Manitoba Music will be heating things up on the ice of the Assiniboine River this Louis Riel Day weekend. The innovative Warming Huts will host a diverse line-up of local talent on Sunday, February 17, presented by The Forks and Manitoba Music, and produced by five of Winnipeg's top festivals and presenters.
From 1 to 4 p.m., visitors to the world's longest river trail can discover homegrown talent from The Forks to Osborne Village and back again courtesy of roots trio Red Moon Road, fiddler Melissa St. Goddard, singer/songwriter JD Edwards, jazz trio The Lucas Sader Project, up-and-comer Haley Carr, and DJs Hunnicutt and Co-op.
Warming Huts hosting performers include Carcass, Big City, Hygge House, Woolhaus, Weave Wave, and installation Sonus Loci.
Melissa St. Goddard at Carcass | Presented by Aboriginal Music Week
DJ Hunnicutt and DJ Co-op at Big City | Presented by The Forks
The Lucas Sader Project at Sonus Loci | Presented by TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival
Red Moon Road at Hygge House | Presented by West End Cultural Centre
Haley Carr at Woolhaus | Presented by Festival du Voyageur
JD Edwards at Weave Wave | Presented by Winnipeg Folk Festival
Throughout the year, visitors to The Forks can listen to Manitoba Music's all local playlist over the speakers, including many top local recording artists and emerging acts at Under the Canopy and the Scotiabank Stage.
Please note: In case of bad weather, performances will be moved to Monday, February 18.