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We talk Loft Sessions, SongCamp, and live music with Jenna Khan! - BT Winnipeg

BreakOut West gets ready to invade Winnipeg. - Shaw TV

Islendingadagurinn celebrates 125 years. -

Embrace your inner viking at the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba. - The Uniter

Stephen Carroll joins Manitoba Film & Music team. -

Give your ears a taste of Aboriginal Music Week. - Revolutions Per Minute

Start planning your nights with the Aboriginal Music Week festival lineup. - MyToba

Aboriginal Music Week reveals festival lineup. -

Crooked Brothers show some true Canadian manners. - Exclaim!

The Mariachi Ghost makes use of many influences. - La Prensa Grafica

Watch Royal Canoe's visual love letter to Winnipeg. - Winnipeg Free Press

Royal Canoe discusses what festivals are like from the stage. - Montreal Rampage

Royal Canoe is an underdog act to see at Osheaga. - The Main

Royal Canoe makes their own tourism video of sorts. - Oak + Oar

Royal Canoe finds beauty in the flaws. - CBC Scene

Tanya Tagaq takes culture across the pond. - RTE

Sc Mira sees some bright days ahead. - Green Bay Press Gazette

Chic Gamine brings something fresh to Hornby. - Times Colonist

Chic Gamine takes its new sound to the west coast. - ICI Radio-Canada

John Norman gives great birthday gifts. - Robotic Peacock

The Bros. Landreth join Del Barber and The Duhks at Americanafest. - The Post

Don Amero rocks the island. - BC Local News

Don Amero inspires blue skies. - The Williams Lake Tribune

The Duhks bring its spine-rattling groove to FreshGrass. - North Adams

The Duhks have a powerful pressence. - The Roanoke Times

Potato salad is no joke for The Unbelievable Bargains. - Stylus

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Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music at Folk Music Ontario

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We are now taking submissions from artists interested in participating in Manitoba Music showcases at the Folk Music Ontario conference (formerly OCFF) in Toronto, October 16-19, 2014. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from the Canadian and international folk, roots, and traditional music community. The conference includes speakers and seminars, performer showcases, and jam sessions. Approximately 800 delegates attend the conference, including artistic directors, presenters, and provincial, national, and international industry organizations. DEADLINE: August 14, 2014

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Call for Submissions: Promotional Video Series for Aboriginal Artists

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Manitoba Music is creating a series of live performance videos of First Nation, Métis, or Inuit artists to be used for online promotion. The series will feature staged performances of new music by Aboriginal members of Manitoba Music. The videos will be distributed online by Manitoba Music and used in promoting showcases and events. They will be targeted to music fans, industry professionals, and media and can be used by the artists for marketing purposes. DEADLINE: September 2, 2014

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Islendingadagurinn Celebrates 125 Years

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Manitoba's Year of Music celebration continues with another fantastic summer of festival this long weekend. This year marks the 125th anniversary for Islendingadagurinn or the Icelandic Festival of Manitoba, which celebrates Icelandic culture and heritage... and throws one heck of a party in Gimli. 

Running August 1-4, the event -- the second oldest continuous ethnic festival in North America -- offers food, crafts, games, competitions, sport, and even a Viking village. It also offers music fans three nights and two days of live music. This year's lineup is a diverse bunch, from alt-country to indie pop to jazz-tinged Mexican prog rock, featuring a big local contingent. 

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In The News: Manitoba Music News Stories from Around the Web

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BreakOut West continues the Year of Music buzz. - BT Winnipeg

BreakOut West spills the beans on festival acts, key awards. - CBC News

Manitoba Music Live at The Cube serves up local music with lunch. -

There's nothing square about these lunchtime concerts. - CBC Scene

John Norman hits the charts. - Faze Mag

Keri Latimer keeps family close. - Winnipeg Free Press

Nathan Music Co. isn't afraid to surprise. - BC Local News

Rise and shine with Matt Epp. - CTV Winnipeg

Aboriginal Music Week is taking over the block. -

Aboriginal Music Week helps make connections. -

RightsFest lineup to include Sierra Noble and more. - BT Winnipeg

Sierra Noble among the artists set to play RightsFest. - Metro Winnipeg

Ridley Bent is white hot. - Stylus Magazine

Chic Gamine mentors up and comers including Cassidy Mann. -

The Bros. LandrethDel Barber, and The Duhks added to Americana Music Festival. - The Tennessean

Don't miss Royal Canoe at Hillside Festival. - Exclaim!

You can find Royal Canoe at Hillside Festival this weekend. - Crave Online

The Duhks flock to festivals. - The Roanoke Times

The Duhks go Beyond The Blue. - No Depression

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