50 years ago Bob Dylan took the stage at Newport Folk Festival carrying an electric guitar. He probably guessed he was about to create a minor ruckus—but he couldn't have known that he was actually creating one of the most iconic moments in rock history.
Anticipating the release of Craig Finn's new album Faith in the Future, The Current is hosting a private listening party of the new record ahead of its release, plus the opportunity to go bowling with Craig Finn!
Here's your chance to win a pair of VIP passes to the second annual Festival Palomino featuring performances by Dr. Dog, Father John Misty, Laura Marling, Trampled by Turtles and more at Canterbury Park on Saturday, Sept. 19!
Richard Champ remembers how he met Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore, soon to be of Sonic Youth, in the early 1980s. Read Champ's story and enter to win a copy of Gordon's book "Girl in a Band," our Rock and Roll Book Club pick of the month.
The Current is offering you a chance to attend one of three premiere screenings of 'Heaven Adores You', a documentary on the life and music of Elliott Smith. Enter for a chance to win a pair of tickets to screenings at the Oakdale Cinema, the Marcus Oakdale 20 or the Parkwood Cinema in Waite Park, Minn., near St. Cloud, on Thursday, May 7.
On April 21, 2015 Passion Pit will release their third studio album, Kindred. As a special treat for fans, Passion Pit and friends hand-stamped 750 promo-only 7" singles featuring the two tracks. This is your chance to win a limited edition pressing!
Is "London Calling" you? All January long just listening to The Current can get you to London with Mark Wheat and special guest Dessa! The Current is giving away a trip for two to London Beat, an all-access backstage pass to rock 'n' roll legends and landmarks, April 19-27, 2015.
Enter The Current's "Rebel Yell"/"Dancing With Myself" #CurrentIdol contest and you could win tickets to the sold out Rock 'n' Roll Radio Live concert at the Turf Club featuring an intimate performance by Billy Idol!