Singer songwriter Jake Armerding performs on Radio Heartland.
Radio Heartland live at the Minnesota State Fair August 28, 2009.
Charlie Parr stops by between tours to play some songs from his latest CD, "Roustabout."
The Roe Family Singers perform songs from "The Earth and All That Is In It" in the studio.
Charlie Maguire, Pop Wagner and Tony Glover get together to perform Woody Guthrie songs on, what would have been, his 97th birthday.
Husband and wife duo Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson perform songs from "Rattlin' Bones" live in the studio.
Everybody knows a banjo joke or two. But what happens when the plucky bluegrass instrument takes over a band? Can you have too much of a good thing?
Christina Baldwin and Jennifer Baldwin Peden perform together in a production of "Sister Stories," commissioned for them by Nautilus Music Theater.
Local "bluegrassical" trio, The Orange Mighty Trio, performs songs from their new album in the studio.
Nikki and the RueMates perform songs from their new album, "We All Live Together".
"Hot club" jazz isn't new to Minnesota. In fact, there are several bands in the region performing the 20th Century style of jazz attributed to Django Reinhardt and Stephanne Grappelli. And the members of Gypsy Mania say the Twin Cities, in fact, has become the center for that style of music lately.
James Hersch has done the coffeehouse circuit and house concerts and sold handfuls of records. But with the audiences changing and listeners' buying habits shifting, he's decided to go a different direction with "The 52 Song Project."
Dan Chouinard and friends recorded live at the Fitzgerald Theater May 30, 2009.
Local guitarist Tim Sparks has been all over the musical globe in the past few decades since moving to Minnesota. He was one of the founding members of the jazz trio Rio Nido. He's also recorded albums of European and Mediterranean folk music as well as classical music.
Sometimes a fresh change of scenery can spark the creative process. That's the story behind Randy Weeks' latest album, "Going My Way."