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: Bonnaroo 2018


Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival

The lineup to this summer's Bonnaroo music and arts festival has been announced and there's some great bands on the list including a few local connections. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from 2018 Bonnaroo artists?

Coffee Break: Truth and honesty


75th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

Oprah Winfrey gave a speech at last night's Golden Globes that brought the house down. She spoke of truth being people's most effective tool in achieving change. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that are about truth and honesty?

Coffee Break: Mountains


Snowy mountains in Iceland

Right after the morning show today we're heading all the way to Lutsen Mountains for the GNDWIRE Ski Party 2018 where we'll be broadcasting live from Papa Charlie's tomorrow afternoon. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention mountains?

Coffee Break: Divisive bands and artists


This morning we've been having a conversation about bands you realize are important and have had a big impact, but that you just never really enjoyed. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what bands or artists are divisive to you?

Coffee Break: Rick Hall's influence


Rick Hall

Rick Hall - record producer, songwriter, music publisher, and musician, has passed away at the age of 85. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from artists influenced by Rick Hall?

Coffee Break: A fresh start


New Years Hat

It's a new year, the Oake & Riley band is back together, and we want to hear a whole new set of music for today's Coffee Break. So tell us - what songs do you want to hear that allude to some sort of fresh start, or a resolution to do something or to not to something?

Coffee Break: Artists we lost in 2017 (part 2)


The Smithereens

2016 took the lives of many of our favorite musicians, and 2017 wasn't so nice either. In the second installment of this 2-day Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from musicians that died in 2017?

Coffee Break: Artists we lost in 2017 (part 1)


Sonny Knight and the Lakers

2016 took the lives of many of our favorite musicians - Prince, Sharon Jones, David Bowie, George Michael, Leonard Cohen, Phife Dawg, Merle Haggard, and so many more. And 2017 wasn't so nice either. In a 2-part Coffee Break, we'll spend the next two days remembering artists lost in 2017.

Coffee Break: Reflection and memories


Rink reflection

As we come towards the end of 2017, let's get reflective. For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that focus on reflection and memories?

Coffee Break: Bitter Happier


Bitter cold

In the Twin Cities we have a high of -3 degrees with a low windchill of -29 degrees in the forecast for today, which puts us at a windchill advisory. That's a temperature you could safely call "bitter cold". So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear where the singer is bitter about something?