The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Courtney Barnett performs in The Current studio


Courtney Barnett performs in The Current studio.

Melbourne may be half a world away from Minneapolis, but Courtney Barnett has found a loyal group of fans in the Twin Cities. 'From the first time we ever came here, I really did feel the love,' Barnett says, 'so thank you.' In the Twin Cities to play two sold-out shows at First Avenue, Courtney Barnett stopped at The Current studio for a session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley.

Frightened Rabbit perform in The Current studio


Scott Hutchinson of Frightened Rabbit performing live in The Current studio

Ahead of a show at the Varsity Theater, Frightened Rabbit stopped by The Current to perform in-studio and to chat with host Mary Lucia about their new album, Painting of a Panic Attack.

Bully perform in The Current studio


Bully's Alicia Bognanno performing live in The Current studio

Ahead of two sold out shows at First Avenue opening for Courtney Barnett, Bully stopped by The Current to perform in-studio and to chat with host Bill DeVille.

Andrew Bird performs in The Current studio


Andrew Bird performing live in The Current studio

Ahead of a sold out show at First Avenue in support of his new album Are You Serious, Andrew Bird stopped by The Current to perform live in-studio and to chat with host Mary Lucia.

Haelos perform in The Current studio


Lotti Bernardout of Haelos performs in The Current's studio.

London-based Haelos began as a studio project, but after being signed to Matador Records, they reworked their arrangements for live performance. 'Nothing feels better than being onstage with six people and all sort of jamming out,' says singer Lotti Bernardout. Haelos recently stopped in to The Current's studio for a live session hosted by Mac Wilson.

Bombino performs live in The Current studio


Bombino performing live in The Current studio

Bombino visited The Current once again to perform live in-studio and to chat with host Jade about his new album produced by Dave Longstreth of the Dirty Projectors.

Har Mar Superstar performs in The Current studio


Har Mar Superstar performing live in The Current studio

Anticipating the release of Best Summer Ever, Sean Tillman — aka Har Mar Superstar — stopped by The Current to perform live in-studio and to chat with The Local Show's Andrea Swensson.