Red Moon Road are on the fast track to becoming Canada's favourite campfire band. Their sound is rooted in tradition but capitalizes on the genre's ability to transcend time. The folk trio spent their summer plucking, strumming, and singing for festival-goers across the country.
The Noble Thiefs are a stylish soul-rock outfit based out of Winnipeg, MB.
There are few Canadian comedians operating on the same level as Mark Forward. He is an absurd storyteller and an unusual talent. His debut stand-up comedy album, Things I Thought Of, was released earlier this year.
Get ready to show your psychiatrists on the dolly where the bad men touched you, because Darren Frost and Kenny Robinson are bringing their X-Rated Rank & Vile show to the 2013 Winnipeg Comedy Festival.
Few comics are willing to see how far "too far" can go more than Darren Frost.
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival has long been considered a comics' festival. The comedians who come to the prairie city to perform over a week in April absolutely love their time here. The festival treats the performers incredibly well, and the crowds are friendly, responsive, and plentiful.
Something was missing at the Bon Jovi concert on Friday night, but it certainly wasn't fan enthusiasm.
The set list was balanced by playing 8 songs from the 80s, 4 from the 90s, 8 from the 2000s, 3 brand new tracks, and one full cover.
Tegan and Sara, the Canadian folk pop twin sister duo, have been performing together for almost 20 years and making records for nearly 15. With six studio releases under their belt, floating mostly between indie folk and rock, the sisters' seventh record (Heartthrob, released on January 29, 2013) takes them head on into a commercialized pop sound.
Heckling is an art form.
It's not a very appreciated art form, but it is still a creative vocation deserving of our attention and respect. Unfortunately, it's also one of those amorphous, pretentious art forms. You know, like jazz fusion or interpretive dance.
I have written a lot of material about things I've hated. The reaction has been hit or miss.
"Jazz is not just a genre of music," announced Steve Kirby.
The Manitoba bassist had Juss Jazz packed elbow-to-elbow while his hot quartet ended their set. As the evening unwound, venues facilitated genre-spanning performances all under the Jazz Festival banner.