2017 Sioux River Folk Festival: Condor

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The folk band Condor plays at the 2017 Sioux River Folk Festival in Canton, SD.

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2017 Sioux River Folk Festival: The Ginstrings

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The Ginstrings perform at the 2017 Sioux River Folk Festival held at Newton Hills State Park in Canton, SD.

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Happy Holidays 2017: Mount Marty Vespers

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Since 1982, Vespers has been a tradition on the campus of Mount Marty College in Yankton, SD. This year, the 35th annual Vespers production is under the direction of Brandon Connell and performed by the students of Mount Marty College. This special event is held at the stunning Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel of the Sacred Heart Monastery.

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25th Anniversary of Big Band Spotlight with Karl Gerhke

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SDPB's Karl Gerhke is the host of Jazz Nightly. But he's also been bringing you the swinging sounds of the Big Band Era every week on Big Band Spotlight for 25 years. Lori Walsh sat down with him to discuss the history of the show.

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Moment in Sound: Jami Lynn

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Beloved South Dakota musician Jami Lynn joined us on the radio for a Moment in Sound.

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Today In History (April 27): Beethoven Composed Für Elise And Governor Rounds Announced State Quarter Design

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On April 27, 1810 Ludwig van Beethoven composed his famous piano piece, Für Elise. According to History Run Down, Für Elise is ranked 166 on the top-200 list for the best classical music pieces of all-time. Also on April 27, but in 2005, South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds announced the "Mount Rushmore and Pheasant" to the Department of Treasury for the South Dakota state quarter design.

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SDPB Archives: Home on the Range with Kyle Evans

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In an archived SDPB film from 1989, we listen to South Dakota's Centennial Troubadour Kyle Evans sing "Home on the Range".

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Aloha from Sioux Falls: Luthier Josh Rieck on the Art of Hand-Made Ukuleles and Other Stringed Things

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SDPB catches up with Sioux Falls luthier Josh Rieck as he prepares for a ukulele expo in the Aloha State.

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World Champion Hoop Dancer Jasmine Pickner-Bell on Breaking Barriers

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Pickner-Bell talked to SDPB about integrating a formerly all-male art form & an upcoming movie about her life.

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See Bryan Akipa's Performance at the Lighting Ceremony for "Dignity of Earth and Sky"

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The Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate-raised artist provided the perfect soundtrack for the lighting of the monument.

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605 God: What if Drake was from Toronto, South Dakota?

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Would his moody music make as much or more sense in the hazy Glacial Lakes as in "the 6"?

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Ted & Alice Miller to Perform at SDPB Studios in Vermillion

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The free concert by the Nebraska roots duo will be recorded for NO COVER, NO MINIMUM.

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Master Dakota Flute Maker Bryan Akipa Never Stops Exploring His Art Form

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Since a serendipitous moment spent with Oscar Howe, the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate artist has played a key role in the revival of Native flute making and music. 

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Interview: Frank Waln, Part II

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The second part of our interview with the Rosebud Reservation-raised rapper and star of MTV's Rebel Music: Native America.

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Interview: Frank Waln

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SDPB recently talked with the rapper from the Rosebud Reservation as he prepared to headline the Black Hills Unity Concert.

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