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!
Madeleine and Lucas Roger of local folk band Roger Roger say there are benefits to forming a band with your twin.
Wondering what that giant number five floating through the paper over the last few weeks is all about?
Open mics are a great opportunity for musicians who are new to performing or who want to experiment with their craft.
1. Witchpolice Radio
2. Couch Surfin’
3. HUNKS Comedy
1. Something Got Lost Between Here and the Orbit (Royal Canoe)
2. Tie: Winter Wheat (John K. Samson) / Forgiver (Yes We Mystic)
3. Rushing River (Tin Can Bandits)
1. The Good Will Social Club
2. The Handsome Daughter
3. Honourable mentions: The West End Cultural Centre, The Park Theatre
1. Bands as Bands
2. Soul Night at the Cavern
3. Honourable mentions: Pity Party at The Handsome Daughter, Trivia Night at The Handsome Daughter, Karaoke at The Good Will Social Club