The Local Show®

Join Andrea Swensson as she explores Minnesota's local music scene, both past and present.

The Local Show: All-Girls Edition

Listen The Local Show for April 29, 2012

Jul 26, 2016 Join Minnesota Public Radio's David Campbell as he explores the Twin Cities local music scene, both past and present. Tune in to hear rare songs, live tracks, and in-studio performances.

This week on The Local Show, David Campbell's been kicked out of the studio! Andrea Swensson takes over for a special all-ladies episode. We're celebrating the inaugural Girls Got Rhythm Fest at the Amsterdam in May with a slew of lady-related features.

Cyn Collins, Ellen Stanley and Dana Raidt will be in during the first hour for a panel discussing the music and media industries and the growing roles women are playing in these fields. Read about the panelists below.

Girl rock group L'Assassins will also stop in for an in-studio during the second hour. The playlist for the show is all female musicians or female-fronted bands. Expect classics like The Jets and Babes In Toyland and new acts like Father You See Queen, The Chalice and Mother Of Fire.


Ellen Stanley hosts "Womenfolk" on KFAI and is the publicist for Red House Records, an internationally-renowned and locally-based folk label.

Cyn Collins is the host of "Spin With Cyn" on KFAI, a local music journalist and booker as well as an artist outreach coordinator for Rockstar Motel.

Dana Raidt is the editor-in-chief of Metro Magazine, the co-founder of Girls Got Rhythm Fest and is the host of Girl Germs which started at Radio K and later moved to Fancy Pants Gangsters.


Wild Man (The Tamrons cover) (89.3 In-Studio Performance)

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We Give And Give And You Take And Take And Take And Take

Father You See Queen
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