Live from Studio A

This Midwestern singer/songwriter joined us for a session on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. He's the host and musical director of a new radio variety show, Take it with You.

Listen to our session from April 11, 2014 with this Duluth trio, who describe their music as "aggressive Americana." They recorded an anthem for the Duluth Community Garden Program's vegetable of the year, beans, performed at the program's Slugfest fundraising event on April 12, 2014 at Clyde Iron Works in Duluth.

Listen to our session from March 14, 2014 with this Minneapolis indie folk/rock quartet. Their latest release, Iced Over: Thawing Minnesota's Local Lore, came out of a year-long project of researching stories and local history in smaller communities across Minnesota.

Listen to our session from March 19, 2014 with this composer, pianist, and multi-instrumentalist who's based in Cambridge, Massachusetts. When not performing his own work, Cosgrove is a sideman in other projects including Duluth's own St. Anyway. Cosgrove's latest album, Field Studies, is influenced by his interest in landscape and in preserving America's natural soundscapes.

Listen to our session with Minneapolis based electronic indie rock band Beasthead from March 7, 2014. They played the night before at the Red Star Lounge in Duluth at an event called Men as Peacemakers designed to promote the Best Party Model, whose goal is to help prevent sexual violence.

Listen to our session with Minnesota Bluegrass band from March 21, 2014. The Platte Valley Boys have been playing together since 1975.

  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.


Listen to our session with this Folk/Americana artist from the Superior/Duluth region from February 6, 2014. She talks about what influences her music and some of her recent travels.

Listen to our session with this veteran Canadian pop rocker from January 24, 2014. He was joined by his band The Govenors.

Listen to our session with this Twin Cities singer/songwriter, who's been dubbed "The Mayor of St. Paul," Martin Devaney, from January 17, 2014.

Listen to our session from January 10, 2014 for a session with this local acoustic duo made up of David Aker (aka Hewitt Station) and Mark Levings. They talk about how they came together and about their "The Cabin Fever Sessions" series of shows.

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."

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.