Winterruption Heats Up Winnipeg Stages, January 23-28

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Amos the Kid
Bicycle Face
Bloc Parents
Bulldog Event Center
Darryl Buck
El Leon and The Strangers
Fold Paper
French Class
Julien's Daughter
Real Love Winnipeg
Show Pony
Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club
West End Cultural Centre

The cold weather is here and what better way to keep warm this month season than with lots of live music! Winterruption returns January 23 - 28 with over a dozen shows and 30+ performers in various Winnipeg venues, including, The Good Will Social Club and West End Cultural Centre plus the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Bulldog Event Centre, and Times Change(d) High & Lonesome Club.

Presented by the WECC and Real Love Winnipeg, the series is an effort by some of the city's best music venues to give music fans a great reason to leave their houses in the dead of winter.  

The stellar lineup of homegrown talent hitting stages during this year’s fest includes Amos the Kid, Bicycle Face, Bloc ParentsDarryl Buck, El Leon and The Strangers, Field GuideFold Paper, FONTINE, French Class, Julien's Daughter, Rayannah, Show Pony, and more.

sākihiwē festival and the WECC are working together to present the 2nd Annual Round Dance hosted by Joel Wood and Tonia Jo Hall along with Darryl Buck. The free event, which welcomes families and includes a pipe ceremony and feast, takes place at the CMHR on January 27. 

Synonym Sound is also getting in on the Wintertuption fun with a series of events at The Forks including Inidngeous DJ collective Nimi’idiwin at Passerby, soul and R&B event Soul Supreme in Room 201 with Kiesha Booker and Snackie and Zuki and NYOH, and MA.BWE and friends including Jana Jacobs in an outdoor show at The Canopy.

The genre-spanning list of touring acts joining in this year's festivities includes Bry WebbHelena DelandMaking Movies, MeuleMiesha and the SpanksWaahli, among others.

Tickets are on sale and you can find show details in our MB Live app and online listings (use the “Winterruption” search for quick results).

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