#MicroShow: Jenny Lewis

Jenny Lewis Microshow

The Current and New Belgium Brewing Company are excited to announce our next #MicroShow: We're bringing Jenny Lewis to the intimate Clown Lounge in the basement of the Turf Club for a special happy hour show the day before her gig at Palace Theatre.

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What is Prince's greatest song from 1992?

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Coming off of the work of the 'Graffiti Bridge' movie and soundtrack and a 1991 that was heavy on releases by other artists, 1992 brought us the 'Love Symbol' album and some incredible work with other artists. Take a look and let us know your favorites for music Prince released, written or recorded in 1992!

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Music News: Inside the massive Lou Reed archive at the New York Public Library

A special Lou Reed library card.

The New York Public Library has just opened a massive archive of papers, art, and recordings spanning Lou Reed's career. Jay talked with a librarian about just what this collection includes, and how fans and scholars can access it. Also today, Woodstock 50 releases its lineup and Lollapalooza 2019 teases theirs with puppies. Plus, the new 'Stranger Things' trailer is soundtracked by...guess Who?

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Music News: How much would you pay for original Fyre Festival merch?

Swimming with pigs on Great Exuma.

It may not make the $26 million the festival still owes, but the remaining original Fyre Festival merch is going up for auction. Also in the news today: Metallica are going orchestral; Fiona Apple's teasing new music; remembering 'Godfather of Rap' Andre Williams; hip-hop makes the funkiest cheese; and Karen O and Danger Mouse film a music video live on TV.

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Boston band Lula Wiles perform at Radio Heartland

Lula Wiles perform in the Radio Heartland studio

Eleanor Buckland, Isa Burke and Mali Obomsawin met at a fiddle camp in Maine; they continued playing together while attending the Berklee College of Music in Boston. Together, they've formed the band Lula Wiles and are now touring in support of their album, 'What Will We Do.' Lula Wiles stopped at the Radio Heartland studio to play a session of tunes from the new record.

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Music News: Inside the massive Lou Reed archive at the New York Public Library

A special Lou Reed library card.

The New York Public Library has just opened a massive archive of papers, art, and recordings spanning Lou Reed's career. Jay talked with a librarian about just what this collection includes, and how fans and scholars can access it. Also today, Woodstock 50 releases its lineup and Lollapalooza 2019 teases theirs with puppies. Plus, the new 'Stranger Things' trailer is soundtracked by...guess Who?

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Coffee Break: Happy Spring

Alesund - 12 - buds

As of 4:58 pm today, Spring will have officially SPRUNG. It's been a long winter and we are ready. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mean spring to you? Think green, new life, warm weather, resurrection, a fresh start.

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