Live from Studio A

Weekdays during Music Through the Day

Live performance and interviews with local, regional, and national artists.

Live from Studio A on KUMD is made possible by Ampers and the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


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Listen to our session with local blues/folk favorite, Charlie Parr, from November 2, 2012. He talks about his re-release of King Earl and his life on the social network.

Charlie Parr

Listen to our session with Minneapolis singer/songwriter, Haley Bonar, originally from South Dakota, from September 14, 2012.

Haley Bonar

Woman playing guitar and singing into a microphone, man seated playing guitar

This Rochester, New York native spent time on the Boston and New York City music scenes before landing in Austin, Texas. Listen to our session with her from May 10, 2012.

Jess Klein

Listen to our session with Duluth's own bluegrass band, Trampled By Turtles from Wednesday, May 2 2012.

Trampled By Turtles

Listen to our session with this local blues/folk favorite from January 11, 2012. He brought a band into the studio to play tunes from his latest disc, "Keep Your Hands on the Plow."

Listen to our session with Duluth acoustic folk band Coyote from September 29, 2011. We talked about their forthcoming live album, recorded during their Duluth Homegrown Music Festival performance earlier in the year, and we get some insight into Marc Gartman's favorite (and least favorite) harmonica players.


Listen to our session with this Austin based violinist and singer/songwriter from July 15,2011.

Carrie Rodriguez
Carrie Rodriguez Myspace

Listen to our session with this Philadelphia musician from Wednesday, April 27. His latest album, Fixin' to Die, was produced by the Avett Brothers.

G. Love

Listen to our live session with Mark Olson from September 14, 2010.

Mark Olson

Listen to our session with Charlie Parr from Wednesday, July 28, 2010. Afterwards he played at the UMD Market Day in the Plaza.

Listen to this session with this Milwaukee singer/songwriter from Monday, April 26. He recently released his twelfth album, Letters from a Flying Machine.

The Fish Heads

Jan 14, 2010

Listen to this Live from Studio A session from February 5th, 2010 with this veteran local band whose music mixes folk, bluegrass, and rock.

Fish Heads Myspace
Fitger's Brewhouse

Listen to our live session with local folk/blues performer Charlie Parr from August 27th, 2008.