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!

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Wellness Wednesday: ADHD Awareness Month


ADHD is often associated with children, which makes it all the more important to understand the symptoms and treatment options for the many adults who also experience challenges with attention and executive functioning.

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Review and photos: black midi stir up a frenzy at Fine Line


English experimental rock act black midi’s Monday night show at the Fine Line in downtown Minneapolis was the best way to start a week. (Take that, Garfield.) By the end, I stood dazed, my body abuzz after what felt like an hour-long aural epiphany. I couldn’t help but wonder just what music is supposed to…

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Playlist: Annie Humphrey and the friends she has made along the way


Annie Humphrey is an Anishinaabe artist, activist, grandmother, Marine Corps veteran, and overall force of nature. Her most recent album, Eat What You Kill, was produced by Jeremy Ylvisaker and recorded at Rich Mattson’s Sparta Sound studio. Some of her favorite music is part of The Current’s Indigenous Peoples Day Playlist. These songs are in…

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Playlist: Winona LaDuke won’t back down


Winona LaDuke is an author, activist, and past Green Party vice presidential candidate who lives in northwestern Minnesota. She built this playlist using songs by incredible singers (Sissy Goodhouse, Buffy Sainte-Marie); changemakers (Bob Marley, Jackson Browne); and Honor the Earth collaborators (Indigo Girls, Bonnie Raitt). Some of her picks are part of The Current’s Indigenous…

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Playlist: Photographer Jaida Grey Eagle’s life history in songs


Jaida Grey Eagle (Oglala Lakota) is a St. Paul-based photojournalist, writer, producer, beadwork artist, and lifelong music fan. Some of her favorite music is part of The Current’s Indigenous Peoples Day Playlist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Vogue, The Intercept, Minnesota Public Radio, and Sahan Journal. She is co-curating an upcoming…

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The Current Sessions®

Michigander perform a seven-song #MicroShow set at Icehouse

Michigander - MicroShow

"It's good to be playing music again," said Jason Singer of Detroit's Michigander, who took the stage at Icehouse in Minneapolis with a seven-song #MicroShow set from across their discography, including tracks from their latest release, 'Everything Will Be OK Eventually'.

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Prince: The Story of 1999

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Coffee Break: Greatest Songs of All Time


For the first time in 17 years, Rolling Stone has updated their rankings of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, tell us what you think of their rankings! Who you think should've made the top 20?

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