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Heatbox on the Scenic Route

Heatbox on the Scenic Route

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Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who mixes beatboxing and acapella with a number of looping effects to create rich and complex songs with a hip hop vibe. He talks to Will Moore about his process and lets his unique personality out.

Eli Bentley talks about new Ginstrings album “Size of Your Shadow”

Eli Bentley talks about new Ginstrings album “Size of Your Shadow”

Eli Bentley is a multi-instrumental songwriter living up the Gunflint Trail who most recently toured as part of Minneapolis bluegrass group Ginstrings, and is featured on their latest record “Size of Your Shadow”. He joins Will Moore on the Scenic ROute to talk about the new album and gives a live performance of his song “’45”.

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O’Green interview on the Scenic Route

O’Green interview on the Scenic Route

O’Green is a folk duo from St. Paul of Sheri O’Meara and Tom Greenwald, who also play in the Twin Cities Celtic Group Locklin Road. They’re celebrating their anniversary by performing at Lutsen Resort over the weekend.

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Dan Israel talks about “Social Media Anxiety Disorder”

Dan Israel talks about “Social Media Anxiety Disorder”

Dan Israel is a musicians from St. Louis Park, and a longtime member of the Twin Cities music community. His latest album is called Social Media Anxiety Disorder – and Dan talks about what that feeling means, along with the ins and out of the new rockin’ record, during an interview with Will Moore on the Scenic Route.

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Abigail Arrowsmith fiddles on Scenic Route

Abigail Arrowsmith fiddles on Scenic Route

Abigail Arrowsmith is a wide-traveling fiddler who played with folk punk groups like Rail Yard Ghosts and steeps herself in various American fiddle traditions. During a journey up north she stopped by WTIP to give us a taste of her skills and shares thoughts about the appeal of playing traditional music, hitchhiking, busking, and more.

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Jef Cerniak returns to Grand Marais on Scenic Route

Jef Cerniak returns to Grand Marais on Scenic Route

Jef Cerniak is a guitarist based out of Ely, MN who spent many years in the Grand Marais music scene, especially at the Gunflint Tavern. His influences range from jazz to rock to Carribean music, and his abilities have let him play all over the world. He shares his experiences with Will Moore, talking about playing in Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe, and even with members of the Grateful Dead. The interview comes ahead of a performance with Rod Dockan at the Wunderbar in Grand Marais.

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Delphia Cello Quartet Begins a Monthly Residency this Friday Night at the Aster in Minneapolis

Delphia Cello Quartet Begins a Monthly Residency this Friday Night at the Aster in Minneapolis

The Delphia Cello Quartet begins a monthly residency this Friday night at the Aster in Minneapolis from 8 till 10. The quartet is managed by Julia Floberg who also is one of the cellists. As we open this report, the Delphia Cello Quartet is playing a J.S. Bach piece for a dance form known as a sarabond.

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Originality is Key for Ticket to Brasil

Originality is Key for Ticket to Brasil

Pavel Jany has led Natanya and Ticket to Brasil for decades. The group does bossa nova and related styles old and new. But the group values originality. In a conversation with Phil Nusbaum, Pavel told Phil Nusbaum that even the bossa nova classics everybody knows get new spins from Ticket to Brasil.

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Ticket to Brasil Celebrates New Recording at the Dakota in Minneapolis, Sunday November 3

Ticket to Brasil Celebrates New Recording at the Dakota in Minneapolis, Sunday November 3

Next, Phil Nusbaum talks to Pavel Jany about the release of a new CD by Natania & Ticket to Brasil. The release party will be at the Dakota in Minneapolis, Sunday Nov 3 at 7PM. The self-titled CD has original music plus pieces that have been around awhile. But, Pavel told Phil Nusbaum that even the bossa nova classics everybody knows get new spins from Ticket to Brasil.

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Natural Resources Research, Coleraine, MN

Natural Resources Research, Coleraine, MN

Host Grant Frashier attended the open housr at the Natural Resources Research Institute in Coleraine Jane Brenamen and Director Kevin Kangas.

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Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – VARIETY PACK

Minnesota HomeBrew Music Show – VARIETY PACK

Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Lots of great songs this evening including new artist, Ted Hajnaciewicz and Manitoba’s The Small Glories. And we pay tribute to fallen songwriter, David Wehane. That and cows loose in New Glarus, Wisconsin–all on MHB!

(Aired 10/10/2019)

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