Radio Heartland

Radio Heartland is a 24-hour service featuring acoustic, Americana and roots music. Radio Heartland is available in the Twin Cities on KNOW-FM 91.1 HD2 and worldwide on the internet.

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Radio Heartland Playlist

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Weekly Schedule

Monday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "United States of Americana" with Bill DeVille
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Tuesday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "American Routes" with Nick Spitzer
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Wednesday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "Live from Here" with Chris Thile
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Thursday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 9 p.m. "Mountain Stage" with Larry Groce
9 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Friday 12 a.m.- 7 p.m. "Radio Heartland"
7 p.m.- 8 p.m. "Music City Roots" with Jim Lauderdale
8 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Saturday 12 a.m.-10 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
10 a.m.-11 a.m. "Thistle and Shamrock" with Fiona Ritchie
11 a.m.- 1 p.m. "American Routes" with Nick Spitzer
1 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
Sunday 12 a.m.-10 a.m. "Radio Heartland"
10 a.m.-12 p.m. "Mountain Stage" with Larry Groce
12 p.m.- 1 p.m. "Thistle and Shamrock" with Fiona Ritchie
1 p.m.- 2 p.m. "Music City Roots" with Jim Lauderdale
2 p.m.-12 a.m. "Radio Heartland"

Features

Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet at Radio Heartland

Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet perform in the Radio Heartland studio


By day, Erik Brandt teaches high school English. But when he's not in front of the class, he's often performing music -- either as a solo act, or with his band, The Urban Hillbilly Quartet. Back with their first recording of original music in a decade, Erik Brandt and the Urban Hillbilly Quartet stopped in to our studio to play some of the new tunes.

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Oak Center General Store

Oak Center General Store: a landmark music venue at the crossroads


'It's a truly unique venue,' says Barbara Jean of Dusty Heart, describing Oak Center General Store. 'The room itself feels like a cross between an old saloon and a barn loft -- everything from the ceiling to the creaking floor boards is wooden, with an old potbelly stove crackling and cranking out heat from the back of the room.' How much longer the venue will continue to operate is the big question.

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Caroline Cotter performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Caroline Cotter performs in the Radio Heartland studio


Caroline Cotter's new release, 'Home on the River,' hit shelves in February, and Cotter slowed down her tour long enough to stop in the Radio Heartland studio, along with singer-songwriter Michael Howard, to play a few songs from the new record.

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