Kevin Stanke

Community Outreach

Kevin works to form partnerships with local organizations to spread word of events to the KUMD audience. He began volunteering with KUMD in 2016, spinning tunes for The Local and The Lounge as "Marvin Themix". He enjoys finding new music, playing guitar, pick-up basketball, enjoying Duluth's outdoor activities and time with his family.

Ways to Connect

Avett Brothers
Hattie Peach for KUMD

The Avett Brothers are returning to Duluth, this time bringing their Americana Rock sounds outdoors to Bayfront Festival Park. The show will start at 6pm with openers yet to be announced. Gates will open at 5pm. Hear The Avett Brothers play tracks from their latest album Closer than Together as well as many of their classics at Bayfront. 

The Avett Brothers are locked in for September 8, 2021 at Bayfront Festival Park in Duluth. All tickets for the postponed July 7, 2020 date will be honored for the new date. There is no need to exchange tickets.

2019 Entrepreneurship Conference
2019 Entrepreneurship Conference Facebook

UMD students, educators and entrepreneurs will come together for the 2019 Entrepreneurship Conference at UMD . People who attend will hear from successful local, regional, and national entrepreneurs about the impact they have had in their respective fields as well as attend workshops and network. Paid attendees will be provided lunch and all attendees will receive snacks and refreshments.

This conference is an initiative of The Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) and is 100% student-run.

Thank you to everyone who helped KUMD in support of our membership drive. It takes all sorts of ingredients to make homemade radio but the most vital are those who show their support. We love all of our listeners, but a special thanks to our new and renewing members who made their contribution! 

 KUMD accepts donations year-round, so you can still make your donation.

Catalyst Content Festival
Catalyst Content Festival

The Catalyst Content Festival is making the move to Duluth!

This unique festival taking place at NorShor, Zeitgeist and Spirit of the North at Fitgers will showcase local and national content makers to the industry executives from numerous streaming platform . See the upcoming independent television shows, podcasts, and documentaries before anyone else in downtown Duluth at the Catalyst Content Festival!

Find more info here.

Pert Near Sandtstone
Pert Near Sandtstone

  Mojo and Bob & Blue Ox Music Festival are excited to present a special night of bluegrass and roots music at the NorShor Theatre in Duluth, MN on Friday, November 15th. You're not going to want to miss this one.

Pert Near Sandstone will be fiddling, picking and stomping throughout the night. They sold out the last time they played NorShor in 2018 with Charlie Parr.

Jerry Douglas, 13-time Grammy winner and one of the world's greatest dobro players, will take the stage solo but is rumored to join Pert Near Sandstone during their performance.

Cactus Blossoms
Cactus Blossoms

The Cactus Blossoms – Minneapolis-based brothers Page Burkum and Jack Torrey – bring their original, yet classic harmonies to the Sacred Heart Music Center.

Their 2016 debut You’re Dreaming, a stunning and transporting collection of original songs, earned high praise from Rolling Stone and Vice Noisey. Now their unlikely rise continues with new album Easy Way, to be released on their own label Walkie Talkie Records.

Tune into KUMD this Wednesday to win tickets!

When: Saturday, September 21, 8pm-11pm

KUMD and First Avenue presents Trampled by Turtles at Bayfront Festival Park July 6!

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Winnipeg Folk Festival

Winnipeg Folk Festival is a relaxed and happy three-day music and camping festival featuring  a diverse lineup of music. A few artists to mention include Death Cab for Kutie, Kacey Musgraves, and Jason Mraz who are playing alongside many noteworthy artists spanning across genres and experience.

Date: July 11-14
Place: Birds Hill Provincial Park, St. Clements, MB R0E 0K0, Canada

Band standing in front of a grey wall performing
Christine Dean for KUMD

    Thursday gave fans a chance to catch a handful of acts who, for whatever reason, didn’t make it onto the official Homegrown schedule.

KUMD is a proud sponsor of the Mental Health Awareness Concert presented by

KUMD is partnering with the Lock Inn for an evening of music from Justin Vernon and Sean Carey of Bon Iver on Tuesday, Mach 19, who will be playing for an exclusive audience of 60 people at The Lakely in the Oxbow Hotel in Eau Clare, Wisconsin.

Beloved singer/songwriter HALEY returns to Duluth for her annual Valentine's show, this year playing an intimate acoustic show at the Glensheen Mansion. Featuring complimentary drinks and food with entry. 

The Big Wu is back to jam out Duluth in support of their first studio album since 2004 at the Red Herring Lounge. "We Are Young We Are Old" is a fresh collection that marks a new beginning for the veteran Minnesota Band. Expect to hear some of their old favorites as well. 

KUMD will be at Cold Front February in Canal Park broadcasting KUMD programming and hanging out with the Fat Tire bikes. Come say hi to us in between your sips of hot cocoa, sled runs, and music from Brothers Burn Mountain and NorShore Summit

Cold Front Schedule of Events

KUMD is proud to present coverage of the John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon on 103.3 FM KUMD.