Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Cinco de Mayo


Today is Cinco de Mayo, a day that commemorates the defeat of French forces in the city of Puebla in Mexico in 1862. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear by artists or bands with Mexican-American roots? Send us your requests.

Coffee Break: For the teachers


Happy Teachers' Day, during Teacher Appreciation Week. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for the teachers?

Coffee Break: My skin


The first Monday in May is Melanoma Monday, leading into Skin Cancer Awareness Month. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that center around "skin"?

Coffee Break: Arbor Day


For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for Arbor Day?

Coffee Break: Outlaw country


For today's Coffee Break we want to celebrate the early figures of the outlaw country movement like Willie Nelson, and those that have continued the attitude and the spirit of outlaw country into modern day times. Who should we play?

Coffee Break: Songs In Bloom


Starting today, the Minneapolis Institute of Art will be presenting a virtual version of their annual floral celebration 'Art in Bloom'. Which songs about flowers do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Lizzo etc.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY LIZZO! Let's listen to all things Lizzo for today's 9:30 Coffee Break -- focusing on her projects past and present + solo work. What would you like to hear?

Coffee Break: Aussie love


It's Hug an Australian day today -- one of those confounding calendar events that gives us an excuse to play some amazing music.

Coffee Break: Remembering the Roller Garden


The Roller Garden in St. Louis Park will be closing its doors after 52 years. The end of an era! For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear in honor of the Roller Garden?

Coffee Break: Earth Day


For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear for Earth Day?