The Roadhouse

Series produced by WTIP

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Image by: courtesy Buck Benson 

The Roadhouse is an interview and music program that airs live every Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. to kick off the weekend.

WTIP's The Roadhoue is two hours packed with insightful interviews, weekend happenings, local features and toe-tapping music. You never know quite what to expect on the Roadhouse! Funding is provided in part by the MN Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.


796 Pieces

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Lutsen Mountains had a film screening of the Matchstick Productions ski film, "Return to Send'er" this past weekend.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 17:03
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Super Duty's Jon Sullivan (vocals), and Jason Fladager (guitar) joined Al Oikari for a recent gig in Grand Marais. While here, the group also join...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 31:04
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Staci Drouillard of Grand Marais (and WTIP development director) is just out with her first book, “Walking the Old Road: A People's History of Chip...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:59
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It’s time again to talk turkey! The Butterball Turkey Talk-Line fields thousands of calls at this time of year.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 21:28
Caption: Saints of Circumstance in Studio A in Oct. 2018
South Shore band The Saints of Circumstance stopped by The Roadhouse before a recent gig on the North Shore.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 29:52
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Musical artists and author/illustrator duo Chan Poling and Lucy Michell are just out with a beautiful picture book for everyone, set on the North S...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 12:21
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Recent research shows that healthier foods, besides being better for us, also have a lower environmental impact than other foods.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2019
  • Length: 14:09
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Lutsen resident JD Lehr recently returned from hiking 1,600 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. He joined Brian on The Roadhouse to tell us why, and...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 14:35
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Blues guitarist Mark Joseph has just released a new album, “The Musician and the Muse.” He had a CD release event at the Gunflint Tavern on Nov. ...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2019
  • Length: 35:38
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David Huckfelt of The Pines recently released his first solo album, which grew out of time spent as an artist-in-residence at Isle Royale National ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 33:13
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The North Shore Readers and Writers Festival took place in Grand Marais this past weekend. Included among a number of public events was a panel di...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 16:40
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We just changed our clocks back to standard time last weekend. A growing number of scientists and other experts are urging the U.S. to not change ...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 17:06
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We’ve all seen the many ‘green’ products available on the market today—from tote bags to reusable straws to clothing made of recycled plastic bottl...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 19:29
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Michael & Jennifer McLain & the Banjocats were a part of the North Shore Music Association's Bluegrass Masters Weekend this past weekend.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 38:04
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Rootz Within is an "Island jam reggae fusion" band from Detroit Lakes. While in Grand Marais for a couple of nights playing at the Gunflint Tavern...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 33:16
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Cook County community member Bill Hansen is currently in his fourth month of a 27-month stint in Uganda with the Peace Corps. Roadhouse Producer An...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 25:30
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Have you ever had the experience of talking about a product or place, then suddenly there are ads for it on your Facebook feed or in your email? Yo...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 15:59
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A project called “Shine On” at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking to create a blood test to detect a certain kin...

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 19:58
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Easy Riders are a group from Peoria, Illinois playing rock and blues.

  • Added: Nov 13, 2019
  • Length: 29:24
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Garrett Conover, a well-known wilderness guide, author and photographer, has a new book just out: “Sauna Magic”. Garrett joined Dave on The Roadhou...

  • Added: Nov 12, 2019
  • Length: 13:32