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May 8, 2016
Review: Fire dancers and shimmer-face on Homegrown Saturday
If you've ever wanted a hero's welcome, try boarding a trolley at about 11:01 p.m. on the last night of Homegrown Music Festival. With a little...
May 8, 2016 - 2:25pm
Review: Starfire keeps those 'Homegrown Miracles' happening
Legendary Duluth Homegrown Music Festival founder and Father Hennepin frontman Scott “Starfire” Lunt took the Red Herring stage with his country northern band Father Hennepin five minutes early Saturday night. It was his 48th birthday, after all, his parents were in attendance...
May 8, 2016 - 2:04pm
May 7, 2016
Homegrown Music Festival wraps up Sunday
The Homegrown Music Festival’s finale today includes a chorus, a dream pop band and a rerun of music videos starring some of the bands that...
May 7, 2016 - 10:09pm
Review: Homegrown, Day 6 - heat, smoke, storms and songs
Hot southern winds spiked temperatures to unexpected highs, a sudden thunderstorm roared over the lake and smoke-filled Canadian air dragged...
May 7, 2016 - 10:29am
May 6, 2016
Homegrown Friday night: A trip around Duluth to sample the festival's diverse offerings
While Tyler Scouton was seated in the back of the Homegrown Trolley Shuttle on Friday night, fiddling with a lapful of boxes with buttons and...
May 6, 2016 - 10:48pm
Review: Homegrown hits from across the bridge
If you plot your Homegrown Music Festival course correctly, you can bump up against such a fascinating band dichotomy that you might spend the...
May 6, 2016 - 2:52pm
Homegrown, Day 6: Teen singer-songwriter is among 50+ acts playing today
Imagine having a yet-unrealized song stuck in your head for years and years, but not having the means to exorcise it. Meet Kaylee Matuszak. The...
May 6, 2016 - 12:00am
May 5, 2016
REVIEW: Low, Red Mountain and more on Day 4 of Homegrown
Question: Has Visit Duluth ever thought of billing this joint as the place where Low might up-and play a show on a school night? OK, OK, it's...
May 5, 2016 - 3:07pm
HONEST, DANGEROUS: Duluth musician finds her place in hip-hop
Katherine Hansberry is a vocalist who plays the piano, guitar, bass, percussion. But it was while performing a novelty act that the 25-year-old...
May 5, 2016 - 12:00am
May 4, 2016
Review: A look at Homegrown Day 3 from Canal Park
Huge generalization alert: You know what's nice? College-aged jazz musicians. Specifically the foursome that set up at Amazing Grace Bakery...
May 4, 2016 - 5:07pm
Homegrown, Day 4: McLean plays 'aggressive folk' as the fest heads west
Rick McLean is a singer-songwriter with a quick and humorous yarn to spin: His lyrics include fan fiction about the naughty things (whiskey drinking,...
May 4, 2016 - 12:00am
May 3, 2016
Review: Homegrown, Day 3: Poetry, punks, waiting for Steven Gold and missing the Boomchucks
Mark Nicklawske Homegrown doesn’t exactly conjure up images of twinkling candlelight, stained-glass windows and marble altars; it’s usually...
May 3, 2016 - 2:59pm
Homegrown, Day 3: Nomadic duo find a home in Duluth
For the past decade, Abby Jo and Kristoffer Robin have been touring the country as glass blowers on the Renaissance Festival circuit, and also...
May 3, 2016 - 12:00am
May 2, 2016
Review: Play Date packs a party for first night of Homegrown
A certain thing happens every year on the first night of Homegrown Music Festival, AKA “New Band Night.” If you’re willing to go into the...
May 2, 2016 - 2:34am
May 1, 2016
Homegrown, Day 2: Steven Gold keeps it human
In 1999, Steven Tribbey's mom told him he wasn't allowed to listen to his then-favorite song, Eminem's "Guilty Conscience" featuring Dr. Dre....
May 1, 2016 - 10:00pm