The Roadhouse

Series produced by WTIP

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Image by: courtesy Buck Benson 

The Roadhouse is an interview and music program that airs live every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to kick off the weekend.

WTIP's The Roadhoue is two hours packed with insightful interviews, weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! Funding is provided in part by the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


708 Pieces

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Easy Riders are a group from Peoria, Illinois playing rock and blues. They were in Cook County for a number of gigs over the weekend, including st...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 32:14
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What do you do when you’re in a bad mood—have a piece of chocolate, maybe, or a glass of wine? Psychology professor Douglas Gentile suggests that ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 15:15
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It's just about the prime season for steelhead fishing on the North Shore. DNR Lake Superior Area Fisheries Supervisor Cory Goldsworthy joined The...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2019
  • Length: 15:03
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Mahtowa musician Colleen Myhre joins Tony Peterson of The Social Animals for a performance on The Roadhouse. Colleen also gives us a preview of he...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 33:45
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The Minnesota Twins' season is finally underway. If you've watched any of their games so far, you may have noticed Target Field has a new, greener...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 14:43
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It's the busy time of year for traveling and often that means flying. Recently, the option to purchase a carbon offset for your flight is becoming...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2019
  • Length: 16:52
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The University of Minnesota Duluth is hosting a conference aimed at directing Minnesota's next steps for dealing with climate change on Tuesday and...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 17:06
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The 10th Fingerstyle Master Weekend will be held on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20 at Cascade Lodge. The event features Phil Heywood, Randy ...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 37:00
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Jon Kallberg stopped by The Roadhouse with a new guitar to play some of his music for us. Jon also chatted with Dave about the various inspiration...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 34:28
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Brian talked with Paul Huttner, MPR meteorologist, about the recent spring-like conditions, wacky weather terminology, and more.

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 12:49
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On March 11, climbers Lonnie Dupre of Grand Marais and Pascale Marceau of Canmore, Alberta, reached the summit of Mt. Wood despite wind chills of -...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 21:11
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Jim McGowan stopped by the Roadhouse over St. Patrick's Day weekend. He spoke with hosts Dave and Ann about what his plans for the weekend were, a...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 40:24
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Minneapolis-based musician Billy Johnson made his Roadhouse debut this weekend in-between a number of gigs across the county. You can learn more a...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2019
  • Length: 34:50
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The Ann Bancroft Foundation, founded by the groundbreaking polar explorer, encourages girls to imagine something bigger. Over the last 21 years, th...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2019
  • Length: 17:11
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Karin Svarstad has been researching and working with wool for more than 40 years. She has her own cultural center and gallery on the West coast of ...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2019
  • Length: 11:58
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A poet with Cook County Connections was recently selected by The New York Times as having published one of the ten best poetry books of 2018. Mic...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2019
  • Length: 15:19
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A new documentary about the history and use of the Gunflint Trail and the Mesabi Trail will be screened before the film's TV premiere, right here i...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2019
  • Length: 13:19
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Folk duo Curtis and Loretta stopped by the Roadhouse back in October. They are Minnesota musicians who travel the country collecting people's stor...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2019
  • Length: 20:04
Caption: Bryan Hansel (Photo via Facebook)
Bryan Hansel is an award-winning professional landscape photographer and outdoor educator. He joined The Roadhouse and chatted with Julie about whe...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 16:18
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Craig Blacklock, one of the country’s most distinguished nature photographers, was recently in Grand Maraisteaching a class at the Art Colony. Whi...

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 19:54