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.
Have a show you want covered? Email Cole.
It’s been one of the most miserable winters in history, so it doesn’t hurt to look ahead to the hot days of the Minnesota State Fair. Now, three shows for the 2014 Grandstand Concert Series have been announced — and one band includes a recent Academy Award winner.
This Saturday night, the Triple Rock Social Club will be filled with electronic music, hip hop and rap inspired by culture and tradition of Native American music.
Local three-piece vocal and folk ensemble, The Last Revel, is set to release its debut album, “UPROOTED,” this Saturday at the Turf Club.
Albums are more than just song collections by musicians, they’re memories recorded in time. These recordings are memories for history, cultures, fans, friends and families. Bobby Vee just completed his last collection of musical memories.
The Minnesota Orchestra announced plans Tuesday for “Live at Orchestra Hall,” featuring a showcase of Broadway and television singers and actors, jazz and pop icons, world music, animated film scores and a beloved comedian – Bill Cosby.
Because it’s fun and will most likely result in some creative comments/arguments, I thought I’d give it a shot at some Grammy predictions!
As many of us know, Scandinavian culture is engrained in Minnesota culture. Soon, you can hear the sounds of Scandinavia’s Vivaldi and other performances – without having to travel outside the country or state.
The Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra aren’t letting a seemingly never-ending lockout stop them from performing. Starting Friday, the musicians will begin a 10-concert run for the Winter-Spring season, called “Music For Minnesota: A Season of Shining Stars!”
Escape the cold with some hot jazz performed by some of Minnesota’s best high school bands at the 2nd Annual Winter Jazz Blast.
According to Emmy-winning singer-songwriter Shaun Terrance Johnson, he was seemingly destined for music from the beginning.
When I first met Chastity Brown, late afternoon traffic was just reaching its peak outside WCCO-TV’s front door. After walking inside and quick introductions, Chastity immediately said with a smile something to the tune of, “Man, it’s way too busy down here…” That approach to life — that urge to relax-and-take-your-time — is engrained in Chastity’s music.
The Minneapolis-born electro pop ensemble, Poliça, is ready to embark on a packed U.S. tour later this month shortly after releasing their second album, “Shulamith.”
This week — well, today specifically — the Local Music Tap is opening its ears (and eyes) to the stars. It’s hardly what you’d call “local,” but you’ll see why I have a case!
Military Times Edge magazine has named St. Paul’s McNally Smith College of Music one of the best colleges for veterans.
It’s going to be a Har Mar Superstar day in Minneapolis Friday. Yes — quite literally.