Kari Hedlund

Music Director

Kari (CAR-ee) is originally from South Dakota … a state often referred to as the land of infinite variety. As Music Director at Northern Community Radio, Kari has taken that theme to heart with her ability to feed a community of listeners hungry for an infinite variety of music and ideas. Along with her trademark lipstick and husky voice … Kari also raises a family … and Baguettes when time permits

Ways to Connect

For the next in our CenterStage Concert series, we welcome hometown gypsy jazz hero, Sam Miltich, who will be joined by Charmin Michelle (vocals), Matthew Miltich (bass), Evan Price (violin) & Jay Epstein (drums). It continues the series on the third Thursday of the month, February 16th at 7:30pm in the 200-seat Mary Ives Studio at The Reif Center.

Tickets are available here.

Adam Levy In Studio

Jan 20, 2017

We had the first concert Thursday night for the 2017 portion of our CenterStage MN Concert Series with The Reif Center. The Honeydogs were here, and man, they were great. Have you seen them? I knew the band was going to be fun when I walked backstage into a flying Millennium Falcon with the guitar player doing high kicks to try and knock it down. They brought that kind of energy and level of fun onto the stage throughout the performance.

Our collaboration with The Reif Center continues with a concert this month featuring longtime indie rock band in MN, The Honeydogs, January 19th, 7:30pm.

Having a hard time keeping track of all the Best of 2016 lists out there? Check out our playlists on Spotify to guide you through the past year of releases.

2016 Album Favorites

2016 Top Played Releases on KAXE/KBXE

2016 Purge Shows

Maybe you've heard by now about our new CenterStage MN Concert Series? Hope so. It's a series worthy of your time in checking it out.  I can't speak highly enough about the first three shows with The Cactus Blossoms, Davina & The Vagabonds, and The Lowest Pair.

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