We Are The Willows’ “Picture (Portrait)” & the love that endured a war

It’s a tale as old as time: Two adolescents meet, fall in love, get married, and, eventually, their grandson makes an album based on letters they exchanged during WWII. Okay, okay, so maybe this story isn’t quite that common. In the year that’s passed since Minneapolis’ We Are The Willows released the first half of … [ Read more]

The Current is throwing a birthday bash, and you’re invited

The Current is celebrating turning the corner of a new decade with a weekend filled with some of Minnesota’s hottest music on January 22 and 23 at First Avenue. Friday night’s lineup includes: Bones & Beeker Bad Bad Hats Mixed Blood Majority John Mark Nelson Low Saturday night’s lineup: Bruise Violet Gospel Machine Cactus Blossoms Gramma’s … [ Read more]

612Brew Summer Concert Series to Feature Eclectic Mix of Local Musicians

Minneapolis’ 612Brew announced its Summer Concert Series today, which will take place on five Saturdays throughout the summer at the brewery’s outdoor amphitheater. Kicking things off on June 13 will be hip-hop trio Glow Mechanics, singer/songwriter Dustin Hatzenbuhler, electronic artist CSL, self-explanatory Whiskey Rock ‘n’ Roll Club, and blues/soul singer Justin Halverson. On July 18, the concert … [ Read more]

Full Interview: The Current at 10 Years

Photos by Aaron Davidson When 89.3 The Current hit the airwaves at 9:01am on Jan. 24, 2005 to the beat of Atmosphere’s “Say Shh,” nothing was a sure thing. Alternative stations come and go, and will continue to, but with the backing of Minnesota Public Radio, The Current is not just another station. It has … [ Read more]

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10 Questions for The Current at 10 Years

Photos by Aaron Davidson When 89.3 The Current hit the airwaves at 9:01am on Jan. 24, 2005 to the beat of Atmosphere’s “Say Shh,” nothing was a sure thing. Alternative stations come and go, and will continue to, but with the backing of Minnesota Public Radio, The Current is not just another station. It has … [ Read more]

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