Our sister station, MPR News, is presenting the inaugural Top Coast Festival this weekend, where big ideas meet new solutions. Among the keynote speakers is Russell Simmons, a master entrepreneur and visionary.
Valerie June visited The Current's studio on August 10, 2013, to play a few songs and to chat with Mac Wilson. After the session, the Memphis singer-songwriter took some time to talk about her then-new acoustic guitar and the mystical connection she felt with it. Valerie June plays Rock the Garden on Sunday, June 22, 2014.
When Angel Olsen stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs the day after her gig at The Cedar Cultural Center, she took a few minutes to tell us about her Gibson guitar and about the cool shop in Nashville, Tenn., where she bought it.
When G. Love stopped in to The Current's studio to play some songs off his new album, 'Sugar', he had a few moments to tell us about his guitar before heading off to First Avenue. It turns out G. Love's guitar is more than an instrument; it's his autograph collection.
The Minnesota Music Coalition is planning all-ages festival for artists, fans & music geeks Thursday through Saturday, including free workshops, industry panels, networking events and concerts. Get the scoop from MMC Director Ellen Stanley and artist Charlie Van Stee.