Mike Doughty performs #MicroShow at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul

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Mike Doughty performs a MicroShow at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul, Minn. (MPR/Nate Ryan)
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Mike Doughty - Looking at the World From the Bottom of a Well (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current)
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  • Mike Doughty - Looking at the World From the Bottom of a Well (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:29
  • Mike Doughty - Circles (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:10
  • Mike Doughty - Wait! Find a Better Way (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 02:56
  • Mike Doughty - True Dreams of Wichita (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 04:04
  • Mike Doughty - Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:32
  • Mike Doughty - Lazybones (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:57
  • Mike Doughty - I Can't Believe I Found You in That Town (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 02:59
  • Mike Doughty - Super Bon Bon (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:00
  • Mike Doughty - Making Me Lay Down (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 02:12
  • Mike Doughty - Unmarked Helicopters (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:09
  • Mike Doughty - Janine (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 03:11
  • Mike Doughty - Sad Girl Walking in the Rain (Live at the James J. Hill House on 89.3 The Current) 02:07

In November of 2016, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Mike Doughty, who performed at St. Paul's James J. Hill House. Attendees of the concert were those who had won tickets to the show through The Current's on-air and online giveaways to the event.

Doughty shared 12 songs spanning his career with Soul Coughing and as a solo artist, including three songs from his most recent release, 2016's The Heart Watches While the Brain Burns. Listen to the performance via the links above and watch exclusive videos from the events below.

Songs Performed


"Looking at the World From the Bottom of a Well"
"Circles"
"Wait! Find a Better Way"
"True Dreams of Wichita"
"Light Will Keep Your Heart Beating in the Future"
"Lazybones"
"I Can't Believe I Found You in That Town"
"Super Bon Bon"
"Making Me Lay Down"
"Unmarked Helicopters"
"Janine"
"Sad Girl Walking in the Rain"

The Current's #MicroShow series gives fans exclusive opportunities to catch big-name artists perform in venues much more intimate than regular ticketed events.

Resources


Mike Doughty - official site

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    Mike Doughty performs a #MicroShow at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul, Minn. (MPR/Nate Ryan)
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    Mike Doughty performs a MicroShow at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul, Minn. (MPR/Nate Ryan)
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    Mike Doughty performs a #MicroShow at the James J. Hill House in St. Paul, Minn. (MPR/Nate Ryan)