Live Music

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


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.

The Getarounds


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.

Amy Abts


Listen to our session from April 29, 2014 with this alt-bluegrass band. They recently released a self-titled album and discuss some of the fresh new material.

Tin Can Gin


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.


  Influential Duluth band Low recently celebrated 20 years together. Listen to our special hour-long session from February 13, 2014 as we talked with them about their legacy, and their most recent release.

Low


Listen to our session with local blues/folk favorite, Charlie Parr, from November 2, 2012. He talks about his re-release of King Earl and his life on the social network.

Charlie Parr

Listen to our session with this local blues/folk favorite from January 11, 2012. He brought a band into the studio to play tunes from his latest disc, "Keep Your Hands on the Plow."


Jake Kapsner, one of the coordinators for Park Point Art Fair, joins us in the studio this week to talk about how this event is significant to the arts and to the community as a whole. This year is the 41st Annual Park Point Art Fair and takes place June 25-26 at Park Point in Duluth, MN.

Radio Gallery 06-22-2011: Park Point Art Fair

Listen to our session with Charlie Parr from Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Afterwards he played at the UMD Market Day in the Plaza.


Listen to our live session with local folk/blues performer Charlie Parr from August 27th, 2008.


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