The Current Sessions®

Live Performances from The Current.

Matt Wilson and His Orchestra perform in The Current studio


Matt Wilson and his Orchestra perform on The Local Show

After playing in various rock bands, such as Trip Shakespeare and The Twilight Hours, Matt Wilson has found his voice and built a sunshiny 'orchestra' that's "not an orchestra. More like a banjo-harp-gentle-rockin-happy machine."

Live Virtual Session: Lissie


Lissie - Live Virtual Session

Singer-songwriter Lissie connects with Jill Riley to perform a live virtual session, and also to talk about the ways she's staying creative and connecting with her fans during this time of quarantine.

Best Coast play songs from 'Always Tomorrow' live in The Current studio


Best Coast perform in The Current studio

After a three-year gap since their last release, Best Coast are back with a new album 'Always Tomorrow.' Frontperson Bethany Cosentino expounds on that hopeful title. ' I think the overall theme of the album is very much the idea that at times we can be our own worst enemies, and learning to get out of our way and let life happen,' she says. Listen to Best Coast's full session, recorded live in The Current studio.

Wolf Parade perform a Microshow at Icehouse in Minneapolis


Wolf Parade Microshow at Icehouse

On Saturday, Feb. 15, Wolf Parade recorded what may have been the loudest Microshow to date as they played a live set at Icehouse in Minneapolis. The audience consisted of lucky winners who had entered for a chance to attend this intimate performance.

Sudan Archives performs in The Current studio


Sudan Archives visits The Current studio

Brittney Parks, who performs under the moniker Sudan Archives, was born in Cincinnati and classically trained in violin: the 26-year-old is now based in Los Angeles and uses a complex system of drum loops and effects to propel her music beyond classification.

Watch Calexico and Iron & Wine live in concert


Calexico and Iron & Wine live concert video

Watch Calexico and Iron & Wine live in concert from the Palace Theatre in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020. The show is expected to begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. Central.