Brandi Carlile performs in The Current studios

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    Jun 27, 2012

Old-friend Brandi Carlile is a prolific folk rock artist, having released her third album of the past four years. Her newest, Bear Creek, was recently our CD of the Week.

While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, she returned to The Current Studio to perform a few songs from Bear Creek and chat with Jill about her rainy zoo performance, the inspiration behind the new record and her long-held goal of wearing a "nudie suit."

Songs performed: "That Wasn't Me" and "Promise to Keep"

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  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance.
    While in town to kick off her tour at the Minnesota Zoo, folk-country rocker Brandi Carlile stops by The Current for an in-studio performance. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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