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: Christmas!


A Current Christmas

As we head into Christmas weekend, what are your favorite Christmas songs that you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Short songs for winter solstice


solstice sunrise in Switzerland

It's winter solstice today - the shortest day and the longest night of the year. We're looking at only about 8.5 - 9 hours of daylight today in Minnesota with a sunset happening between 4 and 4:30 pm. So what better way to celebrate this dark, short day with a set of as many songs under 2 minutes as we can cram into a Coffee Break!

Coffee Break: Secular holiday songs


The first snow of 2017

There are so many songs that are typically a part of the overall collection of holiday music, but that don't mention a particular holiday or religion. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what secular holiday songs do you want to hear?

Coffee Break: Maritime


film still from Titanic

I'll never let go Jack... It's the 20th anniversary of the release of Titanic. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention anything nautical?

Coffee Break: Lady drummers


Deap Vally perform in The Current studio

Sheila E. turned 60 last week and we've been wanting to do a Coffee break featuring women-identifying drummers - so today's the day! What songs do you want to hear that feature ladies on drums?

Coffee Break: Sweaters


oake and riley sweaters

It's ugly sweater day! And the morning crew is wearing their finest to celebrate the season. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention sweaters?

Coffee Break: Rock Hall inductees


Sister Rosetta Tharpe

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its list of 2018 inductees. What songs do you want to hear from those inductees for today's 9:30 Coffee Break?

Coffee Break: Rock the Garden headliners


Flaming Lips

We're gearing up to make a BIG announcement about Rock the Garden 2018 just before 10 am. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from headlining sets at Rock the Garden?

Coffee Break: Festival of Lights


menorah

Hanukkah begins tonight - a Jewish holiday also known as the Festival of Lights and the Feast of Dedication that is observed for eight nights and days. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention some form of light?

Coffee Break: Please Mr. Postman


Winter mailbox

Today in 1961, The Marvelettes went to No. 1 on the U.S. singles chart with "Please Mr. Postman". And it's that time of year for mailboxes to fill up with holiday cards from friends and family. So for the Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention letters and mail?