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: Inspired by snowstorm(s)


Michelle Armstrong shovels her parents' driveway in North Mankato.

Minnesotans are dealing with 3 to 6 inches of snow that fell across the Twin Cities last night, and tomorrow could bring up to 8 more. Let this situation inspire your Coffee Break suggestions today - whether that means songs about snow, storms, holing up at home, or maybe even enjoying better weather in other parts of the world.

Coffee Break: Think for a minute


brains

It's February 22 which means it's World Thinking Day - a day celebrated by Girl Scouts from 146 countries around a different theme each year. So for today's Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention "think" in the lyrics?

Coffee Break: Personal Stereo


Walkman

Jay Gabler stopped by today to talk to us about Rebecca Tuhus-Dubrow's 2017 book "Personal Stereo" which revisits the history of the Walkman. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention a personal listening device?

Coffee Break: A beautiful day in the neighborhood


Mister Rogers

"Mister Rogers' Neighborhood", the educational children's TV show, debuted 50 years ago this week. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention friends and neighbors?

Coffee Break: Gimme Some Money


Spinal Tap

Yesterday we played "Gimme Some Money" from Spinal Tap and today is the last day of our winter member drive so we thought it's high time we rock out to some money songs. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention money, cash machines, coins, etc.?

Coffee Break: Requests and dedications


Valentine's Day

Normally Sean McPherson takes care of listener requests on Saturday nights but today we're creeping on his format since it's Valentine's Day. So for today's Coffee Break, what song requests do you have, and who do you want to dedicate them to?

Coffee Break: New Orleans flavor


martis gras fat tuesday

Today is Mardi Gras - also called Shrove Tuesday or Fat Tuesday. In the United States, the city of New Orleans has become practically synonymous with Mardi Gras, marked by parades, parties, costumes and lots of music. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that have a New Orleans flavor?

Coffee Break: Red


Red Gerard

This weekend 17-year-old Red Gerard won the U.S.'s first gold medal of the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in an amazing snowboarding slopestyle final run. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the word "red"?

Coffee Break: Runnin' With the Devil


Devils backstage at the State Theatre

Tomorrow marks the 40th anniversary of Van Halen's self-titled debut album and "Runnin' with the Devil" is the second single and first track off the album. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the devil?

Coffee Break: Doo doo doo


The Rolling Stones in 1994

Let's keep it simple - for today's 9:30 Coffee Break what songs do you want to hear that say "doo doo doo" or "doo bee doo"?