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Paolo Nutini thrills a packed Turf Club with an intimate show

When we started playing Paolo Nutini I thought “Wow, where did this guy come from? He’s got some talent—is he a new artist?” Turns out he’s been releasing records for years and has a huge following already for someone in his mid-20s. We were very pleased and lucky to host an intimate, private performance from Paolo […]

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Mark Kozelek and Low in Duluth: Entrancing and unrepentant

Mark Kozelek of Sun Kil Moon performed in Duluth last night. It was his second of two nights performing in the port town (the night prior he played an unannounced set at Fitger’s Brewhouse along with Alan Sparhawk—these things just seem to happen in Duluth). Given the controversy Kozelek has courted in recent weeks with […]

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Bob Dylan at the Orpheum Theatre: Reviews and set lists

Bob Dylan and his band were at the Orpheum Theatre in Minneapolis this week for a three-night stand that began on Tuesday. I attended all three shows; reviews and set list(s) from each night are below. Tuesday, Nov. 4 The last time Bob Dylan played an election-night show in Minneapolis, the mood was jubilant. It was Nov. […]

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Every Bob Dylan studio album, reviewed by the Current staff

Each month, we spotlight a Minnesota musician as our Local Current artist of the month. This month, we’re highlighting the remarkable career of Bob Dylan. One of the seminal figures of the rock era, Dylan is returning to his native state next month for three performances at the Orpheum Theatre on Nov. 4, 5, and […]

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