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Tom Brosseau

  • Episode 55 features Iowa songwriter Hailey Whitters, music from Gone Gone Beyond, and luthier Nigel Forster. Plus, a Dakota Diners visit to Trapper’s Kettle in Belfield, North Dakota, and an interview about growing up in Belfield with Ruth Buckman-Malm.
  • Episode 54 features legendary violinist Scarlet Rivera, and a live session from Gregory and the Hawk. Plus, a feature on Leon C. Sorlien and his song, “North Dakota Here’s To You.” Tom interviews Jim Gompf, who attended Fargo Central High School when Sorlien was the band director.
  • Minnesota musician Mimi Parker passed away last week at age 55. She was the drummer, songwriter, and singer in the Duluth-based band Low along with her husband, Alan Sparhawk. Listen as Tom Brosseau is joined by musician Heidi Gluck to perform a cover of Low's song, “Sunflower.”
  • Episode 53 features musician Tommy and the Ohs, harpist Cassie Watson Francillon, banjoist Sam Amidon, and singer/songwriter Mikel Farber. Plus, a Dakota Diners visit to Maple Valley Meats in Enderlin, North Dakota.
  • Episode 52 features Irish musician Laura Mulcahy, bluegrass musician and teacher Michael Daves, bluegrass musician Sam Bush, and composer Connor Cook. Plus, Kelly Nelson of Grand Forks, North Dakota, talks about 25 years of her front yard Halloween displays.
  • Halloween is right around the corner! The old-fashioned decorating of the house is so much fun, and there’s a house that really rolls out the red carpet in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Listen to Tom's conversation with Halloween House owner Kelly Nelson.
  • Episode 51 features musicians Whiting Tennis, Catherine Campbell, and Cameron Knowler, and arts educator Julie Wolfson. Plus, a chat with Grand Forks columnist Marilyn Hagerty.
  • Episode 50 features Utah poet Gino Sky, musician Hal Cannon, Grammy-nominated songwriter Gretchen Peters, music group The Hall Sisters, and an interview about the Dickinson Area Concert Association.
  • Episode 49 features Boston-based singer/songwriter Rachel Sumner, Bluegrass guitarist Jake Eddy, and British folk duo Fritillaries. Plus, a tour of Kevin Carvell’s famous North Dakota library in Mott, and a Dakota Diners visit to the Cowboy Cafe in Medora.
  • Episode 48 features Chicago jazz musician Charles Rumback, poet David Garza, Americana duo Corn Nut Creek, and Idaho luthier Lawrence Smart. Plus, a spotlight on Nancy Tangen, Miss North Dakota 1970.