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Nur-D Live at the Winona Lake Park Bandshell

Tonight on the Live feed we hear from NUR-D. NUR-D is a Minneapolis hip hop artist, who's well, NERDY. His music centers around comic culture, science fiction and wrestling. We heard NUR-D perform at the Lake Park Bandshell for the Lake Park Drive-In event. I’m Matt Drewry, stick around and put on your pocket protector because it's time for NUR-D! Original Air Date: 10/30/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Amanda Jay Live at Island City Brewery

This week on the live feed we’re jamming with rochester native Amanda Jay. Amanda combines folk and alternative rock with her own flair. We heard her accompanied by Jake Steele on bass playing some tracks from her 2019 album “Blue.” Get comfy and get ready to enjoy some great local music Amanda Jay on KQAL’s The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 11/06/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Rogue The Wolf Live at Ed's No Name Bar

Tonight on The Live Feed we hear from Winona’s own Rogue the Wolf. The three piece outfit rocked the courtyard at Ed’s No Name Bar with a special acoustic set. So get ready for Rogue the Wolf with a blend of music they describe as melodic grunge live from Ed’s No Name Bar, tonight on The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 11/13/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Feeding Leroy Live at Earth Rider Fest 2020

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you to Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI for a performance from Feeding Leroy. Feeding Leroy is a sometimes old timey but always good timey band from up north in Duluth, MN. Blending beautiful harmonies, americana, country and bluegrass; Feeding Leroy has become a favorite in the Minnesota music scene and festival circuit. The bands performance for this episode was captured at Earth Rider Fest 2020 at the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI. More information about Feeding Leroy can be found at feedingleroy.com. Stick around as we go live with Feeding Leroy on tonight’s, Live Feed. Original Air Date: 09/25/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Erik Koskinen Live at Earth Rider Fest 2020

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you to Earth Rider Fest 2020 at the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior WI for a performance by Erik Koskinen. Erik Koskinen is a Minneapolis based musician who’s music is full of heartfelt stories and melodies that will stick in your head for days. In addition to his own releases, Koskinen’s credits include engineering, mixing, producing, writing, and playing on a list of albums from Minnesota artists that reads like a who’s who of Minnesota music. If you have not heard his music before, buckle up, because tonight you’re in for a treat. Live from the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior WI, it’s Erik Koskinen on tonight’s Live Feed. Original Air Date: 10/02/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Dead Man Winter Live at Earth Rider Fest 2020

On this episode of The Live Feed we take you to Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI for a live performance from Dead Man Winter. Based in Duluth, MN, Dead Man Winter is led by founding member of Trampled by Turtles Dave Simonett. Dead Man Winter’s performance for this episode was captured at Earth Rider Fest 2020 at the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI. More information about Dead Man Winter and their music can be found at deadmanwinter.com. Now, LIVE from the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior WI, it’s Dead Man Winter on tonight’s Live Feed. Original Air Date: 10/16/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Charlie Parr Live at Earth Rider Fest 2020

On this episode of The Live Feed we travel to the Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI for a live performance from Charlie Parr. Based in Duluth, MN, and armed with his resonator guitar, Parr’s music is a unique mix of blues and folk that has made him a staple in the MN music scene and beyond. Charlie Parr’s performance for this episode was captured at Earth Rider Fest 2020 at the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior, WI. More information about Charlie Parr and his music can be found at charlieparr.com. Now, LIVE from the Cedar Lounge and Earth Rider Brewery in Superior WI, it’s Charlie Parr on tonight’s Live Feed. Original Air Date: 10/09/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Karate Chop Silence Live at Island City Brewery

Tonight on The Live Feed we bring you Winona’s own, Karate Chop Silence. Karate Chop’s tunes are packed full of Crazy cool hooks with lots of twists and turns to tune into and turn on your own inner karate music master. Tonight’s performance was captured at Island City Brewery in Winona, MN on August 22nd 2020. Now, LIVE from Island City Brewery, it’s Karate Chop Silence on The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 11/20/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Mike Munson Yard Concert

The COVID-19 pandemic and the stay at home orders put in place because of it have had us all singing the blues… that is, unless you literally sang the blues for a living, in which case you probably haven’t been performing live as music concerts have not been happening. But that isn’t the case for local Winona musician, Mike Munson. Mike has taken his act to the front yard. He has been doing yard concerts around town so that people can sit in their own front lawn, a safe distance apart and enjoy some live music. I’m Bill Stoneberg. Join us tonight on The Live Feed as we check out Mike Munson, in the front yard. Original Air Date: 06/19/20. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

MWMF Echo of the Bluebird: Episode 3

Tonight the Live Feed brings you another episode of the Echo of the Bluebird series from Mid West Music Fest. Echo of the Bluebird is a songwriter series inspired by the Bluebird Café in Nashville and brought to life by Mid West Music Fest. In each episode of the series, three songwriters join each other on stage to share their songs and the stories behind them. This episode took place at the Burke Music House in Winona and features Jake Ilika, Lena Elizabeth and Mike Munson. Get ready for some great story telling sprinkled with humor, some serious moments and a whole lot of incredible musicianship on episode 3 of Mid West Music Fest’s Echo of the Bluebird series, on The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 12/20/19. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

