Local Current Blog

August 1, 2014

Hello, I’m David C. and I’m an alcoholic and an addict (or: How I learned to stop worrying and love myself)

This weekend, the clean-and-sober music festival HazelFest returns to the Hazelden treatment center in Center City, Minn., for its third year. And fans of the Current will notice a familiar face on the lineup: the host of the Current’s Local Show and Radio Free Current, David Campbell, will emcee the day’s festivities. Our DJs host a lot […]

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Recovery rocks: Jayhawks to headline 2014 HazelFest

The second annual HazelFest, a clean-and-sober music festival put on by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, will take place this Saturday, August 2, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The show is sponsored by Healthy States and the Current. This year’s lineup features Davina and the Vagabonds, Communist Daughter, and Trapper Schoepp and the Shades, […]

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Today’s Music News: Best albums of the 21st century, and more

In a massively crowd-sourced list, Reddit users have decided that the best albums of the 21st century so far are Arcade Fire‘s Funeral (2004), Radiohead‘s Kid A (2000), the Strokes‘ Is This It (2001), and Kanye West‘s The College Dropout (2004). Lorde will “curate” the soundtrack to the new Hunger Games movie, as well as contribute a song herself. The music is expected to […]

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