Local Current Blog

July 5, 2016

Music News: Adele Day declared in Minnesota

Gov. Mark Dayton has declared July 5, 2016 Adele Day in the State of Minnesota. The declaration celebrates Adele’s two shows at the Xcel Energy Center, marking the kickoff of her North American tour in support of her record-breaking album 25. Watch for Andrea Swensson’s review of Tuesday’s show on our Local Current blog. Gov Dayton and Lt […]

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The Replacements discography: A vinyl-lover’s guide

With the recent resurgence of the Replacements (both on stage and on the page), an entirely new generation of music fans are being introduced to the ramshackle charms of the Twin Cities’ beloved rock band. Whether you’ve been into the ‘Mats since their early club days or were blown away by their Parade Stadium show, their […]

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Adele stopped by Minneapolis’s Hi-Lo Diner for July 4

“Happy 4th July America!” tweeted Adele yesterday. “Really happy to be here [flag emoji].” With the tweet, the megastar shared a photo of herself with her band and crew at an undisclosed location — a dining car, seemingly. Where did Adele stop on Independence Day? Well, we suspected she was in Minnesota, where her North American […]

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