Local Current Blog

May 2, 2016

Photos: Mid West Music Fest roars through Winona

This weekend, The Current went to Winona — and Winona did not disappoint. The river city was rocking with the annual Mid West Music Fest, with musicians from near and far playing at bars, in coffee shops, and under the big tent. Despite an unseasonal chill in the air and the persistent threat of rain, […]

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Mark Wheat says goodbye – and thank you – to the Who

Over the years when people have asked me one of the predictable musichead questions — “Beatles or the Stones?” — I have quickly replied “the Who.” Of course I acknowledge the first two bands as major groundbreakers and I like a ton of their tunes, but it was the Who that connected me with a part of myself […]

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