Local Music Tap: Mpls. Concert Benefits Musician Recovering From Near-Fatal CrashA group of Minnesota musicians are banding together to help a fellow Twin Cities musician recovering from a near-fatal car crash.
Women Who Rock: Katy VernonWe 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.
Mpls. Radio Host Celebrates Bob Dylan's BirthdayOne 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.
100-Year-Old Fiddler Gets A Birthday SurpriseWhat 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.
More Songs To Benefit Minn. Musician Go On AuctionA 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.
Amateur Night: Best Places To Take The StageTake the stage at the best amateur nights in the Twin Cities.
MN Man Impersonates Pink Floyd Singer For 100K In HealthcarePolice say a Minnesota man posed as a rock star -- British accent and all -- to get as much as $100,000 in medical treatment.
Pianist Lorie Line's Mansion Faces Possible ForeclosureWell-known Twin Cities musician Lorie Line is facing possible foreclosure. And on Thursday, Line starts her 2012 Holiday Extravaganza with more than 30 concerts.
Former Talking Heads Singer Turns Building Into A Music MakerHave you ever played a building? Aria has been transformed into a music maker by artist and musician David Byrne.
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.
$40K Cello Stolen From Man’s SUV RecoveredPolice say a $40,000 cello that was stolen from a man’s unlocked SUV has been recovered.
Musician Writes Song For Local NonprofitA Twin Cities musician was inspired to create a song for a local, nonprofit group that helps people with developmental disabilities and their families.