Local Current Blog

March 16, 2017

Sonny Knight cancels tour in wake of cancer diagnosis

Sonny Knight, the formidable soul singer who has enjoyed a late-career revival thanks to support from local record label and collective Secret Stash and his fiery horn-fueled band the Lakers, revealed this evening that he has been diagnosed with cancer. Sonny will be taking a break from performing to undergo and recover from chemotherapy, and […]

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André Cymone will join the New Power Generation on tour

According to Billboard, Prince’s ’90s band the New Power Generation are headed out on tour after they play Celebration 2017 at Paisley Park. André Cymone wasn’t asked to perform with the Revolution (at Celebration or on their own tour), but the NPG’s Morris Hayes invited him to sing at Paisley and on the road after that. So far, […]

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Music News: ANOHNI wants to know you

Email ANOHNI, receive a new song On Friday, ANOHNI (perhaps best known for her eerie “Drone Bomb Me”) will release a seven-song EP called Paradise. But you won’t find the seventh song on physical copies or streaming services; in order to hear it, email anohni@rebismusic.com and share, in a sentence or two, “what you care most […]

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