Watch Minnesota Sessions: performances among the state's natural wonders

Minnesota Session: Faith Boblett at Belwin Conservancy (MPR)

Explore the best scenes and sounds of Minnesota with The Current in a new video series: Minnesota Sessions. Local musicians will perform in some of our state's best natural
offerings, from day trip destinations to hidden gems.


For the final installment, Faith Boblett brings her timeless songs to the Belwin Conservancy in Afton, MN. Boblett's music falls between pop, Americana, rock, and alt-country--and you can hear inspiration in her music from songwriters like Brandi Carlile and Tom Petty in her sound.

Songs Played

00:01 Good To Me
03:27 Didn't Want You
06:14 For Poetry's Sake

External Link

Faith Boblett - official site


For the next installment in the series, Sarah Krueger brings the lustrous sounds of her project, Lanue, to Black Beach in Silver Bay, Minnesota. Under the Lanue moniker, the Duluth-based singer-songwriter embarks on a new artistic evolution with multilayered soundscapes that weave in acoustic and electronic elements.

Songs Played

0:00 July
3:49 Something Sacred
7:51 What I Love The Most

External Link

Lanue - official site


For the second installment, Dave Simonett brings acoustic tunes to the Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in Finland, MN. You know Dave as the frontman of Duluth-based bluegrass act Trampled by Turtles as well as his work under the moniker Dead Man Winter, and he's developed a legacy as an endearing and thoughtful songwriter.

Songs Played

00:00 The Sun Oh Yeah
04:31 The High Road
08:38 Pisces, Queen Of Hearts
The first and second song appear on Simonett's 2021 EP, Orion. The third song appears on Simonett's 2020 album, Red Tail.

External Links

Dave Simonett - official website
Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center - official site


For the first installment in the series, Miloe brings his cool, breezy music to a warm summer day at Franconia Sculpture Park, an outdoor sculpture park in Franconia, Minnesota. The Congolese native moved to Minnesota at age 8, and blends elements of lo-fi bedroom pop with restrained yet bubbly production.

Songs Played

00:00 Winona
03:10 Change Your Mind
06:11 Marna
All songs appear on Miloe's 2020 debut EP, Winona.

External Links

Miloe - official website
Franconia Sculpture Park - official site

Minnesota Sessions sponsored by Lovin' Lake County graphic
Minnesota Sessions are pressented by Lovin' Lake County.

Minnesota Legacy Amendment
The Current encourages all music fans to support their local artists and the continued longevity of their craft. As part of this effort, The Current will be compensating artists for their performances in Minnesota Sessions through the Legacy Amendment Arts and Cultural Fund.

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