Local Current Blog

September 17, 2015

Why I dashed across an ocean to see Blur play in London

I bought concert tickets to see Blur play in London’s Hyde Park months before I actually secured airfare to the UK. When the Britpop legends recently announced that they were releasing their first new album in 12 years, The Magic Whip, and would headline a British Summertime show in June to coincide with the release, I […]

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Vietnamese-Minnesotan organizations ask First Avenue to cancel upcoming Viet Cong show

Three organizations representing Vietnamese-Minnesotans have written a letter asking First Avenue to cancel the band Viet Cong‘s upcoming 7th Street Entry show, and further asking representatives of the venue to meet with them to discuss “how we can heal and move forward together.” Currently, 201 people have added their names to a letter written by the Vietnamese Student Association […]

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