Brett Carter

Volunteer Coordinator

Brett Carter is the host of Centerstage Minnesota and volunteer coordinator at Northern Community Radio.  When not scheduling, training and coaching our team of over 100 volunteers, he is shining the spotlight on great Minnesota music.  He entertains his co-workers with his quirky sense of humor, unique socks and collection of multi-colored pens.  Brett lives in Bagley with his wife and beloved cats.  It is rumored he once spent $10,000 on his cats birthday ....

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John Bauer

Courtney Yasmineh started writing songs in her teens.

John Bauer

Minnesota artist Courtney Yasmineh started writing songs in her teens. Now, a few decades later, she's traveling the world as a singer, songwriter, and now, novelist. It's a long way from finding her way through a difficult childhood to a successful career as an artist, but Courtney's making it happen.

David Shankbone

You can work with RuPaul, take flight with Humbird, and sing along with Lipps, Inc. in the most recent Centerstage Minnesota. Listen each week at 2 and 10 for two hours of Minnesota-made music in all genres. Follow along on social media and join the conversation at #kaxemusic. Hear the Dec. 1st show by clicking this link (PRX).

video by Corey Medina

Tune in each week at 2:00 and 10:00pm for Centerstage Minnesota, featuring Minnesota artists in an eclectic mix of folk, rock, blues, jazz, and world music.

Mark Olson co-founded the Jayhawks, considered by many to be one of the most influential bands of the 1980s and beyond.

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