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.


760 Pieces

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Plastic Free July is a global movement that helps millions of people be part of the solution to plastic pollution by reducing single-use plastic wa...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 13:18
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Industrial design students at Iowa State University just spent two weeks off-grid in the American Southwest, with the goal of learning firsthand wh...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 20:30
Caption: Nate Cannon, Credit: www.runningrewired.com
Noted Minnesota author, speaker, and trans activist Nate Cannon was recently in Grand Marais. He spoke at the library as part of the community Gay...

  • Added: Sep 11, 2019
  • Length: 17:27
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Jared Munch is currently on the trip of a lifetime, stand-up paddleboarding from Duluth to the Arctic Ocean. His trip took him through Grand Marai...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 24:38
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Project Bike is a Minnesota-wide bicycle tour with visual artists and their studios setting the destinations. For the past four years, creative lea...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 18:07
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It’s a Roadhouse tradition to find out about all the new foods the Minnesota State Fair offers each summer. Julie chats with Nikki Hines from the ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 06:50
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Colleen Myhre returns for a live music session on The Roadhouse. She also chats with Dave about her upcoming summer plans.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 29:28
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This weekend is North House Folk School’s wooden boat show, and the weekend's featured speaker, writer and researcher Douglas Brooks, joined Brian ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 14:37
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Minnesota Sea Grant, National Park Service, and Grand Portage Band of Lake Superior Chippewa are offering three two-day overnight camp experiences ...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2019
  • Length: 11:31
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Paper Parlor is a five-piece group that blends many genres into upbeat tunes. The band is Zach Shears (auxiliary percussion), Chad Hoffland (lead p...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 26:22
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Accomplished outdoors writer Cliff Jacobson was recently in the area at the BWCA Expo this past weekend. He also joined Brian on The Roadhouse to ...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 19:43
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We recently learned about a company in Two Harbors, Ruth’s Vegetarian Gourmet, that produces gourmet vegetarian and vegan frozen foods—and wanted t...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2019
  • Length: 15:12
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SMILE Network International provides life-altering surgeries and related health care services to impoverished children and adults in developing nat...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 15:18
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Musician Ben Weaver was in town this past weekend to ride in the Le Grand Du Nord. He also was showing his new film, "Music for Free", which was m...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 21:02
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Rich Mattson & the Northstar Trio joined Dave and Julie on the Roadhouse recently to play some songs from their latest album "Totem". They also ta...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 32:00
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For many of us, it’s hard to talk about or even think about our own death or that of a loved one. But a group of people, known as ecological death ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 13:42
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Heatbox is the alter ego of Aaron Heaton, a Minneapolis based vocal performer who blends vocal percussion and vocal turntablism with the simulation...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 40:25
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Award-winning cookbook author Beth Dooley was recently in Grand Marais leading some classes at North House. While in town, she stopped by WTIP and...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 12:14
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Resilience is a word that’s been popping up a lot lately, as a positive response and way to adapt to change. But what does it really mean? To help ...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2019
  • Length: 15:51
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This weekend was the fishing opener in Minnesota, so we invited local resident and avid angler Julie Collman about this and past openers.

  • Added: May 18, 2019
  • Length: 13:35