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Manitoba Music Hits the Road for Showcases in Minneapolis, Toronto, and Montreal

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Manitoba Music is packing up its banners and hitting the road with a series of showcases in three important North American music markets next month. Eight buzz-worthy Manitoba acts will make the trip to perform for top industry players and savvy music fans in Minneapolis, Toronto, and Montreal.

Showcasing acts include acclaimed rock songsmith Greg MacPherson; post-punk indie band Les Jupes; pop rock outfit Mise en Scene; indie folk/rock act Sc Mira; Americana-tinged singer/songwriter Slow Leaves; electro rockers The Revival; folk powerhouse pair The Small Glories (Cara Luft and JD Edwards); and indie pop upstarts Yes We Mystic.  

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Showcase Opportunity: Manitoba Music Showcase in Winnipeg

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Manitoba Music will be presenting a showcase in Winnipeg for guest speakers from our upcoming Understanding A&R panel (November 22, 2014). These showcases offer artists a unique opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from outside Manitoba. DEADLINE: November 3, 2014

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

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Locals unite on Real Love Winnipeg's Beach Station Blues III. - MyToba

The Good Will is set up for success. - CBC Scene

The Good Will offers a new stage for music in Winnipeg. - Metro News

Jenna Khan talks The Good WillFolk Fest, and more. - BT Winnipeg

Crooked Brothers show some manners on Thank you, I'm Sorry. - Montreal Rampage

Winnipeg Folk Festival returns to four days. - Winnipeg Free Press

Take Me To The Pilot gets people excited at CMJ. - CMJ

Wolseley gets a little better looking with The Handsome Daughter. - The Uniter

The Bros. Landreth get high on positive reviews. - Cochrane Eagle

Tanya Tagaq turns heads with her music. - The Coast

Tanya Tagaq heads South by South West. - Exclaim!

Tanya Tagaq collaborates on storytelling project. - Grey Magazine

The Mariachi Ghost puts a new spin on tradition. - Planuinformativo

UMFM takes us behind the mic. - The Manitoban

Check out the lineup for Dauphin's Countryfest. - Dauphin Herald

Ridley Bent shares a tune with friends at the Grand Cariboo Opry. - Campbell River Mirror

Steve Bell inspires on the road. - Red Deer Advocate

Royal Canoe plays it live. - LF Press

Royal Canoe and Del Barber will keep you busy in Ottawa. - Apt 613

 

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Centre culturel franco-manitobain Celebrates 40 Years

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One of Manitoba's most celebrated cultural treasures is turning 40. 

Centre culturel franco-manitobain has been presenting, promoting, and fostering cultural and artistic activities in Manitoba's Francophone communities since it opened its doors in 1974. From music to theatre to visual art and beyond, the venerable St. Boniface establishment has been home to many artists and musicians, and a vibrant community integral to our province's cultural fabric. 

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

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Slow Leaves has texture. - NOW Magazine

Slow Leaves plays hopscotch. - CBC Player

Jess Reimer's music will linger with you. - Exclaim!

Jess Reimer talks about how The Nightjar and the Garden came to be. - Exclaim!

Get on the run with Doc Walker. - BT Toronto

Doc Walker rings in the New Year. - CBC News

Have the first listen of a new Doc Walker tune. - CTV Canada AM

Dauphin's Countryfest announces 2015 lineup. - Metro

Big stars and local favourite make the Countryfest lineup. - Winnipeg Free Press

Take a look at the first round of Countryfest bands. - MyToba

First round of artists announced for Countryfest. - BT Winnipeg

Dauphin's Countryfest releases first round of 2015 lineup. - ChrisD.ca

Ruth Moody kicks off the Black Box series. - Crossville Chronicle

The Bros. Landreth brings Let It Lie further. - Artist Direct

SC Mira's "On My Own" is one of the best new videos. - CBC Music

Find out what John Norman's top 10 songs are. - Warmer Climes

Royal Canoe is the mad scientists of music. - Phoenix New Times

Cara Luft crosses borders. - The Bolton News

The Perms will captivate you. - The Permanent Rain Press

Mobina Galore rocks the campus. - The Projector

Steve Bell and Don Amero bring their stories to Rosebud. - Drumheller Online

Its been 25 years and Steve Bell isn't slowing down. - BC Local News

Mise en Scene gets a gig in retail. - Ubran Outfitters 

Hangout backstage at BreakOut West. - ShawTV

Relive the BreakOut West festival. - ShawTV

The Good Will brings good vibes to Winnipeg. - Spectator Tribune

Tanya Tagaq goes Beyond Words. - ici radio Canada

Each performance from Tanya Tagaq is unique. - The Province

UMFM dials it up to 11. - The Manitoban

Fred Penner brings the cat back to Edmonton. - Leader Post

Del Barber keeps busy. - LF Press

Ismaila Alfa gears up to release new album. - ChrisD.ca

Romi Mayes tells her tale. - The Manitoban

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