Mise en Scene – LIVE at… everywhere?

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

Last night, I went to a show. I wore sweatpants and had a front-row seat. My dog was there, too, and I was cozy, wrapped in my favourite blanket. One of the best Canadian [...]

February 1, 1963

February 1, 2016 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1963, 17-year-old Neil Young and his band, The Squires, performed their official first gig at the Winnipeg Country Club, where tickets cost just five [...]

May 16, 1970

May 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

On this day in 1970, Randy Bachman left The Guess Who to produce an album for a Winnipeg band Brave Belt, which he eventually joins. At the suggestion of Neil Young, [...]

The Bokononists

July 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Bokononists are the kind of band that you only need to hear once before you’ve decided you love them. I was fortunate enough to see them play during Canadian Music [...]

The Revival at NXNE

June 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

I was sad (very sad) to miss Winnipeg-based foursome The Revival during Canadian Music Week in March. However, I was happy (very, very happy) to catch their Thursday-night [...]

Mise en Scene at CMW

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

When Winnipeg’s Mise en Scene took the stage Thursday night at the Bovine Sex Club, part of Canadian Music Week, I thought they’d be another miscellaneous [...]

The Bokononists at CMW

March 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

The Bokononists – who played the Bovine Sex Club on Thursday for Canadian Music Week – manage to bring so many different elements into their music that they could easily [...]