Category Archives: Featured Musician



Boreal Bluegrass on the Banjo

Musicians from across Minnesota, the United States and Canada will converge November 3-5 to strum, pick and bow their instruments for the 27th time at the annual Bluegrass Masters Weekend.

An event that began as a simple rendezvous between a few lovers of bluegrass has grown into Continue Reading...



Beethoven and Beyond: A Night at the Symphony

Classical music aficionados will only find one fully-professional orchestra in the 1,290 miles (2,077 kilometers) between Toronto and Winnipeg: the Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra. The Thunder Bay Symphony Orchestra (TBSO) team is comprised of 30 musicians in the orchestra, one music director, one Continue Reading...



Floydian Slip: Jamming from North to South

No strangers to the stage, jam band Floydian Slip has been performing around the shores of Lake Superior for more than 18 years. Northland College alumni Andy Noyes, Olaf Kirsten, and Jeff Kriner first joined forces while in school in Ashland. A common interest in music later connected them with bassist Continue Reading...



Acoustic Notes from around the Campfire

Although Eric Frost had a genuine interest in playing the guitar from a young age, his parents were hesitant that the desire was a passing fad. Fans of his acoustic guitar strumming and vocals may have one of his unsupportive elementary school teachers to thank.

“I got my first Continue Reading...