Now in its 15th year, Duluth's Homegrown Music Festival shines a worthy spotlight on a growing collection of bands from the area, giving them stages to play on and expanding audiences to perform in front of as the fest has gained momentum and popularity over the past decade and a half. A strong con ... More >>
A tremendous amount of creativity and talent has been fostered by the funding from the Minnesota State Arts Board's arts and cultural heritage fund since it was passed by the state's voters in 2008. Countless musicians and artists from all over Minnesota have received much needed support from the fu ... More >>
an interview with filmmaker Phil Harder
It's been 10 years since Sound Unseen began its yearly showcase of the most promising music-related films, a nice round number on which to expand, or straight-up double in size. So of course that's exactly what they're doing: the first annual Sound Unseen International, Duluth will be taking plac ... More >>
We Sang. We Danced. We Set things on Fire. And Sometime after the Bar Closed, We Wrote It All Down for You.
Trashing motels and crashing wheelchairs with the White Iron Band
A radio pirate-turned-country rocker who doubles as a nanny. A newspaper that rips the establishment. A deconsecrated church. And a very quiet band called Low. Notes on a tiny counterculture.