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The Current’s 11th Birthday Party, night two: Tommy Stinson, Gramma’s Boyfriend, the Cactus Blossoms, Gospel Machine, Bruise Violet, and a surprise Soul Asylum star

The second night of The Current’s birthday shows impressed upon concertgoers the importance of local acts, with many of the artists saying onstage that’s why they appreciate The Current so much. Many fans even arrived early enough to catch all five bands: Bruise Violet, Gospel Machine, the Cactus Blossoms, Gramma’s Boyfriend, and Tommy Stinson. First up […]

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Five Minnesota acts headed to SXSW 2016

Hard to believe it hasn’t snowed in the Twin Cities yet, but if you’re already looking for a Minnesota winter retreat, consider Texas. The annual South by Southwest Music Festival returns March 15-20, 2016 in Austin and five Minnesota-linked acts have been announced in the first two rounds of official SXSW performers: Har Mark Superstar, […]

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