The War on Drugs share old and new songs at the Turf Club

Watch The War on Drugs play a half-hour set at a small club just days before the release of their album 'A Deeper Understanding' (MPR Video / Nate Ryan)
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  • The War on Drugs - Accidentally Like a Martyr (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 04:01
  • The War on Drugs - Burning (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 04:05
  • The War on Drugs - Holding On (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 04:44
  • The War on Drugs - In Reverse (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 05:59
  • The War on Drugs - Pain (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 04:10
  • The War on Drugs - You Don't Have to Go (Live at the Turf Club for The Current) 07:04

On Aug. 12, 2017, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with The War on Drugs, who performed at the Turf Club in St. Paul. 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.

The War on Drugs performed a set that included songs from their back catalogue as well as tunes from their new album, A Deeper Understanding.

Songs Performed


"You Don't Have to Go"
"Accidentally Like a Martyr"
"Pain"
"In Reverse"
"Burning"
"Holding On"

Resources


The War on Drugs - official site

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    The War on Drugs perform at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Anthony LaMarca of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
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    Charlie Hall (left) and John Natchez of The War on Drugs perform at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
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    Robbie Bennett of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    The War on Drugs perform at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Dave Hartley of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)
  • The War on Drugs MicroShow
    Adam Granduciel of The War on Drugs performs at The Current's MicroShow at the Turf Club. (Nate Ryan | MPR)

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