Corbin shares new music, announces tour

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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 Ballot

The Chart Show

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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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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Parker Forsell and Pete Engen of Ocooch Mountain Music

Managing the musical landscape of the Driftless Region


Working in and around Winona, Minn., Parker Forsell of Ocooch Mountain Music is taking a multifaceted approach to music booking, management and promotion. 'Winona has a really lively arts scene for how small the town is,' Forsell says. In just a few years, Ocooch Mountain Music has become a vital part of the music scene in southeastern Minnesota.

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Giveaways

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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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Greatest sophomore efforts

In the Aeroplane Over the Sea

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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