Local Current Blog

July 28, 2015

Today’s Music News: Willie Nelson and friends announce Farm Aid 30 in Chicago

Willie Nelson, Neil Young, John Mellencamp, and Dave Matthews will welcome an all-star lineup to Farm Aid’s 30th anniversary concert on Sept. 19 in Chicago. Among the other big names: Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson, Old Crow Medicine Show, and Mavis Staples. (Billboard) On Sunday, police in Renville County, Minnesota, arrested Puddle of Mudd singer Wes Scantlin after he forced them to give chase at speeds […]

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Doomtree Zoo coming to CHS Field this October

When Doomtree proclaimed last fall that their 10th annual multi-night Blowout at First Avenue would be their “Last Blowout Ever,” many wondered what the powerhouse hip-hop crew would conjure up next. It turns out we didn’t have to wait very long to find out: Today, the seven-piece group announced the Doomtree Zoo, an outdoor festival […]

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