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Fred Penner Lauded at Canadian Folk Music Awards

Fred Penner Lauded at Canadian Folk Music Awards

Fred Penner
Fred Penner won Children’s Album of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa on Saturday, November 18, 2017. (HANDOUT)

Winnipeg children’s singer-songwriter Fred Penner walked away with some new hardware over the weekend.

Penner won Children’s Album of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa.

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Dashboard Confessional Coming to The Burt in March

Dashboard Confessional Coming to The Burt in March

Dashboard Confessional
Christopher Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional (KRISTEN DRUM PHOTO)

American emo rockers Dashboard Confessional will play the Burton Cummings Theatre on March 3, 2018.

Singer/songwriter Christopher Carrabba became the poster boy for a new generation of emo fans in the early 2000s, having left behind his former band (the post-hardcore Christian outfit Further Seems Forever) to concentrate on vulnerable, introspective solo musings.

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Big Wreck’s 20th Anniversary Tour Stopping in Winnipeg

Big Wreck’s 20th Anniversary Tour Stopping in Winnipeg

Big Wreck TourCanadian rockers Big Wreck will play the Burton Cummings Theatre as part of an anniversary tour to their debut album.

The “In Loving Memory Of 20th Anniversary Tour” rolls into Winnipeg on February 15, 2018.

Tickets to the show go on sale Friday, November 10 at 10 a.m. through Ticketmaster. Prices are $25 and $37.50.

— Staff