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Gordon Thorne

Gordon Thorne brings sixth annual Fingerstyle Weekend April 8 & 9

Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse April 1 to play a few tunes and chat. The main topic of conversation was the sixth annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, coming up April 8 & 9 at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and featuring guitarist Pat Donohue, along with fiddler Tom Schaefer. You can learn more here.


Black River Revue in Studio A

Black River Revue brings bluegrass to The Roadhouse

Duluth/Superior-based Black River Revue dropped by The Roadhouse on a recent visit to Grand Marais. They chatted with Dave and Ann and played some great high-energy tunes. Black River Revue is: Adam Stariha, guitar/vocals/harmonica; Ian Kvale, bass/vocals; Tim Leutgeb, banjo/guitar/vocals; and Joe Berg, spoons/washboard/vocals. You can learn more about the band and their upcoming performances here.


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Boyd "Bump" Blomberg visits The Roadhouse

Singer-songwriter Boyd Blomberg stopped by Studio A March 18 to chat and play some great original tunes. You can learn more about Boyd, his music, and his upcoming shows here.


Fingerstyle Masters event poster

6th Annual Fingerstyle Masters Weekend, April 8-9

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Jon Kallberg on the harp guitar

Guitarist Jon Kallberg makes Roadhouse debut

Musician Jon Kallberg of Lutsen has played guitar for many years, and made his Roadhouse debut Feb. 26 with a harp guitar (pictured) and a six-string. You may catch him playing at Lutsen Resort; his next gig there is March 8.


Thorne & Ohlschmidt in Studio A

Gordon Thorne & Jim Ohlschmidt bring music to Studio A

Musicians Gordon Thorne and Jim Ohlschmidt stopped by WTIP to play The Roadhouse for membership drive. Listen for their special, original "Cabin Fever" song. 


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So...it's the 2016 Banished Words List from Lake Superior State University

Most everyone has an overused word or two that drives them crazy when they hear it, and the folks at Lake Superior State University are doing something about it! For 40 years now they've been issuing their "List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Mis-use, Over-use, and General Uselessness." John Shibley of LSSU's PR department chatted with Dick about this year's list. You can get more info and past lists here.


Pete Kavanaugh in Studio A

Pete K stops by The Roadhouse

Local guitar favorite Pete Kavanaugh dropped by The Roadhouse Feb. 5 on his way to a gig. Lots of great music, fun chat, and laughter. You can learn more about Pete's music and schedule here.


Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux on her newly-published book, "The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams"

Rose Arrowsmith DeCoux is a writer, storyteller, actress, and now...a published author. Her book, "The Marvelous Imagination of Katie Addams," has just come out. Much of the book was read on WTIP during the last year. Dave chatted with Rose Feb. 5. You can learn more about the book here.