Trampled By Turtles

While Trampled by Turtles is on hiatus, frontman Dave Simonett is releasing an album with this electric side project. Furnace, the band's second full-length, released January 27. We welcomed Simonett into the studio on January 31, 2017 to find out more about the release and his change in focus after 14 years with the hugely successful Turtles. Dead Man Winter performed an in-store the same night at Duluth's Electric Fetus and also has shows at Papa Charlie's at Lutsen on February 3 and at Pizza Luce in Duluth on February 18.

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We are excited to present Dead Man Winter at Pizza Luce on Saturday February 18th. As Trampled by Turtles have gone on hiatus, frontman Dave Simmonet continues with his side project, Dead Man Winter, and their second release, Furnace.

Doors 8pm | Music 9pm | 21+
SOLD OUT SHOW

Minneapolis Skyline
Adam Fleischhacker

In its third year, Trampled by Turtles’ Festival Palomino brought together a collection of beloved musicians this Saturday under the shadow of the Minneapolis Skyline. The Arcs with Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Illinois’ multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird, British folk rocker Jake Bugg, and acclaimed groups Elephant Revival and Frightened Rabbit were among the top-billed artists. The festival featured a wide variety of Duluth influence as well, with Erik Berry Duo and Murder of Crows, both bands featuring members of the acclaimed Duluth legends, Low. Devil’s Flying Machine, featuring Charlie Parr, also contributed to this rich collection of bluegrass, folk, americana, and rock standouts.

Congratulations to all the KUMD listeners who won passes to Festival Palomino happening Saturday, September 17!  Note venue change to Hall's Island in Minneapolis.

Trampled by Turtles returns home to the Bayfront stage on July 9th! This year they're accompanied by The Cactus Blossoms, Hippo Campus, Feeding Leroy, and Madi Davis. You can take part in the celebration for free by tuning in between June 27th and July 1 for your chance to call and enter our drawing! 

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The KUMD Homegrown Chicken has flown the coop! Spot the chicken during Homegrown for your chance to win a Trampled by Turtles Grand Prize, including a singed Wild Animals LP and a pair of tickets to their July concert at Bayfront Festival Park! Post your picture of or with the chicken on Instagram then tag KUMD to enter. Winner will be announced after Homegrown on Instagram! See Official Rules for more details. Good cluck!