MicroShows

MicroShows are The Current's special shows in intimate venues with surprising artists. When we have an active giveaway, we will post it here.

Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon perform a discography-hopping #MicroShow set


On Dec. 11, 2017, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Britt Daniel and Alex Fischel of Spoon, who performed at the Turf Club in St. Paul. The set list includes a number of songs from Spoon's latest album, 'Hot Thoughts,' as well as selections from 2014's 'They Want My Soul' and 2005's 'Gimme Fiction.'

Preservation Hall Jazz band perform a spirited #MicroShow at the Dakota Jazz Club


Performing a MicroShow in Minneapolis carried with it a bit of history for the legendary New Orleans jazz outfit. 'The first time that the Preservation Hall Jazz Band ever played a show outside of New Orleans was here in Minneapolis in 1963,' bandleader and bassist Ben Jaffe told the audience before the group launched into a grooving, journeying three-number set.

#MicroShow: Josh Ritter showcases songs from 'Gathering'


On Sept. 23, 2017, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Josh Ritter, who performed at the Clown Lounge within the Turf Club in St. Paul. Ritter performed a number of songs from his latest album, 'Gathering,' which was released just one day before this MicroShow was recorded.

#MicroShow: Beth Ditto rocks the Turf Club


Beth Ditto performed a special acoustic concert for the latest MicroShow from The Current. Hear the entire show, and watch a video for the break-out single 'Fire.'

#MicroShow: Beth Ditto


Use this form to enter The Current's Beth Ditto #MicroShow giveaway between 12:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, June 5 and 11:59 p.m. CDT on Thursday, June 8, 2017.

#MicroShow: Father John Misty


Use this form to enter The Current's Father John Misty #MicroShow giveaway between 12:30 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 1 and 11:59 p.m. CDT on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Bob Mould performs #MicroShow at the Turf Club in St. Paul


In April of 2016, The Current hosted a #MicroShow with Bob Mould at the Turf Club in St. Paul. On the same day that Prince passed away, Mould shared a blistering and cathartic eleven-song set from his time in Sugar and his work as a soloist. Listen to songs from that performance on our website.