Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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Amber Epp (Solo, Trio Bembe, Papa Mambo)
Anthony OKS
Don Amero
Festival du Voyageur
Jeannine Guyot
Joey Landreth
Kelly Bado
Sebastian Gaskin
The Bros. Landreth
The Lytics
The Secret Beach
West End Cultural Centre
William Prince

Check out this week's edition of Signal Boost roundup for the latest music headlines and media coverage amplifying the music community in Manitoba.    

Winnipeg Free Press Concert promoter behind host of legendary gigs | Mike Lambert, Some Guy, Chris Frayer, Pyramid Cabaret, Winnipeg Folk Festival, Stu Reid

Up To Speed Mike Lambert, Aka 'Some Guy', Mourned by the Winnipeg Music Community After Helping | Mike Lambert, Some Guy

Winnipeg Free Press Rap session: For Garden Hill First Nation artist Mattmac, music is more than a career path -- it's a kind of therapy | Mattmac

SPIN The 35 Best Lesser-Known Artists of the Last 35 Years, Picked by 35 Well-Known Artists | John K. Samson, Propagandhi, The Weakerthans

Winnipeg Free Press Curtain finally comes down on The Garrick: Victim of the COVID-19 pandemic, venue to be used as virus testing site | The Garrick, Sam Smith, The Lytics, Anthony Sannie, Comeback Kid, Propagandhi, Andrew Neufeld, Mat Perlman 

To Do Canada A Cozy Holiday Sweater with Jocelyn Gould & Amber Epp | Jocelyn Gould, Amber Epp, West End Cultural Centre

Headliner Fannystelle singer launches album, looks to bright future | Jeannine Guyot

Winnipeg Free Press New music: Reviews of this week's CD releases | Luke Sellick

ICI Manitoba Festival du Voyageur : le party de cuisine entrera dans votre salon en février 2021 | Festival du Voyageur, Kelly Bado

Lonestar 92.5 Cat Stevens' "CatSong" Festival | The Bros. Landreth, Murray Pulver

Entertainment Focus The Hello Darlins Release ‘Heart In The Snow’ EP | Murray Pulver, Joey Landreth

Winnipeg Free Press Manitoba singer named YouTube Artist on the Rise | Faouzia

NOW Toronto The best virtual holiday events in Toronto | William Prince

Hits Double Daily The Eclectic World of Dave Cobb | William Prince

Canadian Beats Andy Kim Christmas Special Presented by the Air Miles Reward Program to air on CityTV | William Prince

TRNTO 7 great Toronto shows to check out this month filled with illusions, made-up holidays and sauce, lots of sauce | William Prince

Winnipeg Free Press Show us your hits! : Streaming was the death knell of greatest hits compilations, but Winnipeg musicians and musicologists weigh in on their favourites | Chris Burke-Gaffney, The Pumps, Orphan, George Belanger, Harlequin, Rob Pachol, Wind-ups, Jennifer Hansen, Kevin Mears, Monuments Galore, Dan Donahue, Cavin Borody, Winnipeg Record and Tape Company

Futuro 88.9 FM Comenzó la versión 2020 del festival y mercado Fluvial completamente online | Indigenous Music, Don Amero, Sebastian Gaskin

FYI Music News Music News Digest, Dec. 10, 2020 | Manitoba Music

American Pancake Mt. Misery and the dreamy indie rock croon of "I Was Wrong" | Micah Erenberg 

The Manitoban Turning to Tunes Through Trials and Tribulations | NABZ

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