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The Back Channel Blues Band, scheduled to perform during the Ellsworth Cheese Curd Festival June 29. Pictured from left to right are Russ Baldwin, Steve Kaminski, Tom Glass, Dan Feindt, David Murphy and Jeff Ekblad. All the members are local as Feindt, Glass and Ekbland live in Red Wing, Baldwin in Lake City, Kaminski in River Falls and Murphy in Ellsworth. Photo submitted.

Back Channel Blues Band to perform during Cheese Curd Festival

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David Murphy explained some of the secrets which have led to the Back Channel Blues Band to stay in existence for over 20 years.

“We are all friends,” Murphy explained. “We are aware of the cycles in everyone’s lives and we are very tolerant when special needs pop up.”


Murphy (bass guitar), who lives in Ellsworth, was a co-founder along with Dan Feindt (vocals) and Tom Glass (drummer) back in 1990.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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