News and Interviews

Sean McPherson talks to Sting about 'The Last Ship'


Sting talking with Sean McPherson

Acclaimed musical 'The Last Ship,' starring and featuring music by Sting, will make its regional premiere at the Ordway in St. Paul in April 2020. In the run-up to those dates, The Current's Sean McPherson had a chance to speak with the Grammy-winning singer and songwriter.

Interview with Jeff Tweedy of Wilco


Jeff Tweedy

Jeff Tweedy is a busy person: whether we're talking about his solo records, his book, the upcoming Sky Blue Sky Festival or the forthcoming Wilco album, 'Ode to Joy,' releasing Oct. 4. Jade recently had the chance to talk with Jeff Tweedy about his many creative pursuits.

Art Neville, a New Orleans icon, dead at 81


Art Neville performing in 2009

The keyboardist and singer was the co-founder of both the Meters and the Neville Brothers died Monday -- bands that took the funk and swagger of New Orleans to a much larger world.