Join us for Time Machine Weekend

Time Machine Weekend

You may not be traveling at all for Thanksgiving this year, but you can still climb aboard The Current's Time Machine. Starting Wednesday at 10 a.m. and continuing all weekend long, we'll take a trip to a different year of music each hour.

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Join us for Sounds Like Home IV on Dec. 5 and 6

Sounds Like Home IV graphic

On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 6, The Current is hosting round four of Sounds Like Home. It’s two days of virtual performances celebrating Minnesota music. Join an incredible lineup of local musicians and Andrea Swensson from The Current as we meet up on the internet for a virtual festival.

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The Chart Show Hall of Fame

The Chart Show

When a song stays on The Chart Show's chart for more than 10 weeks, we retire it from the poll and it enters the very prestigious Chart Show Hall of Fame.

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The Chart Show Ballot

The Chart Show

Vote every week for your top five tracks (and enter our weekly ticket giveaway while you're at it), then tune in Wednesday nights at 8 p.m. CT to see if your favorites make the Chart Show!

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Pop-ups! Paisley Park at Mall of America, ‘Mooby’s’ at the Depot


Everybody loves a good pop-up, and with the retail and restaurant industries (not to mention the music industry) profoundly affected by the coronavirus pandemic, innovation and flexibility is especially important this holiday season. Two new pop-up experiences are giving Twin Cities music and pop-culture fans a chance to get a little closer to a couple…

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The Current Sessions®

Josh Ritter: Virtual Session

Josh Ritter: Virtual Session with The Current

Josh Ritter joins The Current for a virtual session. Hear songs from his new EP, 'See Here, I Have Built You A Mansion,' plus a familiar favorite.

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Blu DeTiger: Virtual Session

Blu DeTiger - Virtual Session

Blu DeTiger joins us for a virtual session to perform a few tracks she's released this summer, and talks to us about sharpening her skills while playing bass over DJ sets in New York clubs pre-quarantine, finding success on Tik Tok, and what she'll be releasing later this fall.

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Samia: Virtual Session

Samia: Virtual Session

SAMIA shares songs from her upcoming record, The Baby, and talks to Jade about recording in Minneapolis with members of Hippo Campus, getting over fears of being alone, and what it's like to release a debut record during a pandemic.

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Ondara: Virtual Session

Ondara

Jade spoke to Ondara about how growing up in Kenya influences his view of America today, how Carl Sagan has inspired him, and what he'll be working on this fall.

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Apps and Listening Tools

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The Current app

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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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Morning Show Features

Loneliness is common, but chronic loneliness is different.

Wellness Wednesday: Coping with holiday loneliness


Sabine Schmid is assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical School and a licensed psychologist with M Health Fairview. She joined The Current's Jill Riley to talk about those who are facing loneliness as we head into the holiday season.

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