Arts & Culture
Buck welcomed retired teacher Tim McDonnell to Studio A Sept. 6 to chat about his recent memoir, "The Whole Forest for a Backyard: A Gunflint Trail Wilderness Memoir." Tim grew up in a family that ran a resort on the Trail, and has many delightful stories and memories to share.
Cook County Anishinaabe language and culture teacher Tom Jack is from Lake of the Woods in Ontario.
Buck and Dick welcomed Eric Frost to Studio A Aug. 23 for great conversation and beautiful music.
Dick Swanson chatted Aug. 23 with L.A. film director Tino Struckmann, who will be shooting an action film (working title: "Sdanka's War") on the Iron Range, North Shore and in Duluth, starting this fall. He visited Minnesota last week scouting locations and doing casting as well. Learn how it all works, and why he thinks northern Minnesota is the perfect place to make a movie.
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.
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.
Fingerstyle guitarist Gordon Thorne stopped by The Roadhouse July 26 for chat, laughs, and, of course, great music.
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.
Buck & Dick welcomed Twin Cities band The Wrong Omar to Studio A recently for chat, music, and lots of laughter. They were in town to perform at the Gun Flint Tavern July 5 & 6.