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Comedian Big Daddy Tazz hosts his 14th annual fundraiser this Saturday in Winnipeg

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  January 22, 2015 @ 5:47am

Big Daddy Tazz has been performing at comedy clubs and theatres across Canada and beyond for years, making people laugh about the mundane while also opening up about his own struggles with bi-polar disorder.

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Music service Spotify celebrates one month in Canada

Posted by: Chris Hearn  //  November 3, 2014 @ 6:08pm

Spotify is now in Canada! Oh goody, goody, goody. I have been waiting for this for a long time.

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Live Review (and some ramblings): Amon Amarth in Winnipeg, MB

Posted by: William O'Donnell  //  October 8, 2014 @ 2:38pm

It was a Monday night. What better way to escape the mundane and celebrate being one-day into your work week than with some eardrum shattering metal? Who said a good night's rest?! Get out of here! .... Good...

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #043 with Fred Penner

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 1, 2014 @ 7:00am

Hey kids! It's Fred Penner! The legendary Canadian singer/songwriter has spent the past four decades entertaining children and adults alike. In the late 70s he captured national attention with his rendition of Harry S. Smith's "The Cat Came Back". In 1985, His engaging and endearing live show made its way to national television.

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Interview: Billy Reid, creative force behind YouTube children's hit "Pancake Manor"

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 27, 2014 @ 5:10am

In this new era of music, when iTunes downloads and YouTube views are just as important as (or, one could argue, more important than) album sales and radio plays, it's quite the feat for any musician to have their videos played nearly 30 million times on YouTube.

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Album Review: Myq Kaplan & Micah Sherman - Please Be Seated

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  September 25, 2012 @ 4:59pm

"I was not the lead in that movie." " Micah Sherman

"You mean -- you weren't the lead in that Matthew McConaughey movie?" " Myq Kaplan


If you were to describe Please Be Seated, I would probably turn up my nose at first: An album of comedic songs written/performed in an almost Simon and Garfunkel-esque fashion by the oddball duo of

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2011 Winnipeg Folk Festival Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 21, 2011 @ 1:20am

Despite its relatively small size, Winnipeg knows how to throw a summer party! From late June until the end of August, this prairie city known mostly for its cold winters and newly-returning hockey team comes alive with festival after festival celebrating music, theatre, and culture.

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Album Review: Emme Packer - Earlier, Later

Posted by: Ariana  //  November 22, 2009 @ 1:56am

When I first sat down to listen to Emme Packer's double album, Earlier, Later, I was feeling very much in the mood to listen to Bon Iver -- you know, it was a typical rainy, grey November day in Vancouver, and I wanted something gentle and melancholy -- and before I was halfway through the opening track,

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New Music Releases: October 13th, 2009

Posted by: Sarah Miller  //  October 13, 2009 @ 9:07pm

After a lengthy hiatus, Showbizmonkeys' New Music Releases column is back, here to bring the best and the rest of music to your attention as it is released.


Bob Dylan Christmas In The Heart (Amazon)

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Sarah and Ariana's Top Fives: Best of 2007

Posted by: Sarah Miller  //  February 4, 2008 @ 12:43am

The 50th birthday of the Grammy Awards is almost upon us, and in honour of this momentous occasion we decided to come up with a list of our 50 Favourite Songs of 2007.

Just kidding. That would be ridiculous. And impossible. And would probably end in fisticuffs.

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