Signal Boost: Manitoba Music News Roundup

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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 ‘We’re Excited and Worried’: sākihiwē festival Organizers ‘Excited to Reconnect With Indigenous Families... But Worried About the Pandemic' | sākihiwē festival, Alan Greyeyes, C-Weed Band, Ernest Monias, Patti Kusturok, Billy Joe Green, Burnstick, Leonard Sumner, Ila Barker

Witchpolice Radio WR612: Ila Barker | Ila Barker

Winnipeg Sun Homegrown Talent Graces Lineup for Unite 150 | Chantal Kreviazuk, Bachman Cummings, William Prince, Fred Penner, Jocelyne Baribeau, Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra, Tal Bachman, Andrina TurenneRed Moon Road, Jocelyn Gould, Indian City, Tom Cochrane, Begonia, Doc Walker, Sierra Noble, Tom Jackson, The Lytics, Sebastian GaskinKelly Bado, The Winnipeg Youth Chorus

Winnipeg Free Press Get Pumped: Forty Years After Its Release, Debut Album From ‘80s Winnipeg Rock Band Available on CD | Dirty Catfish Brass Band, Leonard Sumner, Kelly BadoThe New LightweightsVeneerVirgo RisingMariachi Ghost, The Sunshine Bunch, JayWoodRayannah, The Lytics, Slow LeavesField GuideSierra Noble, Don Amero, Sebastian GaskinThe Small Glories

Indie88 Field Guide shares new single ‘Me & You,’ announces debut album ‘Make Peace With That’ | Field Guide

Nation Talk City of Thompson – Our First Live Concert Since 2020: The 2021 Indigenous Artists Summer Tour! | Norway Rabliauskasriel.Martin DesjarlaisRhonda Head

CTV  Winnipeg Musician Ready to Rock When it Comes to Live Performances | Jeremy Koz, Indian City

Red Lake Nation News "Smile" - New Single from Indian City Shares Message of Optimism and Love Post-COVID | Vince FontaineIndian City, Don Amero, Jeremy Koz, Neewa Mason, Gabrielle FontaineAllen Hunnie

Crosscut Live From Seattle: A Brand-New Indigenous Radio Station | Tracy BoneWilliam Prince

CJNB- AM Coast 2 Coast Closeup – Jade Turner | Jade Turner

LA LIBERTÉ Manitoba Rayannah : Son Parcours, SA Musique, Ses Projets ET SA Vision de l’Industrie... | Rayannah

Complex The Halluci Nation Bring Decolonization to the Dance Floor | Hellnback

CBC Get Ready to Party! Burt Block Parties Bring Large-Scale Music Events Back to Winnipeg | Burton Cummings Theatre

WMOT Finally Friday From Home: Sean McConnell and Boy Golden | Boy Golden

Nylon Lollapalooza 2021’s Best and Boldest Beauty Look | Taylor Janzen

NYS Music X Ambassadors Release New Single, Announce Tour Dates | Taylor Janzen

Real Music Hype Interview with CC Trubiak | CC Trubiak

Elle Canada 10 In-Person and Virtual Music Festivals and Events Happening Across Canada This August | William Prince

Orillia Matters Terry Fox Broadcast Benefit Will Support Cancer Research | William Prince

The Peterborough Examiner Peterborough Folk Festival to Host Live Music Series | William Prince

Alert Forbes Millennium Park Summer Music Series Features Nearly All-Chicago Lineup | Leonard Sumner

J- 14 Grab Some HeadphonesJuly 2021 New Music Playlist | Olivia Lunny

The Post Star Park Theater Foundation Announces Eclectic Lineup for 2021-22 Season | The Small Glories, Ariel Posen

To Do Canada 50 Things to Do This August in New Brunswick | The Small Glories 

Witchpolice Radio WR611: Zrada | Zrada

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