Prince serves pancakes, performs with 3rdEyeGirl at Paisley pajama party

This past Wednesday morning, Prince and 3rdEyeGirl invited the general public to partake in The Breakfast Experience, a “Pajama Dance Party” held at Paisley Park Studios. With a request to “Dress 2 Impress” and doors set to open at 2 a.m., but with no confirmation that Prince himself would actually take the stage, hundreds made…

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Sarah Barthel

Phantogram perform live in The Current studios

They were only five shows in on their 24-date tour, so the bus still smelled fresh when the now four-piece came into The Current studios to play a few songs off their new self-titled EP and to chat with host Mary Lucia about the just-announced full-length. They also talked about why core members Josh Carter and Sarah Barthel think The Current is better than other radio stations.

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Courtney Yasmineh comes clean with her past and pushes forward with a new album

Courtney Yasmineh’s musical career has been anything but typical. After taking a decade-long break from music, Yasmineh eased back into music in the late 2000s and has already written and recorded four albums, the latest of which she’ll celebrate tonight with a release show at Bunker’s. And though she still manages to fly under the radar…

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Interview: The Walker's Philip Bither talks Liquid Music Series

Philip Bither, curator of performing arts at The Walker Art Center, stopped by our studios to chat with Steve Seel of The Current's Morning Show about the Jherek Bischoff: Composed. This experimental music show happens tonight, Oct. 18, at the Fitzgerald Theater, and it features Sondre Lerche, Channy Leaneagh of Poliça and other musicians — a perfect spectacle for musical omnivores.

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#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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Coffee Break: Music kids love

Rock the Cradle 2018

Rock the Cradle is this Sunday, March 24, at the Minneapolis Institute of Art / Children's Theatre Company -- it's our annual free, no ticket required event for kids and their grownups to explore music, art and culture. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that kids love?

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