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Jill Riley

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    September 3, 2014

    Caravan du Nord's 2014 lineup revealed

    The lineups and locations have just been announced for the Minnesota Music Coalition's 2014 Caravan du Nord. The 4th annual Caravan is setting out to foster and strengthen connections between Minnesota musicians and aspiring artists throughout the state, as well as members of the arts community with ... More >>

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    January 24, 2014

    An oral history of 89.3 the Current's The Morning Show

    The day's early hours can be make-or-break for radio. When sleepy commuters roll out of their beds and into their cars, many stations try to connect via a bawdy, prank phone-calling, zoo-style show. But at 89.3 the Current, The Morning Show co-hosts Steve Seel and Jill Riley have created a subtler m ... More >>

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    January 23, 2014

    An oral history of Rock the Garden

    As we assembled this week's cover story, 89.3 the Current: An oral history, we quickly realized that one key piece of the radio station had a life of its own: Rock the Garden. The annual summer music festival started out in 1998 as a membership driver for the Walker Art Center, a kind of musical in ... More >>

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    January 3, 2014

    The Current's 9th Birthday lineups unveiled

    Where does the time go? The public alt-rock radio station with a local lean 89.3 the Current has announced the lineup for its 9th Birthday Party shows at First Avenue. As the station enters its 10th year, it's crazy to think about how long this whole thing has been going on already.As revealed by mo ... More >>

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    October 16, 2013
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    August 21, 2013
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    October 24, 2012
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    September 6, 2012

    Summit Backyard Bash is Saturday

    Last year Summit Brewing Company celebrated 25 years of beer with a blowout in the brewery's backyard. This year they turn 26. Seems like a good excuse to throw another party. And party is just what the folks at Summit plan to do. This year's Summit Backyard Bash happens Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p ... More >>

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    February 22, 2012
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    December 12, 2011

    Atmosphere plan second annual 'Welcome to Minnesota' tour

    Photo by Denis Jeong Plaster‚ÄčSlug was in St. Paul bright and early this morning for an appearance on the Current's morning show, where he revealed a new run of local ates that will find him reprising last year's successful "Welcome to Minnesota" tour. Atmosphere will bring Kill the Vultures, ... More >>

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    December 7, 2011
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    December 7, 2011
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    August 24, 2011
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    February 23, 2011
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    September 3, 2010

    The Current's Steve Seel on dining at 5 a.m.

    Get this man some Fritos​If you wake up to The Current during weekday mornings, then you probably have breakfast with Steve Seel, who hosts the 6-10 a.m. show with Jill Riley. But what does Seel, a guy who gets up before the sun, nosh on?

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    June 16, 2010
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    May 11, 2010

    The Current prepping all-local playlist for Saturday

    ‚ÄčThe Current is preparing for a 24-block of all-local music this Saturday, May 15 from midnight to midnight, which they are dubbing "Minnesota Music Day." The station will present three separate specialty shows with all-local programming in addition to inviting hosts Bill DeVille, Mac Wilson, Stev ... More >>

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    December 30, 2009

    New Year's Eve 2010 concert guide

    The best of the best music events for December 31.

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    September 10, 2009

    Mason Jennings treats Current fans to intimate performance

    Check out these live shots from yesterday's in-studio.

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    May 25, 2006

    5/25: Morning Communique

    Americans spend billions on illegal internet gambling, Namibian governor to name the Jolie-Pitt spawn, Scooby vs. Jason, Jackman a Wolverine in the sack, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

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    May 10, 2006

    Surf Dawgs at the Hexagon Bar

    Coastal rockers ditch their Midwest modesty and dance like dorks

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