Local Current Blog

April 27, 2016

Music News: Prince estate court hearing scheduled for Monday

What will become of Prince’s estate? The late music icon apparently left no will, and his sister has filed a petition listing six potential living heirs: herself and five half-siblings. A first court hearing regarding the estate has been scheduled for Monday. (MPR News) Meanwhile, an investigation into the cause of Prince’s death last week continues. […]

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Local Current to go all-Prince for an hour a day

As we continue to honor Prince’s life and work, we will be dedicating one hour of programming each day to Prince’s music on our Local Current stream of Minnesota music. Tune in to Local Current from 11:00 a.m. to noon CDT every day — weekends included — from today through May 6 to hear an hour […]

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Purple bagels to support Minnesota Music Coalition on April 28

“And if I laugh at any mortal thing,” wrote Byron, “‘Tis that I may not weep.” That’s how you might feel if you walk into Bruegger’s Bagels tomorrow: at all 35 Twin Cities locations, the chain will be selling purple bagels. The special bagels are in honor of Prince, of course — and they are to […]

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