Local Current Blog

June 10, 2015

First Avenue adds Slim Dunlap star

The latest person to be recognized with a star on First Avenue‘s iconic wall is Slim Dunlap, a local singer-songwriter who’s well-known as a member of the Replacements. Since 2012, Dunlap has suffered adverse health in the wake of a severe stroke, and local musicians have rallied to raise funds for Dunlap with projects including […]

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Cows to reunite, headline AmRep Bash 2015

This July, legendary local label Amphetamine Reptile Records is hosting a bash celebrating its 30th anniversary with special headliners the Cows. The two-day festival will take place in the Grumpy’s Downtown parking lot on July 10 and 11. The rest of the lineup consists of the Melvins, Run Westy Run, Les Butcherettes, Hammerhead, Gay Witch Abortion and Hepa-Titus. The show will mark the first time […]

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