Bob Dylan

9th Annual Duluth Dylan Fest Kicks off Saturday

Duluth Dylan Fest is Happening May 18 - 26

DULUTH, Minn. – The sights and sounds of Duluth native Bob Dylan will take over the Northland May 18 – 26 as the Bob Dylan Way Committee hosts 2019 Duluth Dylan Fest. This annual week-long celebration includes music, art and much more. During this year’s festival, Dylan will turn 78-years-old. Miriam Hanson, host of KUMD’s Highway 61 Revisited and Duluth…

Duluth Armory Getting Revamped

Restoration and Redevelopment Underway

DULUTH, Minn.- It’s housed the who’s who in 20th century music and culture, including Buddy Holly, in one of his final performances before his death. That performance was watched by Bob Dylan, inspiring him to pursue his own music career. The Duluth Armory has sat unused for over a decade, now plans are in motion to bring it back. Redevelopment…

New Exhibit at The Depot Just In Time For Bob Dylan Fest

The Depot will welcome the artist of the exhibit, Skye, Wednesday, May 23 for a reception

DULUTH, Minn. – The Eighth Annual Bob Dylan fest kicks off this weekend in Duluth, and you can head over to the depot to see a unique exhibit featuring the legendary musician. The lyrical exhibit showcases 44 of his classic songs in a text based display. You can hear some of Dylan’s greatest hits through the speakers and sing along…

Duluth to Celebrate Music and Passions of Bob Dylan

Duluth Dylan Fest to Kick-Off Saturday

DULUTH, Minn. – Starting Saturday and lasting through the following week, Bob Dylan and his music will be the talk of the town. It’s all part of the Annual Duluth Dylan Fest. The week-long celebration honors Bob Dylan’s music, passions and influence on the Northland. Events will be taking place throughout the Northland May 19 – 27 in conjunction with…

Longtime Duluth Radio Host Passes Away

Bushey produced a weekly show in the studio that bears his name.

DULUTH, Minn. – For 26 years John Bushey has been on the KUMD airwaves, but last week he recorded his final show. Bushey passed away last night after a battle with cancer. He’s now being remembered by his KUMD family as a teacher, beloved man with many listeners all around the world. Last summer, for the station’s 60th anniversary, a…

Duluth Dylan Fest 2017 Begins Saturday

Events Feature Music, Poetry and Museum Displays

DULUTH, Minn. – The next week Duluth will be celebrating one of the Northland’s favorite musicians. Duluth Dylan Fest is Saturday, May 20 through Sunday, May 28. The eight days are a celebration of Bob Dylan’s 76th birthday and Nobel Prize in Literature. Duluth Dylan Fest highlights include a rare Bob Dylan Exhibit from the William Pagel Archives at Karpeles…