Music is a powerful and creative tool that can be used for social change and emotional confrontation. Zaki Ibrahim comes to Winnipeg on Sept.12 to share how her music embodies this and more at the upcoming Uniter Speaker Series.
On Sept. 15, Los Angeles-based, Canadian singer Michael Milosh leads Juno award-winning ensemble Rhye into their Winnipeg concert at The Garrick theatre at 7 p.m.
The countdown for the 30th edition of the TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival has already started. The six-day festival begins on June 18 with an event at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR).
Jeremy Dutcher won once, but spoke twice.
Mannon Smalley has been fronting local band Silence Kit for the past three-and-a-half years.
Who gets invited to the party and who doesn’t isn’t just a middle-school game. It’s a dilemma facing today’s queer community.
Bret Parenteau and Adara Moreau make noise music under the respective monikers B.P. and Body of Intrigue.
Lauren Swan admits she’s “a sucker for sentimental things.”
There’s no doubt that folk tunes and culture exist as fundamental pillars of music today. However, it seems that public interest in twanging banjos and campfire jam sessions has declined in recent years.
Winnipeg’s music scene loves a midnight multi-band lineup.
For many high school students, playing an instrument ends once they graduate.
The Winnipeg New Music Festival Composer’s Institute (WNMFCI) invests the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra’s (WSO) collaborative capital into the careers of a lucky handful of sonic storytellers.
Vanessa and JP Peters have helped some of Winnipeg’s most exciting musical projects to sound their best as co-proprietors of Private Ear Recording.
Baseball Hero is a relatively new band to Winnipeg, but their laid-back, honest approach to songwriting has brought them quickly into the spotlight.
Mister K a.k.a Kevin Roy is looking to the past to bring something new to pop music.
Coming of age provides a deep well of emotion from which to draw artistic inspiration. According to Dinner Club, their hard-hitting, driven punk songs feature a touch of it all.
House Handshake is a band that believes in togetherness. Most of them share a home as well as a musical journey.
Bassist Alex Braun and guitarist Nick Lavich played in a band together in high school. That band was called Cataract.
Breakups can be difficult, whether it’s a romantic breakup or the breakup of your favourite band. But they don’t have to be.
House Handshake presents itself less as a band and more of a tight-knit, makeshift family.