Eric Weicht is a former Cook County resident known for adventuring on bodies of water. He chats here with Will Moore about his most recent trip--canoeing down the Mississippi from northern Minnesota to Memphis through the month of November.
A few decades ago in his Detroit home, Don combined playing the blues with an auto parts business, but the business had trouble with crime. So Don and his wife decided to move, blues included, to a different place. Don talked with Phil Nusbaum about his life and blues.
He goes by Detroit Don King because that’s where he comes from. You can catch Don’s blues band at the Black Dog in St Paul, Friday Aug 24 at 7pm. A few decades ago in his Detroit home, Don combined playing the blues with an auto parts business, but the business had trouble with crime. So Don and his wife decided to move elsewhere.
Friday night, Debbie Duncan sings at Vieux Carre from 9 till midnight. Then on Sunday Aug 19, she does a completely different show at Crooners with her brother William and Twin Cities gospel singing legend Robert Robinson. When Debbie talked with Phil Nusbaum, they started with Debbie featuring tracks from her new CD at the Vieux Carre show.
Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! A musical salad dressed with Becky Kappel, Dessa, Jake Nelson, Nigel Egg and others; and topped off with outstate artist, PeatMoss & the Spreaders. What more could you want for your musical sustenance? And we share weird beer names–all on MHB!
On this episode Culture Clique we go to WinCon 2018 at the Winona Public Library where we talk to Daikon Cosplay, a group formed around a love of cosplay. Rioso and Bryar from Daikon Cosplay were at WinCon 2018 to give to give tips of the trade to newcomers and experienced cosplayers alike.
Tim Styles is an Americana musician and songwriter currently living in Bakersfield, CA, but was born and raised in Grand Marais. He stopped by WTIP during a rare trip back to his hometown. He speaks with Will Moore about his inspirations for songwriting, his latest rock-and-roll tinged EP ” Pilgrim Road”, and making the move from Minnesota to Nashville and beyond.
On this episode of Art Beat, we take you once again to the Great River Shakespeare Festival at Winona State University. This time around we talk to Fight Choreographer Benjamin Boucvalt. Benjamin is an experienced fight choreographer for both stage and film. Benjamin also has a background in martial arts, and he talks with us about how his background helps and what it’s really like to put together a heart stopping fight scene.
Nick Muska and Lauren Cooper are an Americana duo from Superior, Wisconsin. Despite having only been playing together for less than a year, they have already developed terrific chemistry while songwriting and performing. They make their radio debut on WTIP during a segment with Will Moore and Carl Solander.