Bomba De Luz performs live at the MN State Fair

Jill Riley and Steve Seel of The Current's Morning Show headed out to the Minnesota State Fair bright and early to broadcast live from the MPR booth on the corner of Judson and Nelson.

Actor and Twin Cities native Josh Hartnett stopped by to play some songs for a Theft of the Dial and local band Bomba de Luz performed during the live broadcast.

Songs Performed

"Starting to Choke II" off What A Heavy Weight
"Howl at the Moon" (Single)

Have a look at Minnesota Public Radio's full Minnesota State Fair schedule and join us on the corner of Judson and Nelson now through Labor Day for live broadcasts and performances!

Hosted by Steve Seel and Jill Riley
Produced by Jade
Engineered by Mike DeMark

Previously:

Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles perform live at the MN State Fair

Guests

  • Bomba de Luz

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  • Bomba De Luz relaxes after performing on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Bomba De Luz relaxes after performing on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Steve Seel of The Current's Morning Show playing a good game of cornhole at the MN State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Steve Seel of The Current's Morning Show playing a good game of cornhole at the MN State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • The Current crew and Sean Mcpherson of trivia mafia relax between breaks while The Current broadcasts live from the MN State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    The Current crew and Sean Mcpherson of trivia mafia relax between breaks while The Current broadcasts live from the MN State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Josh Hartnett does a Theft of the Dial with The Current's Morning Show on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Josh Hartnett does a Theft of the Dial with The Current's Morning Show on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Steve Seel broadcasts live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Steve Seel broadcasts live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Lydia Hoglund of Bomba De Luz prepares to perform on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Lydia Hoglund of Bomba De Luz prepares to perform on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Gavin Taylor-Stark of Bomba De Luz prepares to perform on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Gavin Taylor-Stark of Bomba De Luz prepares to perform on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Lydia Hoglund of Bomba De Luz sound checking on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Lydia Hoglund of Bomba De Luz sound checking on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Bomba De Luz performs live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Bomba De Luz performs live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Bomba De Luz performs live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Bomba De Luz performs live on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • John Blanda performs with Bomba De Luz on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    John Blanda performs with Bomba De Luz on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Evan Slack of Bomba De Luz plays on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Evan Slack of Bomba De Luz plays on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Gavin Taylor-Stark of Bomba De Luz packs up after performing on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Gavin Taylor-Stark of Bomba De Luz packs up after performing on the MPR stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
  • Evan Slack of Bomba De Luz relaxes after performing on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013.
    Evan Slack of Bomba De Luz relaxes after performing on the MPR Stage at the Minnesota State Fair. August 23, 2013. (MPR / Nate Ryan)
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