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Thursday, December 8, 2016, 12:00 PM, MPR members
Friday, December 9, 2016, 12:00 PM, public
The Current will celebrate a dozen years on the radio with two nights of live music at First Avenue on Friday, Jan. 27 and Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017.
Friday night’s (Jan. 27) First Avenue lineup includes Kenyan-born, Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter Jay Smart, local Afrobeat 12-piece band Black Market Brass, folk-rocker Strand of Oaks, Portland-based folk trio Joseph and local indie-pop singer-songwriter Jeremy Messersmith.
On Saturday night (Jan. 28), Minneapolis garage rock/garage pop singer Monica LaPlante, Canadian rockers Sam Roberts Band, '60s psychedelic folk wunderkind duo the Lemon Twigs, local indie-pop singer-songwriter Haley Bonar and local six-piece ZULUZULUU will take the stage.
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Jeremy Messersmith Forum session
Joseph Studio session
Strand of Oaks Studio session
Black Market Brass Studio session
Jay Smart Studio session
Haley Bonar Studio session
The Lemon Twigs Studio session
ZULUZULUU Studio session
Sam Roberts BandStudio session
Monica LaPlante Studio session
Tickets will be on sale online to MPR Members only on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at 12 p.m. CT (service fees will apply). MPR Members must have a valid MPR member ID to purchase tickets during the online pre-sale. Limit six tickets per MPR member ID, per night.
All remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at 12 p.m. CT (service fees will apply). Limit six tickets per person, per night. A limited number of tickets will be available to the general public in person at First Avenue's Depot on Friday, Dec. 9 at noon (service fees will apply). Limit six tickets per person, per night. The Depot is located at 17 N 7th St. in Minneapolis.
18+ (those 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult)