Five questions with: Current Joys

Mission Creek Festival: Current Joys w/ Younger, Hot Tang Gabe’s — Wednesday, April 4 at 8:30 p.m. One of Mission Creek’s most anticipated musical acts, Current Joys, is a solo project by L.A.-based artist Nick Rattigan. Classifying Current Joys’ sound within a specific genre label is a challenge, especially in the wake of his latest […]

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‘I’m a sucker for a well-turned phrase’: Dessa to perform for Mission Creek Festival

Music fans worldwide have come to know Dessa over the past year from “Congratulations,” her track on the wildly popular “Hamilton Mixtape,” which debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 when it was released in December of 2016. However, Midwest music fans have long known and loved her both for her solo work and as a member of Doomtree, the Minneapolis hip-hop collective she has belonged to since 2005. […]

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Photos: Mission Creek Festival days five and six

The 2017 Mission Creek Festival rolled through the weekend and is now in the books. Saturday was Community Day and featured many free events, sponsored by Little Village. There were book fairs, literary events, the Underground Music Showcase and the Mission Boutique series. The evening featured Comedy at The Mill, Rufus Wainright, and the return […]

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