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Stage Door: What is the role of a stage manager?

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse.


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Jim & Michele Miller make great music in Studio A

Jim & Michele Miller, a husband-wife duo from Hovland, play beautiful music together. They stopped by The Roadhouse Jan. 2 on their way to a gig in Tofte. 


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Gordon Thorne offers fingerstyle guitar workshops through March

Local bluesman Gordon Thorne stopped by Studio A Jan. 9 to talk about the guitar workshops he's offering at Moondance Coffeehouse in Lutsen, Tuesdays through March from 5 to 7 p.m. All are invited to learn to play or just enjoy the music. And mark your calendar for this year's fingerstyle masters weekend, April 11 and 12. Of course Gordon played a few tunes, too. 


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Singleton Street - Live on the Scenic Route

Twin Cities suburbs-based band Singleton Street plays a mix of bluegrass, old-time gospel, Americana and Celtic music that makes for a rousing good performance.


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Getting the most out of seed catalogs

In the January 2015 edition of Northern Gardening, hosts Joan Farnam and Melinda Spinler spoke with Heron Breen, Fedco Seed employee of 16 years.


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Sky Blue Trio brings jazz to students down the shore

Mike Debevec, pianist for local jazz group the Sky Blue Trio and Orange Girl, comes on the Scenic Route to talk about their upcoming concert series "A Century of Jazz".


 Final Performance of "We Happy Few"

Stage Door

‘Stage Door’ takes us behind the scenes at the Grand Marais Playhouse. It’s a chance to meet the artists involved in our local theater…
 


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Borealis Chorale Christmas: A Cook County Tradition

In this installment of the Local Music Project, Will talks to many of the community members that make the Borealis Chorale and Orchestra Christmas concert such a beloved and long-standing tradition on


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Black River Revue rocks The Roadhouse

Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed all six members of the Black River Revue, a Duluth/Superior-based band, into Studio A Dec. 5. It was a crowded fun time featuring high-energy music mixing bluegrass instrumentation and their own unique sound. You can learn more about Black River Revue and their performance schedule here.


Michael Monroe performing with a Seaton guitar. Photo: Nick Wosika

Musical favorite Michael Monroe stops in for great conversation & sound

Singer-songwriter Michael Monroe dropped by The Roadhouse Nov. 28 for a delightful visit with Bob Carter and Ann Possis. Hear about his latest projects and log cabin concerts...not to mention some wonderful music.  You can learn more about Michael and his performance schedule here.