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: In Bloom


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There's been a lot of chatter this week about the Minnesota State Fair's "Floralpalooza" which features displays on the theme of Prince, Charles M. Schulz, Paul Bunyan, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Judy Garland among others. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that feature a type of flower?

Coffee Break: Sights, sounds and smells of the fair


Minnesota State Fair

Happy first day of the Minnesota State Fair! So many concerts, so many new foods to try, so many live broadcasts to take in. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the sights, sounds and smells of the fair?

Coffee Break: That day in 1965


Beatlemania 1964

Today in 1965, The Beatles played their one and only concert in Minnesota. And guess what? We're going to relive it for you today.

Coffee Break: Radio radio


A single sideband radio sits on a shelf at Radio City

August 20 is National Radio Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention the radio or radio-y things?

Coffee Break: I turn my camera on


Leica Camera (1950s)

August 19 is World Photography Day, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that talk about pictures, photography, cameras, etc?

Coffee Break: Third albums


Ok Computer

A bunch of people took to Twitter this week to debate their favorite third albums from bands. And now it's our turn! So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, name a band or artist who's THIRD album was their best - and tell us what song you'd like to hear from it.

Coffee Break: Woodstock


Woodstock festival 1969

It's the 50th anniversary of Woodstock today. More than 400,000 people attended and thirty-two acts performed. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that were played at Woodstock in 1969?

Coffee Break: Liars!


Ben Folds Five in concert

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear whose band name is a lie?

Coffee Break: Lefties


Jimi Hendrix

August 13 is International Left-Handers Day. Only about 7-10% of the world's population are left-handed, and the day aims to celebrate the uniqueness of being left-handed. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands do you want to hear that have a left-handed member?

Coffee Break: Youth Without Youth


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August 12 is International Youth Day, designated by the UN General Assembly. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention being young?