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WTIP announces its Radio Waves Festival will be a one-day, on-air broadcast only

Jun 22, 2020 07:35PM ● By Editor
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From Boreal Community Media - June 22, 2020

WTIP announced on Monday that its 13th annual Radio Waves Festival will be an on-air broadcast concert only to be held on Saturday, September 12, 2020.  Following guidance from the Minnesota Department of Health which prohibits large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic, WTIP will reduce its annual event from a multi-day in-person concert series to a single day on-air concert on its stations 90.7 FM North Shore, 90.1 FM Grand Portage and 89.1 FM Gunflint Trail. The one-day music event will also be heard in its entirety online at

In an emailed newsletter update to its members, WTIP said "
The “13 in 13” lineup will include performances by local and regional artists: Sky Blue, One Less Guest, Red Lips with Kenna Rose, Jim McGowan, Rich Mattson and the Northstars, the Kilborn Quartet, Colleen Myhre, the Portage Band, Lady Spruce, Eric Frost and Jim Elverhoy, Pushing Chain, the Aho Family Band, Chris Gillis with the Grand Marais Music Collaborative and other surprises throughout the day."

The full music roster and set times will be available in late Juneonline at – just look for “Radio Waves Music Festival” under the EVENTS drop-down menu on the WTIP website.
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