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

Billy Bragg, Mike Pengra and Joe Henry

Radio Heartland In-Studio Highlights from 2016


Radio Heartland Program Director Mike Pengra conducted more than 30 in-studio sessions during 2016, and as the year draws to a close, Mike shares a few in-studio highlights from Radio Heartland's most recent trip around the sun.

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Dead Horses in studio

Dead Horses perform in the Radio Heartland studio


Roots band Dead Horses have recently relocated from Osh Kosh, Wis., to Milwaukee, recorded and released a new album, 'Cartoon Moon,' and are launching a prolonged winter tour that will take them across the U.S. While in town for a show at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Dead Horses stopped in the Radio Heartland studio for a session hosted by Mike Pengra.

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Emily Frantz of Mandolin Orange in studio

Mandolin Orange perform in the Radio Heartland studio


It seems impossible to want to improve on the sound of Mandolin Orange, but that's exactly what Andrew Marlin and Emily Frantz did when the duo added more musicians to the mix. Playing songs from their new album 'Blindfaller,' Mandolin Orange stopped in to the Radio Heartland studio for a session hosted by Mike Pengra.

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