Vampire Weekend to play the Orpheum Theatre on August 5

Vampire Weekend

Vampire Weekend has just announced they will perform live at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis on August 5 in support of their just released, critically acclaimed third album, Modern Vampires of the City. Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 24 at 10 a.m.

New Music: Lauryn Hill - Neurotic Society (Compulsory Mix)

Lauryn Hill

The first new music from Lauryn Hill in well over a decade, "Neroutic Society (Compulsory Mix)" comes quickly on the heels of her announcement with Sony that allows her to helm her own boutique label, but requires at least 5 songs and a new album.

R.I.P. country icon George Jones

George Jones

Country icon George Jones passed away earlier today at at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville at the age of 81, The Current has learned. The Texas native was known for his distinctive sonorous voice, and he considered by some to be the finest male singer country music ever produced.

The National unleash their 'Demons'

Trouble Will Find Me

Building anticipation for their May 21 release of 'Trouble Will Find Me' on 4AD records, The National quietly released a slow-burner called 'Demons.'

Dave Grohl's SXSW 2013 keynote

Dave Grohl

Dave Grohl has become the unofficial Mayor of Rock 'n' Roll: a gregarious ambassador who wins armloads of Grammys and even directs a music documentary.