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Scenic Route

"The Scenic Route" features local and regional music (fensterbme/Flickr)

  • Friday 4-5pm
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Local & Regional Music

A showcase of local and regional music.


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Galactic Cowboy Orchestra

Galactic Cowboy Orchestra on Scenic Route

The Galactic Cowboy Orchestra is an art-rock quartet with Minnesota roots. Will Moore talks to the groups' bass player and fiddler, John and Lisi Wright, about the band's style of "mind freaking" music.

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Cover of "Stone Cold Love"

Alison Scott interview on the Scenic Route

Alison Scott is a singer and songwriter from the Twin Cities area with jazz and soul influences. She talks with host Will Moore about her new album "Stone Cold Love", growing up in musical family. and her show at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts.

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Craig Minowa

Cloud Cult's Craig Minowa on Scenic Route

Craig Minowa is the lead singer of the Minnesota/Wisconsin based rock band Cloud Cult, who's new album "The Seeker" is released this month. Craig tells host Will Moore about the new record, the film that accompanies it, the band's commitment to sustainability, and their annual tradition of playing in Lutsen

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Erik Koskinen

Erik Koskinen interview on The Scenic Route

Erik Koskinen returns to Papa Charlie's for the Monday Night Songwriters Series after an eventful couple of years. He talks to host Will Moore about his two most recent albums, "America Theatre" and "Live at the Realphonic Radio Hour", as well as his side projects and other musical endeavors.

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Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr live session on The Scenic Route

Acclaimed Duluth guitarist Charlie Parr joins Will Moore on the Scenic Route. He talks about the different approach that was taken to record his latest album "Stumpjumper", touring alone in a single car, and his oldest blues influences.

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Gabriel Douglas

Gabriel Douglas of the 4onthefloor

Gabriel Douglas is the frontman of The 4onthefloor, a high energy hard rock group from the Twin Cities. He chats with Will Moore en route to Seely, WI about touring around the country, evolving their hard-hitting sound, and more.

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Cover of Alexy's new book

Teague Alexy's New Folklore

Duluth musician Teague Alexy, one half of Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank, joins Will on Sidetracks to talk about his new book of folk tales "The New Folklore: Lyrical tales for Dreamers and Thinkers"

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Cover of "Goodbye  Lizelle"

Mark Olson and Ingunn Ringvold crash Blues n Things

The Jayhawks' founding member Mark Olson has a new album out, recorded with his wife Ingunn Ringvold entitled "Goodbye Lizelle". Will Moore hijacks Blues n Thing for a live in-studio session before their show at Papa Charlie's

 

 

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John Gorka

John Gorka live on The Scenic Route

John Gorka played at the ACA on October 11. Before his show, he came to WTIP's Studio A for a terrific live session with Will Moore. He talks about his long career, moving to Minnesota, and how he defines "folk music".

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Ginstrings

Ginstrings on Scenic Saturday - 10/3/15

Ginstrings is a 5 piece bluegrass and Americana band out of the Twin Cities. After a performance at the Gunflint Tavern in October, they played a live, hour-long set on a Saturday Scenic Route with Will Moore. They talk about playing festivals, recording their upcoming album, and being indirect victims of First Avenue's sudden roof collapse.

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