Homegrown Week

Series produced by KUMD

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KUMD celebrates the annual Duluth Homegrown Music Festival with programming and events all 8 days. Programs include Art segments, Live in-studio performances and a special 2 hour Local Music showcase. More information at www.kumd.org

2012 brings us the 14th annual Homegrown Music Festival in Duluth. A week long showcase of local music and art.

Funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


18 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Ingeborg von Aggasiz Live from Studio A, Credit: Adam Reinhardt for KUMD
Von Agassiz has been a breath of fresh air on Duluth's music scene in the past few years, creating whimsical electro-folk with her keyboards, loopi...

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  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 33:28
  • Purchases: 1
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Abts was one of the performers at the very first Duluth Homegrown Music Festival twenty years ago. She performed solo and as part of indie rockers ...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 27:43
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This soulful rock trio played their first Homegrown last year. They've drawn attention for their unconventional configuration that features bass, d...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 18:31
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Duluth native Dave Mehling has busied himself with several projects since moving to the Twin Cities, including the band Portage, his duo MR DR, and...

  • Added: Jun 26, 2018
  • Length: 29:50
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Back in 2016, when they were still known as Medical Underground, these local alternative indie rockers were voted by users of local blog, Perfect D...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2018
  • Length: 27:02
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We kicked off Homegrown Week with a session with three fourths of this Duluth band, whose sound combines soft-to-loud post-rock dynamics with indie...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 12:38
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This Mankato native picked up a ukelele during her last year at UMD, and after graduating in 2012, spent a couple of years in the local music scene...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 24:58
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Since we last had Low in our studio, they've released an album, Ones and Sixes, and toured the world, including a first-ever visit to China. We cau...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 28:17
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Singer/songwriter Laura Sellner has performed as Superior Siren since 2012; in 2015, she added a band to flesh out her indie folk sound. Citing Mas...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 18:34
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Emma Rustan is a visual artist with who only recently realized her dream of becoming a performing musician. In her short time on the local scene s...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 27:58
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In a special Homegrown week mash-up, we welcomed Nate Case of the Lowland Lakers and Dirty Horse along with Lee Martin and Sonja Bjordal of Feeding...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2016
  • Length: 25:43
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Listen to our session with Duluth local, and alternative country artist, Aurora Baer from May 4, 2012.

  • Added: May 07, 2012
  • Length: 27:17
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Listen to our session with Duluth acoustic and folk artist, Emily Haavik from Thursday, May 3 2012.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2015
  • Length: 21:51
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Listen to our session with Duluth's own bluegrass band, Trampled By Turtles from Wednesday, May 2 2012.

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  • Added: May 04, 2012
  • Length: 29:06
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Listen to our session with Duluth native, indie pop group, James and Younger on May 1, 2012 as they are a part of Duluth's Homegrown Week.

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 28:52
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Listen to our session of local rock band Gallus from April 30 2012.

  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 22:51
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Listen to our session with Duluth rock-trio, Dead Guys on April 30, 2012.

  • Added: May 01, 2012
  • Length: 25:07
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The Homegrown Music Festival is coming up! It runs from Sunday April 29 – Sunday May 6, 2012. The festival showcases music, videos, and art from ar...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2012
  • Length: 03:55