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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.

NorShor Theater: Coming (back) to Duluth in 2015

Duluth Mayor Don Ness can still remember the marquee lights of the NorShor Theater shining bright on East Superior Street in the 1990s. “It was the birthplace of the Homegrown Music Festival,” Ness said, “and a lot of prominent bands in Duluth all started at the NorShor. It was a really important part of my…

Trampled by Turtles and Atmosphere are just a few of the acts playing Duluth Saturday

  Heading to Duluth this weekend for the big Trampled by Turtles and Atmosphere show at Bayfront Park? May as well make a day out of it. Like a mini Homegrown Music Festival, this Saturday boasts a wide variety of concerts all around Duluth, offering Minnesota music fans plenty of opportunities to see something unexpected.…