Arts & Culture
J. Francis Olson is a blues and americana guitarist living in Burnsville.
The wordsmiths at Lake Superior State University have been busy compiling nominations and votes for their annual "List of Words Banished from the Queen's Engligh for Mis-use, Over-use and General Uselessness." As in years past, we checked in with John Shibley of the university's PR department to learn what really annoyed the heck out of everyone this time. You can see the whole list, as well as banished words from the past 41 years, here.
The Pines are a Minneapolis-based trio who grew up in Iowa, creating a unique kind of folk music that mixes acoustic and electric guitars with etherial tones and wispy vocals.
WTIP is pleased to announce the call for musicians for the 10th Annual Radio Waves Music Festival - scheduled for September 8 to 10, 2017, at Sweetheart’s Bluff in the Grand Marais Re
Local fave Michael Monroe stopped by The Roadhouse to share his special brand of music, both originals and covers. He's currently finishing up his third folk legends album. You can learn more about Michael, his music, and his upcoming performance schedule here.
Grand Marais' Timmy Haus is a versatile musician who's been playing professionally for years. He joined Dave and Dick for fun chat and a range of songs, including a great rock & roll/holiday mashup. You can learn more about Timmy and his music here.
Lutsen guitarist Jon Kallberg made a long-awaited return visit to The Roadhouse with two beautiful guitars. Listen for stories about these unique instruments, and both original and cover tunes. You can hear Jon in person at Lutsen Resort in February.