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Archives: The Cactus Blossoms

The Current’s 11th Birthday Party, night two: Tommy Stinson, Gramma’s Boyfriend, the Cactus Blossoms, Gospel Machine, Bruise Violet, and a surprise Soul Asylum star

The second night of The Current’s birthday shows impressed upon concertgoers the importance of local acts, with many of the artists saying onstage that’s why they appreciate The Current so much. Many fans even arrived early enough to catch all five bands: Bruise Violet, Gospel Machine, the Cactus Blossoms, Gramma’s Boyfriend, and Tommy Stinson. First up […]

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The Cactus Blossoms, Straya, Astrobeard, City of Sound: This week’s Minnesota record releases

The Cactus Blossoms: You’re Dreaming The Cactus Blossoms’ first studio LP, You’re Dreaming, will be out Friday, and the harmonizing duo will be at The Current’s 11th Birthday Party this coming Saturday, Jan. 23. The brothers are still thriving with swinging vintage-style country tracks that are foot-tapping beauties. Check out “Traveler’s Paradise,” above. The Blossoms will […]

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MN Music-on-a-Stick 2014: Brother Ali, Doomtree, Bob Mould, Cloud Cult, Har Mar Superstar, Cactus Blossoms to rock Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

The Current is proud to announce the lineup of its third annual MN Music-on-a-Stick showcase at the Minnesota State Fair: Cloud Cult, Bob Mould, Doomtree, Brother Ali, Har Mar Superstar, and the Cactus Blossoms will take the Grandstand stage on Saturday, August 30. The MN Music-on-a-Stick series, presented by the Current, gives fans a chance […]

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