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In November of 2016, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Mike Doughty, who performed at St. Paul's James J. Hill House. Listen to the songs and see performances from that intimate gig here.
In town for a show at First Avenue, the New Pornographers stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley. Frontman and chief songwriter A.C. Newman explains how he'd love to write a song like 'Daydream Believer' -- and how the video for the song 'High Ticket Attractions' was shot by Minnesota filmmaker Dan Huiting.
In April of 2016, The Current hosted a #MicroShow with Bob Mould at the Turf Club in St. Paul. On the same day that Prince passed away, Mould shared a blistering and cathartic eleven-song set from his time in Sugar and his work as a soloist. Listen to songs from that performance on our website.
As she prepared to release her new album 'Silhouette of Sirens,' Chastity Brown stopped by our studio to perform a few of her new songs and talk about the long road to get here.