Cole Premo

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Cole Premo has been a web producer at WCCO since 2009. He joined WCCO as an Emma L. Bowen mentorship student in the summer of 2005. After four summers of working hard and learning an amazing amount about how TV news works, Cole was hired full-time.

Cole went to the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) where he graduated with an English literature and New Media studies degree.

Cole’s passion — other than journalism — is music. He plays lead guitar and lead vocals in his solo band. So, it only makes sense that he now interviews musicians of various levels of success who are playing shows in Minnesota.

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Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Weekend

From hip hop to heavy thrash metal, this week’s 4-show lineup includes a healthy amount of new music release parties as well as a nice early show Sunday afternoon. Check them out below.

03/23/2017

Local Music Tap: Rhymesayers Announces Soundset 2017 Lineup

After a successful change of location to the Minnesota State Fairgrounds last year, Soundset is bringing it all back again in late May with a fresh list of musicians.

03/01/2017

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Weekend

From a big band show at a downtown Minneapolis jazz club to a special anniversary at First Avenue, there are some great local shows this weekend. Check them out below!

02/10/2017

Tap Talk: American Homebrewers Assoc. To Host Rally At Surly Sunday

Attention, homebrewers and homebrewers-to-be, put down that flavorful craft beer and head to Surly this Sunday – there is a rally being held just for you.

02/07/2017

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From a few great album releases to a Super Bowl-with-local-music party, here are the four shows to see this weekend!

02/03/2017

Mpls. Rapper Prof Says Tour Van Broken Into, ‘Everything’s Gone’

Minneapolis-based rapper Prof says everything that his team uses to make art and a living was taken when his tour van was broken into in California.

01/31/2017

Local Music Tap: Massive ‘Mid West Music Fest’ Lineup Released

The Mid West Music Fest is coming to Winona and La Crosse, Wisconsin this spring for two full days each – and the lineup is impressive.

01/30/2017

Tap Talk: Roundhouse Brewery Embraces Brainerd’s Past

More than a century ago, the Northern Pacific Railway literally built the city of Brainerd. Now, a recently opened brewery is doing its part to honor the city’s past – and serve some great brews at the same time.

01/16/2017

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See Over New Year’s Weekend

This week’s post naturally features more Saturday shows than anything else – because, well, it’s New Year’s Eve. But from some rock and roll to jam bands to crooning jazz bands, we got it all. Check out some options below!

12/30/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Holiday Weekend

It’s the holiday and there are plenty of holiday-themed shows to see this weekend! Check them out below.

12/23/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

Rock, jazz and holiday concerts: this weeks 4 Shows To See has it all. Check them out below!

12/09/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week

From an album release show on “Drinksgiving” to a tribute show for a legendary Twin Cities band, here are the four shows to see this Thanksgiving week!

11/22/2016

Tap Talk: Foxhole Brewhouse In Willmar

Ryan Fuchs is not scared of getting a little heat for (slightly) nudging his customers to try different craft brew styles.

10/31/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From two release shows from up-and-coming artists to a couple concerts that each benefit creative children, here are the four shows to see this weekend!

10/21/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From a couple album release parties to a music lineup catering toward … gasp! … zombies, here are the four music events to check out this weekend.

10/14/2016

Tap Talk: Wicked Wort Brewing In Robbinsdale

“If your wife tells you to buy a building and cut a hole in the floor, you buy a building and cut the hole in the floor!” Those are words from Wicked Wort Brewing’s owner, Steve Carlyle, and they’re true. It really happened.

10/13/2016

Tap Talk: Jack Pine Brewery In Baxter

Breweries nowadays are increasingly becoming the neighborhood joints of old and tailored specifically for that function: to serve its nearby community. Two hours north of the Twin Cities in Baxter, a city with a population not quite 10,000, Jack Pine Brewery does exactly that.

09/08/2016

Tap Talk: Fair State Brewing Co-Op Announces Significant Expansion

After just two years of operations, Fair State Brewing Cooperative made a big announcement to its member-owners Tuesday night: the brewery will be expanding this fall.

09/07/2016

Tap Talk: 612Brew In Nordeast

Snuggled right in the heart of Nordeast, on the northeast corner of the Broadway and Central intersection, lies the craft brewery and taproom 612Brew.

08/12/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

Minneapolis is the place to be this weekend for local music! We’ve got a couple album releases and two awesome block parties. Check them out below.

08/05/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From a couple awesome album releases to a benefit concert for Philando Castile, here are the four shows to see for this weekend!

07/29/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

This week’s “4 Shows To See” features a bunch of album/EP releases, along with a group of musicians who will be fundraising for the benefit of the family of Philando Castile.

07/14/2016

Local Music Tap: 4onthefloor, Viva Knieval To Headline Beer Festival In Duluth

Next month’s fifth annual All Pints North Summer Beer Fest in Duluth will feature local acts 4onthefloor and Viva Knieval, organizers announced Thursday.

06/23/2016

Tap Talk: North Loop’s Inbound Brewco

The origins of this brewery/taproom all began with a familiar brand out of Minnetonka, Lucid Brewing Company. The name “Lucid”, however, is no more.

06/13/2016

Local Music Tap: 4 Shows To See This Week(end)

From an outside reggae party Thursday night to a major independent hip hop festival at the state fairgrounds on Sunday, here are the four shows and events to see this weekend!

05/26/2016

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