This unique radio show is brought to you COMMERCIAL FREE by Spiritwood Music of The Boundary Waters - our record label based in Ely, Minnesota at the edge of The Boundary Waters Wilderness Area.
Spiritwood Music was formed to produce acoustic music that is still pure and true and always respectful of its roots (which are as diverse as you can get). American Roots Music blends styles and rhythms and traditions from around the world - a great patchwork quilt of sound - diverse - vibrant and dynamic - just like the cultures that inspire it.
Every week we feature another recording artist - or a colorful, fascinating individual involved in our beautiful wilderness area. Our celebrated host, Brett Ross, presides over the show - weaving acoustic music through riveting discussions for a lively, entertaining hour. Enjoy: Celtic, Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, Swing, Country, Blues, Gospel, Classical, Nordic - a fusion of musical genres performed by Spiritwood Music's award-winning artists.
Learn about our amazing area, our gifted artists, and what makes us unique. Here we have archived some of our favorite shows, including: 3 time Minnesota State Fiddle Champion, Mary LaPlant 2-time Grammy Award-winning steel guitar and dobro player, John Ely Environmental attorney and wilderness advocate, Chuck Dayton The bluegrass legend & luthier Lloyd LaPlant, and his son, Bill Celebrated guitarist and composer, Bill Bulinski Violinist Eli Bissonett 'New Country' artist, Kristi Morris Founders of Spiritwood Music, Pat and Donna Surface And our beautiful Christmas show about peace
Spend an hour with us every Saturday afternoon at 3pm Central time at WELY - 94.5 and streaming live on WELY.com (weekly May - September and the second Saturday of every month in the off-season) - for great conversation and pure acoustic music from The End Of The Road.
Spiritwood Music is America's music - the sound of where we came from and who we are.