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KTWH Cabin Fever Reliever Radio Variety Show, Take 2

KTWH Community Radio Presents
Radio Variety Show • April 23, 2023
4 PM • Two Harbors High School

Two Harbors Community Radio (KT­WH-LP) is thrilled to present their 7th in-per­son Cabin Fever Reliever celebration of lo­cal musical talent and community radio at the Two Harbors High School Auditorium on Sunday, April 23 at 4:00 p.m. Cabin Fe­ver-Take 2 delivers the energy and fun of the show they’d planned for March 12th that was canceled by snow. A benefit for KTWH community radio, the Cabin Fever Reliever Radio Variety Show showcases a wide ar­ray of local performers. Cabin Fever wel­comes the return of their one-of-a-kind house band: THUG (Two Harbors Ukulele Group). The show’s Emcees this year will be the irre­sistible Overpopulated One Man Band, Steve Solkela, along with flutist and KTWH Beat Farm host Leslie Black. The guests on the bill this year range from folkie to funky to classi­cal- truly something for everyone. Featured acts include symphony musician, educator, and fiddler Erin Aldridge, accomplished pia­nist/composer and Two Harbors High School student Edward Ojard, and the lively, in-de­mand funk jam group New Salty Dog. The doors open at 3 PM this Sunday. You can get your tickets at the door.

Here’s a glimpse of the acts appearing at Cabin Fever:

  • Erin Aldridge: Erin is the DSSO Concert­master and a performer at home in varied genres as violinist and fiddler.
  • Maggie Johnson: An experienced violin­ist and student of the viola, Maggie studies law and music at The University of Wis­consin, Superior.
  • New Salty Dog: Duluth-based funk-jam band featuring brothers Jacob and Owen Mahon.
  • Michael Anderson: Tenor vocalist, locally known photographer who enjoys elevating Northland non-profits.
  • Laurie BoeDee: From Texas, now calling Duluth home, Laurie is a musician, guitar­ist, choral singer, performer, producer and teacher of music.
  • Edward “Eddie” Ojard: Now 14, an ac­complished concert pianist trained in the classical forms,Eddie’s been playing since age 3 & composing music since age 4.
  • John Agacki: Ashland Wisconsin’s favor­ite indie and Irish music singer/songwriter/ guitarist
  • Jeremy Lepak: Serving up family friend­ly entertainment with comedy and musical ventriloquism.
  • Babie Eyes: An energetic and improvisa­tional Twin Ports band led by singer/song­writer and guitarist Heidi Feroe.

Cedar Coffee Company will be selling gourmet coffee and treats before the show and at intermission. Free desserts and hot chocolate will be available for all. The doors open at 3:00 p.m.

In addition to sampling scrumptious free treats, guests can check out radio-themed merchandise and learn about KTWH. The listener-supported community radio service is in the midst of an FCC-approved project to expand its coverage on the north shore. There is also the opportunity for kids of all ages to record a legal station ID for use on KTWH broadcasts. You can also make a donation or become a sustaining member and instantly receive a KTWH thank you premium.

THUG will open the pre-show at about 3:30 with a kickoff performance, so come and get your seats early and enjoy ALL the fun!

Tickets will be on sale starting March 27th at the KTWH studios (Harbor Landing Build­ing, corner of 7th Ave. and 7th St. in Two Har­bors) and daily at the Cedar Coffee Company (1130 11th St., just north of Super One) during their business hours. Tickets run $12 adults ($15 at the door), $8 for students and seniors ($10 at the door), kids under 5 are free, and it’s $25 for a family package. Day of the event tickets will be available at the door.

The 7th in-person Cabin Fever Reliever is a chance for Two Harbors and KTWH to celebrate seven years on the air as a grass­roots medium. Community radio provides an outlet for diverse voices, talents and stories from across our area. The Cabin Fever show reflects the range of ages, tastes and talents you’ll hear daily on KTWH-LP.

Two Harbors Community Radio, KTWH at 99.5 FM, streaming live at ktwh.org online, is a non-profit listener supported radio station that strengthens community by sustaining a grassroots forum of respectful inquiry into shared values, issues, and cultural expres­sions. KTWH is volunteer driven, so you too can help them make community radio.

Follow them on Facebook: Two Harbors Community Radio. Learn more online at ktwh.org

KTWH is grateful to area businesses and organizations who sponsor this event. The 2023 Cabin Fever Reliever Radio Variety Show has been generously supported by fund­ing and assistance from Lovin’ Lake County. We thank all our generous sponsors: Cooper­ative Light and Power, Holiday Stores of Two Harbors (east and west), Judy’s Cafe, North Shore Federal Credit Union, Thrivent Fi­nancial, The Reader, Harbor Rail Loft, Lake County Press, Northshore Journal and Two Harbors Media.

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