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Hot Rize
Hot Rize

September 20, 2014
This week, our brand new season kicks off with a live broadcast from the Fitzgerald Theater in Saint Paul, Minnesota, followed by our annual Meatloaf Supper and Street Dance. With special guests, pioneering bluegrass quartet Hot Rize, songwriter and fiddler Sara Watkins, harmonica revolutionary Howard Levy, and singer Lynn Peterson. Plus, the Royal Academy of Radio Actors, Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and Fred Newman; musical director Rich Dworsky, with Richard Kriehn on mandolin and fiddle, Bernie Dresel on drums, Chris Siebold on guitar, and Larry Steen on bass; and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. Join us on the radio, out in front of the Fitz, or online for our live video stream of the show!

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Upcoming Shows

September 20: Saint Paul, MN  

Special guest: Sara Watkins, Hot Rize, Howard Levy
2014 Season Opener, followed by our annual Meatloaf Supper and Street Dance

September 27: Saint Paul, MN   This show has been canceled.

October 4: Saint Paul, MN  

October 11: Saint Paul, MN  

Special guest: Leo Kottke

October 18: Saint Paul, MN  

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