Propagandhi has always been a political band. Since their inception in 1986, the group has embraced an anarcho-punk ethos centred on social justice that seems especially relevant in 2017. However, bassist and vocalist Todd Kowalski says that 2017 is business as usual for Propagandhi.
If you’re tired of hearing the repetitive themes that are found within much of new music today and are interested in hearing songs with both a unique sound and point of view, then look no further than the debut album from Prophets of Rage.
Social change occurs at the intersection of talent and ability. The upcoming Justice for Errol Benefit Show, a showcase of bands coming together to support prison abolition, exemplifies this.
Try ;), Edmonton act Faith Healer’s sophomore album, begins in medias res, with the drone of a dial tone.
Winnipeg-based band Slow Spirit have been darlings of the local indie rock scene for the last few years, and they’re preparing to release their first studio album
Everybody Works is bedroom dream pop in its fullest fine form.
Aug. 18 to 20 // Slow down and join the village
Aug. 18 to 20 // Indie music and arts on the Roseau River
Aug. 17 to 20 // Bringing big names that are off the (pop) charts
July 27 to 29 // Showcasing Winnipeg’s hardcore punk scene
Female artists slowly break into the boy’s club of Manitoba music festivals
July 6 to 9 // Finding a place in the community
June 9 to 16 // Something different for music lovers
Popular folk and pop group The Head and the Heart will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on May 31 – a show that will attract many fans – but in the meantime, there are plenty of local acts for music lovers to enjoy.
After hitting the top 20 on contemporary hit radio stations, Winnipeg’s Panicland is sharing the spotlight.
Alexa Dirks, the soulfully self-conscious singer at the heart of Begonia, is following up her sold-out March 3 EP release by writing music for her first full-length album.
Agent Codeine Banks' style draws from many different genres, such as power electronic, trap, gabber, death metal and punk just to name a few.
Palm Trees is a collective of musicians from a variety of Winnipeg bands that have come together to release their first record, States.
Anyone who can’t hear the Village Idiots’ apartment-based concerts through their floorboards can enjoy it free on Facebook Live every Wednesday night.
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.