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Scenic Route

  • Friday 4-5pm
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Local & Regional Music

A showcase of local and regional music.


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Charlie Parr at WTIP, photo by Will Moore

Charlie Parr plays live on WTIP, talks new self-titled album

Charlie Parr returned to Papa Charlie's for their songwriter series and joined WTIP's Will Moore for a live on-air music session. He talks about recording a new self-titled album due out in August, recent shows at the Turf Club and Palace Theater in St. Paul, recovering from a shoulder injury, and his opinions on a specific water tower in upstate New York...

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Charlie Roth plays at Wunderbar (photo by Will Moore)

Charlie Roth chats about new album "I'm the Smile" on Scenic Route

St. Cloud songwriter Charlie Roth quickly returned to the North Shore for another set of shows at the Wunderbar in Grand Marais, and brought new info and stories about his upcoming album "I'm The Smile".

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Briand Morrison & Roxann Berglund (photo courtesy of Berglund)

Roxanne Berglund & Briand Morrison special Valentine's Day performance

Valentine's Day and classic love songs go hand in hand, and Roxann Berglund and Briand Morrison dropped by WTIP to give listeners just that on February 14th. Listen below. 

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SonofMel (photo by Will Moore)

Sonofmel and the Slideman return to Scenic Route

Making their frequent pilgrimage up the North Shore, Wisconsinites John Adler (Sonofmel) and Jordan Grunow (Slideman) come back on the air with live new music, as well as philosophical and metaphysical discussions. They join Will Moore on the Scenic Route ahead of a show at Cascade Lodge. 

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Siri Undlin on WTIP

Siri Undlin of Humbird performs live on WTIP

Minneapolis artist Siri Undlin performs under the name Humbird and creates stark and beautiful songs that combine "a wintry longing with the warmth of a familiar folktale". She talks with Will Moore about her artist residency in Colorado, touring by train across the United States, and more. 

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Charlie Roth. Submitted photo

Charlie Roth live on Scenic Route

Charlie Roth has been crafting songs and playing shows in the central Minnesota music scene for over 30 years. Hailing from St. Cloud, he talks with Will Moore about touring in Ireland, inspiration for lyrics, and plays songs from his upcoming album "I'm the Smile".

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Jaedyn James performs with The Hunger at Papa Charlie's. Photo by Will Moore.

Interview with Jaedyn James on Scenic Route

Jaedyn James is the singer and frontwoman for Jaedyn James & the Hunger, a large funk'n'soul band from the Twin Cities. Both her voice and stage presence are energetic and command attention.  She talks with Will Moore on the Scenic Route about starting the Hunger, her latest EP Outright, and the importance of seeing women in powerful roles on stage.

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Cameron Kinghorn performs with Nooky Jones at Papa Charlie's. Photo by Will Moore

Cameron Kinghorn of Nooky Jones on Scenic Route

Cameron Kinghorn is the lead vocalist and frontman for Nooky Jones, a brassy soul and R&B band from the Twin Cities. He chats with Will Moore ahead of a performance at Papa Charlie's Lake Effect festival. He gives his thoughts on being labeled "neo-soul", some upcoming funkier music from the band, and more.

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Rachael Kilgour

Rachael Kilgour plays songs from "Game Changer" on WTIP

Rachael Kilgour is a songwriter hailing from Duluth who says her songs involve "saying out loud the things that are scariest." She has an upcoming EP entitled "Game Changer", and performs a few of the new songs live on-air during a conversation with Will Moore.

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Colleen Myhre

Colleen Myhre and Tony Peterson bring heavy blues to Scenic Route

Mahtowa blues and country-folk artist Colleen Myhre returns for a live music session on the Scenic Route with Will Moore, bringing with her Tony Peterson of Duluth-based band The Social Animals on guitar. Together they create moody and harrowing blues songs with interesting stories behind them. They appear on WTIP ahead of a weekend of shows at the Gunflint Tavern in Grand Marais.

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