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Singer/songwriter Michaela Anne makes a strong case for feminism's place in country music in both conversation and song, including her latest relea...

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920 and Southern Branch Bluegrass


  • Added: Oct 24, 2019
  • Length: 58:02
  • Purchases: 2
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Country songwriter Waylon Payne tells his story in all its broken and bruised glory as he readies to release his second solo record, The Prodigal, ...

Bought by Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Oct 17, 2019
  • Length: 58:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Americana quintet the Steel Wheels look back over their 10-year career and delve into their new sound, as evidenced on their latest release, Over t...

Bought by Southern Branch Bluegrass and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Oct 09, 2019
  • Length: 58:08
  • Purchases: 2
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It's songwriting icon Steve Forbert discussing a lengthy, highly acclaimed career that has no end in sight. Produced and hosted by music journalist...

Bought by Southern Branch Bluegrass and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Oct 02, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
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It's pedal steel pioneer Robert Randolph talking about where he came from, where he's going, and the Brighter Days album that marks where he is. Pr...

Bought by Southern Branch Bluegrass and Robin Hood Radio/ WHDD AM 1020/FM 91.9-WLHV FM 88.1 /WGHQ AM 920


  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 58:01
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce, Credit: Tom Wallace
Two of the Twin Cities greatest singers, Ginger Commodore and Yolanda Bruce team up this Monday night for a show at Crooners in Fridley called Soph...

  • Added: Sep 12, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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What makes for a vibrant music scene? In today's Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack talks with a co...

  • Added: Aug 19, 2019
  • Length: 29:58
Caption: Singleton Street, Credit: Bryan French
Singleton Street is a trio led by Sherri and Chuck Leyda of Delano. Lately Singleton Street has been describing itself “Ameri-Celtic-ana.” When Phi...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Singleton Street, Credit: Bryan French
Singleton Street is a trio led by Sherry and Chuck Leyda of Delano. The group plays Wed July 17 at Central Park in Delano at 6:30, and at Veterans ...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
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In today’s Untold Story of Central Minnesota, Arts & Cultural Heritage Producer Jeff Carmack discovers a dedicated blue grass community that’s been...

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 27:42
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars grew out of Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band on the Prairie Home Companion radio show. The group is still fresh and s...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue and the Prairie All Stars grew out of public radio’s Guy’s All-Star Shoe Band. Next Thurs the group holds down the stage at Crooners. P...

  • Added: Jun 05, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Blue Yodel No. 9, Credit: Ross Johnson
Blue Yodel Number Nine. It’s a band name that catches the echoes of older forms of traditional music. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, founding...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Blue Yodel No. 9, Credit: Ross Johnson
Blue Yodel Number Nine. It’s a band name that catches the echoes of older forms of traditional music. The group plays at the Black Dog in Saint Pau...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Mac Jazz, Credit: Joan Griffith
Joan Griffith directs Mac Jazz, the big band of Macalester College. The group performs 7-8 PM this Friday night March 1 at Jazz Central in Minneapo...

  • Added: Feb 23, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: The Common Ground Company, Credit: Tim McG Photography
The Minneapolis-based Common Ground Company is part of the new wave of bluegrass bands. In this report, Phil Nusbaum talks with Jorgan Wadkins and ...

  • Added: Jan 03, 2019
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Daniel Chouinard , Credit: Christopher Boudewyns
The group is called Lush Country because its greatest focus is the country music of the 1960s and 1970s, an era where “lush” is a good descriptor o...

  • Added: Sep 06, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pushing Chain, Credit: Grant Frashier
Pushing Chain is the duet of Adam Moe and Boyd Blomberg. They’re on stage a lot, they drive a lot, they write their own songs and put the Pushing C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pushing Chain, Credit: Grant Frashier
Pushing Chain is the duet of Adam Moe and Boyd Blomberg. They’re on stage a lot, they drive a lot, they write their own songs and put the Pushing C...

  • Added: Jan 25, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Jazz 88 logo, Credit: Tim Nyberg (Octane Creative)
With its strong emphasis on improvisation, the Silverback Trio of Minneapolis does “outside” well. But it also plays with a strong group feeling. Y...

  • Added: Jan 17, 2018
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: Pat Donohue, Credit: Phil Nusbaum
Pat Donohue’s Prairie All-Stars became a household name during its tenure as the house band for the Prairie Home Companion radio show. They’ve kept...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2017
  • Length: 08:00
Caption: No Man's String Band, Credit: Honu Foto
What’s it like to be a member of the No Man’s String Band? Well, you can be kind of busy playing for one thing. Catch the No Man’s at Lake Harriet ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 07:59
Caption: No Man's String Band, Credit: Honu Foto
What’s it like to be a member of the No Man’s String Band? Well, you can be kind of busy playing for one thing. When you talk to band members like ...

  • Added: Aug 02, 2017
  • Length: 08:00