Haley Bonar performs live in tpt‘s Studio A and discusses keytar, her creative process and the South Dakota punk scene with hip hop artist Dessa.


Episode 4 of The Lowertown Line features local Cuban-fusion band Malamanya, playing music steeped in the traditional rhythms and melodies of Latin America and the Caribbean.

Tennessee-raised, Minneapolis-based folk and soul singer Chastity Brown performs this third installment of The Lowertown Line.

The second episode of the series features hip-hop artist Brother Ali.

This pilot episode featured alt-bluegrass band Trampled By Turtles along with special guest and fellow Duluth native, Alan Sparhawk of the band Low.

Twin Cities Public Television (tpt) presents The Lowertown Line. Recorded in tpt‘s studios with a live audience, The Lowertown Line pairs concert-style musical performance with insightful conversation with the artists. These dynamic performance specials are made possible by the State Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. For more information about upcoming tapings and episodes, follow The Lowertown Line on their Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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