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Folk, Jazz & World

  • The Roe Family Singers on Radio Heartland
    The Roe Family Singers perform songs from "The Earth and All That Is In It" in the studio.July 16, 2009
  • Maguire, Wagner and Glover Celebrate Woody Guthrie
    Charlie Maguire, Pop Wagner and Tony Glover get together to perform Woody Guthrie songs on, what would have been, his 97th birthday.July 9, 2009
  • After 35 years with APHC Keillor looks back and forward
    This weekend a large crowd came to Avon, Minnesota, for the special 35th-anniversary broadcast of A Prairie Home Companion.July 1, 2009
  • Two Many Banjos perform on Radio Heartland
    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?June 24, 2009
  • The Orange Mighty Trio performs on Radio Heartland
    Local "bluegrassical" trio, The Orange Mighty Trio, performs songs from their new album in the studio.June 11, 2009
  • Nikki and the RueMates perform on Radio Heartland
    Nikki and the RueMates perform songs from their new album, "We All Live Together".June 3, 2009
  • James Hersch performs on Radio Heartland
    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."May 30, 2009
  • Gypsy Mania performs on Radio Heartland
    "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.May 30, 2009
  • Saturday Night at the Stage Door Piano Bar
    Dan Chouinard and friends recorded live at the Fitzgerald Theater May 30, 2009.May 30, 2009
  • Tim Sparks performs on Radio Heartland
    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.May 26, 2009
  • New book makes the case that Bob Dylan has a great voice
    A new book from the University of Minnesota Press explores many facets of Dylan's life and legacy. Highway 61 Revisited: Bob Dylan's Road from Minnesota to the World" touches on everything from Dylan's youth on Minnesota's Iron Range to his emergence as one of the most influential musicians in the world.May 22, 2009
  • Eric Bibb performs in the Radio Heartland studio
    Eric Bibb has a unique background. He was born in the U.S., but has lived out of the country for nearly two decades, calling Helsinki, Finland his home now. So he brings a fresh perspective to blues music and his latest album, "Get Onboard."May 8, 2009
  • 'The Power of Two: Duos Concert' from Radio Heartland
    Karen Savoca and Pete Heitzman, Lou and Peter Berryman and Storyhill all come together at the Fitzgerald Theater for Radio Heartland's "The Power of Two: Duos Concert" hosted by Dale Connelly.May 4, 2009
  • Carmen Souza Band performs on Radio Heartland
    It's difficult to pin down Carmen Souza's background. Her musical influences are jazz, gospel, soul, world music from Europe, the U.S., the Mediterranean and Africa. And she now lives in London.May 2, 2009
  • New Classical Tracks: Mark O'Connor, fiddler and composer
    Emerging from the "stir-fry of American culture," the latest disc from Mark O'Connor draws on the sounds of fiddling, the techniques of classical music, and even the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright.April 28, 2009

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