COVID-19 Emergency Resources

Radio Stations

The following stations support and play Minnesota bands and musicians:

Twin Cities

89.3 The Current (all genres)
Radio Heartland (folk, acoustic)
KFAI Fresh Air Community Radio (all genres including world music)
KUOM “Radio K” (all genres)
GO 95.3 (modern hip hop)
GO 96.3 (modern alternative)
KBEM Jazz88 FM (jazz, bluegrass, Celtic, folk)
KMOJ 89.9 FM (urban adult contemporary)
KXXR 93X (rock, alt-rock; Loud and Local show submissions can be sent to [email protected])

Greater Minnesota

Bagley/Bemidji – KBXE Northern Community Radio
Braham – KBEK 95.5 FM
Brainerd/Grand Rapids – KAXE Northern Community Radio
Duluth – KUMD 103.3 FM
Grand Marais – WTIP North Shore Community Radio
Northfield – KYMN “The One” Radio 95.1 FM / 1080 AM
St Cloud – KVSC 88.1 FM
Winona – KQAL Winona State Radio


Recordings & Production

Practice Spaces

Music Education

The following schools and institutions offer classes, workshops, and degree programs for Minnesota musicians:

Grant Resources

The following agencies and institutions provide grants and services to independent musicians in Minnesota:

Businesses We Love

Nonprofits We Love

Licensing and Publishing

Harry Fox Agency – Provider of rights management, licensing and royalty services for the music industry.
Easy Song Licensing – MN-based company that clears music for YouTube, film, stage, print, advertising, cover songs and more.
SESAC – Invitation-only Performing Rights Organization that represents songwriters, composers & music publishers.
BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) – Represents songwriters, composers, and publishers.
ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers) – Performance-rights organization that protects its members’ musical copyrights by monitoring public performances of their music.
In The Groove – MN-based commercial music production and licensing company providing music for television, advertising, movies, artists, and more.
Tinderbox Music – MN-based music promotions and distribution company that also has publishing and music licensing opportunities.

Advocacy Resources