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.


751 Pieces

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Dr. Jeremy Bassis, assistant professor of atmospheric, oceanic & space sciences at the Univeristy of Michigan, joined WTIP's Dick Swanson recently ...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2013
  • Length: 17:53
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Ann Possis recently welcomed the EverGreen Grass Band to Studio A. The four-piece group (banjo, mandolin, guitar & bass guitar...

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  • Added: Jul 24, 2013
  • Length: 28:56
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Emma Tufts, mother of Bobby Tufts, the 4-year-old mayor of Dorset, Minn. Although he can't fix traffic ti...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 11:26
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Dr. Edward Laskowski, co-director of the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center, shares his ideas about the recent trend toward very short, intense wor...

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  • Added: Jul 23, 2013
  • Length: 14:42
  • Purchases: 1
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The most common thing couples in conflict want from each other is not an apology, or even more communication, but a willingness to relinquish power...

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  • Added: Jul 15, 2013
  • Length: 14:04
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Dick Swanson welcomed Twin Cities band The Wrong Omar to Studio A recently for chat, music, and lots of laughter. They were in...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 37:22
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson spoke recently with Dr. Tyler Moore, professor of computer science and engineering at Southern Methodist University, about Bitco...

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  • Added: Jul 09, 2013
  • Length: 18:35
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WTIP's Dick Swanson chatted with Sue Leaf recently about her new book, "A Love Affair with Birds," from the U of MN Press. The book is a wonderful ...

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  • Added: Jul 02, 2013
  • Length: 24:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Beth & George Gage, directors of "Bidder 70," joined WTIP's Dick Swanson recently to talk about their award-winning documentary. "Bidder 70" tells ...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 21:44
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Cloquet shipwreck hunter Jerry Eliason who, with a team of friends and family, located what they believe t...

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  • Added: Jun 19, 2013
  • Length: 19:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Bin He, biomedical engineering professor at the U of MN, is lead author of a new study showing that people can use their thoughts to move objec...

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  • Added: Jun 11, 2013
  • Length: 12:21
  • Purchases: 1
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WTIP's Matthew Brown & Ann Possis welcomed Cook County singer-songwriter Joe Paulik to The Roadhouse May 31. He talked about nature as inspiration ...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 31:21
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WTIP's Ann Possis chatted recently with Bob Harris, author of "The International Bank of Bob," a delightful new book about the world of microlendin...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 21:44
  • Purchases: 1
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Beth Dooley has covered the local food scene in Minnesota for over 25 years. She joined WTIP's Matthew Brown May 31 to talk about her latest book, ...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2013
  • Length: 16:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Adam Harju, the "North Shore Bike Guy," stopped by WTIP's Studio A May 24 to talk all things bike with host Bob Carter. Adam shared progress on bik...

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 13:22
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Former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe chatted with WTIP's Buck Benson recently about football, marriage equality, and more. He just joined the Raiders ...

  • Added: May 29, 2013
  • Length: 13:17
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WTIP's Buck Benson & Ann Possis welcomed percussionist, educator, and world traveler Mark Powers recently to Studio A with buckets, pots & pans, an...

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  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 26:13
  • Purchases: 1
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Prof. Michael Wilson, assistant professor of anthropology and of ecology, evolution, and behavior at the U of Minn., joined WTIP's Buck Benson rece...

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  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 21:04
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Katherine Loflin joined WTIP's Ann Possis recently to talk about her work in "placemaking". She advises elected officials, planners, businesspe...

  • Added: May 21, 2013
  • Length: 16:11
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WTIP's Buck Benson chatted recently with Prof. Aaron Doering of the Learning Technologies program at the University of Minnesota. He recently retur...

  • Added: May 14, 2013
  • Length: 18:02