With a successful career spanning more than 45 years, Robert Plant isn't just a talented musician; he's a rock legend. Plant recently caught up with United States of Americana host Bill DeVille to talk about his new album, Lullaby And... The Ceaseless Roar.
It's the third week in a row at the top for locals Trampled By Turtles, but otherwise we had a broad culling of Minnesota talent from the list this week, with Atmosphere, John Mark Nelson and Haley Bonar all falling off the Chart.
On May 31, sport your Twin Six Current jersey (or find The Current booth to purchase one) and bike over to Shelter Studios in Northeast Minneapolis for ARTCRANK MSP 2014. Don't have one yet? Enter here for a chance to win The Current's Twin Six bike jersey and a limited edition, signed and numbered ARTCRANK MSP 2014 poster.
Twenty years ago Oasis released its chart-topping debut Definitely Maybe. Enter for a chance to win a deluxe 3-CD version of the record, along with buttons, a poster, copies of Oasis's original cassette demos on cassette and a limited-edition vinyl EP of Supersonic.
Seven years have passed since the Nickel Creek's Farewell, For Now Tour and their 2014 release A Dotted Line marks twenty-five years since nine year-olds Chris and Sara Watkins and 12 year-old Sean Watkins banded together. Read their recent interview with Leah Garaas and enter for a chance to win a grand prize giveaway of front row tickets to their sold out show at the State Theatre May 11.
Just before their sold out show at First Avenue on Valentine's Day, The Current will have an exclusive, in-studio performance with the Arctic Monkeys. You can hear it live on air at a later date, or you can be there. Enter for your chance for you and a friend or significant other to be front and center for your own performance from Arctic Monkeys on Valentine's Day.
Give at TheCurrent.org and you'll automatically be entered into a drawing to see Arcade Fire in Austin, Texas on April 10, 2014! If you win, you get two tickets to the show, plus a gift card you can use to cover hotel and airfare. Any donation, any amount, enters you to win. No contribution necessary to participate, see official rules.
19-year-old Brit sensation Jake Bugg visits the Twin Cities on Friday, Jan. 17, to play a show in the First Avenue mainroom, but hat same day at 3 p.m, Jake will be in The Current's studios in St. Paul, Minn., to perform some songs and to chat with host Mark Wheat. Enter here for your chance to attend this exclusive session.