World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band to play closing of Nye’s photo show

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Minneapolis restaurant Nye’s Polonaise Room has been permanently closed since April 2016. Since May, photos of Nye’s have been on display at the Corner Store Gallery in Northeast Minneapolis. To celebrate the end of the exhibit, a closing reception will be held. The World’s Most Dangerous Polka Band, formerly the house band at Nye’s, will…

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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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Corbin shares new music, announces tour

This September, St. Paul artist Corbin will head out on a tour of the United States and Canada. Midway through the tour, he comes home to the Amsterdam Bar & Hall on Sept. 21. Formerly known as Spooky Black, the artist has been going by his first name since 2014. He rose to fame following…

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The Chart Show

The Chart Show Ballot

Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. CT to see if your favorites make the Chart Show, hosted by Mark Wheat!

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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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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Greatest sophomore efforts

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We love to hear from our listeners, and we recently got some correspondence about our use of the term "sophomore effort" when referring to a band's second album. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are part of a band's sophomore effort?

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