Manitoba Music


Record Store Day Hits Winnipeg April 18

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Music fans have a little extra something to look forward to this weekend. April 18 marks the eighth annual Record Store Day, which is celebrated around the world as a day to appreciate independently-owned record stores.

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

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Leaf Rapids' Canadiana Americana. - No Depression

Leaf Rapids is feeling lucky. - Winnipeg Free Press

Get a taste of Leaf Rapids' music. - Elmore Magazine

Leaf Rapids branches out. - Beatroute

Micah Visser discusses his upcoming release. - The Supporting Act + FREE download

The Bros. Landreth will leave you eager to hear more.  - Paste Magazine

The Bros. Landreth heads out on a runaway train. - Confront Magazine

Winnipeg Boyz' Charlie Fettah brings us "Moody Manitoba". - Hip Hop Canada

Lineup revealed for TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival. - CBC

Jazz Fest releases its eclectic lineup. - Winnipeg Free Press

Last call for Les Jupes. - Exclaim!

Les Jupes never stood a chance. - Noisey

Yes We Mystic is in the spotlight. - MyToba

Don Amero has a lot to celebrate. - Winnipeg Free Press

Don Amero launches new album at the WECC. - MyToba

Matt Epp brings his passionate songwriting overseas. - Derwesten

Matt Epp's music takes him around the world. - Dinby

SC Mira and The Revival head to Burning Cow. - Green Bay Press Gazette

Mariachi Ghost has a busy summer ahead. - MyToba

Check out Rayannah's video for "Boxcar Lullabies". - Exclaim!

Rayannah drops new video in time for EP release. - MyToba

Tanya Tagaq's passion transcendeds her body and spirit. - Pop Matters

First edition of CBC's q to feature Tanya Tagaq. - The Record

Watch Finn play "Pyramids" live. - BRBR

Del Barber makes his MerleFest debut. - Mountain Times

Shotgun Jimmie hits the road with Human Music. - Exclaim!

The Noble Thiefs take part in Mile of Music. - Green Bay Press Gazette

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Showcase Opportunity: National Aboriginal Day

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Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program is producing a showcase for a delegation of music presenters and managers in Winnipeg during the National Aboriginal Day weekend. The showcase is set for June 20, 2015 at the Pyramid Cabaret and up to five First Nation, Métis, or Inuit acts will be selected to perform. DEADLINE: May 20, 2015

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Winnipeg International Jazz Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

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TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival's 2015 lineup announcement heralds the warmer weather and summer is officially on the horizon. Now celebrating its 26th year, Winnipeg’s largest downtown music festival will feature nearly 100 performers taking over various city stages, June 11-21. Drawing thousands of concert goers, the live music spans just about every genre, from jazz standards to R&B, hardbop to hip hop, roots and blues to indie rock and electronic pop, latin jazz, and just about everything in between.

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

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Manitobans take five nominations in four categories at The Indies. - Exclaim!

Les Jupes return with Some Kind of Family. - Exclaim!

Les Jupes set to release new LP. - Northern Transmissions

There's a story behind Les Jupes' latest album. - Stories Behind the Songs

Les Jupes keeps it in the family. - Indie88

Watch Autumn Still's video for "Bartholomew". - Exclaim!

Autumn Still is in the spotlight. - MyToba

Listen to Sc Mira's "Do Me". - A Music Blog Yea?

Yes We Mystic spring to the road on tour. - Exclaim!

Six Shooter Records' Interstellar Rodeo joins Manitoba's summer festival lineup. - Exclaim!

Six Shooter Records announces Interstellar Rodeo lineup. - Global News

Winnipeg welcomes Interstellar Rodeo. - Metro

Brandon Folk Festival announces 2015 headliners. - Brandon Sun

Get a look at new music from KEN mode. - Punk News

KEN mode will make you feel "Blessed". - Life Is Noise

Re-live KEN mode at SXSW. - Invisible Oranges

Romi Mayes hits the road. - Exclaim!

Get a preview of Romi Mayes' new album. - CBC

The Bros. Landreth was meant to be. - Toronto Star

The Bros. Landreth will steal your heart. - The Dryden Observer

Tanya Tagaq's voice goes global. - NRK Radio

Tanya Tagaq captivates at Big Ears Festival . - Noisey

The Weakerthans are a top pick for Grant Lawrence. - Scout Magazine

Jess Reimer heads west. - Red Deer Express

Jess Reimer tells tales of small towns. - Beatroute

Curtis Nowosad's new album creates dialogue. - Audiophile Audition

Slow Leaves takes to the road. - BC Local News

The prairies inspire Del Barber. - Red Deer Advocate

Panicland have nothing to panic about. - The Herald

Witchpolice keep it weird. - Beatroute

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