MWMF Echo of the Bluebird: Episode 2

Tonight on The Live Feed we bring you a songwriter experience inspired by Nashville called Echo of the Bluebird. Echo of the Bluebird is a songwriter series brought to life by Mid West Music Fest which puts three songwriters on stage together to share their songs and the stories behind them. The first of the series, which you are about to hear, kicked off November 15th with Lee Henke, Palmer T. Lee and Jaybone Bell. We get some serious moments, humorous moments and a lot of great songs in between. We even get to hear some songs in progress and get a glimpse into the minds of the songwriters. So join us for MWMF’s Echo of the Bluebird with Lee Henke, Palmer T. Lee and Jaybone Bell, on The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 11/29/19. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

MWMF Echo of the Bluebird: Episode 1

Tonight on The Live Feed we talk about a new series of local shows called Echo of the Bluebird. Echo of the Bluebird is a “writers round” series inspired by Nashville and brought to life by Mid West Music Fest. The shows consist of three songwriters taking turns playing their songs and telling stories about the songs, the craft of songwriting and life in general. The first show of the series kicked off November 15th with Lee Henke, Palmer T. Lee and Jaybone Bell. Tonight we visit with MWMF Managing Director Abby Lee and Creative Director Parker Forsell to talk about the series, the inspiration for it and who we might see next at Echo of the Bluebird Shows. We also get the inside scoop on other cool things MWMF is working on. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Abby Lee and Parker Forsell from MWMF, on The Live Feed. Original Air Date: 11/27/19. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The Last Revel Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight on the Live Feed it’s The Last Revel from the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival. This Minneapolis based band is a favorite at the festival and with good reason. I caught up with the band to find out what they’ve been up to lately, what kind of music gets them going these days and why fiddle players and saws don’t always mix. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with The Last Revel, on The Live Feed. Original air date: 10/11/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Pert Near Sandstone Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Today on the Live Feed, we take you to the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass festival to hear from Nate, Matt, Jay, Kevin and Justin of Pert Near Sandstone. We'll talk to the Boats alumni about the origins of their peculiar band name, their favorite football teams and their love for the festival. We'll also get a chance to hear excerpts from their set that same night. I'm Willard Huyck and you're listening to the Live Feed on KQAL. Original air date: 11/22/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Kind Country Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we bring you Kind Country from the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival. This Minneapolis based jamgrass band has been part of the festival for the last 5 years and has become a fan favorite. We’ll hear about the recording of their latest album and their thoughts on the idea of cosmic American music, a musical description Gram Parsons used to use. I’m Bill Stoneberg with Kind Country on The Live Feed. Original air date: 11/08/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Feeding Leroy Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

On this episode of the Live Feed, we take you to the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass festival to catch up with Sonja of Feeding Leroy. It was a busy weekend for the band - beyond their musical performance, Sonja and fellow band member Lee Martin were also celebrating their honeymoon. The duo had married just a week before. We'll listen to Feeding Leroy's set and speak with Sonja about what is up next for this exciting Duluth, MN band. I'm Willard Huyck and this is the Live Feed, on 89.5 KQAL. Original air date: 11/06/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Dusty Heart Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we bring you a performance by Minneapolis band Dusty Heart from the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival. The poetically haunting sound of Dusty Heart blends roots, indie, pop, and folk that helps them to stand out in a sea of artists labeled as Americana. I sat down with Barbara Jean and Molly Dean of Dusty Heart after their set at Boats and Bluegrass to find out what makes these talented songwriters tick, where they draw their inspiration from and what they’ve been listening to lately. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Barbara Jean and Molly Dean of Dusty Heart on The Live Feed. Original air date: 10/09/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Charlie Parr Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight’s Live Feed takes you to Boats and Bluegrass for a special electrified performance by Charlie Parr. And by electrified we mean just that, as in electric guitars and a full band. Remember Hey Joe? That Jimi Hendrix tune… yep. Like that. This year’s Boats and Bluegrass performance from Parr also coincided with the release of his latest album, simply titled Charlie Parr. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Charlie Parr on tonight’s Live Feed. Original air date: 11/20/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Black River Revue Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we take you to the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival to hear from Black River Revue. From the shores of Lake Superior this self described freshwater bluegrass band brought their brand of grass to the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival. KQAL’s Willard Huyck caught up with the band after their set to talk festivals and what’s on the horizon for these Boats and Bluegrass favorites. I’m Bill Stoneberg and here’s KQAL’s Willard Huyck with Black River Revue on The Live Feed. Original air date: 10/30/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Barbaro Live at Boats and Bluegrass 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we take you to the 2019 Boats and Bluegrass Festival to hear from Barbaro. This Minnesota bluegrass band has quickly become a favorite at Boats and Bluegrass and for good reason. KQAL’s Willard Huyck sat down with the band to discuss festival vibes, music recommendations and a new album out soon! I’m Bill Stoneberg and here’s KQAL’s Willard Huyck with Barbaro on The Live Feed. Original air date: 10/18/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Lee Henke Live in the KQAL Studio

