Local Current

About Local Current

Because Minnesota music is vital to The Current and our fair state, we created Local Current, a one-stop hub of all-Minnesota music.

At its core, a 24/7 stream of music dedicated entirely to musicians from Minnesota, available via our webstream, mobile apps or HD Radio in the Twin Cities at 89.3 HD2.


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Julia Jacklin

Julia Jacklin performs in The Current studio

Rising artist Julia Jacklin stopped by The Current to perform songs off her debut album 'Don't Let the Kids Win' and to chat with host David Safar about growing up in Australia and traveling the States.

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Saint Motel

Saint Motel perform in The Current studio

Saint Motel formed and are based in Los Angeles, but the band's A/J Jackson is originally from Minneapolis. 'My metric of how we're doing as a band is my mom and whether or not she hears us on The Current,' Jackson says. Touring in support of their album, 'saintmotelevision,' Saint Motel stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mac Wilson.

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The Strumbellas at The Current

The Strumbellas perform in The Current studio

Toronto band the Strumbellas have been touring relentlessly for the past six months, but they've finally just come to Minnesota. 'We've heard that Minnesota has a very Canadian vibe,' says frontman Simon Ward. 'I don't know why we haven't come till now.' Ahead of their show at the Fine Line in Minneapolis, the Strumbellas visited The Current studio for a session hosted by Mary Lucia.

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