Thursday, 20 March 2014 09:47
TORONTO - Arcade Fire, OneRepublic and Sarah McLachlan have been added to the list of performers at the upcoming Juno Awards. The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which runs the televised music bash, says OneRepublic will perform their latest single, ``Counting Stars,'' while McLachlan will debut ``Beautiful Girl'' from her upcoming album, ``Shine On.'' However, Arcade Fire will appear via a taped performance due to touring commitments. The Montreal-based band _ scheduled to be in Chile that same weekend _ is up for a leading six nominations, including album of the year. McLachlan is also slated to appear as a special presenter for MusiCounts, Canada's music education charity. Previously announced performers include Tegan and Sara, Serena Ryder, Robin Thicke, Classified, Dean Brody, Gord Bamford, Matt Mays and the Sheepdogs. The Juno Awards, co-hosted by Classified, Johnny Reid, and Ryder, take place March 30 in Winnipeg and air on…
Tuesday, 18 March 2014 12:16
Last Ditch On The Left play Bruce's Firehouse (238-3rd Ave. N.E., Dauphin) this Sunday night at 8pm Doors: 7:30pm/Show 8pm Admission: $15 Contact Bruce at 204.648.4834 for more info Winnipeg darlings, Last Ditch On The Left bring a chemistry to their music and live performance that is impossible to deny. This allure and their songs that focus on love, love lost, tragic ends and social issues are bringing them on a tour of Germany and Switzerland supporting Canadian troubadour Matt Epp in May of 2014. Last Ditch will be a part of the Via Rail Artist On Board program at the beginning on March, on route to Toronto to record their highly anticipated debut album with Juno award winning producer David Baxter.(Corin Raymond/Jadea Kelly/etc) This will be followed up with Europe in May, festival performances in summer of 2014 as well as a Homeroutes tour of Alberta in September/October. Their…
Friday, 14 March 2014 10:59
On this Sunday night’s “no fences” we’ll feature the latest album from Oregon’s Blitzen Trapper. We’ve also got music from new releases by Twin Forks, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings, Robert Ellis, Sam Cash and the Romantic Dogs along with some local concert news and a couple of dusty ones from the archives. "no fences" is heard every Sunday night at 10pm CST here on the Parkland's Best ... 730 CKDM.
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 15:59
JUN 21 / QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT *June 21, MTS Centre, Winnipeg / Doors 7:00pm / Show 8:00pm Tickets $30.00, $35.00, $55.00, $85.00, $125.00 / Reserved Seating / All Ages TICKETS ON SALE FRIDAY, MARCH 14 @ 10AM Event ID: http://www.livenation.com/artists/107226/queen
Tuesday, 11 March 2014 11:00
Other new releases out this week ... Here's a list of some new CD releases for the week of March 11: Architects UK _ ``Lost Forever, Lost Together'' Aloe Blacc _ ``Lift Your Spirit'' Dan Croll _ ``Sweet Disarray'' Elbow _ ``The Take Off and Landing of Everything'' Sara Evans _ ``Slow Me Down'' Juanes _ ``Loco De Amor'' kxm _ ``kxm'' Laibach _ ``Spectre'' Ledisi _ ``The Truth'' Barry Manilow _ ``Night Songs'' Steve Martin, Edie Brickell, and Steep Canyon Rangers _ ``Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell Live'' Metronomy _ ``Love Letters'' Charlie Oxford _ ``Charlie Oxford'' Peter Furler Band _ ``Sun and Shield'' 311 _ ``Stereolithic'' Various Artists _ ``Veronica Mars: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack'' Dean Wareham _ ``Dean Wareham'' Don Williams _ ``Reflections'' Devin Williams _ ``Destruction of Kings'' Young Money _ ``Rise of an Empire'' (The Canadian Press)
Monday, 24 February 2014 09:24
BECK (Universal), Morning Phase - Feb 25: 12thalbum, and 1st new material since ‘08’s Modern Guilt. Five Star advance notices give the launch jet-propulsion. BENMONT TENCH (Uni), You Should Be So Lucky - Feb 25: Solo album from keyboardist perhaps best known as co-founder of Tom Petty’s Heartbreakers. Produced by Glyn Johns, includes contributions from Don Was, Ethan Johns, Blake Mills and Jeremy Stacey, Ryan Adams, Gillian Welch & David Rawlings, Tom Petty and Ringo Starr. BOB MOULD, Workbook (reissue) – Feb. 25: 25th anniversary edition of Hüsker Dü’s largely acoustic 1st solo recording. Intimate show dates announced. BRAD MEHLDAU & MARK GUILIANA (Nonesuch/Warner),Mehliana: Taming the Dragon - Feb 25: Mehldau plays old-schoolsynths with drum’n’bass percussionist Guiliana shaking and stirring things up. CELTIC WOMAN (Uni), Emerald musical gems - Feb 25: “Danny Boy”, “Amazing Grace” and more from the bankable Irish franchise. DAVIDGE (The End), Slo Light - Feb 25:…
Monday, 24 February 2014 09:02
A reminder that the Quinton Blair show originally scheduled for Friday, February 28th has been canceled. Quinton Blair will now be opening for New Country Rehab at the WAC on March 21st.
Friday, 21 February 2014 11:03
Congratulations to Chris Mitchell, Howard Wirch and Steve Langston on the Premiere of their new film "COUNTRYFEST" about Dauphin's Countryfest. MTS TV subscribers will soon be able to watch the film on MTS On Demand.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 15:39
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 20, 2014 CURLING FOR A CAUSE: Manitoba Music Rocks Charity Bonspiel Has Raised Over $14,500 Total for Unison Benevolent Fund WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba’s music community rocked the house for charity this month. Over 140 curlers joined event organizers Manitoba Music and Manitoba Film & Music at the 2014 Manitoba Music Rocks Charity Bonspiel at the Granite Curling Club on February 2. The fourth annual event, which sold out in record time, brought the province's vibrant music community together to raise funds and awareness for the Unison Benevolent Fund. This year's event raised over $4,500, taking the bonspiel's total donation to over $14,500 for the Unison Fund, landing media and national industry attention in the process. “Once again, the Manitoba music community has shown its generous spirit in its support of the Unison Benevolent Fund,” said Manitoba Music's executive director, Sara Stasiuk, who also sits…