Big Fun Festival Unveils 2017 Lineup

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Mulligrub plays The Good Will on Jan 28
Basic Nature
Big Fun Productions
Champagne Years
Joanne Pollock
Lev Snowe
Living Hour
Mahogany Frog
Mise en Scene
Slow Spirit
Studio 393
The Catamounts
The Good Will Social Club
The Handsome Daughter
Viva Non
West End Cultural Centre

Big Fun is ready to warm up your winter. The indie winter festival is ready to take over Winnipeg January 25-29, offering up five days of music on various city stages including The Good Will, The Handsome Daugher, West End Cultural Centre, and Sherbrook Inn. This year's event features over a dozen concerts and over 49 acts, including many headlining locals. 

This year's eclectic lineup includes 3Peat, Basic Nature, The Catamounts, Champagne Years, Haitia, Joanne Pollock, Lev Snowe, Living Hour, Mahogany Frog, Micah Visser, Mise en Scene, Mulligrub, Studio 393's The O.B., Odanah, Slow Spirit, Tansy, Tunic, Viva Non, just to name a few. A thwack of other Manitobans take the stage throughout the festival alongside touring artists, including Hannah Epperson, Julie Doiron & The Wrong Guys, Slow Down Molasses, Ponteix, and more. 

Manitoba Music is joining the Big Fun fun again this year with a Manitoba Music Showcase on January 27 at The Good Will with Mulligrub, Joanne Pollock, Slow Spirit, Micah Visser, and Ponteix. 

Big Fun and Manitoba Music will also present a safer spaces panel at Fools & Horses on January 26 at 5:30PM featuring The Good Will's Tyler Sneesby, acclaimed Anishinaabe MC and singer/songwriter Leonard Sumner, beatboxer-activist Alexa Joy of Black SpaceJodie Layne, and more, moderated by Winnipeg Free Press columnist and Screaming In All Caps contributor Jen Zoratti

Music fans can help kick off Big Fun on December 22 at The Good Will with sets from Ivory Waves, Viva Non, and The Jom Salon. 

Find all the show info in the "Big Fun Festival" category in our free MB Live app or check it out in our online listings 

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