Rock the Garden tickets on sale!

Rock the Garden Tickets Now on sale

Tickets to this year's Rock the Garden featuring The National, Courtney Barnett, X, Heart Bones, deM atlaS, Bad Bad Hats, Adia Victoria and The Beths are now on sale to everyone!

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Prince Year by Year

Prince Year by Year

Sunday, April 21, marks the third anniversary of Prince's passing, and The Current will honor the memory of the Minneapolis sound legend with a series of programs: "Prince Year by Year."

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Australian fans remember Prince, ‘our beautiful one’

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Although about 9,500 miles separate Minneapolis and Melbourne, the mutual love shared by some Australian Prince fans binds us together. Sofie Antoniou, a policy analyst in Melbourne, has been a fan since she first discovered Prince’s Controversy as a teenager. Antoniou discovered Purple Rain soon after, and admits she skipped school five times to see…

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Singing the same song all together!

Minnesota United fans hold their scarves up while cheering for the team.

As Minnesota United kick off a new season in a new home, and the Premier League gets down to the crunch with a cat-and-mouse finish for Liverpool and Manchester City, The Current's Mark Wheat reflects on what's happening around the footie world and shares an update from The Current's Premier Fantasy League.

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Giveaways

The Current: Music News

Music News: Bandcamp announces vinyl-pressing service

Colored vinyl at a pressing plant in England, 2017.

Bandcamp is launching a new service described as 'like Kickstarter for vinyl.' Also today, Jade and Jay round up new releases by Lizzo, Cage the Elephant, and Jade Bird. Plus, Jay talks about the singing-competition drama 'Teen Spirit,' and we dig into the musical highlights of Beyonce's new live album.

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Download The Current's app to hear a crisp, high-fidelity stream of our station (and our additional streams) wherever you go!

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The Current Sessions®

Hayes Carll plays songs from 'What It Is' live in the studio

Hayes Carll performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Hayes Carll says his personal Mount Rushmore of songwriters has always been Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, Kris Kristofferson and John Prine, but having the sound advice of co-producers Allison Moorer and Brad Jones has given his latest release, 'What It Is,' a fresh sound.

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Oake and Riley Features

Coffee Break: Earth Day

Planet Earth

Today is Earth Day - a day to demonstrate and promote environmental awareness and calls for the protection of our planet. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for Earth Day?

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Daniel Johns

Today in Music History: Happy Birthday, Daniel Johns


Daniel Johns was born; John Lennon took a new middle name; the Who performed 'Tommy' at the Bolton Institute of Technology; the Blues Brothers made their debut; Peter Frampton comes alive at age 65; and the Troggs released a 'wild' tune that left its mark on garage and punk rock, Today in Music History.

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