Local Current Blog

January 30, 2012

Polica at The Current’s Birthday Party

On the heels of major local and national buzz, Polica headlined the second night of our birthday party to an overwhelming response, even elicting calls for an encore from the audience, something the band is obviously not used to hearing yet. The best part of the performance may have been the news that they are […]

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The Suicide Commandos at The Current’s Birthday Party

Considered one of Minnesota’s most iconic bands, The Suicide Commandos reunited for what many thought was the highlight of Saturday night, ripping through ten songs in 25 minutes before even pausing to take a breather. They stopped by for an in-studio performance earlier in the day which you can check out here. Photos by Nate […]

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Sims at The Current’s Birthday Party

Sims flew back to town for just one night to take part in our birthday party while the Doomtree crew continues their national tour. Apparently in the midst of sleep deprivation, you certainly couldn’t tell that was the case, and Sims successfully pumped the crowd up (including a random woman who ambushed the stage). Photos by Nate […]

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Haley Bonar at The Current’s Birthday Party

Haley Bonar kicked off the second night of our birthday party, playing a range of songs from her lengthy catalogue including new ones from Golder released last year. She moved freely between Rhodes piano and guitar, bringing on The Bad Plus’ Wendy Lewis for a few gorgeous arrangements. Photos by Nate Ryan

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