Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie plays an uplifting Live Virtual Session

Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie, at home in South Philadelphia, connects with host Jade for a Live Virtual Session for The Current. (The Current)

Adam Weiner is the frontman and songwriter for the band Low Cut Connie. Like just abvout everybody, Weiner finds himself at home during these days of the COVID-19 pandemic.

So what does he miss most about playing live shows?

"Those pungent smells," he says. "When we play live, the room gets very pungent. People are sweating and touching and screaming and crying and dancing and rubbing up on each other, and their arms are up, and it's just a total cathartic feeling to be together.

"But you know what I've been so excited about over these last very challenging weeks?" he continues. "Is we are finding ways — radio stations, artists, all of us in entertainment — we are finding ways to create those moments of release and connection, even though we're quarantined."

In a lively conversation punctuated by rollicking music, Adam Weiner plays the title track from Low Cut Connie's forthcoming album, Private Lives. He also plays a song from the band's previous album, Dirty Pictures (Part 2), and he pays tribute to Prince with a cover we can all sing along to.

Watch the complete Live Virtual Session with Adam Weiner using video player above.

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Songs Performed

05:38 "Private Lives"
10:52 "Tomorrow" (excerpt, from the musical Annie)
12:43 "Here Comes the Rain Again" (excerpt, Eurythmics cover)
14:52 "Beverly"
24:40 "Little Red Corvette" (Prince cover)

Hosted by Jade
Produced by Jesse Wiza
Engineered by Erik Stromstad
Web production by Luke Taylor

External Link

Low Cut Connie - official site

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    Adam Weiner of Low Cut Connie performs a Live Virtual Session for The Current from his home in South Philadelphia, Pa. (Erik Stromstad | MPR)