Local Current Blog

October 10, 2016

Prince earns 2016 American Music Award nomination for 1984’s ‘Purple Rain,’ because he’s just that cool

The nominations for this year’s American Music Awards have just been announced. The big headline is Drake’s record-breaking 13 nominations — but the biggest surprise might be Prince’s nomination in the Top Soundtrack category. Why is it a surprise? Because (a) Purple Rain was released in 1984, not 2016; and (b) it’s already won an American […]

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Farewell Milwaukee hop on the bus – literally

Minneapolis natives Farewell Milwaukee kicked off their pop-up tour supporting their new album FM at Minnesota Public Radio last Friday with a show performed — as every show on this tour will be — on top of their tour vehicle, a converted school bus. Being that it was 50 degrees, chilly, and windy, lead singer Ben Lubeck […]

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