With the holidays upon us, many of us at The Current are looking forward to seeing our families, especially our brothers and sisters, which had us thinking about all the great sibling bands. We are family.
Calling all music-loving travelers! Mark Wheat is going to England next April, and if you've always wanted to explore the London music scene, this is the trip for you. And now, Mark Wheat has invited Dessa to be part of the trip. You'll get to see Dessa's first show in London as she kicks off a European tour. You'll also catch an in-store performance by Aby Wolf at Rough Trade. The trip is set for April 19 to 27, 2015. Book by Dec. 31, 2014, to save with an early-bird special.
Every Monday at 10 p.m. The Current's Music Director David Safar guides you through an hour of music discovery. David wants to know: what do you think of the latest singles from Cultfever, Niia and Wiley? Have a listen, then give them either a thumbs up or thumbs down!
Although his grandparents' love story is a story we've heard told thousands of times before, We are the Willows frontman Peter Miller has succeeded in turning their tale into an album that can only be described as epic.
Secret Stash Records of Minneapolis is releasing the first in-depth collection of music recorded by what was once one of Chicago's most prominent African-American-run labels, One-derful! Records. Hear the first Volume of this collection exclusively at The Current.