One half of Manitoba musical duo Keith and Renée is set to release her second solo album next month.
Renée Lamoureux will debut Dare To Be You during an event at the West End Cultural Centre on April 23. Special guests of the night include Those Guys — A Cappella and Amadians (featuring James Roth, Courtney Krebsbach and Kyle Fox).
The Manitoba-born singer-songwriter has launched eight albums in total during her musical career, toured across North America and contributed her philanthropy work with Free The Children.
Winnipeg country foursome Oh My Darling is calling it quits, but not before playing one last time as part of a farewell show.
“After 8 years, we have collectively made the decision to move on from Oh My Darling. This band has been such a huge part of all of our lives and careers, and it is bittersweet to say goodbye,” a statement on the band’s website read.
WINNIPEG — Kitchen parties are usually a Festival du Voyageur thing, but the West End Cultural Centre will get its own taste next month.
The Prairie Kitchen Party on May 30 will feature three-time national fiddle champion Patti Kosturok and multi-instrumentalist Emma Cloney perform with Jeremy Rusu and special guest Dan Scramstead of The Deeds.
Tickets are available now for $15 in advance through the WECC, Ticketfly, Winnipeg Folk Festival Music Store and Music Trader, or for $20 at the door.
Winnipeg-based indie pop artist Rayannah has released her new music video ahead of eastern Canadian tour dates this spring.
Boxcar Lullabies is her debut EP, just one of five originals to be released on May 7. The video was shot by Winnipeg filmmaker Jonathan Stanners.
Boxcar Lullabies is a forthright showcase of the mastery of Rayannah’s looped and layered voice — only this time, combined with the indelible sounds of delicate strings, distorted whispers, pulled-apart pianos, passing trains, and a choir of double basses. The result is a supremely unique work that is at once familiar and foreign, each song of its five songs a world of its own.
Toronto roots rockers Skydiggers are returning to Winnipeg this spring.
The band will play the West End Cultural Centre on May 22.
Northern Shore, their eighth studio album, was released in 2013 and still remains the band’s most adventurous and varied collection of songs yet. They will share that same musical experience with a local audience when they make their return.
A clash of bands and filmmakers will see the two creative fields merge at the West End Cultural Centre on May 23.
Bands vs. Filmmakers 5 is a collaborative effort by the Winnipeg Film Group’s Cinematheque and WECC where five successful independent Winnipeg filmmakers will be accompanied by the performances of five great Winnipeg bands and musicians.
This year’s featured bands, musicians and filmmakers include: