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.


767 Pieces

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Rootz Within is an "Island jam reggae fusion" band from Detroit Lakes. Two of the group's members, Jonah Bowe and Ryan Engberg joined Brian and Da...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 27:07
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Hovland adventurer Rob Torkildson has had many amazing adventures and experiences, and is about to set off on another one…traveling the world on a ...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 11:18
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Practicing mindfulness can be a great way to help manage stress. Sounds simple enough, but what exactly is practicing mindfulness? To find out, B...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 15:05
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Nashville singer-songwriter-fiddler-actress Caitlin Nicol-Thomas joined Dave and Julie on The Roadhouse to perform some of her music in the studio,...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 43:03
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The Moving Words series, a tour of Minnesota Book Award-winning authors, is coming to Grand Marais next weekend, Sept. 14. Featured authors include...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 20:07
Caption: The Federales on the Scenic Route in Sep. 2018
The Federales are a country-rock band from Minneapolis. While in Grand Marais for a weekend full of shows at the Gunflint Tavern, the group joined...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 37:34
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A recent study finds that acupressure can improve chronic pain symptoms in the lower back. Dr. Suzanna Zick joined Annie on The Roadhouse to tell u...

  • Added: Nov 07, 2019
  • Length: 13:11
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Northeastern Minnesota is one of the darkest places in the world, making it great for nighttime sky viewing. Voyageurs National Park is applying f...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 16:25
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The Dang Ol’ Tri’ole is a 5 person bohemian folk group from the Twin Cities. They joined Dave and Brian on The Roadhouse to perform some of their ...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 37:30
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The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is in need of more people to collect seeds for their tree nurseries. Kristina Somes, Minnesota DNR nu...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 19:56
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The Thunderheads returned to The Roadhouse to play some original and some cover tunes. They also chatted with Dave and Brian about the latest ende...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 30:37
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Scientists in a research facility in northwestern Ontario are deliberately polluting lakes to learn what happens to the ecosystem and then figure o...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 19:56
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Every season offers opportunities to indulge in sweet treats. But what if you’re trying to get healthy by shutting down the sugar in your diet? Dav...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 14:09
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Freelance Valet is a new group made up of Terry V from the Big Wu and Mitch Johnson from Kind Country. They joined Dave and Julie on The Roadhouse...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 37:10
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Gardens are growing, harvest season is coming up…and we could all use a few new ideas for more sustainable, healthy food. Susannah Shmurak, a freel...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 14:21
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Brian and Ann welcomed Rhoda Anderson Habedank back to WTIP, this time for her Roadhouse debut. Rhoda talked about what inspires her music, and of...

  • Added: Sep 26, 2019
  • Length: 39:01
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Alex Kotlowitz is a writer, author, and movie and radio producer. He joined The Roadhouse to talk with Brian about a number of topics, from his ne...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2019
  • Length: 15:57
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The 90th annual Fisherman's Picnic was this past weekend. To celebrate, we invited local historian Dan Helmerson on The Roadhouse to chat with us ...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 17:12
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Musical duo Gene LaFond and Amy Grillo joined The Roadhouse on a recent stormy night to play some tunes, including one brand new song.

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 23:54
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Twins Cities-based nonprofit Urban Boatbuilders works with youth to help them learn craftsmanship as well as important social skills through buildi...

  • Added: Sep 19, 2019
  • Length: 16:17