The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current

Bad Bad Hats perform in The Current studio

With the release of their debut full-length Psychic Reader, Minneapolis' Bad Bad Hats stopped by The Current to perform live in-studio and to chat with host David Campbell of The Local Show.

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SOAK performs in The Current studio In the Studio

Bridie Monds-Watson -- known by her stage name, SOAK -- didn't consciously set out to be a singer-songwriter. 'I always wanted to play drums,' she says. 'It was just whenever I felt confident on guitar and new enough chords, I started singing along to what I was playing.' Now touring in support of her debut album, 'Before We Forgot How to Dream,' Monds-Watson played an in-studio session at The Current, hosted by Bill DeVille.

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Django Django perform in The Current studio

Ahead of their show in the First Avenue mainroom, the U.K.'s Django Django stopped by The Current to perform in-studio and to chat with host Mac Wilson about their new record, Born Under Saturn.

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On An On perform in The Current studio

On An On are glad to be back in Minnesota. 'It feels like a homecoming,' says singer and guitarist Nate Eiesland. 'People are discovering we're from here.' Before their album-release party this Saturday, July 25, at Icehouse in Minneapolis, On An On stopped in to The Current's studio for a live session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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The Staves perform in The Current studio In the Studio

Composed of sisters Emily, Camilla and Jess Staveley-Taylor, folk-rock trio the Staves passed through the Twin Cities on their way to perform at the Eaux Claires Music and Art Festival in Wisconsin. Their connection to that area runs deep; their latest album, 'If I Was', was produced by Justin Vernon and recorded at his April Base studio. 'It was a really, really magic first trip out there,' Jess Staveley-Taylor says. Check out the full session.

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Dawes perform in The Current studio In the Studio

In town to play a show at the Cabooze Plaza in Minneapolis, Dawes -- Taylor Goldsmith, Wylie Gelber, Griffin Goldsmith, Tay Strathairn and recent addition Duane Betts -- stopped by The Current's studio to play some songs off the new album and to chat with Bill DeVille.

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