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Don Henley sues Duluth Trading Co. over henley shirt pun

“Don a henley and take it easy,” recommended the Duluth Trading Co. in a recent e-mail advertisement touting its henley shirts. Maybe Don Henley hears a lot of henley jokes, because he was not amused by this one: he’s suing the company for “damages and other appropriate relief.” He’s also demanding the company stop making…

Recap: The Current Does Duluth at the Red Herring Lounge

The Current spent some quality time on the shore of Lake Superior this weekend at several different special events in Duluth, including a live broadcast from the Endion Station Public House in Canal Park, a “The Current Does Duluth” showcase at the Red Herring Lounge in downtown Duluth, and an afternoon at the All Pints…

What to do in Duluth: Locals share their tips

We’ve got a great crowd down at Endion Station today for the Current’s live broadcast from Duluth—and we thought we’d take advantage of the opportunity to ask some of the Duluthians (and regular visitors) what they like to do in this beautiful city on the tip of Lake Superior. Megan and Tom “We like to…

Duluth: Coming home to Minnesota’s musical Zenith City

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When Trampled By Turtles went on David Letterman’s show earlier this month to play their song “Are You Behind the Shining Star?”, their host wasted no time revealing what a New Yorker knows about the band’s hometown. “Duluth. That’s iron ore country? Taconite, that’s right.” Then Letterman turned to Paul Shaffer, who seemed to be…

The Current to visit Duluth July 25 and 26

The Current Goes to Duluth

Duluth Mayor Don Ness talks to Steve Seel about The Current's summer road trip to Duluth that will feature a live broadcast with special guests and a night of local music.

9:30 Coffee Break: Duluth

What songs do you want to hear from musicians either born or lived (however briefly) in Duluth?

New Duluth music venue the Red Herring Lounge opens this weekend

Duluth has always had an active music scene, but in the past few years the city seems to have it going on. The Homegrown Festival grows a little bit larger every year, new talent seems to be springing up left and right, and albums recorded in the North Country are consistently ending up on year-end…

Bob Dylan and Duluth: Ten things to know

1. Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman in Duluth on May 24, 1941. 2. The Zimmerman family lived in Duluth until Dylan was six years old. When Dylan’s father became ill with polio, the family moved to Dylan’s mother’s home town of Hibbing. The Duluth house where the Zimmermans lived still stands, at 519…

Duluth Does Low concert will pay tribute to one of the city’s best-known bands

Fans of Duluth’s Low won’t want to miss a special one-time performance by more than 25 of the band’s friends and neighbors during an event dubbed “Duluth Does Low” this Thursday at the historic Sacred Heart Music Center in Duluth’s central hillside. This tribute to Low is being organized by Sacred Heart Executive Director and…

Eating and Drinking with Heavy Table's James Norton: Duluth

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Today on The Morning Show's Eating and Drinking, James Norton spoke to Steve Seel about his trip to Duluth. He raved about the steak at Tycoons Zenith Alehouse, and Northern Waters Smokehaus and their fish sandwiches.