The Chart Show

The Chart Show Ballot

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, hosted by Mark Wheat!

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Mark Wheat on 15 years at The Current and a lifetime of celebrating music

As The Current celebrates 15 years on the air and we launch our winter member drive (join now!), Minnesota Public Radio’s Michael Popham is asking the hosts who’ve been with us since the beginning about their history at The Current and in radio. First up: Mark Wheat. Michael Popham: Hey, Mark! Thanks for agreeing to…

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Sessions®

Polica bring 'When We Stay Alive' to The Current studio

Before going on a tour which will start in England on Feb. 7, Poliça — comprising frontwoman Channy Leaneagh; Chris Bierden on bass and vocals; Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivascu on drums; and producer Ryan Olson — stopped by The Current studio for a session hosted by Mark Wheat.

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Low Cut Connie's Adam Weiner plays a solo Microshow

Adam Weiner Microshow performance

On Saturday, Jan. 11, Low Cut Connie frontman Adam Weiner played a Microshow at the Bryant Lake Bowl Theater in Minneapolis. The generous performance featured great songs on piano or guitar, interspersed with stories about the origins of many of the songs. Weiner also delighted the Minnesota audience with covers of songs by Bob Dylan and Prince.

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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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The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: New Hot with David Safar

David Safar

We have The Current's Managing Director David Safar with us today as we are on day 2 of the member drive. Since this drive is "music discovery" themed, and since David is our resident "New Hot" expert, we asked him to give us a list of new music that he's excited about. What new music should we add to David's list for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

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