Homegrown Week

Series produced by WDSE

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KUMD celebrates the annual Duluth Homegrown Music Festival with programming and events all 8 days. Programs include Art segments, Live in-studio performances and a special 2 hour Local Music showcase. More information at www.kumd.org

2012 brings us the 14th annual Homegrown Music Festival in Duluth. A week long showcase of local music and art.

Funding provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


47 Pieces

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Listen to our session with this Duluth band from May 1, 2024.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2024
  • Length: 26:26
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Listen to our session with this Duluth hot jazz group in advance of their performance at the 2024 Duluth Homegrown Music Festival.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2024
  • Length: 25:41
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Tune in to our session with Duluth duo The Trash Cats in advance of their performance at the 2024 Duluth Homegrown Music Festival.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2024
  • Length: 27:47
Caption: The Field Birds, Credit: Tom Jamar
Longtime Duluth musicians Kyle Orla (formerly Ollah), Clancy Ward, and Jen Krussow played together casually through the years before making it offi...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 28:30
Caption: MorningBird, Credit: Tom Jamar
This Hibbing-area acoustic duo features Rob Wheeler on guitar and violinist Jill Burkes. They released their first EP, Cosmic Escape, last year; we...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 24:28
Caption: Emma Jeanne, Credit: Tom Jamar
Emma Jeanne Rothwell is an indie singer, songwriter, and guitarist (and a former DJ on The North 103.3's The Basement) who plays both solo and as p...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 25:53
Caption: Alberto del Toro, Credit: Christine Dean
Duluth music fans will recognize the man behind this project as Alberto Serrano Rivera, lead singer of moody indie rock band A Winter Downpour. Ser...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2022
  • Length: 31:10
Caption: Sam Miller, Credit: Tom Jamar
Robin Hood was Right is the alter ego of Samuel Miller, a recent transplant to Duluth from his native Minneapolis. In addition to performing solo s...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2022
  • Length: 30:53
Caption: Misisipi Mike Wolf performs in Studio C, Credit: CHRISTINE DEAN FOR KUMD
This Mississippi native lived in San Francisco for many years before finding his way to the Twin Ports, where he's quickly become a fixture on loca...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 26:15
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This Duluth singer/songwriter released a new EP, Goodbye, in October 2020. We'll find out more about his music and how he's weathered this past pan...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 26:11
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Laura Sellner started Superior Siren as a solo project, in time, adding three bandmates but still occasionally performing solo. The singer/songwrit...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 25:03
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Sibling duo Eric and Rachel Cyr are at the core of Cyr and the Cosmonauts. Their latest album, Songs to Sing Before We're Dead, is due out on May 1...

  • Added: Jun 28, 2021
  • Length: 25:44
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This Americana singer/songwriter was known more for his work as a local environmental educator and activist before he decided to take his singing a...

  • Added: Jun 25, 2021
  • Length: 24:27