Local Current Blog

April 28, 2016

Music News: Authorities continue to investigate Prince’s death

Authorities from multiple jurisdictions continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Prince’s sudden death last week at age 57. The Carver County Sheriff’s Office has been quiet about details of the ongoing investigation, leading to various and sometimes conflicting media reports. NBC reported that prescription painkillers had been found at Paisley Park and that the Drug Enforcement […]

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That time Prince almost played with Gayngs at First Avenue

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over these past seven days, it’s that everyone in Minnesota has a Prince story. A couple of weeks ago, I sat down with the P.O.S to unpack his new song, “Sleepdrone/Superposition,” and talk about his experiences undergoing a kidney transplant and staying creative while battling physical and mental challenges […]

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Minnesota classic rockers to play for Camp Gratitude at the Parkway

This summer, Camp Gratitude will host ten military families for a weeklong bonding experience in Marine on St. Croix, Minn. The free-of-charge camp is designed for personnel who have returned from deployment, along with their families, and it offers attendees time to relax, grow, and spend time together. To help fund Camp Gratitude, several members […]

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