Local Current Blog

December 23, 2013

Minneapolis a cappella group Home Free win NBC’s The Sing Off

Billing themselves as “the world’s first country vocal band,” Minneapolis-based a cappella quartet Home Free soared past their competition and finished in first place on NBC’s The Sing-Off, scoring a recording contract with Sony and a $100,000 grand prize. Home Free first formed 13 years ago in Mankato, Minnesota, where the group’s director and baritone, […]

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Radio K, First Avenue announce Best New Bands of 2013

It might be the best bargain of the year for Minnesota music fans: seven bucks for seven bands, with not a lemon in the bunch. That’s how the annual Best New Bands showcase, hosted by First Avenue and sponsored by Radio K, works. The lineup for next month’s show—scheduled for January 30, with tickets on […]

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