The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

My Bubba perform in The Current studio


My Bubba in studio

In town to open for Mandolin Orange at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Scandinavian duo My Bubba stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mark Wheat that's filled with witty banter and captivating music. Watch video of the session, and listen to My Bubba's web-exclusive cover of Bob Dylan's 'You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go.'

The Shelters perform in The Current studio


The Shelters perform at The Current

The Shelters are a straight-up rock band from California. While working on their debut album, the band members didn't concern themselves with fitting into a particular scene. 'We just put ourselves in that studio and tried to write the best songs we could,' says the Shelters' Chase Simpson. In town to play a show at the Triple Rock Social Club in Minneapolis, the Shelters stopped at The Current for a live session hosted by Mary Lucia.

Atmosphere perform in The Current studios


Atmosphere perform in The Current studio

The duo of Slug and Ant, along with their touring DJ Plain Ole Bill, came by the Current's studios to perform songs off their new album, Fishing Blues, and talk about their long and prolific career.

Julia Jacklin performs in The Current studio


Julia Jacklin

Rising artist Julia Jacklin stopped by The Current to perform songs off her debut album 'Don't Let the Kids Win' and to chat with host David Safar about growing up in Australia and traveling the States.

Margo Price performs live at the Turf Club


Margo Price

Margo Price performed songs off her debut album 'Midwest Farmer's Daughter' and a humorous unreleased track, plus a Kris Kristofferson cover in honor of his 80th birthday.

Saint Motel perform in The Current studio


Saint Motel

Saint Motel formed and are based in Los Angeles, but the band's A/J Jackson is originally from Minneapolis. 'My metric of how we're doing as a band is my mom and whether or not she hears us on The Current,' Jackson says. Touring in support of their album, 'saintmotelevision,' Saint Motel stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

The Lemon Twigs perform in The Current studio


The Lemon Twigs

Performing as the Lemon Twigs, brothers Brian and Michael D'Addario stopped by The Current to perform songs off their 'Do Hollywood' debut live in-studio and to chat with host Jade.

The Strumbellas perform in The Current studio


The Strumbellas at The Current

Toronto band the Strumbellas have been touring relentlessly for the past six months, but they've finally just come to Minnesota. 'We've heard that Minnesota has a very Canadian vibe,' says frontman Simon Ward. 'I don't know why we haven't come till now.' Ahead of their show at the Fine Line in Minneapolis, the Strumbellas visited The Current studio for a session hosted by Mary Lucia.

Jay Smart performs in The Current studio


Jay Smart

Jay Smart turned heads with his cover of Haley Bonar's "Kismet Kill," but he proved himself a solid singer/songwriter when he performed all original material in-studio for 'The Local Show.'