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9:30 Coffee Break: Duluth Bands

Duluth, MN bridge

Enjoying some music from our friends on the North Shore in celecbration of Homegrown Music Festival. What artists from Duluth, MN do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Meet Walt Dizzo, host of the new Duluth Local Show

  The Wisconsin town where I grew up, about 70 miles south of Duluth, was small. Think “under-900-people-in-the-whole-town” small. The local music scene consisted of a handful of bands cobbled together from kids living in surrounding towns, who somehow seemed to find the same influential bands despite the nearest record store being 50 miles away…

Duluth Homegrown Music Festival 2012

I recently traveled to Duluth for the second half of the city’s eight-day-long Homegrown Music Festival, which showcases talent exclusively from the Twin Ports area. In addition to my impressions of the festival and community and my roundup of highlights, photographer Ben Clark has also assembled a collection of photos of the nearly 30 acts…

Duluth Homegrown 2012: Highlights from the 14th annual Twin Ports festival

As I mentioned in my overview of the Duluth Homegrown Music Festival and the Twin Ports scene, I had a chance to attend the last half of the eight-day-long local music bonanza and caught about 30 different acts. While the first night was centered around downtown Superior, the rest of the shows were primarily booked…