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Dolly Parton Still Believes in Entertaining Her Fans by Continuing to Work More Than 9 to 5

Dolly Parton Still Believes in Entertaining Her Fans by Continuing to Work More Than 9 to 5

By Michelle Bailey (@MichelleBailey1)

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Dolly Parton plays Winnipeg’s MTS Centre on September 12. (HANDOUT)

WINNIPEG — She loves eating potato chips and enjoys a carb-filled meal every once in a while, but you would never believe that’s what 70-year-old country superstar Dolly Parton treasures as her guilty pleasure when you see her performing for her fans.

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The Tragically Hip Rocks Winnipeg on an Emotional Night

The Tragically Hip Rocks Winnipeg on an Emotional Night

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

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The Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie performs an emotional show Friday, August 5, 2016 at MTS Centre. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
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Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, at MTS Centre in Winnipeg Friday night. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

It was a very loud and very emotional night inside MTS Centre on Friday as iconic Canadian band The Tragically Hip and their iconic lead singer Gord Downie played a show in Winnipeg for what was very likely the last time.

Back in May, Canadians got the shocking news that Downie had been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, and the band then announced they would do a cross-Canada farewell tour this summer.

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Winnipeg Crowd Lifts the Cloud for Garth Brooks

Winnipeg Crowd Lifts the Cloud for Garth Brooks

By Dave Baxter (@davebbbaxter)

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Country superstars and married couple Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks speak to the media on Saturday afternoon at MTS Centre in Winnipeg. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
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Garth Brooks speaks to the media on Saturday at MTS Centre. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

WINNIPEG — Garth Brooks had something he wanted to tell the crowd at MTS Centre in Winnipeg on Friday night, but as soon as he got on stage he realized he didn’t have to.

“Last night was kind of a cloud for me,” Brooks said, while speaking about his Friday night show at the MTS Centre to media on Saturday afternoon in Winnipeg.

“But people were really sweet and lifted that cloud for me. I’m still not really too sure if I was all here last night, but I thought the crowd was all here.”

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Garth Brooks Rocks Winnipeg

Garth Brooks Rocks Winnipeg

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Garth Brooks performs the first of four shows at MTS Centre on Friday, June 17, 2016. (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)
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Garth Brooks in Winnipeg (DAVE BAXTER / CHRISD.CA)

Garth Brooks rocked the house in Winnipeg for the first time in 20 years Friday night.

The country legend played the first of four shows in Winnipeg on Friday to a large, vocal, and wound up crowd at MTS Centre.

The 54-year-old, who is one of the bestselling recording artists of all time, played hit after hit, and kept the energy high throughout the show.

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