Manitoba Music


Manitoba Music Launches Intensive Showcase Season, Events in Canada, U.S., and Europe

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Manitoba Music is gearing up for an extremely busy fall season of market development events connecting homegrown talent to influential industry contacts in important music markets in Canada, the U.S., Germany, and Poland. The not-for-profit, member-driven music industry association will hit 10 cities in the next three months, presenting opportunities for several export-ready independent music entrepreneurs.

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Composing Conversations: isKwé Sings Out About Community, Culture and Finds Freedom in the Process

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Manitoba Music has teamed up with Fresh Radio for a new monthly spotlight on local music, dubbed Manitoba Fresh to introduce audiences to a stellar slate of buzzworthy local artists emerging on the Canadian music scene. Featuring on-air segments and online performances via Fresh Radio, and in-depth band profiles right here on, Manitoba Fresh returns this month with a feature on isKwé. Tune in to 99.1 Fresh Radio and stay tuned for so much more...

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Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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The Lytics up for global music project, Converse Rubber Track. – The 405 

The Lytics are on the fast track. – Winnipeg Free Press

Chic Gamine teams up with Mike Maryniuk for new video. – Exclaim!

Don Amero talks songwriting. – APTN

Heartbeat City goes straight from the heart and into your ears. – Confront Magazine 

Courier News impresses with first collab in half a decade. – Exclaim! 

Fred Penner is having a bit of a moment. – Exclaim! 

Find out who will join Fred Penner on the Polaris stage. – Indie88

Yes We Mystic hit the road. – Confront Magazine 

Turn your translators to stun for The Crooked Brothers. – Festival Info 

The Wailin’ Jennys never seem to go out of fashion. – Politiken  

Greg Rekus is headed to Florida for Fest 14. – PunkNews 

Doc Walker country rocks out for 14,000. – Extra Peterborough 

Romi Mayes dishes secret hangouts. – Exclaim!

Mobina Galore lands on this German list of… things. – Persona Non Grata 

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Opportunité de partage, de réseautage et d’épanouissement au Camp de développement professionnel pour les artistes-entrepreneurs francophones de l’Ouest canadien

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Manitoba Music, à travers son programme de musique francophone, présente une deuxième édition du Camp de développement professionnel pour les artistes-entrepreneurs francophones de l’Ouest canadien au lac Falcon (MB) du 22 au 27 novembre 2015. DATE LIMITE DE SOUMISSION : le 17 septembre 2015

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

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Hellnback talks about Canada's Indigenous rap game. - Noisey + FREE download

Aboriginal Music Week will keep you busy. - RPM

Get lost in JP Hoe's new album. - Candian Beats + Manitoba Fresh

Iskwé, Leonard Sumner, and more in the new era of protest music. - CBC Music

Royal Canoe spills the beans on new album and more. - Im Very Ape

Ali Fontaine thinks globally. - Winnipeg Free Press

Six Shooter's first Winnipeg Interstellar Rodeo dresses to impress. - The Uniter

Ruth Moody heads to Four Corners Folk Festival. - Pagosa Daily Post

The Mariachi Ghost is a top pick at Prismatic Festival. - CBC

Red Moon Road launches new album, tour, and video. - Canadian Beats

Fred Penner is not slowing down. - Exclaim!

Doc Walker closes up Peterborough MusicFest. - Peterborough Examiner

Trio Bembe spread some latin flare. - Fort Macleod Gazette

Propagandhi honours a friend through song. - Exclaim!

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