Live Music

For the 17th year, our friends at Beaner's Central are hosting a week-long series of live music featuring local musicians. The performances will be recorded for Volume 17 of the Beaner's One Week Live compilation album. KUMD is so proud to be a supporter of Beaner's week of live music year after year. The 17th annual One Week Live features performances from Feeding Leroy, Woodblind, Lady Slipper and much more.

Music in the HART Thursdays in August

Aug 1, 2018
Music in the HART

KUMD is proud to sponsor Music in the HART at Lake Place Park in downtown Duluth.

Music in the HART (Historic Arts & Theatre District) concert series runs every Thursday of August, beginning August 2. This free, family-friendly event will feature music performed by new bands each week, accompanied by food and beverages along the shore of Lake Superior.

Dates:
Thursday, August 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30.

Time: 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Location: Lake Place Park
N 2nd Ave E & East Michigan Street

Duluth, MN 55802

Porcupine Mountains Music Festival 8/24-8/26

Jul 30, 2018
Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

KUMD is a proud supporter of the 14th Annual Porcupine Music Festival, known for it's music, scenery, and outdoor experience. The festival takes place Friday, August 24 through Sunday, August 26 at the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park winter recreation area (ski hill), located near Ontanogon and Silver City. The lineup includes Donna the Buffalo, The Fred Eaglesmith Show starring Tif Ginn, The Slambovian Circus of Dreams, The Roosevelts, and more. KUMD is a proud supporter of the 14th Annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival.

Modest Mouse at the DECC 9/18

Jul 28, 2018
Modest Mouse

KUMD is Proud to Sponsor Modest Mouse at the DECC

American indie rock band, Modest Mouse, is rocking their way up to Duluth on Tuesday, September 18 at the DECC. Modest Mouse was formed in 1992 in Issaquah, Washington and is now based in Portland, Oregan. The rock band is currently on a national tour this fall. 

Date: Tuesday, September 18
Time: 7:30pm 
Location: DECC
Duluth Entertainment Convention Center
350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

Bayfront Festival Park
Facebook // Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival

KUMD is a proud sponsor of The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival. The Bayfront Reggae & World Music Festival is a celebration of world music with artists who spread the message of love, hope, and equality for all people around the world. The festival take place rain or shine at the Bayfront Festival Park. 

Duluth Brewhouse Release Party 7/7

Jul 3, 2018
Facebook // Duluth Brewhouse Release Party

KUMD is Proud to Sponsor the Duluth Brewhouse Release Party.

The Duluth Brewhouse is officially releasing their delicious flavors to market and hosting a fun deck party to celebrate! The party takes place on Saturday, July 7 from 3pm to 10pm at Endion Station and will feature live music, fun giveaways and the official release of Duluth Brewhouse beer in cans!

Live Music on the Deck (weather permitting):
Colleen Myhre at 4pm
The Northwoods Band at 7pm

Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront 7/7

Jun 5, 2018
Bayfront and Trampled by Turtles

KUMD is Proud to Sponsor Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront.

One of Duluth's most famous bluegrass/folk bands, Trampled by Turtles, performs live at Bayfront Festival Park on July 7. The concert will feature special guests including Bad Bad Hats, Charlie Parr, The Last Revel, Superior Siren, and Teague Alexy Band.

Date: Saturday, July 7

Time: 4:30pm (Doors 4pm)
Location: Bayfront Festival Park
350 Harbor Dr, Duluth, MN 55802

Soundset

 

Hip Hot Hotdish hosts Paul Jensen (K.K. Sliderr) and Eli Hammarsteen (Big Fat Eli) were fortunate enough to attend this year’s installation of Soundset Music Festival at the Minnesota Fairgrounds this past weekend. They were joined by Programming Director, Mark Idstrom, and together experienced much of the diverse musical acts and experiences the festival has to offer. Paul sat down with the two after the festival to gather some of their thoughts on this year’s entertainment. Here’s what they had to say:

 

 

 

Lake Ave Live 6/15 & 6/16

Jun 5, 2018
Lake Ave Live

KUMD is proud to support Lake Ave Live bringing a line-up of local and regional musicians to Canal Park during the marathon weekend. Friday's line-up is all women fronted and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to PAVSA. Stop by the KUMD table for gifts and to meet our staff/volunteers.

Friday Lineup:

AMY HZL
Superior Siren
Gramma's Boyfriend
Venus DeMars & All The Pretty Horses
GGOOLLDD

Gate at 7pm
Tickets - $10

6/14 Live From Studio A: King Cardinal

Jun 1, 2018
Band standing in front of wall of CDs in a radio studio
Christine Dean for KUMD

After releasing a pair of EPs, this Denver, Colorado-based Americana band recently put out its first full-length album, Great Lakes. Band founder Brennan Mackey joined us along with drummer Scott Roush, pedal steel player Ben Waligoske, bassist Andrew Porter, and vocalist Texanna Dennie for a harmony-laden full band session on June 14, 2018. We found out more about the new album and what the band's been up to since their last visit to our studio.

King Cardinal
 

Man playing guitar and woman singing into a microphone in radio studio
Christine Dean for KUMD

We were happy to welcome this husband-and-wife duo back to our studios on June 13, 2018.  The Seattle twosome was awarded Best Jazz Act 2017 by the Seattle Weekly. They shared tunes from their recently-released fifth studio album of vintage jazz with a modern twist, When You're Smiling and talked about the making of the album.

Sundae + Mr. Goessl 

Earth Rider Brewery Summer Daze Concert Craze

May 29, 2018

The Earth Rider Brewery Summer Daze Concert Craze is your best chance to win tickets to festivals and concerts this summer. Listen to 103.3 KUMD every day from June 2-29 for chances to win tickets to The Bayfront Reggae and World Music Festival, The Eaux Claires Music and Arts Festival, and Big Top Chautauqua in Bayfield Wisconsin! Winners will be announced every Friday in June. Tune in and win!

Contest Official Rules

Don Ness Shows Off Duluth

Don Ness Shows Off Duluth is the second event at NorShor Theatre highlighting local talent during an evening of music, comedy, and special guests. Guests include two time Olympian Kara Goucher, electronic folk artist Ingeborg von Agassiz, folk trio Lowland Lakers, comedians Mary Mack and Tim Harmston, and several other guest appearances. The variety-show will move from music to stand-up and sketch comedy. Tune in during The Local at 5pm on KUMD Wednesday, May 30th for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show! 

Performance Date: Wednesday, June 13th

Duluth Dylan Fest is an annual celebration of Bob Dylan's work and influence. Celebrate Duluth's native son with exciting events planned including live music, art, poetry, and more.

Duluth Dylan Fest Schedule

Duluth Dylan Fest Facebook

Caroline Smith Headshot
Songkick

With a sound raging from folk to indie rock, Minnesota local, Caroline Smith is making her way back to the Red Herring Lounge in Duluth, MN. Congratulations to the KUMD listeners who won tickets to the show during the Women's Music on 103.3 KUMD from 1pm-5pm on Sunday, May 13!

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