Moon Tan at Indie Week 2017

November 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

I had been waiting several years (years!!) to see Winnipeg’s Moon Tan live. After too many missed gigs, I finally found my chance on the opening night of Indie Week. Moon [...]

Sc Mira at CMW 2017

April 23, 2017 // 0 Comments

Truth be told, Winnipeg’s Sc Mira is what got me off my couch on Friday night. I was perfectly content to stay at home and watch the Leafs lose from my couch, but the very [...]

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 [...]
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