KQAL

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KQAL is Winona's radio alternative. KQAL is the only full service, independent radio station in Winona and has been serving the area for over 34 years. There is something for everyone on KQAL. Classical and jazz during the day, rock at night, public affairs and educational programs, and WSU Warrior play-by-play action.

KQAL is operated by the Mass Communication department at Winona State University and is staffed primarily by student volunteers. It has a dual mission: to provide career training for students interested in radio broadcasting as well as to provide the residents of southeastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin with quality educational and entertainment programming.

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15 Pieces

Daily update of Arts, music and community events for Winona and southeastern Minnesota.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jan 28, 2014
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347 Pieces

Local artists showcasing their craft. Whether it's painting, woodwork, glass, metal, beadwork, drawing, sewing, ect., we'll cover it!

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Oct 05, 2012
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322 Pieces

Culture Clique is a segment that takes a peek into different cultures in the Winona area. Celebrating the diversity of the cultural makeup of Winona, we are not just looking at heritage, but also hobbyists culture, and different ways of life.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Sep 27, 2012
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97 Pieces

Don't Cha Know is all about being in the know about upcoming events in the Winona area, interviews with interesting people, and historically significant places in our neck of the woods - the Winona area of South East Minnesota.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jun 21, 2012
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31 Pieces

Minnesota's connection to the film industry.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Apr 21, 2014
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718 Pieces

Live concert series recorded on location and centered around local and regional (MN) artists. Might sometimes include acoustic in studio performances.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020
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36 Pieces

In studio interview show centered around local and regional (MN) music releases. Includes music from the featured album and discussion with the artist(s) about the writing, recording and distribution processes. Might sometimes include producers and engineers involved on the featured album.

  • From: KQAL
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2020

Latest Pieces

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KQAL's Matt Drewry checks in with the owners of local music venue, No Name Bar in Winona during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original air date: 12/08/20

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 22:18
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KQAL's Matt Drewry goes behind the scenes to check in with the Winona State University Honors Sax Band during the COVID-19 pandemic. Original Air ...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 27:40
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Today on Art Beat we talk about MWMF, art, and giving back. For 11 years, MWMF has brought all kinds of incredible music to our area, and along wit...

  • Added: Oct 13, 2021
  • Length: 25:51
From: KQAL
Series: The Sound
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Tonight on The Sound we have a great collection of songs from the self-titled debut album by blue grass super group The High Hawks. The High Hawk...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 38:08
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Tonight, on The Sound we have an exclusive debut by midwestern artist Erik Shicotte titled Miss’ry Pacific. Miss’ry Pacific is Erik’s debut EP and ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 01:02:31
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Tonight on The Sound we check out the latest from a Winona artist called Musically Inclined. Chad Cagle, the creative force behind Musically Inclin...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 53:47
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Tonight on The Sound we dive into a home brewed instrumental album by Rich Lyga of Hallowed Ground. Rich has been part of the Winona area music sce...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 52:12
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Tonight on The Sound we check out the latest album by Winona band Afflatus. Their new album titled, Is Called To Try, consists of 5 new tracks that...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 52:56
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Tonight on The Sound we check out some new tunes from Minneapolis punk duo New Rocket Union. NRU has a stripped down no frills in your face sound w...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 38:01
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Tonight on The Sound we have a preview of the brand new album from the Minneapolis, rock 'n' roll band, Kiss the Tiger. Kiss the Tiger has a sound ...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2021
  • Length: 47:34