ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current)

Andrea Swensson is a music reporter at Minnesota Public Radio's 89.3 The Current and the voice of the Local Current Blog. She has been covering Minnesota music actively since 2005. Prior to joining MPR she was the music editor of City Pages, where she founded the AAN Alt Weekly Award-winning Gimme Noise music blog, and edited and contributed to online music sites Reveille Magazine and howwastheshow.com. You can hear Andrea on The Current every Friday at 11am, when she checks in with Barb Abney to talk about the Local Gig List, as well as on Sundays from 6 to 8pm, when Andrea joins David Campbell on The Local Show.

Past Shows


Jan
25
th
2020
Mainroom
Jan
25
th
2020
Mainroom

First Avenue's BEST NEW BANDS OF 2019

with FruitPunchLoverBoy, Green/Blue, Loki's Folly and more!
Jan
4
th
2019
Mainroom
Jan
4
th
2019
Mainroom

First Avenue's BEST NEW BANDS OF 2018

with Annie Mack, The Carnegies, Faith Boblett and more!
Jan
5
th
2018
Mainroom
Jan
5
th
2018
Mainroom

FIRST AVENUE’S BEST NEW BANDS OF 2017

with The Bad Man, Blaha, Dwynell Roland and more!
Dec
3
rd
2017
Turf Club
Dec
3
rd
2017
Turf Club

DJ RYAN CAMERON of Let It Be Records

with Mark Mallman, Chris Riemenschneider, ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current) and more!
Nov
8
th
2017
Turf Club
Nov
8
th
2017
Turf Club

A NIGHT FOR NAGEL

Benefit Concert for Jason Nagel
with ADAM LEVY AND FRENEMIES, JOHN MUNSON AND CHAN POLING, John Swardson and more!
Jan
18
th
2017
Mainroom
Jan
18
th
2017
Mainroom

FIRST AVENUE’S BEST NEW BANDS OF 2016

with The Shackletons, Fraea, Lady Midnight and more!
Jan
15
th
2016
Mainroom
Jan
15
th
2016
Mainroom

FIRST AVENUE’S BEST NEW BANDS OF 2015

with Aero Flynn, BABY SHEL, Bruise Violet and more!
Dec
5
th
2015
Turf Club
Dec
5
th
2015
Turf Club

Girl Germs and ANDREA SWENSSON (89.3 The Current)

with NONA MARIE, Mina Moore, Bad Bad Hats and more!
Apr
3
rd
2015
Mainroom
Apr
3
rd
2015
Mainroom

Har Mar Superstar and Sonny Knight And The Lakers

First Avenue 45th Anniversary Celebration
with The Cactus Blossoms and Sims
Jan
10
th
2015
Turf Club
Jan
10
th
2015
Turf Club

Girl Germs

with Aby Wolf, Alpha Consumer, Kitten Forever and more!

More Shows

Apr
22
nd
Fine Line

John Moreland

with S.G. Goodman
Mar
4
th
7th St Entry
canceled

Ratboys

with Ellis and Double Grave
Dec
3
rd
Live Stream

Lucinda Williams

Jan
13
th
7th St Entry

Emily Blue