The 21st annual Homegrown Music Festival is in full swing. Nearly 200 musical acts perform in about 40 different venues throughout the Twin Ports. WDIO News is covering the event and will have stories and LIVE reports of all the excitement. The Homegrown Music Festival runs through Sunday.
On Soup Town Night of Homegrown, Father Hennepin's show at the Cedar Lounge gave a flashback to the event's roots. The band has played in 20 of 21 Homegrown festivals, and one of its members goes all the way back to the start.
The University of Minnesota's Board of Regents is considering selling KUMD 103.3 FM to the group that owns PBS station WDSE-TV. The transaction would retain the station's public radio format but could change the role that UMD students play at the station.