KUMD Events

NorShor Benefit Concert
NorShor Theatre

LetsTalkMN.com is presenting a Mental Health Awareness concert featuring American country/blues musician 

QASU Drag Show Ticket Giveaway

Mar 13, 2018
QASU

 

The Basement wants to send you to the UMD Queer and Allied Student Union Annual Drag Show, happening Saturday, March 24th in the Kirby Ballroom. Win tickets by listening to The Basement Tuesday, March 20th through Thursday, March 22nd after 9pm for your chance to call! Tune in and win on KUMD The Basement.

Poster announcing concert featuring a wolf silhouette in front of a full moon
www.redherringlounge.com

Minnesota's very own foot-stompin' rock'n'roll band, The 4onthefloor, returns to Duluth.

Date:  Friday, March 2Time:  9pm-11:55pmLocation:  The Red Herring Lounge, 208 E 1st St., Duluth, MN 55802
Tickets:  www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1628632 

The first music event at NorShor is just around the corner! This exciting local music showcase will feature Low and Dave Simonett with special guests Gaelynn Lea, Superior Siren, Coyote, Rick McLean, Benson Ramsey, Anna Tennis, Paul Lundgren, and Take It With You!

 Former Duluth mayor, Don Ness, will host this historic evening celebrating local music, community and the newly renovated NorShor Theatre.  

Emma Rothwell

The Hunt for the Frozen 45 begins February 18th! We have hidden the golden record, will you be the one to find it?

Now it is your mission to search UMD's campus, find the medallion, and bring it back to the KUMD station, located in the basement of the Humanities building. Accomplish this and become the winner of The Duluth Starter Pack (camping hammock, waterproof Bluetooth speaker, and other outdoor essentials) and four tickets to see Dessa at SOUND in Duluth.

KUMD is a Proud Sponsor of Mid West Music Fest

Jan 29, 2018
Photos by Nate Ryan/MPR on blog.thecurrent.org

  Mid West Music Fest is a 4-day event with more than 100 acts and a dozen stages between two historic cities- Winona, MN and La Crosse, WI. 

Anders Osborne
chicagomusic.org

New Orleans' Gambit Weekly has honored Anders Osborne as the Entertainer Of The Year. OffBeat named him the Crescent Citys Best Guitarist for the third year in a row, and the Best Songwriter for the second straight year. See Anders Osborne perform in Downtown Duluth at SOUND. 

The New Standards
Photo Courtesy of Nate Ryan

The New Standards led by Twin Cities musicians  Chan Poling (The Suburbs) on piano, bassist John Munson (Trip Shakespeare, Semisonic), and Steve Roehm (Billygoat Electropolis) on vibraphone. They formed in 2005 to play and sing their favorite songs in a stripped down, acoustic setting.  The New Standards create jazz arrangements of recognizable hits from Dan Hicks to David Byrne, Bowie to Beck. 

Photo Courtesy of Duluth Community Garden Program

The Duluth Community Garden Program and the Arrowhead Professional Chefs Association are coming together for the 7th Annual Art of Local Food, an evening of dishes featuring local ingredients, a silent auction of items and experiences from local businesses, and a high end art auction of sought after local artists' work.  

Beargrease
Photo Courtesy of Seave's Idida Sled Dog Race

Join us at the 34th annual John Beargrease Sled-Dog marathon for a chance to meet the race teams, purchase race merchandise, and watch the teams take off on their nearly 400-mile journey, the longest sled-dog race in the lower 48 states. Then follow our complete coverage on air and online!

KUMD Presents The Sound Sessions

Nov 2, 2017

KUMD is proud to partner with Sound, downtown Duluth's new restaurant and music venue, to bring you unique concert experiences featuring fantastic on-stage collaborations from musicians including this month's performers: 

For the third year UMD students, educators and entrepeneurs will come together for the 2017 UMD Entrepreneurship Conference. People who attend will hear from successful local, regional, and national entrepreneurs about the impact they have had in their respective fields as well as attend workshops and network. Paid attendees will be provided lunch and all attendees will recieve snacks and refreshments. 

This conference is an initiative of The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) and is 100% student-run. 

Man in white shirt wearing bolo tie
www.bobdylan.com

Bob Dylan and Mavis Staples are bringing their tour to St. Paul and we want to send our listeners as a way of saying "thank you" for helping us reach our goal during our Fall Membership Drive. Tune in for a pledge-free week October 16 through October 20 to enter our drawing! 

Listen everyday this week for chances to call and enter, you can enter once per day.  The winners will be announced on Friday, October 20. The show takes place on Wednesday, October 25 at 7:30PM at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, MN. 

Hurricane Irma Benefit Show Poster
Hurricane Irma Benefit Show Poster

Before turning it's eye on Florida, Hurricane Irma left catastrophic devestation in the Carribean. People are without homes, running water, or electricity. Join us for this upcoming benefit show as we raise money to purchase clean water for victims of Hurricane Irma.

The Basement Takeover on October 6, College Radio Day!

Tune in Friday, October 6 as KUMD celebrates College Radio Day along with stations across the country.  The Basement djs takeover the airwaves all day! KUMD was started 60 years ago by students at the University of Minnesota Duluth and celebrating our deep college roots, check out the student playlists of new alternative music from hip-hop to indie rock to electronic.

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