Posted on January 20, 2015 by Becca Martin-Marx
Photo Credit Tony Nelson
89.3 The Current had a ten-year Birthday party at the Turf Club on January 19th, radio personality Mary Lucia hosted the special occasion. Lucia had the privilege to pick the talent and it reflected her musical taste. You might not want to rock with local bands, and you might dislike the idea of an 1980’s icon headlining the Current’s tenth Birthday bash. That is totally fine but it was a great show. A show that sold out in five minutes, and even at the last moment people were scheming to attend. A beautiful night that was warm outside and inside, palpable with the anticipation of seeing Billy Idol. Continue reading
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Posted on September 18, 2014 by riftyrich
By Samuel Wigness
Trampled by Turtles, with help from First Avenue and 93.1 The Current, has invited their favorite bands to celebrate Festival Palomino at Canterbury Park in Shakopee, MN this Saturday. Continue reading
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Posted on April 29, 2013 by riftyrich
This is pretty cool. – http://totallygrossnationalproduct.com/
Plus a cool article on it, at The Current Website.
Let’s enjoy some videos from the label – Continue reading
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Posted on February 21, 2013 by riftyrich
Come celebrate Aby Wolf’s amazing new release – “Wolf Lords”.
Aby Wolf + Grant Cutler = “Wolf Lords”
Lizzo w/ Young Baby
Hosted by Barb Abney, Sponsored by The Current
Saturday February 23 at 7th St Entry
$8 advance, $10 door
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Posted on January 15, 2013 by riftyrich
The Current’s 8th Birthday Party – By Christine Mlodzik
They grow up so fast…
Hard to believe it’s been eight years since 89.3 The Current first went on the air. The station is celebrating its birthday at First Avenue on two nights, with four local bands each night.
Friday, January 18 lineup: The 4onthefloor, Chastity Brown, John Mark Nelson and Twin Cities Funk and Soul All-Stars.
Saturday, January 19 lineup: Cloud Cult, Dave Pirner, Now, Now and The Chalice.
Tickets are $18.00 and the event is 18+. For ticket information, visit www.first-avenue.com.
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