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Graphic: The Current Top 89 of 2020 - Minnesota releases

Top 89: 20 notable Minnesota albums of 2020

As The Current’s local music team, we used to find a lot of new music out at late-night shows, but this year, we’ve mostly been exploring releases through Bandcamp and SoundCloud (and our inboxes). Is it ideal? No, but it’s still rewarding. This year, Minnesota music has made us cry, dance, and cheer. Below, we’ve […]

Graphic: The Current Top 89 of 2020 - Minnesota releases
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The Current’s Birthday Party, night two: Haley Bonar, the Lemon Twigs, ZULUZULUU, Sam Roberts Band, Monica LaPlante

The second night of the The Current’s 12th Birthday Party was greeted by a crowd buzzing with anticipation. Fresh off a successful first night of the birthday celebration, First Avenue concertgoers were excited to see what the sold-out Saturday show would bring, and it did not disappoint. The lineup included three local acts — Monica LaPlante, […]

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