Local Current Blog

November 22, 2013

Northrop Auditorium to re-open in April, trading quantity for quality

Northrop Auditorium, the University of Minnesota venue that’s hosted innumerable performances in all genres—including, most notably in recent years, the 2008 election-night show at which Bob Dylan said something not entirely decipherable but unmistakably positive about the forthcoming presidency of Barack Obama—will reopen on April 4 after over three years of construction that are radically […]

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Minnesota Beatle Project Vol. 5 track listing unveiled

Mark Gehring and musician Martin Dosh stopped by the Current’s Morning Show today to share the details for the fifth volume of Minnesota Beatle Project, an annual covers compilation that raises money for music education in Minnesota schools. Gehring, who launched the project back in 2009 with his nonprofit Vega Productions, says that they’ve managed […]

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