-3040,  9am-6pm, Mon-Sat

Palen Music Center, 2609 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201 (573) 256-5555, www.palenmusic.com

Jefferson City Music Academy (Offering quality music lessons – piano, drum, voice, flute, ukulele, and guitar – AND Early Childhood music classes), 1411 Southwest BLVD Jefferson City MO 65109 (573) 634-5872 jeffersoncitymusicacademy.com


Music Publishers

Lydaco Music, lydacomusic@gmail.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/lydacomusic or www.lydacomusic.com

Music Stores

Access Percussion, 1203 Rogers st. Columbia MO, 65201, (573) 228-9774, Facebook.com/AccessPercussion

Barnhouse’s Crazy Music Store, 125 S. 8th Street, 65201 Columbia, MO  (573) 445-0000, www.CrazyMusicOnline.com

Byron Amplification, byronamps@gmail.com, http://www.byronamps.com/

Palen Music Center, 2609 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201 (573) 256-5555, www.palenmusic.com

The Music Suite, 1906 N. Providence Rd., Columbia, MO  65202, (573) 442-3040,  9am-6pm, Mon-Sat

Will West Music and Sound, 807 Missouri Blvd., Jefferson City, MO,  (573) 635-7777,  www.willwestmusic.net

Music Nonprofits

Compass, Inc. – The mission of Compass, Inc. is to provide aspiring musicians, singers and songwriters with educational, promotional, networking and showcasing opportunities to help them reach their full musical and artistic potential. www.compasscolumbia.org

Missouri Blues Association (MO Blues) – The mission of MO Blues is to promote, support and preserve the Blues. http://www.moblues.org/

Missouri River Cultural Conservancy (MoRivCC) – The mission of  the MoRivCC is to document, record, archive and foster awareness of the unique history and culture of the Central Missouri River Region.  http://www.morivcc.org/index.htm

We Always Swing Jazz Series – The mission of the We Always Swing Jazz Series is to be a concert producing and educational organization, designed to present, promote, preserve and celebrate the great American art form known as jazz. http://www.wealwaysswing.org

Music Videos


Performing Rights Organizations (PROs)/Mechanical Licensing

ASCAP, The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, www.ascap.com

BMI, Broadcast Music Incorporated, http://www.bmi.com

Harry Fox Agency, http://www.harryfox.com

SESAC, http://www.sesac.com


Kevin Dingman Photography, (573)  214-2457, dingmanphoto@mac.com

Piano Tuning

Record Labels

Emergency Umbrella Records, http://emergencyumbrella.wordpress.com/

Home Tone Records, Wes Wingate – (573) 424-5031, http://hometonerecords.com/ 


Recording Studios/Sound Engineers

Centro Cellar Studio, Wil Reeves, (573) 424-6833, wilreeves@gmail.com  or http://centrocellarstudio.com/

Mansion Studios, Bruce Barkelew and Adam Roehlke, 2800 Pepper Tree Ln, Columbia, MO  65201, (573) 874-0624, http://mansionstudio.com/

Pete Szkolka Studio, Pete Szkolka, (573) 474-3144, psmusic@charter.net, http://psmusicstudio.com/

Songwriter Groups

Mid-Missouri Songwriting Circle. This facilitated group meets monthly. Songwriters  come together to network, sharpen their skills and share lyrical and musical compositions.  For more information, vleighty07@yahoo.com.

Sound/Lighting/Video Equipment – Sales, Services and Repair

Barnhouse’s Crazy Music Store, 125 S. 8th Street, 65201 Columbia, MO,  (573) 445-0000, www.CrazyMusicOnline.com

Nelson Audio, 206 E. 2nd Street, Eldon, MO  65026,  (573) 392-4833,  www.nelsonaudio.com

Professional Sound and Lighting, 5810 Brown Station Rd
Suite 101, Columbia, MO 65202-2782, (573) 474-0955, http://pslmo.com/  9am -5pm, Mon-Fri

Venues (live music)

Coopers’s Landing, Port of Nashville, 11505 Smith Hatchery Rd, Columbia, MO   65203, (573) 657-2544, http://cooperslanding.net/Home_Page.htm

Eastside Tavern, 1016 East Broadway, Columbia, MO 65201, (573) 256-1500, eastside2@centurylink.com

Lupus General Store, (660) 849-2217, Facebook.com/lupusgeneralstore

Rose Music Hall, 1013 Park Ave., Columbia, MO,  (573) 875-0588, http://www.rosemusichall.com

Nash Vegas, 929 E. Broadway, Columbia, MO, http://www.NashVegasBar.com

Rocheport General Store, PO Box 7, Rocheport, MO 65279, (573) 698-2282, www.store@rocheportgeneralstore.com

Prison Brews, 305 Ash St., Jefferson City, MO  (573) 636-0678, www.prisonbrews.com

The Blue Note, 17 N. 9th St., Columbia, MO,  (573) 874-1944, www.thebluenote.com

The Mission – 915 E High St., Jefferson City, MO  65101, (573) 893-2800, http://themissionjc.com/

The Bridge-619 E. Capitol Avenue., Jefferson City, MO 65203, (573) 442-9627, http://thebridgejeffcity.com