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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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Fingerstyle master Phil Heywood plays The Roadhouse

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Buck & Dick hosted fingerstyle guitarist Phil Heywood in Studio A Oct. 25 during membership drive. Phil was in town to play a concert with Gordon Thorne the next evening at the ACA.


 
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Critter du Jour brings music & fun to The Roadhouse

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Buck, Dick & Ann welcomed local band Critter du Jour to Studio A during the recent "All Welcome" membership drive. Ken McMillan,  guitar; Barb LaVigne, flute; Tom VanCleve, accordion & fiddle; and Susan Maijala; percussion, made lovely music and lots of laughs.  


 
 

Joe Paulik, Max Bichel & Derek Smith play The Roadhouse

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Buck & Bob welcomed Joe Paulik (guitar, vocals), Max Bichel (fiddle) and Derek Smith (percussion) for live music in Studio A Oct. 4.


 
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Songwriter Jon Vezner, folk legend Tom Paxton, and guitarist Jonathan Brown, all on The Roadhouse

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Buck & Dick welcomed Tom Paxton, Jon Vezner, and Jonathan Brown to Studio A Sept. 13 for talk and music. The three were in Grand Marais to perform on NPR's Mountain Stage, Friday evening, and Unplugged XII, Saturday evening, both at North House Folk School.


 
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Al Hedstrom, Don Bauer & Bruce Dean play The Roadhouse

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Buck & Dick welcomed Al, Don & Bruce to Studio A Sept. 6 for a little preview of their Radio Waves performance. Beautiful guitar!


 
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Singer-songwriter Eric Frost stops by The Roadhouse

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Buck and Dick welcomed Eric Frost to Studio A Aug. 23 for great conversation and beautiful music.


 
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Grammy award-winner Jerry Vandiver plays The Roadhouse

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Nashville songwriter Jerry Vandiver joined Dick Swanson & Ann Possis in Studio A Aug. 9 to chat about his work and share his delightful music. You can see a video of Jerry performing "Me & Molly," his song about a canoe dog, here.


 
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Roxann Berglund & Briand Morrison play The Roadhouse

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Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed Roxann Berglund (keyboard, vocals) and Briand Morrison (guitar) to Studio A recently to learn about their new collaboration and hear some great music.


 
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Gordon Thorne plays Studio A

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Fingerstyle guitarist Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse July 26 for chat, laughs, and, of course, great music.


 
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The EverGreen Grass Band makes Roadhouse debut

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Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed the EverGreen Grass Band to Studio A July 19. The four-piece group (banjo, mandolin, guitar & bass guitar) from Wisconsin plays high-energy bluegrass influenced by punk, rock n roll, jam, and more. They were in town for performances at the Gun Flint Tavern Friday and Saturday night.