Local Current Blog

July 16, 2012

Owl City frontman Adam Young is growing up

Owl City’s Adam Young is the rare Minnesota-born musician whose star has risen so quickly and whose music frolics so unapologetically into the mainstream that his relationship with his home state is all but nonexistent.  That detachment from any particular geographic location may be part of his widespread appeal. His MySpace popularity propelled him out […]

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Bastille Day Block Party 2012

With the Pizza Lucé and Pride Block Parties on hiatus for 2012, the Bastille Day celebration outside of Barbette was one of the Uptown neighborhood of Minneapolis’s only chances to take in some free live music outdoors this summer. The block party’s organizers seemed to recognize this fact and consequently booked one of their strongest […]

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