General Announcements

  • MINTHEAD ALERT!!! – We are proud to announce that Mint Condition will be featured on TV One’s “Unsung”, next Wednesday, March 13th at 9 PM (EST). We are extremely excited about the episode, and hope you will all enjoy the REAL story of our journey as a band, and as brothers. New Single, Believe In Us

    Bobby Z and the American Heart Association present… The 2nd Annual Benefit 2 Celebrate Life! a celebrity-filled concert featuring Questlove, Andre Cymone, Dez Dickerson, Dr. Fink, Alexander O’Neil, Stokley of Mint Condition, and more surprise celebrity artists. March 9, 2013 at First Avenue in Minneapolis

  • Join KFAI’s social media squad!

    KFAI is looking for volunteers to post on Facebook and Twitter. We’ll pair you up with one or more programmers to help spread the word about KFAI’s rich and eclectic music, news, arts and public affairs shows.

    Communicate with hosts about their shows, then tweet and post to social media sites each week. What is the theme of this week’s show? Are there any special guests or features? Any community activities planned?

    Collect the details and let listeners know via social media. Expand KFAI programming and attract new listeners, members, and volunteers to the KFAI community. It’s simple and requires only as much time as you want to spend.

    For more information, contact Sam Montgomery at Thank you!

  • The Lennie Chism Show will be knocking the chill off tonight.. Minnesota’s own Ray Covington joins the airwaves live in studio, showcasing his talents

  • Liberty Finch and DJ Izzy welcome Mr. Zero to the Pop Shop on Tuesday, Oct 9, from midnight to 2am. The retail king of pop culture, Mr Zero’s shop in Roseville offers vinyl LPs and 45s, CDs, turntables, toys, games, posters and collectables. Tune into the Pop Shop each week to hear powerpop, bubblegum, psychedelic, garage, rock and more! Hits, misses and ephemera, every Monday night into Tuesday morning from midnight to 2am.

  • The Emerald Ash Borer season is starting again. The pests have made slow progress through Minnesota – the Emerald Ash Borer has been found in Ramsey, Hennepin, Houston and Winona Counties, killing ash trees by tunneling into the wood and feeding on the tree’s nutrients.

  • Story by CJ Nile

    A group of former Catholic priests held a press conference yesterday to voice their opposition to Minnesota’s proposed constitutional marriage amendment that would limit marriage to the union of a man and a woman. The Catholic church is officially in favor of the amendment and has used its money and energy to support passage.

  • Story by Paul Brohaugh

    The high profile political convention happening this weekend is the Republican Convention in St. Cloud, but there’s another endorsing convention that starts tomorrow in Minneapolis – the Green Party is meeting at the Tapestry Folkdance Center.

    Holle Brian is the Communications Chair for the Green Party of Minnesota. She talked with KFAI’s Paul Brohaugh.

  • Story by Paul Brohaugh

    Springtime in Northeast Minneapolis finds artists sprucing up their studios and perhaps finishing some pieces as they prepare to receive a whirlwind of art-hungry civilians in their places of creativity and work.

  • Story by Terry Carter

    The Metropolitan Council says construction of the Central Corridor light rail line connecting downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul is now half done, and will be 75 per cent finished by the end of the year. The project is on target to finish on time and within budget.

  • Story by Bob Hines and Michelle Alimoradi

    The Minneapolis City Council will be the next public body to take up the Vikings Stadium issue. After Governor Mark Dayton signs the legislation, the city council will have 30 days to approve it. Minneapolis Mayor R. T. Rybak told the Star Tribune he believes he has the seven votes needed to pass the measure.