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Backyard Almanac: An old record still stands

Naturalist, author and educator Larry Weber, always a keen observer of what is, acknowledges an important anniversary.

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6/19 Live from Studio A: Kyle Ollah

Listen to our sessions with this young Duluth musician, known for his unvarnished solo folk performances, his fiddle playing at traditional dances, his occasional collaborations with Charlie Parr, and his work with local band Yester. He'll release his first full-length solo album of American folk songs at Amazing Grace on Saturday, June 23. He joined us on June 19, 2018 to talk about the album and share some tunes. Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural...

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MN Reads: Michael Schumacher, The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul

Our guest on this episode of MN Reads is Michael Schumacher, the author of The Contest: The 1968 Election and the War for America's Soul , published in 2018 by the University of Minnesota Press.

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Join us for a session with this Minneapolis folk-rocker on Friday, June 9th at 1pm. It's a preview of his show with Ellery at Beaner's Central at 8pm.

Gabriel James
Beaner's Central.

Friday, March 31 at 1pm.

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

Join us for an in-studio session with this Texas artist on Friday, May 5th at 1pm. It's a preview of her 9pm show at Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe.

Tish Hinojosa joins us for an hour of music and conversation in anticipation of her show at Amazing Grace.

Friday, April 14th at 1pm

David Boone is a singer/songwriter from Missoula, Montana who'll join us in the studio for a preview of his show at Beaner's Central.

Friday, June 16th at 3pm

Formerly of the acclaimed Minnesota bluegrass band Stoney Lonesome, Chris Silver is a talented songwriter, guitarist and mandolin player who now fronts his own band. They'll be in our studios to preview their show at Beaner's Central.

Listen to our session with this singer/songwriter duo from July 20th, 2006.

Justin Roth: www.justinrothmusic.com

Chris Cunningham: www.storyhill.com

Thursday, April 13th at 1pm

Join us for an in-studio session with Eric Bering & Josh Herbert.

Wednesday, May 10th at 3pm

Local singer/songwriter Mary Bue and Twin Cities duo Tuesday's Robot join us in the studio for a preview of their show at Amazing Grace.

Saturday, May 27th at noon, Live from the Weber Music Hall

Join us for a session with musicians who played on Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks" album.

We continue our tribute to Bob Dylan with a session featuring the Twin Cities musicians who played on Bob Dylan's "Blood on the Tracks" album. Join us at the Weber Music Hall on the UMD campus on Saturday, May 27th at noon. It's a preview of the band's show at 7pm at the Hibbing High School auditorium as part of the Dylan Days celebration.

The "Blood on the Tracks" band includes Kevin Odegard, Chris Weber, Bill Berg, Peter Ostroushko, Gregg Inhofer, and Billy Peterson.
Dylan Days info

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KUMD Live from Studio A Volume 1

KUMD is pleased to announce the release of Live from Studio A Volume 1 , a collection of 16 tracks recorded in our studios over the past several years.

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Interview with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls

Tune in Thursday, July 19, at 12pm to hear KUMD's Maija Jenson chat with Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls .

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