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: Parents and kids


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Yesterday, you helped us put together a Coffee Break centered around fathers and sons in honor of Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer Tweedy who both released books this month. Today -- we want to expand on the topic a bit to include mothers, fathers, daughters, and sons.

Coffee Break: Father and son


Tweedy

Both Jeff Tweedy and his son Spencer Tweedy released books this month - just a week apart. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from fathers, and then their sons?

Coffee Break: Unity Day


Waseca playground

Today, October 21, is Unity Day, the signature event of National Bullying Prevention Month. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that exude unity, kindness, inclusion and love?

Coffee Break: Snow day


Snow covers the ground and tree branches in front of a body of water.

A significant snowstorm is taking aim at Minnesota today and all of the state is under a Winter Weather Advisory for both the heavy snow and possible freezing precipitation. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that represent how you feel about a snow day?

Coffee Break: Clouds


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Last week, Disney+ debuted a biopic about local singer/songwriter Zach Sobiech, and now, seven years after his death, his song "Clouds" is at the top of the charts. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what "cloud" songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: #SaveOurStages


Brittany Howard performs on 'The Late Late Show with James Corden'

Save Our Stages Fest is a 3-day virtual music festival happening this weekend. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what artists do you want to hear that are playing #SOSFEST?

Coffee Break: Blowin' in the Wind


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Wind advisories blanketed most of Minnesota yesterday, with some gusts reaching up to 40-50 mph. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what windy songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Safety first


People standing at voting booths that are distanced apart from each other.

What songs do you want to hear about safety, danger, being careful, staying away from harm, etc.?

Coffee Break: Originals


Dolly Parton in 2019

This fall, we asked you to share your favorite covers, and you responded! Results for The Current's Top 89 Covers will start today at 11 a.m. and we will count all the way down to No. 1 at 6 p.m. To get us amped for the countdown, we want to take you on a slight sidestep to this topic for today's set of music. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what originals do you want to hear that were later made famous by covers?

Coffee Break: Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day


'RUMBLE: The Indians Who Rocked The World' press image

Today is Indigenous Peoples' Day, a holiday that celebrates and honors Native American peoples and commemorates their histories and cultures. In honor of this day, what musicians with native heritage would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?