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The showdown at Band Vs. Filmmakers takes place this weekend. - Winnipeg Sun

Bands vs. Filmmakers a top pick for the weekend. - CBC

Moon Tan take its progressive funk rock to Real Love Summer Fest. - MyToba

À La Mode gets set for some Real Love. - MyToba

Oh My Darling says farwell. - Metro

Tiffany Ponce takes a seat at the judges table. -

KEN mode unleash "Dead Actors". - Invisible Oranges

Romi Mayes puts Winnipeg on the blues map. - JS Online

Don Amero speaks to the healing power of music. - The Cragand Canyon

You can find Don Amero in the cellar. - LF Press

Get to know the Champagne Years. - MyToba

Greg MacPherson makes some noise. - Beatroute

Ruth Moody goes "Far and Wide". - Pop Matters

Watch Sc Mira's "Do Me". - Exclaim!

Sc Mira and The Revival among the lineup at Burning Cow. - PPulse

Fred Penner heads to the beach. - Toronto Life

Ridley Bent and Doc Walker among that many to take the stage at Countryfest. - 730 CKDM

The Park Theatre celebrates 100 years of reinventing itself. - MyToba

Carly Dow takes her new album on the road. - Nova News Now

Iskwé to play Indigenous festival in Toronto. - RPM

Al Simmons bring his quirkiness to the stage. - Guelph Tribune

Del Barber and Ridley Bent get wild in the mountains. - Vue Weekly

Rayannah hits her stride. - MyToba

Nestor Wynrush draws from personal life. - The Star Pheonix

Tanya Tagaq makes Bjork sound tame. - The Guardian


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

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Yes We Mystic break down genre walls. - Winnipeg Free Press FREE download

Yes We Mystic keeps it fresh. - Metro 

KEN mode unleashes "Management Control. - Spin

Get another taste of new music from KEN mode. - Exclaim!

The compass points west for Last Ditch On The Left. - Quirks and Quiddities

Last Ditch On The Left take its tunes west. - Lloydminister Source

The Revival takes its music to the street. - WMBF News

Raine Hamilton gets set to release album. - MyToba

Del Barber and Tanya Tagaq win at The Indies. - A Journal of Musical Things

Tanya Tagaq helps open the show on new venue. - Brooklyn Paper

Federal Lights and Don Amero among the many to play Aboriginal Day Live. - Metro

The Wailin' Jennys and The Bros. Landreth bring their songs to Denmark. - Rootszone

The Bros. Landreth announced as part of Americana 2015. - Addicted to Noise

Back 40 puts locals on stage. - Pembina Today

Slow Spirit gets put in the spotlight. - MyToba

The crowd comes to Romi Mayes call. - Winnipeg Free Press

Matt Epp's new video is "Ready In Time". - Snob's Music

The Living Hour is on the road to Real Love. - MyToba

Royal Canoe set to take the stage at TURF. - AXS

Fred Penner heads to the coast. - The Telegram

Carly Dow gears up for new album, Ingrained. - Make A Little Noise

Get to know Carly Dow. - MyToba

The hills are alive with the sound of Doc Walker. - Hamilton News

Curtis Nowosad keeps up the celebration of his album release. - Jazz News

Curtis Nowosad gains some international attention. - Javeriana

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Bands vs. Filmmakers V: A Concert in Support of Cinematheque

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Back for its fifth year, Bands vs. Filmmakers brings us another round of treats for the ears and the eyes at the West End Cultural Centre. The event features five new silent films from emerging local indie filmmakers who have collaborated with five local musical acts to create a union of complimenting audio and visuals. As the film plays the accompanying musicians will perform a live set, making for a unique experience for the audience.

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Call for Submissions: Manitoba Aboriginal Trade Mission to Planet IndigenUs

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Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program is leading a small trade mission to Planet IndigenUs in Toronto this summer. The project will provide up to three First Nation, Métis, or Inuit music professionals with a chance to connect with international buyers and artists at a series of showcases and networking events set for August 6-10. 2015. DEADLINE: June 11, 2015

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Hit the Ground Running: The Lytics Started Out Strong and Haven't Stopped

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By Jillian Groening

Everyone knows The Lytics.

The five friendly faces of brothers Anthony, Andrew, and Alex Sannie, cousin Mungala Londe and “adopted” brother DJ Lonnie Ce have become household names in their hometown of Winnipeg.

After bursting on to the scene when radio DJ Ace Burpee — formerly of Hot 103 — got a hold of their single “Big City Soundgirl” in 2009, the group quickly became one of the most recognized musical acts in the city.

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

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Manitoba Music heads across the pond with some friends. - MyToba

WCMA announces 2015 nominees. - Exclaim!

BreakOut West reveals 2015 WCMA nods. - A Journal of Musical Things

Dee Erin Band picks up a WCMA nod. - CBC

Tanya Tagaq rounds up four WCMA nominations. - Winnipeg Free Press

Take Romi MayesDevil On Both Shoulders for a spin. - Exclaim!

Romi Mayes finds a new groove. - The Metro

The world called Romi Mayes' name. - Canstar

Romi Mayes gets ready to release new album. - Winnipeg Sun

Carly Dow takes her new album on the road. - Exclaim! + FREE download

The spotlight is on Carly Dow. - MyToba

Back 40 Folk Festival lineup is unveiled. - Winnipeg Free Press

The Wailin' Jennys take some harmonies overseas. - Festival Open Airs

Six Shooter Records announces second wave of Interstellar Rodeo acts. - MyToba

Yes We Mystic fights clichés. - Vue Weekly

John Norman is back and bursting with energy. - Technozene
Sit down with John Norman. - DJ Mag

John Norman's obsession with sound can be heard loud and clear. - Decoded Magazine

Rayannah hits the right notes. - Winnipeg Free Press

Get a taste of new music from Matt Epp. - Permanent Rain Press

Watch Matt Epp's new video for "Ready in Time". - Exclaim!

The Bros. Landreth get set to play AmericanaFest. - Cybergrass

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Royal Canoe added to TURF. - Indie88

Distances set to take the stage at the WECC in June. - MyToba

Matt Epp and Seanster and the Monsters among top in songwriting competition. - Winnipeg Sun

Panamania announces lineup, featuring Tanya Tagaq. - CTV

Tanya Tagaq amongst acts to play Panamania. - Exclaim!

Tanya Tagaq takes the stage at Panamania. - Toronto Star

Shotgun Jimmie gets sappy. - Exclaim!

Ridley Bent taps his boots at Nashville North. - Winnipeg Sun

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