After a solid decade as a side musician and collaborator, Ojibway jazz musician Chuck Copenace is stepping front and center. With a growing repertoire of original compositions and a 2016 album release set, Copenace plans to dedicate a good chunk of his touring schedule to concerts on First Nation reservations and Native American communities with the goal of encouraging Indigenous youth to take up and master instrumental music. Check out his new tune "Appetites" in this week's AMP Sessions...
Manitoba Music is returning to Montreal this month for an event focused on building key music business connections and creating career development opportunities for Francophone music entrepreneurs from across Western Canada.
Rame à la rencontre : Manitoba Music apporte la musique francophone de l’Ouest à Montréal
Manitoba Music retourne à Montréal ce mois à l’occasion d’un événement ayant pour buts l’établissement de relations d’affaires clés au sein de l’industrie de la musique et l’offre d’occasions de développement de carrière pour les entrepreneurs de la musique francophone venant de l’Ouest canadien.
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 manitobamusic.com, Manitoba Fresh continues this month with acclaimed outfit, Chic Gamine.
Manitoba Music will present a showcase in Winnipeg in partnership with the Big Fun Festival and in conjunction with the January Music Meeting (January 29-31, 2016). The third annual January Music Meeting (JMM) will host some of Canada’s top independent music industry professionals including label reps, agents, managers, and publicists. Presented as part of the Big Fun Festival, this showcase will offer artists an opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from outside Manitoba as well as local music fans. Artists will be expected to register for the JMM workshops. DEADLINE: October 22, 2015