The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Michigander bring their music and home-state pride to The Current studio


Michigander perform in The Current studio

It's right in the name: Michigander not only wear their roots proudly, but they were even inspired by fellow Michigan band White Stripes. 'It was pretty cool to think some band from Michigan and not from California or New York is a real rock band,' front man Jason Singer recalls. 'That was pretty significant.' Listen to Michigander's complete session at The Current.

Watch Son Volt perform a nine-song Microshow set


Son Volt microshow at the Fine Line

Jay Farrar and Mark Spencer of Americana icons Son Volt perform a nine-song set before an audience of lucky winners at the Fine Line in Minneapolis, recorded live in August 2019.

Caamp plant a stake in The Current studio


Caamp perform in The Current studio

While in town to play a sold-out show at First Avenue in Minneapolis, the Ohio band Caamp visited The Current to talk with host Mac Wilson and to play songs from their album, 'By and By.'

Vagabon is right at home in The Current studio


Vagabon performs in The Current studio

Laetitia Tamko dubbed her music project Vagabon to avoid people mispronouncing her name. But there's something deeper to it. 'I would say that I tend to talk about home a lot and trying to find it,' she says. Vagabon feels very much at home making music, as evidenced when she and her band visited The Current studio for a session hosted by Jade.

Tyler Childers plays songs and talks with Bill DeVille on United States of Americana


Tyler Childers performs in The Current studio

While in town for back-to-back nights at First Avenue in Minneapolis, Tyler Childers and his band visited The Current studio to play songs from Childers' albums 'Country Squire' and 'Purgatory.' Between songs, Childers spoke to host Bill DeVille about the new record and about his musical influences growing up in Kentucky.

Dessa - The Making of 'Sound the Bells'


Dessa Sound the Bells Making Of

How do you make a catalog of deftly delivered rap hits a classical collaboration? Dessa walks through the process of making 'Sound the Bells,' her new album of her greatest hits with the Minnesota Orchestra providing the score behind the celebrated singer and rapper.