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Celebrate 16 years of The Current by supporting music discovery with The Current as well as the many musicians and workers in the music industry who need extra support until venues can be fully operational once again due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Become a sustaining member at the $16/month level, and we'll thank you with the limited-edition The Current Party Pack. This special gift includes a download of Live Current Vol. 16, an invitation to a virtual concert with a favorite singer/songwriter, and a $16 donation to the Twin Cities Music Community Trust.

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On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

On Day One, Biden targets Trump policies on climate, virus

On his first day in office, President Joe Biden is moving to dismantle Donald Trump's legacy by signing a series of executive actions that reverse course on immigration, climate change, racial equity and the handling of the coronavirus pandemic. 

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New Classical Tracks: Sarah Willis mambos with Mozart on project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra

New Classical Tracks: Sarah Willis mambos with Mozart on project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra

This week on New Classical Tracks, horn player Sarah Willis talks about her project with the Havana Lyceum Orchestra, 'Mozart Y Mambo,' which presents Mozart with a Cuban flair. Enter the giveaway for a chance to win a copy of the CD!

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Send us your ideas for artists to feature during Black History Month

Send us your ideas for artists to feature during Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and The Current will be spotlighting a different artist each weekday all month long. Which Black artists do you want to hear?