The Current Sessions

Live Performances from The Current

Maria Taylor - live in studio

Maria Taylor can be heard as part of the duo Azure Ray, the band Now It's Overhead, or appearing on albums with Crooked Fingers, Bright Eyes, and Moby. She also finds time in her busy schedule for a solo career.

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Ben Harper performs in studio

California singer-songwriter Ben Harper likes to stretch. He's popular with the jam band crowd, he's recorded gospel with the Blind Boys of Alabama, and he's worked with indie-favorite Beth Orton.

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Mates of State perform in studio

Mates Of State is comprised of husband and wife duo Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel. They were in town to perform at the Varsity Theatre in support of their new release, "Bring It Back."

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Martha Wainwright - live in studio

With the release of her self-titled debut album in 2005, Martha Wainwright moved out of the shadow of her musical family and into her own spotlight as a singer/songwriter.

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The Metal Hearts

The music of the Baltimore band Metal Hearts has been described as "quiet guitars and haunting harmonies layered over subtle, programmed drum beats, ala Mazzy Star on a booze bender."

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Andrew Calhoun - live in studio

Andrew Calhoun was enamored in his youth by singer-songwriters. So much so that he became an accomplished performer himself, as well as starting his own independent record label, Waterbug Records, to help share his passion with others.

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Johnsmith - Live in studio

Singer-songwriter Johnsmith spent four years in Nashville churning out songs as a job. Now he's living in Wisconsin with his family, but he's still churning out songwriting gems.

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