Live from the White Pine

Welcome to Live from the White Pine, WXPR studio sessions celebrating creativity in the Northwoods.

Jesse Cobb at Live from the White Pine
Jesse Cobb at Live from the White Pine
Credit Peg Arnold

WXPR’s new downtown Rhinelander studios become the perfect venue for intimate concerts and in-depth conversations with musical ensembles, authors, poets, dynamic artists of many varieties. The common attribute is auditory creativity, an engaging and treasured commodity to the WXPR public radio audience.

Shad Cobb at Live from the White Pine
Shad Cobb at Live from the White Pine
Credit Peg Arnold

The artists featured in this new series will complement WXPR’s rich array of programming – Midday Classics, Your Favorites, Northwoods Café, Blues Friday, Polka, Bluegrass Saturday, Country Legends, Sunday Jazz and Classics By Request.

It is our pleasure to unite the WXPR listening community around live performances and personal opportunities to enjoy spoken and musical arts.  Arts, Intellect, Public Radio – together in the perfect studio performance setting creating live events, on-air broadcasts, and recorded media for web and future applications.

Want to join in? You can start right here with the performance application.

The WXPR Community - listening, creating, supporting artistry in the Northwoods.

Live from the White Pine - Kelly Jackson

Aug 25, 2013
Peg Arnold

Kelly Jackson's soulful voice and poignant lyrics filled WXPR's White Pine Room with the Spirit of a Woman. Craig Harrison of Northwoods Cafe hosted this Live from the White Pine on-air broadcast Thursday, August 22. 

WXPR Blues Cruise with Hughes

Aug 25, 2013
Peg Arnold

Direct from Memphis, Eric Scrappie Hughes or the "Boss of Beale Street" as he's known, brought his deep river blues to the Northwoods August 24th. Floating down the Wisconsin River took on a real Delta feel with Scrappie's authentic delivery of original compositions and blues classics. 

From "The Ballad of Weevil Point Willie" to "Tested Positive for the Blues," Scrappie's musical storytelling and artistry are a pleasure to share with WXPR listeners on Blues Friday and live at the WXPR Blues Cruise.     

Kelly Jackson Live on WXPR August 22

Aug 14, 2013
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Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Cafe Thursday, August 22, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with Kelly Jackson.   

Craig Harrison will be your host showcasing this celebrated Northwoods artist. Now residing in Madison, Kelly hails from Wausau originally, and is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa. 

Peg Arnold

Relive the magic of Mike and Tom Mangione's Live from the White Pine August 7th performance. Colleen Finn hosted the live broadcast event with the key members of Mike Mangione & The Union on WXPR's Northwoods Cafe.   

WXPR Concert Series

Aug 6, 2013

WXPR Concert Series at Nicolet College

Live from the White Pine - Laura Erickson

Aug 5, 2013
Peg Arnold

Laura Erickson, creator and host of For the Birds, stopped by the WXPR studios Friday July 26th sharing her Conservation Big Year presentation with bird-loving WXPR members.

A major component of a birding big year is to see and document as many species as possible within the calendar year. Laura describes her objectives.

Mike Mangione & The Union Live on WXPR August 7

Aug 1, 2013
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Tune in to WXPR's Northwoods Cafe Wednesday, August 7, at 7 pm for a live broadcast performance with Mike Mangione & The Union.   

Colleen Finn will be your host with this versatile Chicago/Milwaukee touring group that combines a folk-rock sound with orchestrated strings and soulful vocals.

Don't miss this unique Live from the White Pine performance, free and in the convenience of your own home!

91.7 fm Rhinelander    91.9 fm Wausau    100.9 fm Ironwood/Hurley

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