This weekend's forecast calls from lots of live music throughout Manitoba...
On Friday, May 31, The F-Holes, The JD Edwards Band, and The Maginificent 7s's TJ Blair take over The Folk Exchange for the Winnipeg edition of the launch party for Pinball Sessions, a new music site. >> Details
Head to Cypress River on Saturday, June 1 for the second annual Prairie Wind Music Festival, which features performances by over 20 local acts including Del Barber, Carly Dow, Jenny Berkel, Nadia Gaudet, Red Moon Road, The Bros. Landreth, The JD Edwards Band, and Vanessa Kuzina. In case of rain, they'll move the festivities into the Cypress River Arena. >> Details
Also on June 1, Winnipeg will host not one but two albums release parties. Genre-defying ensemble Flying Fox and the Hunter Gatherers will be at Times Change(d) High and Lonesome Club for the release of its latest EP, Fruit and Ash. >> Details and free download
The Back 40 Folk Festival returns to Morden for its annual celebration of music on Sunday, June 2. This year's lineup features Emma Cloney, Jenny Berkel, Red Moon Road, The Bros. Landreth, and many more. The event takes place at the Morden Park Bowl and also includes food vendors, artisans, and children's entertainment. >> Details
Find more on these and other great concerts in our Live Music Calendar (it works on your mobile device, too).