Tonight on the Live Feed we are joined in studio by singer/songwriter Lee Henke. Lee is in the process of releasing his second solo effort titled Captain of the Ship. Take Me to The Movies, the first single from the album is currently available to stream, and tonight we get to hear Lee perform that song and some others from the new album. Lee also talks about the craft of songwriting, the craft of woodworking and even gives us some listening recommendations from Lee Henke’s Woodshop Playlist. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Lee Henke on tonight’s Live Feed. Original air date: 12/06/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Zoo Animal Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we continue our summer of Mid West Music Fest shows with Zoo Animal. Zoo Animal’s Holly Hansen and crew brought their unique blend of alt rock with deep lyrical content to Ed’s No Name Bar at this years festival. I’m Bill Stoneberg, and from the 2019 Mid West Music Fest here’s Zoo Animal, on The Live Feed. Original air date: 07/24/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The Heavy Set Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

On this episode of the Live Feed, we go to the 2019 Midwest Music Fest to hear from The Heavy Set. We’ll hear the band’s performance and speak to them about their signature blend of country, rock and indie genres. I’m Willard Huyck and this is the Live Feed on KQAL.  Original air date: 06/26/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Sleeping Jesus Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

Get ready for more Mid West Music Fest 2019! Tonight on The Live Feed we hook up with Winona’s own Sleeping Jesus. The band talks about new music to be released soon, their experience playing SXSW, and a couple of stories like how their van came to be known as Zeppelin and a man with a bullet wound. Also, is there a connection between Sleeping Jesus and bigfoot? Tonight we find out. And as always, we get to hear their performance from MWMF 2019. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Sleeping Jesus on The Live Feed. Original air date: 07/03/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Gully Boys Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

It’s time once again for the Live Feeds presentation of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest. Tonight’s episode features the Minneapolis based band Gully Boys. With just a couple years under their belts, Gully Boys have released one full length album and have been rocking audiences ever since their inception. I caught up with the band when they played the festival at Ed’s No Name Bar here in Winona. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Gully Boys, on The Live Feed. Original air date: 06/07/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Graveyard Club Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest with Graveyard Club. This Minneapolis based bands sound pulls from 80s pop and new wave, science fiction and even 50s crooners. We talk about their new album which will be released this summer, a new tour and we even discuss the existence of bigfoot. I’m Bill Stoneberg with Graveyard Club, on The Live Feed. Original air date: 06/05/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Black Eyed Snakes Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

For many Minnesotan concertgoers, Alan Sparhawk is an unforgettable name. With a career spanning over 2 decades, 4 musical groups and countless genres, the Duluth musician is known for his electrifying live performances. We caught up with Sparhawk after his performance with blues-rock group Black Eyed Snakes at Midwest Music Fest in Winona. We spoke about his influences, his sound and what his work means to him. I’m Willard Huyck and this is the Live Feed, on KQAL. Original air date: 05/22/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Bathtub Cig Live at Mid West Music Fest 2019

Tonight on The Live Feed we continue our coverage of the 2019 Mid West Music Fest. This time around we check out Minneapolis band Bathtub Cig. Dreamy, poppy, smooth vocals with honest lyrics these are just a few ways you could describe Bathtub Cig, oh, and there’s plenty of synthesizers. I caught up with the band after their set at Ed’s No Name Bar to see what they thought of our fair city and what the future holds for them. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Bathtub Cig, on The Live Feed. Original air date: 05/24/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Yam Haus Live in the KQAL Studio

Tonight on The Live Feed we are joined in the studio by Yam Haus. Yam Haus is a Minneapolis band that seamlessly blends synthpop and rock to create their own infectious sound. The band is currently playing in support of their acoustic EP, titled The Stargazer Sessions. We asked the band to come into the studio to perform some songs off the album, and we’re glad they did. I’m Bill Stoneberg, with Yam Haus on tonight’s Live Feed. Original air date: 02/15/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Palmer T. Lee Live in the KQAL Studio

On tonights episode of The Live Feed, we are joined in the studio by Palmer T. Lee who is touring on the release of his debut solo album, “Winebringer”. Palmer is one half of the duo The Lowest Pair and is now branching out on his own with a hauntingly intimate sound. KQAL’s Willard Huyck sat down with Palmer to discuss the album, his future plans and of course to hear some tunes. I’m Bill Stoneberg, and here’s Willard Huyck with Palmer T. Lee, on tonight’s Live Feed. Original air date: 02/06/19. The Live Feed is written and produced by KQAL 89.5FM on the campus of Winona State University. The Live Feed is made possible by a grant from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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