Music Posts

Girl from the North Country … Duluth on Broadway!

The Broadway premiere of Girl from the North Country, set in Duluth and featuring the songs of Duluth native Bob Dylan, was held at the Belasco Theatre on March 5.

One Less Guest – “Come on Over”

Duluth band One Less Guest will release its debut album, Monochrome, on April 18 at Thirsty Pagan Brewing. The group also performs on March 7 at Bent Paddle and St. Patrick’s Day at Rex Bar. The music video above was shot by Caelan Mars.

“Own Mine” Cypher Mix

Duluth’s DanSan Creatives and video director Sandra Oyinloye bring together the talents of Natasha Lancour (Royalty), Corey Haynes (Young Casper), Diona Johnson (Di Jay), Jordan Moses (UrkelX), Jeremy Gardner (JayGee) and Seyi Oyinloye (Seyi) in this “musical cypher” produced as the fifth part of the MixTape Project Initiative.

The Playlist Presents: One Less Guest

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Feb. 20 episode focused on jazz/rock/funk quartet One Less Guest, with footage from a performance at Duluth Cider.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

Upcoming Duluthy Projects

This Duluth Canal Cam screenshot viewed in Austin, Texas suggests a worldwide performance staged here is not only possible, but desirable

1.) The Duluth Canal Cam Dancers and Marching Band. This is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 29, at 4:30 p.m.

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Cities Never Sleep – “Badwolf”

Duluth band Cities Never Sleep recently released this video for a track from the 2019 album Try Hard, Forever. The band launches a Midwest tour on Feb. 21 with a show at Wussow’s Concert Cafe.

The Playlist Presents: Seyi Oyinloye

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Feb. 13 episode focused on rapper/storyteller Seyi Oyinloye, with footage from the 2019 Catalyst Content Festival.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

The Elements – “Losers Make Better Youths”

Video by Bodhi Werner for a new song from Duluth band the Elements.

The Playlist Presents: Ingeborg von Agassiz

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Feb. 6 episode focused on electro-folk artist Ingeborg von Agassiz, with footage from the 2019 Catalyst Content Festival.

Ingeborg von Agassiz is playing acoustic brunch sets at Pizza Luce on Saturdays throughout February.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

Glitteratti – “Plans”

“Plans” is the second video from Duluth band Glitteratti‘s debut full-length album, Among the Wild, set for release on March 6. The group performs at Pizza Luce on March 13.

The Playlist Presents: Life Parade

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Jan. 30 episode focused on the pop-rock band Life Parade, with footage from the 2019 Catalyst Content Festival.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.

Red Cape Tango at DSSO

Last night I sat alone in the Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center’s Symphony Hall listening to the “Red Cape Tango” of Michael Dougherty.

There were hundreds of other people there, to be sure, some of them friends. But I feel almost certain that I was the only one who, listening to the piece, conjured mental images of the comic that inspired it.

Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash – “Wanted Man” (Duluth mention)

Duluth mentioned at 2:32, Hibbing mentioned at 3:18 with a derisive laugh.

LowH1Funk – “Looking for Love”

In the ongoing effort to chronicle songs that call out “Duluth,” here’s a recent one by local hip-hop act LowH1Funk from the three-track EP Ghostly. “Duluth” is referenced at the 36-second mark.

The Playlist Presents: Superior Siren

WDSE-TV‘s The PlayList Presents is a series of 5-minute segments featuring emerging musicians, including interview clips and a live performance. The Jan. 23 episode focused on Laura Sellner of the eerie folk band Superior Siren, with footage from the 2019 Catalyst Content Festival.

Superior Siren performs at Sacred Heart Music Center on Valentine’s Day with Tender Ness.

The PlayList Presents airs Thursday nights at around 8:20 p.m., after Making it Up North.