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Friday Five: Art-a-Whirl edition

For the past four years, we’ve aligned Minnesota Music Day, (where we play nothing but local musicians on The Current) with the Saturday of Art-a-Whirl weekend. So what better way to synch things up than to pick some unseen videos of folks headlining (or just playing) the various stages around town. It’s called synergy, people. […]

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Best New Bands of 2012

January 11 marks the 2013 installment of First Avenue’s long-running Best New Bands showcase. The line-up this year is filled with bands that made a huge impression in the local community last year. Among the mix are high-school born acts Bomba De Luz and John Mark Nelson, Strange Names’ ’80s-influenced dance-pop, the dirty electro of Wiping Out Thousands, Picked To Click winners The Chalice, Eric Pollard’s new Bob Dylanesque affair Actual Wolf and the brand spankin’ new group Eleganza!, hopefully filling a void that rockers The Rockford Mules left after breaking up in the fall.

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