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Shows are broadcast on Prairie Public's statewide radio network. Find your local station here.

But if your automobile won't run and your radio won't work, don't fear --- all shows will be available right here on demand on the Listen page.

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It's a live variety show with music, comedy, and local history performed in "old time radio" style at different locations across North Dakota, then broadcast on statewide radio.

Each episode of Dakota Air is created anew to feature local talent and to celebrate the people and culture of the region where the show is performed.

What is Dakota Air?


For booking, contact Merrill: 701.205.2665


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Dakota Air special edition! ND 125th Celebration
Live at the Capitol Mall, Bismarck,
Aug. 16, 2014
Part of an all-day gala, Dakota Air starts at 1pm and will feature:

       * The Radio Stars *  The Airheads Acting Troup  * Kristi Goldade  * The Waddingtons 

* Victor Schwahn    * Larry Woiwode    * Christopher Gabriel

 * Miss North Dakota Jacky Arness

(above) Kristie LaRae Goldade performs in this video produced by Basin Electric, a Dakota Air corporate sponsor. Watch to see what Dakota Air is all about!

Young music-duo sensation Kendra & Krista join Dakota Air in Hazen. Watch their show performance of  their original song, "My Other Half" on YouTube.

(below) Performers at Fargo's Christmas edition of Dakota Air take curtain call: Christopher Gabriel; Vicki Melchoir; Kathie Brekke Trio; Kent Karch; Steve Poitras; Carrie Wintersteen; Steve Stark; Merrill Piepkorn

Host Merrill Piepkorn

The Radio Stars band

Vocalist Vicki Melchior
"Mr. History" Steve Stark

Champion Fiddler
Loy Larson


The Dakota Airheads Troupe