Celebrate Minnesota Music Month with The Current

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Each weekday in April, we're paying tribute to a different Minnesotan artist in honor of Minnesota Music Month. We'll hear Musicheads Essentials features that explore the lives and careers of artists like Poliça, Gaelynn Lea, and Sonny Knight, as well as tracks from their catalogs.

Schedule

WEEK 1

Thursday, April 1 - Babes in Toyland
Friday, April 2 - Hippo Campus

WEEK 2

Monday, April 5 - Husker Du
Tuesday, April 6 - Willie Walker
Wednesday, April 7 - Dessa
Thursday, April 8 - Tina and the B-Side Movement
Friday, April 9 - Bob Dylan

WEEK 3

Monday, April 12 - Low
Tuesday, April 13 - Dua Saleh
Wednesday, April 14 - The Jayhawks
Thursday, April 15 - Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis
Friday, April 16 - Soul Asylum (happy birthday, Dave Pirner!)

WEEK 4

Monday, April 19 - Semisonic
Tuesday, April 20 - Chastity Brown
Wednesday, April 21 - Prince
Thursday, April 22 - jeremy messersmith
Friday, April 23 - Gaelynn Lea

WEEK 5

Monday, April 26 - The Replacements (happy birthday, Chris Mars!)
Tuesday, April 27 - astralblak
Wednesday, April 28 - Poliça
Thursday, April 29 - Charlie Parr
Friday, April 30 - Sonny Knight

Minnesota Music Month on The Current is supported by Tattersall Distilling, makers of the new Cosmo Bianco.

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