89 stunning images from Rock the Garden 2017

A composite of Bon Iver and the crowd.

Rock the Garden 2017 was an epic day of music from Bon Iver, the Revolution, Benjamin Booker, Car Seat Headrest, Margaret Glaspy, Dead Man Winter, Bruise Violet, and Dwynell Roland. Photographers Evan Frost and Emmet Kowler captured all the day's sights and scenes.

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The Current goes to Duluth!

The Current goes to Duluth new frequencies

It's been almost a year and a half since The Current's signal went live in Duluth, and with that expansion came one of our favorite summer traditions: The Current Goes to Duluth! This July 28 and 29 The Current hosts and staff are setting up camp in your great city for two days of fun.

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‘Twin Peaks’ episode 11 recap: There’s no backup for this


Episode 11 showcased a lot of the strengths of the new season of Twin Peaks, rewarding viewers who’ve been patiently waiting for the disparate threads of the series to come together. It leaves you wondering what David Lynch and Mark Frost might have done with the show’s original run if they’d been allowed to craft the…

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The Current Sessions®

Angelica Garcia performs in The Current studio

Angelica Garcia performs in The Current studio

When it comes to making music, Angelica Garcia describes herself as a bit of a recluse. Now touring in support of her album 'Medicine for Birds,' Garcia embraces the new experience of studio recording and of performing in front of people. 'It's been great, and it's really helped me grow as a person,' Garcia says. Listen to Angelica Garcia's recent in-studio session at The Current, hosted by Sean McPherson.

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The Suburbs follow their muse in The Current's studio

The Suburbs perform in The Current studio

Having released their latest album, 'Hey Muse,' the Suburbs just completed what frontman Chan Poling describes as 'a whirlwind tour of middle America,' playing shows in Milwaukee, Chicago, Kansas City and Des Moines. Now back on home turf and gearing up for their big album-release show at First Avenue on Friday, Aug. 4, the Suburbs stopped in The Current's studio for a session hosted by Mary Lucia.

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Coffee Break: Listenable wedding dance songs

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We've all been to weddings that play only the cheesy cliche wedding dance hits - your YMCAs, your Electric Slides, your Chicken Dances, your Cotton Eyed Joes. But as a Current listener, what songs would you curate to make the perfect wedding dance playlist?

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