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Session and Interview: Joe Rainey in The Current studio

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Powwow singer Joe Rainey performed three tracks from the critically acclaimed 2022 record Niineta at The Current. During his visit, Local Show host Diane also talked with Rainey, from Minneapolis and now based in Wisconsin, about the inspiration for this unique collaboration, as well as his aspirations to uplift and amplify Native culture. Read more

December 7 in Music History: Happy Birthday, Tom Waits

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Tom Waits was born, Carl Douglas was at the top of the U.S. singles chart with 'Kung Fu Fighting'; John Lennon's MBE medal he returned to the Queen was found; and David Bowie appeared in public for the last time, Today in Music History. Read more

Bartees Strange performs in The Current studio

Bartees Strange sings and plays guitar in The Current studio
Bartees and two of his bandmates — Dan Kleederman and Graham Richman — visited The Current studio to play stripped-down versions of songs from Bartees Strange’s second full-length album, ‘Farm To Table.’ Read more

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