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Rock and Roll Book Club: Louie Kemp's 'Dylan & Me'


Louie Kemp's book 'Dylan & Me.'

Louie Kemp and Bob Dylan met at summer camp and forged a lifelong friendship that led to a professional partnership on the legendary Rolling Thunder Revue. In 'Dylan & Me,' Kemp tells his story.

The Current Rewind: 25 Years of Low


The Current Rewind

Alan Sparhawk and Mimi Parker, married founding members of Low, have been experimenting with rock music since the early '90s. In this episode, we join them for an interview and a walking tour of Duluth, Minn.; we explore their quarter-century of a musical career; and we meet their "road nanny" (along with several other Duluthian characters). All with a dose of dry, dark humor.

All Pints North 2019 leads another perfect weekend of music and fun in Duluth


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Mayor Emily Larson said it, speaking to 5,000 attendees at the All Pints North beer festival in Bayfront Festival Park. I said it, speaking to anyone who would listen. It just rolls off the tongue, the phrase popularized by a local blog: Saturday was truly a perfect Duluth day. 120 Minnesota breweries and cideries lined…

60 years ago today, Bob Dylan graduated from Hibbing High School


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60 years ago today, Bob Dylan (known to the town then and now as Bob Zimmerman) graduated from Hibbing High School before briefly attending the University of Minnesota, then rocketing on. Dylan was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth and lived in Hibbing from the age of six onward. At 186 square miles, Hibbing…