Local Current Blog

July 17, 2014

Today’s Music News: David Bowie hints at new music, and more

Just over a year after releasing his first studio album in ten years—read Mary Lucia’s review of The Next Day—David Bowie has indicated that fans can expect “more music soon.” (Pitchfork) Ron Howard will direct a new documentary about the Beatles’ touring years—from their early days in Liverpool clubs to their final concert at Candlestick Park […]

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Justin Vernon joins Sharon Van Etten on stage at First Avenue

The hearts of fans at Sharon Van Etten’s First Avenue show were already good and tender by the time the singer-songwriter got to her encore. The Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter had already delivered over a dozen smoldering songs, including many from her new album, Are We There, and returned to the stage solo to present a mesmerizing solo rendition of the Lou […]

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