Sounds Like Home III happens Thursday, Aug. 13

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Catch virtual performances by six local artists — Turn Turn Turn , Margret, Longshot, Annie Humphrey, Gaelynn Lea and Maria Isa — in another virtual festival from The Current, supported by Dual Citizen Brewing Company.

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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 South is rap's past, present and future

The South is Rap's Past, Present and Future

Music critic Briana Younger writes about how Southern rappers' contributions to the genre have long been underestimated in favor of the coasts -- but the region has long steered the sound of hip-hop and deserves its story told in full. Younger joins Sean McPherson and Sanni Brown on The Message, Wednesday at 10 p.m. CDT.

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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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Listen: ‘May,’ first track from Jake Luppen solo project called Lupin

Lupine is a plant with long flowered stems, commonly in Minnesota gardens and the wild. Luppen is the last name of a singer-songwriter named Jake, best known as the frontman of Hippo Campus. Lupin is his new solo project. We’re pleased to share “May,” the falsetto-laden first track from Lupin’s self-titled debut album, set for…

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The Current Sessions®

Live Virtual Session: Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes

Dawes - Live Virtual Session

In a virtual interview and live session with The Current's Mac Wilson, Dawes' Taylor Goldsmith talked about how their music, whether it's their 2016 album We're All Gonna Die or their upcoming seventh studio album Good Luck With Whatever, has unintentionally ended up being very suited to the current moment.

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Live Virtual Session: Kathleen Edwards

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Kathleen Edwards joins The Current's Bill DeVille for a Live Virtual Session. The two talked about Edwards's return to music after several years' absence, about her recent collaboration with Maren Morris, and about her experiences running a coffee shop called Quitters.

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Live Virtual Session: Margo Price

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Margo Price joins The Current's Jill Riley for a Live Virtual Session to talk about writing her new record, fitting in the Nashville music scene, and her signing with Loma Vista Records. Hear tracks from Margo's new record, 'That's How Rumors Get Started.'

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Live Virtual Session: Lianne La Havas

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Lianne La Havas joins The Current's Sean McPherson for a Live Virtual Session to talk about and to play two songs from her 2020 self-titled release, releasing Friday. La Havas also plays a selection from her 2015 release, 'Blood.'

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Live Virtual Session: Sorry

Sorry - Live Virtual Session

Asha Lorenz and Louis O'Bryen, the founding members of the British post-punk outfit Sorry, joined Mac Wilson for a virtual 3-song set and interview with The Current.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

The Current Morning Show Features

Coffee Break: Kamala's playlist

Sen. Kamala Harris

A few years ago, California Senator Kamala Harris made a music playlist celebrating African-American Music Appreciation Month. That playlist has resurfaced this week, as presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has chosen Senator Harris as his running mate in the 2020 election. So let's let Kamala take the wheel today. What songs do you want to hear from her playlist for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

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The Supremes perform on The Ed Sullivan Show

Today in Music History: The Supremes recorded 'Baby Love'

The Supremes recorded 'Baby Love'; Jefferson Airplane made their live debut; Cheap Trick had a massive hit; Woodstock '94 was held; Adam Ant caused a spot of bother; and the Lovin' Spoonful scored a No. 1 hit with their song, 'Summer in the City,' Today in Music History.

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