'Tis the Season for Holiday Tunes by Manitoba Artists
Throw another log on the yuletide fire, cuddle up with some nog, and press play on Manitoba Music's soundtrack for the season.
Manitoba Music has put together a playlist brimming with holiday cheer featuring over two hours of Christmas and winter-themed music by local artists at manitobamusic.com/holidays. The playlist features a diverse collection of new and original tunes, old favourites, and traditional carols that span the genres.
Other contributing artists include: Begonia, Chic Gamine, Courier News, Erin, Yuri & Michelle, Fred Penner, Glenn Buhr, Jacob Brodovsky, James Culleton, Jocelyne Baribeau, JP Hoe, Keith and Renee, Lindsey White, Madame Diva, Mise en Scene, Nathan Music Co., Red Rose Red, Rhonda Head, Ruth Moody, Steve Bell, Sweet Alibi, Trio Bembe, Whitebeard, and WHY.
Throughout the month, music fans can also get free holiday Song of the Week downloads from local artists including Don Amero (until Dec 5), Lana Winterhalt (Dec 5-12), Justin Lacroix with Kristine St-Pierre (Dec 12-19), and Sierra Noble (Dec 19-26) at manitobamusic.com/songoftheweek.
There's a handy guide to upcoming holiday live music events in Manitoba, with more events being added all the time. For a comprehensive listing of upcoming seasonal shows, people can look to the "Holiday Shows" section of the free MB Live concert-finding app and online listings.
Those looking for local inspiration for holiday gift ideas can follow the links on the playlist page to buy many of the featured songs and albums.
Listeners can also check out Manitoba Music on Spotify for more local holiday tunes and much more.