10 outstanding photos from night one of The Current's 12th birthday

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Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th birthday
The audience watch Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)

Catch a glimpse of a handful of the best images from the first night of our twelfth birthday party, featuring jeremy messersmith, Joseph, Strand of Oaks, Black Market Brass and Jay Smart. Jump to gallery.

Find a full recap of the night's activities on the Local Current Blog

10 Photos

  • Jay Smart at The Current's 12th birthday
    Jay Smart performs at The Current's 12th Birthday Party (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Jay Smart at The Current's 12th birthday
    Jay Smart performs at The Current's 12th Birthday Party (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Black Market Brass at The Current's 12th birthday
    Black Market Brass perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Black Market Brass at The Current's 12th birthday
    Black Market Brass perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th birthday
    Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th birthday
    Strand of Oaks perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Joseph perform at The Current's 12th Birthday
    Portland, Ore., trio Joseph perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Joseph perform at The Current's 12th Birthday
    Portland, Ore., trio Joseph perform at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Jeremy Messersmith performs at The Current's 12th birthday
    Jeremy Messersmith performs at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • Jeremy Messersmith performs at The Current's 12th birthday
    Jeremy Messersmith leads the crowd in singing his song, "Little Blue World," at The Current's 12th Birthday Party at First Avenue. (Nate Ryan | MPR)