Live from Studio A

Weekdays during Music Through the Day

Live performance and interviews with local, regional, and national artists.

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Listen to our session from June 27, 2014 for a session with this Iron Range roots rock band. They played us a few tunes and talked about their newly released CD, Road Beneath the Wheel.


Listen to our session from June 30, 2014 for a session with this reunited alt-rock Twin Cities band. Formed in the mid '80s by brothers Kraig, Kirk, and Kyle Johnson, the group was part of the same Minnesota music scene that spawned the Replacements and Husker Du, among others.


Listen to our session from July 11, 2014 with this foot-stomping country gospel band from the Mahtowah area that helped close out this year's Homegrown Music Festival. The band features Colleen Myhre and Caleb Anderson (from The Two Steps and Old Knifey and the Cutthroats). They play us a few tunes and talk about their new album.


Listen to our session from July 10, 2014 with this Colorado-based performer. A founding member of the band the Atoll, he's now playing solo acoustic Native Americana fingerstyle blues.


Rivers, an indie band from Eau Claire, WI, joined us June 10, 2014 for a live session. They recently released their debut album, Of Dusk


Listen to our session from June 5, 2014 with one man band Johnny Vee, aka Jaw Knee Vee. He talked about his recent move from the Twin Cities to Duluth and gave us a sample of his raucous, low fi, rockabilly punk blues.


Listen to our session from June 3, 2014 with this young Duluth acoustic band. They perform on Friday, June 6 at 6pm at Pete Fest at Beaner's Central in Duluth.


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 session with this eclectic local folk/bluegrass band, Black River Revue, from June 13, 2014. They played a set of tunes and discussed they newly released album, Spring Thaw.


Minneapolis singer/songwriter, Brianna Lane, joined us in studio on May 20, 2014. She was joined by banjo player Blake Thomas and they performed a few songs and talked about upcoming projects.


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.

George Ellsworth
Brother George
 


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.

Thunder Brothers on Reverbnation


We kicked off our Homegrown week session on April 28, 2014 with this local singer/songwriter. Formerly in the band Sight Like December, he now primarily performs as a solo artist.

Steve Johnson


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.

Wood Blind Homegrown


Listen to our session with Dan Anderson and company bring their soulful grooves to the studio from May 2, 2014. They talk about the types of shows they play and what kind of music inspires them.

The Silk Sheiks


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