Across the country, the month of February is packed with events celebrating black history. In Winnipeg, this includes a visual art show with music and weekly movie nights.
Singer/songwriter Khari Wendell McClelland co-created a show featuring the songs his great-great-great grandmother Kizzy likely sang on her escape to Canada through the Underground Railway.
After a long hiatus, jam nights are back on Mondays at The Cavern, with a few updates.
Creating music is a whole new game when you start getting big. At least, that’s what Manitoba’s modern grunge-rock band The Bloodshots have experienced.
You’ve probably heard of PUP by now. In just a few short years, the band has established their importance to the Canadian punk scene, as well as solidifying a well-earned spot in Canadian music as a whole.
Winnipeg Studio Theatre’s presentation of American Idiot comes at a time when Canadians can relate to angsty lyrics about a country divided.
Previously described as a pop/rock/folk band, The Treble is set to release their debut album Modernaires on Feb. 10 with a markedly different sound than their earlier music.
100 NONS paired five French-speaking musicians with five musicians who have some background with the language, but who are not fluent, to write songs together.
Many barriers keep women out of the music scene
What’s your favourite way to discover new music?
If a student wants somewhere to practice with their band, they can do it on campus at the University of Winnipeg (U of W). But if that same student wanted a formal music degree, they would have to look elsewhere.
First Date Touring (FDT), a booking agency created in January 2016, came to fruition with hopes of fostering support for the community of DIY bookers and the bands they love.
Stepping back onstage without drunken antics
Band moved by RRC’s rural reach and the Orlando shooting
Some Winnipeg organizations and musicians are moving away from hosting traditional shows.
The Vinyl Salon started as an intimate affair and has grown into a city-wide hub for women-run entertainment in safer spaces.
Big Fun // Industry conference // UMSwing // Fundraiser for Sage House // Discounted music lessons
Four years ago, when musician Jason Tait moved back to Winnipeg after more than a decade in Toronto, he went about converting his detached garage into a home studio.
Choosing just five new local bands to showcase in our annual Uniter Fiver contest is a pretty tall order. This year, we started with 16 amazing submissions and put them to readers and local music lovers to choose the final five.
Welcome to our new music issue!