Local Current Blog

December 4, 2015

Junk ‘n’ Jive: Northfield vintage store to host Beatles tribute on Sunday

It’s been 50 years since the Beatles’ appropriately named album Beatles ’65 hit record players everywhere. To celebrate, a vintage shop in Northfield — The Local Joint — is hosting an acoustic tribute to the album, with local musicians covering the album from start to finish, this Sunday, Dec. 6 from 4 – 6 p.m. The musicians that are covering the album are from […]

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Opinion: Fury Things are the best rock band in the Twin Cities

Fury Things are not revivalists. Sure, the Minneapolis rock trio are carrying on the loud and proud indie tradition of the Twin Cities’ illustrious musical past – even being personally selected by Bob Mould himself to open for his band at his old stomping grounds, the 7th St. Entry. Fury Things are taking that untamed, raucous […]

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Scott Weiland of Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver dies at 48

Scott Weiland, a rock singer and songwriter best-known for fronting Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, has died at 48. Details surrounding the cause of Weiland’s death have yet to emerge, but his Instagram account has verified that the singer “passed away in his sleep while on a tour stop in Bloomington, Minnesota, with his […]

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