The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

Sims performs live at the Minnesota State Fair

This week at the Minnesota State Fair, members of the local emcee collective Doomtree will be stopping by the MPR Booth on the corner of Judson and Nelson. On Monday, Sims performed tracks off his forthcoming Field Notes and chatted with host Mary Lucia about what's in store for him and the crew in the coming months.

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OK Go perform live in The Current studio

The morning after playing a sold-out show at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis, OK Go stopped in to The Current's studio to play an acoustic set and to talk with Bill DeVille.

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Hippo Campus perform live in the Current's studios

For a band who have yet to release an LP - or even an EP, for that matter - the young band Hippo Campus are doing pretty well for themselves. They're the toast of the local live music scene this summer, and they stopped by our studios to play a few songs and talk about their wild ride to critical and popular acclaim.

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Tori Amos performs live in The Current studio

On tour supporting her 14th studio album, 'Unrepentant Geraldines', as well as her rich back-catalogue, Tori Amos stopped by The Current's studio early on Sunday to play some songs and to have a chat with Bill DeVille.

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PHOX perform live in The Current studio

Baraboo, Wis., six-piece PHOX have enjoyed a meteoric rise since the release of their 2013 EP 'Confetti'. In town to play a sold-out show at the 7th Street Entry, PHOX visited The Current's studio for the first time, where they played some songs and chatted with Mark Wheat.

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Dawes, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2014

A heartwarming crowd-pleaser on stage and record, Dawes has become a Newport Folk Festival mainstay. The California roots-rock band performed at the 2014 Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 27.

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