The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Silence Kit perform in The Current studio


Silence Kit perform in The Current studio

One of the acts participating in this year's Midwest Music Exchange, Winnipeg's Silence Kit stopped at The Current for a session hosted by Mark Wheat.

Champagne Confetti push the boundaries of orchestral music in The Current studio


Featuring some of the Twin Cities, top musicians from across genres, Champagne Confetti are an 11-piece orchestra that blend ambient sounds with electronic beats, R&B and chamber music. The group perform at the Parkway Theater on Apr. 13 and stopped by The Current studio to share more about their work.

Hayes Carll plays songs from 'What It Is' live in the studio


Hayes Carll performs in the Radio Heartland studio

Hayes Carll says his personal Mount Rushmore of songwriters has always been Bob Dylan, Townes Van Zandt, Kris Kristofferson and John Prine, but having the sound advice of co-producers Allison Moorer and Brad Jones has given his latest release, 'What It Is,' a fresh sound.

Bob Mould performs on Oake & Riley in the Morning


Bob Mould performs in The Current studio

In town for a pair of weekend shows, Bob Mould stopped at The Current for an early-morning session hosted by Brian Oake and Jill Riley. In the course of the interview, Mould plays tracks from his new album, 'Sunshine Rock,' as well as from his back catalogue. And in a wide-ranging and fascinating conversation, Mould talks about everything from his musical evolution to his new home in Berlin to his memories of being an emerging musician in the Twin Cities.

Sharon Van Etten performs a MicroShow at the Warming House in Minneapolis


Sharon Van Etten performs a MicroShow at the Warming House

Shortly after the release of her new album, 'Remind Me Tomorrow,' Sharon Van Etten performed a MicroShow at the Warming House in Minneapolis, an intimate 40-seat listening room. Concert attendees were those who had won tickets to the show through The Current's on-air and online giveaways to the event.

Watch BAILEN perform an enchanting 3-song creekside set


BAILEN perform at SXSW 2019

As part of The Current's programming from the South By Southwest music festival in Austin, Texas, sibling band BAILEN performed a set of songs at a private residence nestled along Waller Creek. Watch this exclusive performance.