Michigander perform in The Current studio

Michigander bring their music and home-state pride to The Current studio


It's right in the name: Michigander not only wear their roots proudly, but they were even inspired by fellow Michigan band White Stripes. 'It was pretty cool to think some band from Michigan and not from California or New York is a real rock band,' front man Jason Singer recalls. 'That was pretty significant.' Listen to Michigander's complete session at The Current.

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Crooners Supper Club celebrates five years of keeping the focus on music


Driving down Central Avenue in Minneapolis one summer, Mary Tjosvold and Larry Dunsmore decided to take a chance on a dream. They noticed that the familiar Shorewood Bar and Grill was a little too quiet that night and, after finding out that the venue had shut its doors, they made an offer on the property.…

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Caamp plant a stake in The Current studio


While in town to play a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, the Ohio band Caamp visited The Current to talk with host Mac Wilson and to play songs from their album, 'By and By.'

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Singer-songwriter and producer Joe Henry

Joe Henry's next second chance


A year ago, doctors told the Grammy winner he had less than a year to live. The new 'The Gospel According to Water,' his most poignant album ever, is another second chance in a career full of them.

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Storyhill in the Radio Heartland studio

Celebrating 30 years of music together, Storyhill perform at Radio Heartland


Three decades ago, Chris Cunningham and John Hermanson started singing together in high school choir. Their friendship and mutual musical interests led them to start performing music together, and the rest is history. Chris and Johnny - aka Storyhill - visited Radio Heartland to sing songs and to talk about their early days as a duo.

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Michigander bring their music and home-state pride to The Current studio

Michigander perform in The Current studio

It's right in the name: Michigander not only wear their roots proudly, but they were even inspired by fellow Michigan band White Stripes. 'It was pretty cool to think some band from Michigan and not from California or New York is a real rock band,' front man Jason Singer recalls. 'That was pretty significant.' Listen to Michigander's complete session at The Current.

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The Current Rewind: The Peters Brothers' anti-rock crusade

The Current Rewind

A family of pastors hell-bent on saving souls. A pro-sticker Washington wife. A B-horror blood-gusher with a heart of gold. Plus...Prince's photographer? This episode's cast of characters is just a peek at the wild ride of the Peters Brothers, the evangelical trio who hosted record burnings and condemned rock music throughout the 1980s. But for all the Peters' popcorn-worthy stunts, you could say darkness was at play.

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Playlist: The rock that fueled the Peters Brothers


In the '80s, controversial St. Paul ministers the Peters Brothers traveled around America preaching about the dangers of rock music. From shock-rock to suggestive pop, this playlist compiles some of the songs that fueled the Peters Brothers' protests against rock & roll.

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Coffee Break: Grammy nominees

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The 2020 Grammy nominees have been released as the Award ceremony is just around the corner - airing Jan. 26 on CBS. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what 2020 Grammy nominees do you want to hear?

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