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New venue SOUND: Duluth opens its doors in the Zenith City

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The doors at 132 E. Superior St. opened again Friday for the first sneak peak at SOUND: Duluth, the new restaurant and venue set to occupy the upper two floors of Duluth’s historic city hall. The space has a tumultuous recent history, having undergone a $2.4 million renovation prior to opening as Tycoon’s in late…

The Current Goes to Duluth 2017: Two days of live music and good vibes

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Testing a mic at the Duluth Coffee Company on Friday in his best radio-hypeman voice, Brian Oake referred to The Current’s new 104.3 FM frequency as “Duluth’s 100,000 watt flamethrower!” Well, not quite — but it’s great to have a new, stronger signal in the area, one that will soon be supplemented by 94.1 to…

Seventh annual Duluth Dylan Fest will include music, a museum exhibition and more

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This year marks the seventh annual Duluth Dylan Fest. Taking place May 20-28, this year will feature tons of music, trivia, bus tours, and a Bob Dylan display at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum. The museum display will run through June 30. Blogger Ed Newman alluded to some of the items on display at the…

What time should a show start in Duluth?

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Duluth is on the map. People know it. Sure, it’s a picturesque outpost in the Great Lakes region that lends itself to outdoor adventure tourists. It was even Outside Magazine’s 2014 “Best Town in America.” But that’s not quite what I mean. In 2010, I was in London chatting with two Czech gentlemen who eventually asked…

The Current Goes to Duluth 2016: An epic weekend of music and fun

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A few years ago, The Current’s program director Jim McGuinn decided to head up north from St. Paul to Duluth for the All Pints North beer festival, and the event’s organizers excitedly asked if he could bring our van to park on the festival grounds. Each year since, The Current’s involvement in what we’ve come to…

The Current Goes to Duluth July 20-23

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The Current is going to Duluth! Yeah, we already have a real-life radio signal up there (finally), but we're actually going to Duluth. Yep! This July 21, 22 and 23 will make the trip up north for a weekend full of fun.

Duluth Does Dylan, Portage, and more of this week’s Minnesota music releases

Bringing It All Back To Duluth Does Dylan Tonight at the Rex Bar, a big tribute concert will celebrate the man born Robert Zimmerman in the Zenith City 75 years ago today. It’s also the release party for the fourth installment in the Duluth Does Dylan series: a crowdfunded album featuring covers of Bob’s classics by artists including…