Jonathan Rundman On Mountain Stage In his first appearance on Mountain Stage, the folk-rock musician sings about everything from cicadas to librarians. Hear four songs from the set, performed live in Grand Marais, Minn.

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Jonathan Rundman makes his first appearance on Mountain Stage, recorded live on the campus of the North House Folk School in Grand Marais, Minn. A native of the Finnish-American towns that dot Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Rundman moved to Chicago and began touring the country when he was 18.

Now based in the Twin Cities, the musician tips a hat to the area's summer insect infestation with the song "Sound of the Cicadas." He closes his set with "Librarian," an acoustic folk-rock number which pays tribute to that noble career path. He's joined on stage by Jake Armerding on fiddle and mandolin, along with guitarist Matt Patrick.

Set List

  • "Flying On A Plane"
  • "Sound Of The Cicadas"
  • "Janesville"
  • "Librarian"
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