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Within the whimsical surrounds of Can Can Wonderland in St. Paul, Minn., Superorganism perform a MicroShow for The Current before an all-ages audience.
On Monday, Aug. 6, a select group of The Current's listeners were treated to a #MicroShow with Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats, who performed at the Turf Club (capacity 350) in St. Paul. The band's generous set includes seven songs from their latest release, 'Tearing at the Seams,' plus a favorite from their breakout self-titled album from 2015.
Ahead of their big 'an evening with Dawes' concert at the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, Dawes stopped in The Current's studio to play an acoustic set and to chat with Mark Wheat.
Minnesota band Now Now stopped at the MPR booth at the Minnesota State Fair to perform a live set as part of Oake and Riley in the Afternoon. Between songs, the band members talked about their upcoming tour plans and bonded with Brian Oake over their shared roots in the Twin Cities area's northern suburbs.