Monthly Archives: January 2015

Even Better: The St. Paul Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler 2015

What: The St. Paul Winter Carnival Beer Dabbler Where: Minnesota State Fairgrounds When: Saturday January 24, 2015 There are few things I’d rather do than drink a bunch of awesome beer with a few hundred of my best friends (and […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: First Ave Night Two in Photos

Closing out the entire ten days of musical bliss, Saturday night at First Avenue was as significant for the radio station itself as it was for everyone in the main room that night. Looking back on everything that was offered […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: First Ave Night One in Photos

Just like last year, the Current hosted two nights at First Avenue to celebrate their birthday. In past years, the lineup was kept pretty local, but this year, the mix included nationally recognized names. Take a look at the standout […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: Purple Rain at the Fitz

I’m going to start this off by saying that I had nothing to do with the 80’s. I made my entrance into the world early in 1990, so my whole life, many of the cultural references from the 80’s have […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: BLB’s Best Night Ever

The most amazing thing happened to me on Sunday! I saw my first ever performance at Bryant Lake Bowl. The amazing part wasn’t that I made it to BLB after at least 4 broken promises to myself that I would make […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: Acoustic Billy Idol at the Turf Club (!!)

Photo by Alexander Kohnstamm   What: Billy Idol with Tropical Depression and Little Man for the Current’s 10th Birthday Where: The Turf Club When: Monday January 19, 2005 Each show for 89.3 the Current’s 10th Birthday has been a testament […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: Who Is Hamilton Leithauser?

Last Saturday was a big one for performances included in 89.3’s tenth birthday extravaganza. In addition to the Rochester events that we covered in our articles last night, the Turf Club in St. Paul hosted Hamilton Leithauser with Bully as […]

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89.3 the Current’s 10th Birthday: The Local Experiment Presents the Rochester Experience With José James

The buzz had materialized over the airways that 89.3 The Current was going to be celebrating a 10 year anniversary with a grandiose slew of music events happening within the Twin Cities area. But when The Local Experiment heard that […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: Chelsee Jean of The Local Experiment Interviews Jose James

As I sat down with Jose James I must admit my history on him was short.  My body was still vibrating from his last piece performed, “Strange Fruit.”  I almost felt like I wasn’t the one meant for this interview.  […]

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89.3 The Current’s 10th Birthday: L’Assassins and Suicide Commandos at the Turf Club

Ever since we heard that The Current would be throwing their biggest birthday bash to date, Minnesota has been in an state of musical frenzy and impatience. With ten days of music-centered events that began on January 15th, we’ve been […]

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