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.


967 Pieces

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Caption: Jason Fladager Trio. Photo by Brian Neil.
The Jason Fladager Trio joined Brian and Dave in the WTIP CD Library ahead of weekend of gigs at the Gunflint Taven. WTIP's The Roadhouse is suppo...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 40:11
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It was National Boss’s Day over the weekend. It may or may not be something you observe, but either way, bosses can play a big part in our happines...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 18:46
Caption: Skiing into the Bright Open
Many of us have had dreams of extravagant adventures, faraway places, and goals that may to some seem out of our reach. Liv Arnesen is an explorer,...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 19:30
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We've all heard about the challenges of managing chronic pain without creating addiction or causing negative side effects from drugs. But there ar...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2021
  • Length: 11:50
Caption: Kenna Rose. Photo by Brian Neil.
Kenna Rose joins Dave and Brian for a live in-studio performance. WTIP's The Roadhouse is supported in part by funding from the Minnesota Arts and...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 36:13
Caption: Loon Lessons
Loons are an important part of the culture in these northern climates. They are the official state bird in Minnesota, and they grace the one-dolla...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 16:04
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Why are Zoom meetings so exhausting? Is it the meeting part or something else? Dave spoke with Kristen Shockley, a psychologist at the University ...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2021
  • Length: 18:26
Caption: Great Lakes Fresh Fish Finder
Are you looking for local fresh fish, caught and raised by producers in the Great Lakes region? A new website from Minnesota Sea Grant has what you...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2021
  • Length: 13:18
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The 2021 IgNobel prizes were awarded last week. They’re given every year for scientific achievements that first make people laugh, then make them t...

  • Added: Sep 25, 2021
  • Length: 17:39
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Many kids are heading back to in-person school, even as the Delta variant is spreading quickly. Dr. Jill Foster, a professor of pediatrics at the U...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2021
  • Length: 11:51
Caption: Jim McGowan in Studio A in July 2019. Photo by Brian Neil.
The "unofficial Roadhouse one-man house band" Jim McGowan stopped by Studio A to play a few songs and chat with Annie and Julie. WTIP's The Roadho...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2021
  • Length: 50:07
Caption: Greenwood Fire on Friday, August 20. Photo courtesy of US Forest Service
As the Greenwood Fire and other fires continue, there may be health impacts (such as smog) that will impact local residents and nearby communities....

  • Added: Sep 05, 2021
  • Length: 19:24
Caption: Sensational: the Hidden History of America's 'Girl Stunt Reporters'
"Sensational: the Hidden History of America's 'Girl Stunt Reporters'", is a new book that focuses on women journalists who put themselves undercove...

  • Added: Sep 05, 2021
  • Length: 23:29
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The UN climate report that was recently released is pretty bleak, basically stating we’re running out of time to avert major climate disaster. Prof...

  • Added: Aug 22, 2021
  • Length: 23:06
Caption: Bump Blomberg
Bump Blomberg joins Brian and Dave for a performance on the back porch!

  • Added: Aug 15, 2021
  • Length: 43:16
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As we deal with wildfires and drought likely brought on or intensified by climate change, we wanted to know more about the strategy of carbon prici...

  • Added: Aug 15, 2021
  • Length: 19:37
Caption: The View from Split Rock: A Lighthouse Keeper's Life
Lee Radzak served for 36 years as the resident site manager at the Minnesota Historical Society's Split Rock Lighthouse before retiring in 2019. L...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2021
  • Length: 17:29
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Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are in the news again, and we’re still wondering exactly what they are and how they work. To make this more und...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2021
  • Length: 17:20
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With this summer’s severe drought, fire danger, and the frequent haze and smoke from nearby wildfires, we were intrigued to learn that someone has ...

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  • Added: Aug 01, 2021
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Caption: For the Love of Cod
Norway and other Scandinavian countries often rank the highest in happiness surveys, but why is that? Author Eric Dregni attempts to answer that q...

  • Added: Aug 01, 2021
  • Length: 19:23