Music

  • Arts briefs

    Apollo Suns release new Single// Good Will reopening show// Black Forest Sanitorium installation// Brandi Vezina album release party// WSO community celebration concert// Project Jazz at Old Market Square

  • Little love encounters

    Diving into old-Hollywood ambience, Filipino-Canadian artist Rein is about to release his latest EP, Encounters, on Sept. 30.

    Like many artists who set aside their hobbies and passions for everyday “priorities,” Rein decided to spend some time off from video production as a Creative Communications student and went back to making music during the COIVD-19 pandemic. 

  • Curtain call for the RWB comeback

    A year after the Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB) last set foot on the Centennial Concert Hall stage, dancers will return to the mainstage for the 2021-22 season. In an effort to invite audiences to enjoy in-person entertainment and celebrate the return of traditional performances, the RWB has decided to name the incoming season Reignite the Stage.

  • See you there

    With the return of live events and music picking up steam, organizers and artists are thinking outside the box and putting in extra effort to bring in-person events to fruition.

  • Sherbrook Street Fest returns

    After a one-year hiatus, the Sherbrook Street Festival will return to West Broadway for its 16th year from Sept. 10 to 11. This year, however, folks can expect to hear music playing from River Avenue to Portage Avenue.

  • West End Cultural Centre recognized for work during COVID-19

    In a year filled with so many obstacles, the West End Cultural Centre has managed to provide artists with an opportunity to perform their work for audiences and to be able to support themselves by doing so.

  • The lowdown on lo-fi

    Lhasa Petik’s new nostalgic single “Hurts To Be Young” might strike a chord with people longing for their pre-pandemic life. The indie-pop tune is full of longing for the past and the freedom that came along with it.

  • Circus rock album birthed from COVID-19

    Some look at multiple COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions as an obstacle. Others see it as an opportunity. That was the case with Castle Macfarlane, which released its debut album, Cosmic Wine, in March.

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Big Freedia

    Age of Aquarius 

  • Roger that

    Origin Stories: Madeleine Roger

  • U of W and Virtuosi Concerts’ duet comes to a close

    Financial constraints end decades-long partnership

  • CKUW holds annual Fundrive

    Fundraising campaign sustains local radio station

  • Festival du Voyageur goes virtual

    Programming includes workshops and eight days of free online concerts

  • Kijiji ads and basement rock sessions

    Julien’s Daughter setting a different tone in Winnipeg’s alt-rock scene

  • The Uniter Speaker Series presents Matthew James-Wilson

    Indie music, DIY culture and systemic racism

  • The mature rebrand

    Grown-up child star releases his sophomore album

  • From seed to flower

    Origin Stories: Begonia

  • Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    Favourite local publication (that isn’t The Uniter)

    1. Stylus
    2. Dijon Magazine
    3. Winnipeg Free Press

  • Favourite local public gathering place

    Favourite local public gathering place

    1. The Good Will Social Club
    2. The Forks
    3. Stay home! Don't gather!

  • Favourite local DJ

    Favourite local DJ

    1. Fishead
    2. DJ Hunnicutt
    3. Kenneth Castillo

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