Acoustic folk band, Cowboy Angel Blue, joined us for our live session May 29, 2014. They played us a few tunes, including covers of Bob Dylan and Neil Young songs, and talked about the origins of their musical duo.
Listen to our Live from Studio A session from May 1, 2014 with an artist from this year's Homegrown Music Festival. George Ellsworth has performed at the festival previously with many local bands, including James & Younger and Snobarn, but this is his first year as a solo artist.
During Homegrown Week on KUMD we had a session with this progressive guitar rock group made up of local music veterans from April 30, 2014. They talk about how they all got together to form the band and play a few of their songs.
Listen to our session with this acoustic ska duo featuring Jason Wusso and Veikko Lepisto from April 30, 2014. They joined us during Homegrown week and talked about how they connected up to start playing together.
Listen to our session with the frontman from Twin Cities Band Painted Saints from April 25, 2014. He talks about some of the other bands he is working with and influences that have changed his songwriting.
Homegrown week continued on KUMD as Gaelynn Lea and Dan Dresser, also known as the Getarounds, joined us for a session from May 2, 2014. They talk about how they formed their duet and play some of their songs.
One of Homegrown's original acts returns with a new band, the Extinct Gingers, for the festival. Listen to our session from May 2, 2014 as this singer/songwriter reminisces about Homegrowns past and shares some new material.
Listen to our session with another Duluth Homegrown Music Festival performer from May 1, 2014. This is the latest project from local musician Tim Nelson, who played the very first Homegrown as part of the First Ladies.
Listen to our session from June 13, 2014 with Ellis Paul who emerged from Boston's thriving music scene in the '90s. He plays us a few songs and talks about his new upcoming album and his recent commencement speech at the University of Maine.