Past song of the week / December 2012

Steve Bell
"Keening for the Dawn"

From the album Keening for the Dawn

Featured track, available from December 6 to December 14

'Tis the season to listen to great local music! For your holiday pleasure, we'll be featuring some great holiday music by Manitoba artists throughout December.

This week, we have the title track from Steve Bell's new album, Keening for the Dawn (Christmastide). The Juno Award-winning singer/songwriter is busy bringing the music to the masses with a December tour in Alberta and Ontario before heading to Dauphin for a CD release party at the Mountain View Christian Assembly on December 22. Download "Keening for the Dawn" free and read more about the inspiration behind the album at CBC Scene.  

Check back next week for another great holiday song to add to your collection. Stream our special holiday player for hours of originals and old favourites from artists including Jodi King, JP Hoe, Don Amero, Jaylene Johnson, Oldfolks Home, and many more... and still more to be added in coming days. And if live music is what you seek, take a look at our holiday concert roundup


Looking to promote new music and upcoming shows / activity? Manitoba Music members can request a Song of the Week by emailing Spots are booked on a first-come, first-served basis, and sometimes fill up a few months in advance so be sure to reach out early! These songs are made available with permission of the artists/copyright holders and all rights have been acquired.

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