This month, on the eve of the release of his new album Minnesota, Mason Jennings and 89.3 The Current teamed up for a road-trip tour featuring shows in intimate venues in Minneapolis, Duluth and Mankato, with benefits going to help Hunger-Free MN. Now, we bring you audio and video from his performance at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in downtown Minneapolis.
While you're at it, be sure to check out our slideshow of photos from Mason's performances in Minneapolis and Mankato, as well as this review of Minnesota from The Current's Local Music Assitant Bethany Barberg. You can receive a copy of the album now as a gift when you contribute to Minnesota Public Radio. Plus, you can watch a video of Mason talking about the Road Trip and his new album.
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- Mason Jennings: Minnesota (interview)
- The Current Road Trip: Mason Jennings As Mason Jennings releases his new album "Minnesota" he's teamed up with 89.3 The Current for a road trip tour. Here are photos from the September 8th Minneapolis show.
- Mason Jennings performs in The Current studios Mason Jennings stopped by The Current studios for a live performance and chat with Current DJ Mark Wheat.
- Mason Jennings performs live at the Minnesota State Fair Though Mason Jennings was born in Hawaii, many Minnesotans consider him home-grown. His musical career began with weekly gigs at the 400 Bar as part of the Mason Jennings Band, which won City Pages' "Picked to Click" poll in 1999.
- Mason Jennings live in The Current studio With the release of his eighth album "Blood of Man," Mason Jennings is exploring a world that is remarkably foreign from the one he has called home for seven previous albums. While the electric guitar is in no way a new piece of futuristic equipment, Mason has used it to create a sound that is a bit darker and edgier than anything he has done before.
- Mason Jennings - in studio It's been seven years since Mason Jennings first gained notice as the standing Thursday night act at the 400 Bar. Now the beloved troubador has moved from D.I.Y. to indie label to a major.