The Great Northern Radio Show will return to Hibbing, Minnesota for a
Nov. 17, 2018 live broadcast at the Hibbing High School auditorium. This
special event will be celebrating Hibbing's 125th Birthday, as well as, the
Hibbing Foundation's 25th anniversary. Proceeds will benefit the Hibbing
Foundation, which is also underwriting the program. The event will be
one of the first major productions on the stage of the newly-renovated
Hibbing High School auditorium.
The Great Northern Radio Show is a traveling variety program produced
by Northern Community Radio, an independent National Public Radio
affiliate serving Northern Minnesota. Through comedy, stories and
music, the Great Northern Radio Show celebrates life in small towns and
The Nov. 17 program will feature Hibbing native Connie Evingson,
a world-renowned jazz singer. Backing her will be an All Star Minnesota
jazz band led by guitarist Sam Miltich of Grand Rapids. The show
will also feature the Christopher David Hanson band, a rocking Iron Range act.
The show’s all star house band for this show features bandleader
Katie Houg on keyboard and vocals, Eric Carlson on guitar and vocals,
Aaron Schnackenburg on bass and Doug Quance on drums. The Great
Northern Radio Players for this show include Rachel Brandt of Ada, Jason
Scorich and Louisa Scorich of Duluth, C.J. Anderson of Pequot Lakes, Lauren
Nickisch of Pequot Lakes on foley sound effects. Special guests from
Hibbing will be a part of the program as well.
The program will air live from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018.
Audience must be in their seats by 4:30. Seating is limited.