©MN Department of Natural Resources

Minnesota's newest "next generation" state park - "you can still unplug if you want to"

The age-old vacation question: to connect or not to connect? Back in the day, with landline phones and rabbit-ear TV antennas, it was easy to disconnect from the outside world when you headed "up north." But Minnesota's newest state park, Lake Vermilion-Soudan Underground Mine State Park , has all-electric campsites - and wifi. The MN Department of Natural Resources has everything you need to know to make your camping reservations here.

Read More
Woman and four men posing in front of a wall of cd's
Ryan Ueki for KUMD

9/19 Live from Studio A: Annie Humphrey and the Long Hairz Collective

This native of Northern Minnesota's Leech Lake Indian Reservation has a new album combining her environmental activism and her music. The release, The Beast and the Garden , features veteran musician Mark Shark of the late John Trudell's Bad Dog band among others. Humphrey joined us in the studio on September 19, 2017 with The Long Hairz Collective; they all perform on Friday, September 22 at the AICHO Galleries in Duluth. Annie Humphrey AICHO Galleries

Read More

MN Reads: "The Clue in the Trees" by Margi Preus

Margi Preus talks about the "reverse strip tease" of mystery writing and why she never gets more confident as a writer.

Read More

Friday, March 31 at 1pm.

Local artists Sterling Waters and Bare Common are live in our studios.

Friday, March 10th at 4pm.

Dorothy Scott is New York performer who blends blues, folk, rock, and jazz. We'll give you a preview of her show later the same night at Beaner's Central.

Join us in the Weber Music Hall on Wednesday, May 24th at 2pm for a celebration of the life and music of Bob Dylan on his 65th birthday. It's an afternoon of live music from Duluth's finest bands paying tribute to Bob.

Bands performing will include No Wait Wait, Jerree Small and more.

Friday, May 5th, 1pm.

Guitarist Goran Ivanovic was born in what was then Yugoslavia. He's now based in Chicago, but his music reflects his Balkan heritage as well as jazz and classical influences.

Friday, April 14th at 3pm.

Join us for a session with this Minneapolis roots-rock singer-songwriter. He plays later the same night at Fitger's Brewhouse.

Join us in the Weber Music Hall on the UMD campus on Wednesday, May 24th at 2pm for a celebration of the life and music of Bob Dylan on his 65th birthday. It's an afternoon of live music from Duluth's finest bands paying tribute to Bob. Everyone is welcome to join us for this free event.

Bands performing will include No Wait Wait, Jerree Small, Boy Girl Boy Girl, Hattie and the Black Frames, Wet Dog, Hobo Nephews, Rich Mattson, Sterling Waters, and more.

Friday, April 14th at 1pm.

Join us for an in-studio session with David Boone.

Joe performed in our studio on April 21st, 2006.

www.joecrookston.com.

April 21st, 2006

This Minnesota guitar virtuoso had to re-train himself to play his instrument left-handed after suffering from a disease that affected his hand. He stopped by our studios to talk about this and other aspects of his career, and to play some tunes.

www.billymclaughlin.com

Friday, April 21st at 2pm.

Join us for a session with Erik Koskinen and Frankie Lee.

Pages

Featured Live From Studio A

Average Mammals will join us live September 28th at 2pm

DONATE YOUR VEHICLE AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE

KUMD Event Photos

Check out photos of Trampled By Turtles at Bayfront and more!