Live Music Archive

Idyllic atmosphere during WTIP's 6th annual Radio Waves Music Festival, September 6-8, 2013 (Carah Thomas)

WTIP regularly hosts live in-studio music. We feature local musicians, groups and bands as well as musicians and bands visiting the area.


 
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Two Many Banjos plays Studio A once more before going on hiatus

Bob and Buck hosted Duluth folk/bluegrass band Two Many Banjos in studio June 1. It was one of their last appearances before they go on hiatus later this month.


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The Thunderheads return to the Roadhouse

Buck and Bob welcomed back The Thunderheads (Steve Blexrud, Craig Paquette and Don Blue) May 25 for rock/blues tunes and lots of laughter.


 
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Titambe Dance Ensemble brings West African drum rhythms to Studio A

Buck and Bob hosted four members of the Titambe Dance Ensemble May 18 for chat and music. Director Christian Adeti and his group drummed and danced at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts in Grand Marais the next evening.


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Michael Gulezian brings gorgeous & unique guitar stylings to The Roadhouse

Buck Benson and Ann Possis welcomed Michael Gulezian and local favorite Michael Monroe to Studio A Apr. 27 in advance of their joint Log Cabin Concert near Grand Marais that evening.


 
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Fabulous fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower plays The Roadhouse

Carah Thomas and Dave Seaton welcomed Portland fingerstyle guitarist Mary Flower to Studio A Apr. 13. She was here for the second annual Fingerstyle Guitar Masters Weekend at Bluefin Bay in Tofte, and was joined in studio with musician and organizer of the event, Gordon Thorne. 


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Saint Anyway brings alt-grass tunes to The Roadhouse

Dave Seaton & Buck Benson hosted alt-grass band Saint Anyway on Apr. 6. Jamie Kallestad, Tony Petersen, and Dane Levinski make up the band, which originated in Carlton County in northern Minnesota.


 
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Hovland musicians Jim & Michele Miller stop by Studio A

Buck and Bob hosted local musicians Jim and Michele Miller Mar. 30, who talked about how they collaborate, and shared some great music.


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Clearwater Hot Club brings hot, cool jazz to Studio A

Buck, Bob & Ann welcomed the Clearwater Hot Club (Sam Miltich, Matt Miltich, Mike Miller) to The Roadhouse during spring membership drive for talk, laughter, and great music.


 
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Chastity Brown stops by Studio A to talk and play from her new album, "Back-Road Highways"

Chastity Brown stopped in to The Roadhouse March 9 to talk with Buck and Bob about creating her newest album, "Back-Road Highways." The official release is March 24 at the Cedar Cultural Center in Minneapolis.


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Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage at Sled Dogs to St. Paul Rally

The Stone Bridge Singers Drum is a group made up of 11 young men from Grand Portage. They kicked off Thursday’s “Sled Dogs To St.