Once again, you came through for the station you love. You value The Current so much that you're willing to support it, for that we are so very grateful. Thanks for giving during this Member Drive. You continue to make the music possible, for yourself, and for your community. You are the heart of The Current.
It's become a tradition at The Current in springtime to devote an entire day to nothing but local music. This year, Minnesota Music Day is Sunday, May 19. Starting right at midnight, we'll be playing tracks from all eras of music in Minnesota—from '60s garage and folk rockers, through the heyday of the '80s alternative and R&B scenes, to today's hip-hop, indie rock, Americana and everything in between.
Sue McLean, a high-profile concert promoter in the Twin Cities and the largest independent female promoter in the world, passed away today from cancer. She was 63. McLean had a 30-plus year career promoting concerts in Minnesota, starting with booking local bands like the Suicide Commandos and Curtiss A in the ’70s, working as the [...]