The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Hildur performs at Iceland Airwaves


Mark Wheat with Hildur (Hildur Kristin Stefansdottir)

Although she hasn't yet released a full-length studio album, Hildur's singles have been instant hits, including 2016's 'I'll Walk With You' and her newest single, 'Picture Perfect.' Hildur plays both of these songs and more, and she converses with Mark Wheat as part of The Current's sessions at the Iceland Airwaves Music Festival.

Soccer Mommy performs at Iceland Airwaves


Mark Wheat with Soccer Mommy

Nashville-based indie-pop artist Soccer Mommy (aka Sophie Allison) joins Mark Wheat at Iceland Airwaves to play a live set and to talk about her budding career, including what it was like to meet and tour with one of her heroes, Liz Phair.

David Huckfelt performs in The Current studio


David Huckfelt performs in The Current studio

Inspired by his friends and by a time as artist-in-residence at Isle Royale National Park, David Huckfelt of the Pines is releasing his solo debut album, 'Stranger Angels,' in early 2019. Huckfelt and friends stopped at The Current to play some songs from the forthcoming record and to chat with host Bill DeVille.

Asgeir performs two new songs at Iceland Airwaves


Asgeir performs at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik

At The Current's first live session from Iceland Airwaves 2018, Icelandic musician Asgeir stopped by to perform two brand-new songs from his forthcoming album, expected in early 2019.

Aurora performs at Iceland Airwaves


Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora - web crop

Norwegian singer-songwriter Aurora is known for dreamy pop melodies. She recently released her second studio album, 'Infections of a Different Kind (Step 1),' on Glassnote Records. Aurora stopped at the Skuli Craft Bar in Reykjavik during Iceland Airwaves to play some songs and to talk to The Current's Mark Wheat.

Ty Segall performs a solo acoustic set in The Current studio


Ty Segall performs a solo acoustic set at The Current

The day after playing a solo show at the Turf Club in St. Paul, Ty Segall stopped at The Current to record a solo acoustic session for Oake and Riley in the Morning. 'It's really scary and really challenging,' Segall says of doing a solo acoustic tour. 'I'm kind of obsessed with trying to do stuff that either I shouldn't do or that's hard for me or that's frightening or just super fun.'

Loudon Wainwright III performs in The Current studio


Loudon Wainwright III

With a new collection of songs and a new Netflix special on the way (produced by Judd Apatow and directed by Christopher Guest), the prolific singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III stopped at The Current to play songs and to chat with host Bill DeVille.