Host, Carl Unbehaun, presents a cavalcade of songs by Minnesota songwriters along with his musical musings! Some artists on this episode include Cat Jahnke, Maygen & The Birdwatcher, and Practical Goods. Plus we report on whether or not you should drink beer after a workout–all on MHB!
Ben Miller is a New York based songwriter originally hailing from Minnesota, and the lead singer of The Federales, a folky country-rock group from the Twin Cities. He’s joined by frequent collaborator and Northwest Minnesota native Chris Holm for some live tunes on the Scenic Route, ahead of their show at the Gunflint Tavern in Grand Marais.
Alexander Craig is a Minnesota guitarist who’s been playing blues-influenced rock and roll for the better part of 20 years in the Twin Cities. Now releasing music under his true name, he has a new single out “Atmosphere You’re Under”. He talks with Will Moore about how a trade with his uncle sparked his music career, upcoming music videos, and more.
Cyr and the Cosmonauts, led by songwriter Eric Cyr of Duluth, have their second full length album out, called Songs to Sing Before We’re Dead. Eric joins Will Moore on the Scenic Route to talk about the myriad types of songs and sounds found on the record, and dives deep into his own creative process.
Many kids are heading back to in-person school, even as the Delta variant is spreading quickly. Dr. Jill Foster, a professor of pediatrics at the University of Minnesota Medical School, joined Ann to talk about vaccines for kids and what parents can do to keep their kids healthy.
WTIP’s The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Anthony checks in with Georgia about the recent high speed chase leading to more community deaths questioning our willingness to change. Our hosts also check in with entertainment reporter Neal Justin about how he is experiencing this moment and the willingness to change narratives in media and entertainment
Recent songs by Pavielle French reflect her deep disappointment with the deep cultural rifts that came to the forefront with the George Floyd Murder in 2020. The release of her new songs coincides with a CD called “Sovereign.” When Pavielle discussed the songs with Phil Nusbaum, she first tells where the inspiration for cultural commentary in music comes from.
Recent songs by Pavielle French reflect her deep disappointment with the deep cultural rifts that came to the forefront with the George Floyd Murder in 2020. The release of her new songs coincides with a performance at the Icehouse in Minneapolis, Friday September 17 at 7PM. When Pavielle discussed the songs with Phil Nusbaum, she first tells where the inspiration for cultural commentary comes from.
Local hip hop artist Andre Robinson, who makes music under the name Dre AKA Jamaican, makes his Scenic Route debut performing live version of new songs from his upcoming record Much Too Good For Children. He talks about shooting the videos for his songs around Grand Marais including “Tiramisu”, writing songs for the kids at GES, and more.