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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Almost everyone in Minnesota has seen or heard of the Coen Brothers’ film, “Fargo.”

  • Added: May 21, 2021
  • Length: 17:50
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Jan Sherman is a Minnesota singer and musician who was part of the country music scene starting in the 1950s through the '90s. She’s written a wond...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 18:42
Caption: Photo courtesy University of Minnesota Physicians
People have been feeling many different emotions about the issue of vaccines. Will spoke with Dr. Sophia Albott, an assistant professor of psychia...

  • Added: Apr 15, 2021
  • Length: 10:38
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A few weeks ago we spoke with Jerry Vandiver about his role as "Jerry Berry" on his new kid's album, "Let’s Go Outside!”

  • Added: Apr 10, 2021
  • Length: 14:35
Caption: Thunder Bay Medicine Wheel Roundabout. Submitted photo.
A new roundabout in Thunder Bay will be designed like a medicine wheel. WTIP's Rhonda Silence spoke with Thunder Bay City Councilor Shelby Ch'ng a...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2021
  • Length: 11:07
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Seems like the spring time change is hard for lots of people. Dr. Michael Howell, a sleep specialist, and professor at the U of MN joined Ann to t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2021
  • Length: 06:51
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Nashville musicians Jerry Vandiver and Caitlin Evanson, also known as Jerry Berry and Camper Cait, are just out with a fun new album of music for k...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2021
  • Length: 17:04
Caption: Photo courtesy Lakehead University
New research by Lakehead University anthropologist Dr. Jessica Metcalfe and colleagues provides direct evidence for connections among Dene peoples ...

  • Added: Mar 19, 2021
  • Length: 12:13
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A year into the pandemic, many folks feel like they’ve hit the wall, even though vaccinations are underway and some sort of end is in sight.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2021
  • Length: 14:03
Caption: Room Enough, Time Enough album cover. Art by Cheyenne Randall
David Huckfelt is a Minneapolis singer-songwriter whose new album Room Enough, Time Enough evokes vast landscapes with thoughtful, sometimes haunti...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 42:31
Caption: Winners of Name a Snowplow contest. Photo from MnDOT / Facebook.
You might have heard recently that MnDOT announced the winners of their Name a Snowplow contest. MnDOT Communications Director Jake Loesch joined A...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2021
  • Length: 11:15
Caption: Photo courtesy Bob King
The space event of the decade (at least) just happened with the landing of the Perseverance spacecraft on the surface of Mars.

  • Added: Mar 10, 2021
  • Length: 16:50
Caption: Photo courtesy Heather Junqueira
Dogs might be our friends in the fight against COVID by being able to accurately sniff out individuals who may be infected.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 18:39
Caption: Hudson Bay Bound from University of Minnesota Press
Ten years ago, best friends Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho paddled the 2,000-mile route from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay made famous in the classic boo...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 18:30
Caption: Breanne Marie and Evan Tepler - photo credit Fitzphoto Inc.
Breanne Marie is a singer/songwriter from Duluth known for playing with her band the Front Porch Sinners. Their latest album is called "Juniper", a...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 36:49
Caption: Joshua Schmidt performing at WTIP in 2018. WTIP file photo.
Joshua Schmidt has a new solo project, Cryote. He joined Ann and Will to chat about the project, as well as perform a few songs.

  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 38:32
Caption: Beth Probst. Submitted photo.
Beth Probst lives in rural northern Wisconsin, she's a runner in her 40s, as well as a mother, a professional, a wife, and a caretaker among other ...

  • Added: Feb 26, 2021
  • Length: 16:04
Caption: Wolf in Minnesota. WTIP file photo
The Voyageurs Wolf Project has produced some new information about how wolves hunt in the Northwoods.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2021
  • Length: 09:02
Caption: Kenna Rose, Credit: WTIP file photo by Will Moore
Cook County musician Kenna Rose joined Ann and Will virtually to perform some holiday songs. They also chat about some of their holiday traditions.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 39:23
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Matthew Ecklund is the captain of the Hjordis at North House Folk School and has built a long and interesting career combining sailing expertise an...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2021
  • Length: 20:07