Another good weekend for music coming up. Plenty of MARIA members will hit various stages, so head out to a venue and catch some Manitoba music...
THURSDAY: Jazz guitarist Greg Lowe and his trio have their weekly gig at The Academy on Osborne. Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club plays host to a plethora of fantastic roots acts, including Romi Mayes, D.Rangers' Jaxon Haldane, and Chris Carmichael. Rock act Reverse Separation is at The Zoo. Kipp Kocay joins other Young Performers Program alums at The Folk Exchange. Highway 373 can be found at the Westbrook for the weekend. Tryst Eatery and and Liquid Room offers up Allison DeGroot and and Kevin Bones.
FRIDAY: Check out JD Edwards at The Academy. The Experiences will be at Brookland in Portage la Prairie. Head to Cowboys for some country courtesy of Four Mile Road. After All These Years will shake up Hooligan's. Lindsay White plays the King's Head Pub. Kathy Kennedy is at the Pony Corral at Grant Park. Blair Hordeski and his sandwich will serve up some music at Shannon's Irish Pub. Head over to the West End Cultural Centre for triple bill of Dream Quest, Scarlet Halo, and Seventeen69. The Zoo has its own juggernaut: Big Trouble in Little China, The Unwanted, and Of Human Bondage. Twilight Hotel is at the Regal Beagle.
SATURDAY: The Zoo is hosting yet another triple bill: Tele, Floor 13, and Sons of York. Temple Shalom Hall on Grant will host a singer/songwriter double bill with Dan Frechette and Lindsay Jane. The WECC will have SubCity Dwellers and more on its stage for a Joe Strummer Tribute. Check out The Nutty Klub and The After Party at the Pyramid.
SUNDAY: The Folk Exchange hosts more young performers: Nicole Byblow,
Julia Kasdorf, Brodie Sanderson, and Vanessa Kuzina & Allison DeGroot. Times Change(d) hosts its Sunday night blues jam.