The Current, Carbon Sound and Radio Heartland Present Live Shows in St. Paul for Minnesota Music Month

Mar 15, 2024

ST. PAUL, Minn. March 15, 2024 – The Current is celebrating Minnesota Music Month by hosting four live events scheduled throughout April at St. Paul venues. Together with Carbon Sound and Radio Heartland, the live performances will showcase local artists who are keeping the spirit of the state’s vibrant music scene alive.

Gov. Walz proclaimed April as Minnesota Music Month in 2019. Minnesota Music Month recognizes the deep influence of its artists and their contributions to foster understanding of one another through music. The month is a chance to honor the creativity, energy and rich history of Minnesota’s music scene.

Show Dates and Locations:

Friday, April 5 at Turf Club
Presented by The Current and Radio Heartland
Lineup: Alan Sparhawk, Maygen & the Birdwatcher, Joe Rainey, Kelley Smith

Wednesday, April 10 at UBS Forum, Minnesota Public Radio
Live Recording of The Local Show, hosted by Diane
Lineup: Porcupine, Anna Graves

Friday, April 19 at Amsterdam Bar & Hall
Presented by The Current and Carbon Sound
Lineup: MMYYKK, Reiki, XINA, Zora

Thursday, April 25 at the Fitzgerald Theater
Presented by The Current
Lineup: jeremy messersmith, MAKR AN ERIS, KC Rae

The shows at Turf Club, UBS Forum at MPR and Amsterdam Bar & Hall are free and exclusive to ticket winners. Enter for a chance to win at The Fitzgerald Theater performance is a ticketed event priced at $20 per ticket. 

Further information about The Current’s Minnesota Music Month programming and ticketing is available at

This activity is supported, in part, by the City of Saint Paul Cultural Sales Tax Revitalization Program and Minnesota Legacy Amendment’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


About The Current
The Current is an all-music, noncommercial, member-supported station from Minnesota Public Radio®. Since it began broadcasting in 2005, the award-winning station has grown into a far-reaching community, boasting members and online listeners from around the world. From local to legendary, indie to influential, The Current plays the best new music next to the artists you already love. Part of The Current’s mission is to champion emerging artists, support civic and cultural organizations, and give a platform to important voices that shape our community and make the Twin Cities a great place to live. Learn more and listen at