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Women Who Rock: Katy Vernon

We all know women who rock, but what about those who have the courage to get up on stage and do it? Minnesota is home to many talented female musicians, and we are lucky enough to profile some of them on our show. This time we meet Katy Vernon, the woman who rocks on a ukulele.

11/15/2014

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Mpls. Radio Host Celebrates Bob Dylan’s Birthday

One of Minnesota’s most famous people celebrates a big birthday Saturday. Bob Dylan turned 73. Dylan is originally from Hibbing, Minn. His career spans decades and genres, and has helped shape music as we know it today.

05/24/2014

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100-Year-Old Fiddler Gets A Birthday Surprise

What do you give a 100-year-old man for his birthday? If the birthday boy is Lloyd Johnson of Woodbury, a big surprise will do the trick.

12/04/2013

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More Songs To Benefit Minn. Musician Go On Auction

A nonprofit created to benefit former Replacements guitarist Slim Dunlap as he recovers from a massive stroke is putting more songs up for auction. Bidding on the latest single starts Saturday at the Songs for Slim website.

06/15/2013

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Amateur Night: Best Places To Take The Stage

Take the stage at the best amateur nights in the Twin Cities.

05/16/2013

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MN Man Impersonates Pink Floyd Singer For 100K In Healthcare

Police say a Minnesota man posed as a rock star — British accent and all — to get as much as $100,000 in medical treatment.

05/01/2013

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Pianist Lorie Line’s Mansion Faces Possible Foreclosure

Well-known Twin Cities musician Lorie Line is facing possible foreclosure. And on Thursday, Line starts her 2012 Holiday Extravaganza with more than 30 concerts.

11/14/2012

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Former Talking Heads Singer Turns Building Into A Music Maker

Have you ever played a building? Aria has been transformed into a music maker by artist and musician David Byrne.

11/13/2012

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Lockout Of SPCO Musicians Begins

A lockout of musicians is now under way at the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, which has canceled its concerts through Nov. 4.

10/21/2012

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$40K Cello Stolen From Man’s SUV Recovered

Police say a $40,000 cello that was stolen from a man’s unlocked SUV has been recovered.

03/23/2012

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Musician Writes Song For Local Nonprofit

A Twin Cities musician was inspired to create a song for a local, nonprofit group that helps people with developmental disabilities and their families.

01/11/2012

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Commentary With A Local: Ray Smart, Musician, Activist

While Ray Smart and his band Drift Effect broke up more than a year ago, that end only opened a different door for him.

09/15/2011

Musician Bob Dylan Performs onstage during the 37th AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Michael Douglas at Sony Pictures on June 11, 2009 in Culver City, Calif. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for AFI)

Duluth Plans Celebration To Honor Bob Dylan

Plans are brewing in Duluth for the Minnesota city’s first DylanFest, a celebration of folk-rock icon Bob Dylan during his 70th birthday.

03/03/2011

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2nd St. Paul Recording Studio Robbery In 2 Weeks

The Twin Cities music community is growing concerned after another break-in at a recording studio. It’s the second break in at a home recording studio in less than a week.

12/30/2010

Top Award For Prince

Minneapolis-native Prince has received BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

06/28/2010

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