Radio Heartland

Radio Heartland is a 24-hour service featuring acoustic, Americana and roots music. Radio Heartland is available in the Twin Cities on KNOW-FM 91.1 HD2 and worldwide on the internet.

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Radio Heartland Playlist

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Weekly Schedule

Monday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "United States of Americana" with Bill DeVille
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Tuesday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "American Routes" with Nick Spitzer
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Wednesday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "A Prairie Home Companion" with Chris Thile
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Thursday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "Mountain Stage" with Larry Gross
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Friday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 8 p.m. "Music City Roots" with Craig Havighurst Jim Lauderdale
8 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Saturday 12 a.m.-10 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
10 a.m.-11 a.m. "Thistle and Shamrock" with Fiona Ritchie
11 a.m.- 1 p.m. "American Routes" with Nick Spitzer
1 p.m.- 3 p.m. "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor
3 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Sunday 12 a.m.-10 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
10 a.m.-12 p.m. "Mountain Stage" with Larry Gross
12 p.m.- 1 p.m. "Thistle and Shamrock" with Fiona Ritchie
1 p.m.- 2 p.m. "Music City Roots" with Larry Gross
2 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"

Features

Noam Pikelny performs at Radio Heartland

Noam Pikelny breaks banjo boundaries on new solo effort


Noam Pikelny is a Chicago native best known as the banjo specialist with The Punch Brothers, but during the stretches when the band isn't recording or touring, Noam has found time to record a new album, 'Universal Favorite,' which also presents Noam's skills as a guitarist and as a singer. Noam performed four songs from the new album on a recent visit to Radio Heartland.

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Rose Cousins Band

Rose Cousins performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Having just released her highly acclaimed new album, 'Natural Conclusion,' Rose Cousins is back on the road, and her tour brought her to the Twin Cities for an evening at The Dakota Jazz Club in Minneapolis. While in town, Cousins and her band visited the Radio Heartland studio, and they were joined by local singer-songwriter John Gorka for a session hosted by Mike Pengra.

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Rhiannon Giddens

First Listen: Rhiannon Giddens, 'Freedom Highway'


In her new work, the Carolina Chocolate Drops vocalist speaks for the truly silenced: slaves; those murdered during the civil rights movement; young men felled by police bullets in city streets today. Before its Feb. 24 release date, listen to Rhiannon Giddens' 'Freedom Highway' in its entirety.

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