Centerstage Minnesota

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.

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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.

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Northern Community Radio- KAXE/KBXE and the Reif Performing Art Center in Grand Rapids are again collaborating for the 2nd Season of CenterStage Minnesota Concert Series.  These concerts will take place the third Thursday of every month thru May 2018.

The opening act on September 21st is critically acclaimed Fathom Lane.  Complete schedule is as follows:

9/21/17 – Fathom Lane

10/19/17 -  Gaelyn Lea

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Every week I try to find the best representations of Minnesota music, like Walt Mink, who's album was listed as one of the top debuts in the country in the early 90s, and The Roe Family Singers, who sing old time music better than most. Click my link on PRX to hear the whole show. See if you can find the place where I sneak in New Orlean's son Trombone Shorty.

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