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Mountain Stage

  • Monday 10pm-Tuesday 12am
  • Saturday 12-2pm
Mountain Stage guarantees listeners the best seats in the house for live performances by new and established artists. Hosted by Larry Groce, the program also takes an occasional road trip to bring music lovers rare and special events as they happen. You’ll hear some of the best in folk and related music played by some of the best in contemporary musicians, live from the Mountain Stage.

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The Great Lakes Swimmers front man on his music, songwriting and upcoming performance in Grand Marais

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The Great Lakes Swimmers hail from Toronto, Ontario. The band is known for its haunting sound and for pushing the musical boundaries of folk, country and indy-rock. For a project that has seen a slow upward trajectory since its humble beginnings in 2001, the Great Lake Swimmers are suddenly getting exponentially more attention across North America and Europe. The band will be performing in Grand Marais on Friday, Sept. 16 during the Mountain Stage Program at the North House Folk School. Tony Dekker is the band’s front man and he spoke with WTIP about the songs he writes and where his inspiration comes from.