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Backyard Almanac: A Humid, Foggy August? Take a Web Walk.

Naturalist and author Larry Weber reminds us that the fog and dews that we often see in August make for some amazing spider web views in the mornings. That said, we've had less rain this month than we should have. Mushrooms and berries are on the scene, the sphinx moths are out and about, and sunflowers, aster, goldenrod and arrowhead are gracing our landscape as well.

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8/16 Live from Studio A: Todd Eckart

This local entertainer is known for his charismatic performances covering everyone from Elvis to the Rat Pack to the Everly Brothers. He's now channeled those influences into his own compositions for his first album, Out of the Blue , which he'll release on Sunday, August 19 at Clyde Iron in Duluth. We found out more about the album, why it was so long in the making, and heard some tunes when Eckart joined us in the studio with guitarist Jimi Cooper on August 16, 2018. Todd Eckart Clyde Iron...

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An Emancipatory Basic Income

Kristine Osbakken of Basic Income Guarantee Minnesota ( BigMN ), a grassroots organization advocating for an emancipatory Basic Income , talks with us about the concept of basic income and their recent potluck on Sunday August 5th with guest speaker Stefan Ziller a Berlin state government MP.

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Friday, April 21st at 2pm.

Join us for a session with Erik Koskinen and Frankie Lee.

In our studios Friday, April 7th at 1pm.

Join us for a session with some of the local bands featured on "Duluth Does Dylan Revisited," a second compilation paying homage to our best-known native son.

Live from the Weber Music Hall on Friday, April 7th at 3pm. This session is open to the public, so join us for what promises to be a fun hour of music and conversation.

Tom Russell joins us for a preview of his show at the Sacred Heart Music Center.

Listen to our session with this Wisconsin group, headed by singer/keyboardist Liz Woodworth, recorded in our studios on March 10th, 2006.

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In our studios Friday, March 10th at 1pm.

Colleen Myhre plays at Fitgers Brewhouse and Jenny Dalton opens for Dorothy Scott at Beaner's Central later the same night.

This reknowned South African group joined us for a special session live from the Weber Music Hall on March 6th, 2006.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo: www.ladysmithblackmambazo.com
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Features music from Marcia Ball, Greg Brown, Paul Thorn, and more.

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Features music from Crash Test Dummies, Adrian Legg, Tom Russell, and more.

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Listen to our session with Chicago musician Andrew Bird from the Weber Music Hall on Feb. 24th, 2006.

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Features music from Rory Block, Claudia Schmidt, David Wilcox, and more.

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KUMD Live from Studio A Volume 1

KUMD is pleased to announce the release of Live from Studio A Volume 1 , a collection of 16 tracks recorded in our studios over the past several years.

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