Local Current Blog

February 9, 2015

The Replacements announce 12-stop U.S. spring tour

The Replacements have added steam to their comeback by announcing a spring tour that will stop in a dozen cities across the U.S. in April and May, starting in Seattle and ending in Philadelphia. The tour includes no Minnesota dates, but with this amount of activity as well as rumors of a new album, it […]

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Investigation reveals Swiss bank accounts belonging to David Bowie, Tina Turner, and more

A massive international investigation has revealed the existence of approximately 30,000 private accounts with the famously secretive Swiss institution HSBC Private Bank. The purpose of the investigation was to expose international crooks and cheaters who are hiding money from various authorities, but among the names of account holders are musicians and other celebrities—including David Bowie, Tina […]

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Grammys 2015: All the highs, lows, and head-scratching moments

The Grammys dominated music headlines all weekend long, with the televised portion of the awards show stretching out over three-and-a-half hours long on Sunday night. And with only nine of the 83 awards actually handed out during the televised ceremony, the producers opted to cram in a whopping 23 performances by artists that spanned generations […]

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