Radio Heartland In-Studios

Recent In-Studio performances for Radio Heartland

Interview: Erik Brandt of the Blood Washed Band and House of Mercy Recordings

Erik Brandt of the Urban Hillbilly Quartet is also part of the Blood Washed Band, and he's the "guy In charge" at House of Mercy Recordings. Brandt stopped by the Radio Heartland studio to chat about a new music series at the 331 Club in Minneapolis and to play some tracks from the Blood Washed Band's latest album, 'Driftin' Along'.

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Peter Mayer stops by the Radio Heartland studio

Singer-songwriter Peter Mayer has a new album called 'Third Street'. His sold-out CD release show is Saturday, Nov. 22. Mayer stopped by Radio Heartland to talk to Mike Pengra about the new album and other upcoming shows.

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Barbara Jean performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Barbara Jean could have been a painter: Some of the lyrics on her new album, Darker Than Blue, conjure images such as stars dancing on the water or waves lapping on the shore at night. Barbara Jean and a band of seasoned performers stopped in to the Radio Heartland studio to chat and to play songs off the new record.

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Dennis Warner performs in the Radio Heartland studio

When Dennis Warner was in college, he studied music and philosophy. He neatly combined those two fields of study into a career as a singer-songwriter. Warner stopped by the Radio Heartland studio for a performance and a visit with Mike Pengra.

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Pieta Brown performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Pieta Brown released the album, Paradise Outlaw', on Sept. 30, and her local CD release show is Friday, Oct. 10, at the Dakota in Minneapolis. She and Bo Ramsey stopped by the Radio Heartland studio to chat and to play a few tunes from the record.

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Mustered Courage perform in the Radio Heartland studio

In town for a couple of gigs over the course of a few days -- the Cabooze on Wednesday and the Shangri-La Festival on Friday -- Australian bluegrass band Mustered Courage stopped in to the Radio Heartland studio to play some tunes and to chat with Mike Pengra.

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