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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: 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: 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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Undressing the Talent: Friday’s Top Drawer Burlesque Expo

The art of the tease made it’s way over to the East Side of St. Paul for the 2nd year of the Top Drawer Burlesque Expo. Four shows were held at the Historic Mounds Theatre last Friday and Saturday. Combining dancers, musicians and other […]

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Hooks, Jams, and Hits: The Skyline Music Festival Night Two

Night two of KTWIN’s second annual Skyline Music Festival featured a pleasantly diverse lineup. The night began with a nice, too-short set from local Americana stalwarts the Honeydogs. Their energy contrasted the low-key opening acts of Friday’s indie night. Minnesota […]

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Beautiful and Low-Key: The Skyline Music Festival Night One

It was a busy day in Minneapolis on Saturday. The Vikings began their preseason at TCF Bank Stadium, the Fringe Festival kicked into high gear, and at Target Field a 2,000+ crowd enjoyed a night of indie rock at KTWIN’s […]

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10 Best Things at City Pages 10k Sounds Festival 2014

This past Saturday, an otherwise un-notable lot in the middle of Downtown Minneapolis was transformed into a miniature festival ground for the return of City Pages‘ 10k Sounds Festival. Having never attended before, I thought that a different event had […]

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Kongos and Blondfire at Mill City Nights

Not every day do we post about bands that don’t have strong ties to or originate from Minnesota, but I’m making an exception tonight. Last Tuesday began Kongos tour with Blondfire. It was pleasing to have our very own Mill […]

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Here, Now and Later #3

Here, Now and Later is a new weekly blog covering what the contributors to Curious North have been up to and what they’re looking forward to in the week ahead. FROM ERIK Review: Bruno Mars at the Xcel Energy Center, Sat. June 21 Sure, […]