Coffee Break

At The Current, it's no secret that we love our listeners. And we especially love when listeners write in with suggestions for the Coffee Break

Coffee Break: Sweet soul for Sharon Jones


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Today we're remembering Sharon Jones who passed away on this day in 2016. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear with a classic soul sound, new and old?

Coffee Break: Americana


Pert' Near Sandstone

Tomorrow night, Bill DeVille is bringing Pert Near Sandstone and Jerry Douglas to First Avenue for The United States of Americana 10th Anniversary show. Let's get excited with today's Coffee Break - what songs do you want to hear that have an Americana vibe?

Coffee Break: Give to the Max


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We started the mood off with yesterday's kindness break so let's keep the spirit going today with a set of music inspired by Give to the Max day, which is today! So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention giving, sharing, and money?

Coffee Break: Kindness


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November 13 is World Kindness Day. So for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that showcase or mention an act of kindness?

Coffee Break: The world of Neil Young


Neil Young performs in Los Angeles

Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young is 74 today, so for today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear from the world of Neil Young - originals, covers, collaborations, etc.?

Coffee Break: Mercury Passes the Sun


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Today Mercury will transit the sun, and won't be visible again from North America until 2049. What songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that mention planets? Bonus points if it mentions Mercury.

Coffee Break: National STEM Day


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National STEM Day focuses on helping kids advance in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art, and math. What songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that cover STEM fields?

Coffee Break: Joni Mitchell covers


Joni Mitchell

Joni Mitchell is 76 today, so we thought we'd celebrate by hearing some of her songs. But let's get a little creative with this one. What songs would you like to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that are covers of Joni Mitchell songs?

Coffee Break: Bands mentioning bands


Velvet Negroni opens for Tame Impala at Surly Festival Field

We've done this one before but the trend seems to be returning - what songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break where another musician or band is referenced in the title?

Coffee Break: Choice


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Happy Election Day! While not every Minnesota community will have something on the ballot this year, many do, including city council elections, school referenda and school board elections. What songs do you want to hear for today's 9:30 Coffee Break that mention choice or choosing?