The Roadhouse

Series produced by WTIP

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Image by: courtesy Buck Benson 

The Roadhouse is an interview and music program that airs live every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to kick off the weekend.

WTIP's The Roadhoue is two hours packed with insightful interviews, weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! Funding is provided in part by the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


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Caption: Throat singers Nina Segalowitz and Taqralik Partridge, Credit: Sivertson Gallery
Some of the featured guests at the 2018 Sivertson Gallery Inuit Premiere included throat singers Nina Segalowitz and Taqralik Partridge, artist and...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 24:47
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Folk duo Curtis Teague and Loretta Simonet, better known as Curtis and Loretta performed at the Grand Marais Public Library in October 2018. Befor...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 33:16
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Paul Huttner, Minnesota Public Radio's Chief Meteorologist recently traveled up the North Shore to play alongside his band, "Suburban Legend". Whi...

  • Added: Oct 31, 2018
  • Length: 14:52
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Bob Fenwick is a former Major League Baseball player. He played for the Astros and Cardinals in the early 1970s. He joined a special Roadhouse pro...

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 12:10
Caption: US Bank Stadium holds up to 70,000 people., Credit: Joe Friedrichs
We all probably know at least one person who is all about sports. But, just why are some of us so into sports?

  • Added: Oct 24, 2018
  • Length: 11:33
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Northern Wisconsin band The Saints of Circumstance stopped by The Roadhouse before a recent gig on the North Shore. The group is a quartet of Davi...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2018
  • Length: 31:27
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Detriot Duo Robert Jones and Matt Watroba were in Grand Marais for a concert organized by the North Shore Music Association on Friday, October 12. ...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2018
  • Length: 32:10
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Canadian company Heliene has recently opened a new solar panel manufacturing facility in Mountain Iron, Minn. Scott McLorie is the vice president o...

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  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 17:14
  • Purchases: 1
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We are in the middle of peak fall color season here on the North Shore of Lake Superior. Have you ever wondered why the leaves change colors? To ...

  • Added: Oct 09, 2018
  • Length: 09:47
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Friday, Sept. 28 was National Good Neighbor Day. Jay Walljasper, an author, speaker, and Minneapolis-based authority on vital communities, joined ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 19:25
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The Institute on the Environment is a project of the University of Minnesota, and this fall they established a presence on the University's Duluth ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2018
  • Length: 15:09
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Witchita, Kansas based group Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy recently made a trip to Grand Marais, and while here, they stopped by The Roadhouse. ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2018
  • Length: 30:35
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The 28th Ig Nobel Prize ceremony took place on September 13 at Harvard University. The Ig Nobel Prizes honor scientific achievements that make peo...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 18:13
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Grant Merritt, author of "Iron and Water: My Life Protecting Minnesota's Environment" was recently in Grand Marais and gave a presentation at the ...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2018
  • Length: 23:52
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Before this year's unplugged at North House Folk School, performers Kevin Kling, Simone Perrin, Dan Chouinard, and Bradley Greenwald stopped by The...

  • Added: Sep 18, 2018
  • Length: 18:26
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Regular Roadhouse guest Jim McGowan was one the performers at the 2018 Radiowaves Music Festival. Before his performance there, he stopped by The ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 32:15
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This weekend North House Folk School hosts Unplugged. Singer Prudence Johnson will be one of the performers there Saturday night, and she stopped b...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 09:07
Caption: Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe., Credit: Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins, APL/Steve Gribben, University of Minnesota College of Science and Engineering
University of Minnesota physicists are part of a NASA mission to understand coronal heating and the solar wind. The researchers make up one of the ...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2018
  • Length: 16:42
Caption: Maria Nickolay
Local singer and songwriter Maria Nickolay stopped by The Roadhouse to play some original songs from her album. Maria also spoke with hosts Ann an...

  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 38:25
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Genetic testing has become very popular in recent years. How can we be more informed consumers of these products? Dr. Heather Zierhut, assistant pr...

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  • Added: Aug 28, 2018
  • Length: 13:36
  • Purchases: 1