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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WTIP's Ann Possis & Dick Swanson welcomed Grand Rapids-based group the Clearwater Hot Club (Sam Miltich, lead guitar; Mike Miller, rhythm guitar; ...

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  • Added: Oct 29, 2014
  • Length: 54:17
  • Purchases: 2
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WTIP's Dave TerSteeg & Ann Possis welcomed local singer-songwriter Michael Monroe to The Roadhouse recently for music and chat. Michael just releas...

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  • Added: Oct 27, 2014
  • Length: 24:51
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Carol Johnston, professor of ecology at South Dakota State University, just received a National Science Foundation grant to compile her years o...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2014
  • Length: 20:03
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A new study to appear in an upcoming edition of the Journal of Consumer Research finds that uncertainty can be rewarding...specifically, that peopl...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2014
  • Length: 11:48
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Bob Carter welcomed The Barley Jacks to The Roadhouse recently for great music that combines elements of bluegrass, blues, C...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 26:34
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Steele Lorenz, a 2010 graduate of the U of MN Carlson School of Management, co-founded MyRain, a business that helps small farmers in India become ...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 19:03
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WTIP's Bob Carter chatted with Marc Abrahams, editor of "Annals of Improbable Research, " about the 2014 Ig Nobel prizes recently awarded at Harvar...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2014
  • Length: 21:18
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Bob King of the Duluth News Tribune chatted with WTIP's Dave TerSteeg recently about meteors, meteor showers, how to take pictures of the night sky...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 19:31
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Bin He, a biomedical engineering professor at the U of MN, spoke with WTIP's Dick Swanson recently about his latest research showing that peopl...

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  • Added: Oct 07, 2014
  • Length: 17:38
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Randy Eastlund & Matthew Brown welcomed Pete Kavanaugh to Studio A recently for fun chat and great guitar.

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  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 27:09
  • Purchases: 1
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Jeff Gunderson, director of Minnesota Sea Grant, spoke with WTIP's Randy Eastlund recently about work they did with Wisconsin Sea Grant to identify...

  • Added: Oct 01, 2014
  • Length: 12:01
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed The Pines (Benson Ramsey and David Huckfelt) to Studio A recently to chat and play a few songs. Listen fo...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2014
  • Length: 22:11
  • Purchases: 1
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A study just published in the Journal of Behavioral Addiction found that among college students, men spend nearly eight hours a day on their cell p...

  • Added: Sep 22, 2014
  • Length: 20:15
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WTIP's Bob Carter & Dick Swanson were delighted to welcome Pat Donohue, one of the most listened-to finger pickers in the world, to Studio A recent...

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  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 26:17
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Ann Possis had the chance to speak with best-selling Minnesota author Lorna Landvik recently about her new book, "Best to Laugh." It's loos...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 18:38
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Rich Mattson and his band the North Stars (Germaine Gemberling, Eli Bissonett, and Russell Bergum) dropped by WTIP's The Roadhouse recently on thei...

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  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 27:21
  • Purchases: 1
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Cook County, Minn. native Anna Steel is trust and safety operations manager in Europe for Airbnb, and she's based in Dublin. Airbnb is a new way fo...

  • Added: Sep 10, 2014
  • Length: 19:01
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WTIP's Dick Swanson & Ann Possis welcomed local musicians John Gruber (guitar) and Max Bichel (violin) to Studio A for fun conversation and delight...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 23:30
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Marc Hosmer is executive director of Urban Boatbuilders, a St. Paul-based nonprofit that works with schools, community organizations, and correctio...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 21:19
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Cartoonist Bill Barnes chatted with WTIP's Ann Possis recently about what's so special about cartooning, how the Web has changed the business, how ...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2014
  • Length: 14:43