Local Current Blog

March 2, 2015

Doomtree lead cavalcade of Minnesota artists heading to SXSW

Coming off their explosive First Avenue show last Wednesday, local hip-hop group Doomtree have a lot to look forward to. Starting March 5, the crew (minus Lazerbeak) play 11 shows around the western U.S.; then, Dessa criss-crosses the other side of the country with Welcome to Night Vale. The band will be in Denmark for the […]

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Today’s Music News: Watch Bob Dylan’s new noir video

Remember when Bob Dylan issued a casting call for actors to play some unsavory characters? The video he was planning to shoot has now been released; it’s a noir black-and-white production that accompanies Dylan’s version of “The Night We Called It a Day,” with Dylan himself co-starring as a man involved in a tragic love triangle. (Rolling […]

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On tour with Sleater-Kinney, Lizzo wows national press

Minnesota music fans were excited when Lizzo was selected to open for Sleater-Kinney on what’s become one of the most talked-about tours this year. Across the country, this is the first time many music writers are seeing Lizzo perform live. So far, she has impressed just about everyone. Reviewing Sleater-Kinney’s New York show for SPIN, Rebecca Weinberger said, […]

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