Crooners Supper Club celebrates five years of keeping the focus on music

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Driving down Central Avenue in Minneapolis one summer, Mary Tjosvold and Larry Dunsmore decided to take a chance on a dream. They noticed that the familiar Shorewood Bar and Grill was a little too quiet that night and, after finding out that the venue had shut its doors, they made an offer on the property.…

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Caamp plant a stake in The Current studio

CAAMP band publicity photo

While in town to play a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, the Ohio band Caamp visited The Current to talk with host Mac Wilson and to play songs from their album, 'By and By.'

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Joe Henry's next second chance

Singer-songwriter and producer Joe Henry

A year ago, doctors told the Grammy winner he had less than a year to live. The new 'The Gospel According to Water,' his most poignant album ever, is another second chance in a career full of them.

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Celebrating 30 years of music together, Storyhill perform at Radio Heartland

Storyhill in the Radio Heartland studio

Three decades ago, Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson started singing together in high school choir. Their friendship and mutual musical interests led them to start performing music together, and the rest is history. Chris and Johnny - aka Storyhill - visited Radio Heartland to sing songs and to talk about their early days as a duo.

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Caamp plant a stake in The Current studio

CAAMP band publicity photo

While in town to play a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, the Ohio band Caamp visited The Current to talk with host Mac Wilson and to play songs from their album, 'By and By.'

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The Current Rewind

The Current Rewind: The Peters Brothers' anti-rock crusade

The Current Rewind

A family of pastors hell-bent on saving souls. A pro-sticker Washington wife. A B-horror blood-gusher with a heart of gold. Plus...Prince's photographer? This episode's cast of characters is just a peek at the wild ride of the Peters Brothers, the evangelical trio who hosted record burnings and condemned rock music throughout the 1980s. But for all the Peters' popcorn-worthy stunts, you could say darkness was at play.

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KISS was one of the bands targeted by the Peters Brothers.

Playlist: The rock that fueled the Peters Brothers


In the '80s, controversial St. Paul ministers the Peters Brothers traveled around America preaching about the dangers of rock music. From shock-rock to suggestive pop, this playlist compiles some of the songs that fueled the Peters Brothers' protests against rock & roll.

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Sharon Jones photos by Jacob Blickenstaff

Today in Music History: Remembering Sharon Jones


Sharon Jones passed away; Fats Domino performed on 'The Ed Sullivan Show'; Cat Stevens had a No. 1 album; R.E.M. made their first appearance outside the U.S.; a disguised U2 opened for themselves; the Rolling Stones became the first band to stream a concert on the Internet; and Nirvana recorded their MTV Unplugged set, Today in Music History.

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