Will Moore

Live at WTIP

WTIP radio goes video! Watch local and regional musicians from the North Shore and beyond come into WTIP’s studios and play original music live in our music library.

This series is produced by Will Moore and Matthew Baxley of Bear Witness Media.

January 10, 2024
Maria Nickolay – Live at WTIP

Maria Nickolay is a musician based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, but several of the songs on her new EP entitled Wolves deal with her longing for her home where she grew up – Cook County, Minnesota. She performs two new original songs from the EP at the WTIP music library as part of the Live at WTIP series.

October 31, 2023
Buffalo Galaxy – Live at WTIP

Buffalo Galaxy is a talented jam-oriented bluegrass group from Minneapolis whose sound is where “heavy hitting psychedelia meets old timin’ bluegrass”. The band is comprised of Johnny Kovarik on vocals/guitar, Pete Whiteman on bass, Zach Tauer on banjo, and Jake Rohde on mandolin. They performed live on WTIP during the 2023 Fall Membership Drive on The Scenic Route with Will Moore. See them perform 3 original songs here as part of the Live at WTIP series:

 

June 16, 2023
The Thirsty River – Live at WTIP

Live at WTIP! WTIP is excited to share three songs by The Thirsty River, who performed live on the back porch at WTIP Community Radio on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

This Bluegrass group is: Jake | guitar, Mike | bass, Evan | banjo, Ben | mandolin and Dave | piano. Video and editing by Bear Witness Media, with sound by Will Moore. Live at WTIP is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

April 28, 2023
Maygen & the Birdwatcher – Live at WTIP

Maygen & the Birdwatcher graced the WTIP Library with a live performance of their songs “Jigsaw” and “Dominé.” Lead singers Maygen Lacey, and Noah Neumann are a Minnesota-based folk duo-turned-Americana band whose 2021 debut album “Moonshine,” earned Midwest Country Music awards for Americana Artist of the Year and Album of the Year. Video is by Bear Witness Media with sound mixing by Will Moore. “Live at WTIP” is funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

January 20, 2023
Mae Simpson Band Performs Live at WTIP

Join us in the WTIP Music Library for this funky and soulful performance by Mae Simpson! Recorded live at WTIP Community Radio in Grand Marais, January of 2023. The group performed three songs, “Soul,” “Stuck Behind the Blues,” and “Wrap Around.”

The players:

Mae Simpson Vocal/Lyrics
Jorgen Wadkins Guitar
Aaron Silverstein Drums
David Kellermann Bass
Ricardo Romero Aux Percussion
Brian “Snowman” Powers Saxophone
Paul Pederson Trumpet

Videos by Bear Witness Media for WTIP, with sound engineering by Will Moore. Live at WTIP is funded in part by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

August 19, 2022
Josh Cleveland Band — Live at WTIP

Live at WTIP, the summer of 2022 — North Shore Community Radio welcomed the Josh Cleveland Band to perform live, on the air from the back porch. A great song, along with scenic views of Lake Superior (wait for it)!!

Produced by Bear Witness Media for WTIP, Live at WTIP is funded by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Josh Cleveland Band--Live at WTIP, Summer 2022 from WTIP North Shore Community Radio on Vimeo.

Josh Cleveland Band - Running it Down from WTIP North Shore Community Radio on Vimeo.

Josh Cleveland Band - Fit to Frame from WTIP North Shore Community Radio on Vimeo.

June 17, 2022
Ginger Bones performs Live at WTIP

Ginger Bones is the talented trio of musicians hailing from both the North Shore and the Twin Cities. They came to WTIP on June 13, 2022 to perform new original songs in WTIP’s music library as part of a new video series in partnership with Bear Witness Media. Their new EP is called “Home For Dinner”. You can find an interview with the band and samples of the music in their Sounds and Sparks segment with Will Moore.

Songs performed: “Bay Leaves”, “Connection”, “Home for Dinner”

Abby Zak LeGare – vocals, guitar

Willow Waters – bass guitar

Zack Baltich – drums and percussion

More information is at the group’s Bandcamp page

Special thanks to Willow for audio mastering.