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The Duluth Local Show, hosted by Mike Novitzki, can be heard on The Current in Duluth every Sunday at 8 p.m.

Events in Duluth


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Find concerts, festivals and cultural events in the Zenith City on The Current's events calendar.

FEMN Fest bringing music and education to Duluth with all-female lineup


When thinking back to last year’s inaugural FEMN Fest, co-producer Abigail Mlinar remembers there being “love in the room every night.” The Duluth festival returns Sept. 21-22 for its second year and includes a lineup of female-identifying musicians, educators, and vendors. It is an unconventional music festival that acts, in the words of Mlinar, as “an opportunity…

Don Ness and Duluth musicians re-inaugurate NorShor Theatre


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One chapter in the long and complicated history of Duluth’s NorShor Theatre is the role it played as a rock venue and casual hangout for the city’s burgeoning music scene of the late ’90s and early 2000s when heavy hitters like Low, Trampled By Turtles, and Charlie Parr were just starting their careers. Following that…

‘The future is bright’: Duluth music insider Emma Deaner on making north country magic


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Bringing music to Glensheen is just one of the many dreams Emma Deaner is living. There are plenty of sparks giving light to Duluth’s thriving music scene, but at just about every turn, this northwoods native is found offering fresh ideas, making new connections, and keeping the beat as drummer with Superior Siren. I profiled Deaner…

New venue SOUND: Duluth opens its doors in the Zenith City


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The doors at 132 E. Superior St. opened again Friday for the first sneak peak at SOUND: Duluth, the new restaurant and venue set to occupy the upper two floors of Duluth’s historic city hall. The space has a tumultuous recent history, having undergone a $2.4 million renovation prior to opening as Tycoon’s in late…