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Plucked Up String Band

Plucked Up String Band revisits Studio A

The Plucked Up String Band made a return appearance on The Roadhouse. The band is, from left: Will Moore, upright bass; Elliot Noyce, mandolin; Matt Nesheim, guitar; Amanda Hand, vocals; and Bill Hansen, dobro. You can learn more about the band and their schedule on their Facebook page.


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All About the North Shore Music Association

Chair and co-chair of the North Shore Music Association Chel Anderson and Wayne Russ speak with host Will Moore about how the organization brings national and international artists to the Arrowhead Ce


"Homemade" by Beatrice Ojakangas

Renowned cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas on her new memoir, "Homemade"

Beatrice Ojakangas is the author of 29 cookbooks and recognized in the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame. Her new memoir, "Homemade," is about growing up in a big Finnish family in northern Minnesota and moving out into the bigger world to become a very successful food writer. She chatted with Ann Possis recently about her experiences growing up, learning to cook and to write, and much more. Did you know she came up with the idea for Jeno's Pizza Rolls?


Josh Schmidt and Brady Lillie

Step Rockets return to Cook County for fundraiser, acoustic session

After completing a West Coast tour, two members of the Minneapolis band Step Rockets came up to Grand Marais to play a special acoustic duo show at Voyageur Brewing, as well as a fundraiser for Birch


Sam Gathje

North House interns' year culminates with Slojd project

Since last February, four young people with a deep interest in traditional crafts have inhabitated North House Folk School as part of the school's intern program.


Floydian Slip in Studio A

Floydian Slip returns to The Roadhouse

South Shore jam band Floydian Slip stopped by Studio A on their way to a gig in Grand Marais. Floydian Slip is Andy Noyes, guitar & vocals; Olaf Kirsten, guitar & vocals; Jeff Kriner, percussion; and Scott McCafferty, bass & vocals. You can learn more about the band and their schedule here


"Torn in Two" by Michael Schumacher

New book tells story of one of the worst shipwrecks in Great Lakes history

Great Lakes historian and author Michael Schumacher spoke with Dave recently about his latest book, "Torn in Two, " which recounts the story of the 1966 sinking of the freighter Daniel J. Morrell, and of its only survivor, Dennis Hale. 


Casey Aro

Casey Aro drops by on Polka Time with Carl

Longtime musician and storyteller Casey Aro makes a surprise appearance during Sunday's Polka Time and Classic Country with Carl Solander.