Canadian Beats Passport – Show Review – Kip Moore and River Town Saints

Who: Kip Moore and River Town Saints When: April 17, 2017 Venue: Burton Cummings Theatre Where: Winnipeg, Manitoba Genre: Country When River Town Saints hit the stage at Winnipeg’s historic Burton Cummings Theatre, they hit it hard! These guys were the opening act for Kip Moore and what a way to get the house ramped up […]

Petric releases their newest single “Play it Safe”

This Winnipeg-based country music duo that garnered three Manitoba Country Music Association (MCMA) awards in late 2016 (Video and Single of the Year for “All She Wrote” and Album of the Year for It Girl) releases a great new single “Play it Safe” to iTunes on April 14 and to country music radio on April […]

Review – Apollo Suns

EP: Each Day a Different Sun Release Date: April 8, 2017 Download Genre: Psychedelic Jazz Rock Saturday April 8th, Apollo Suns will be playing a show at the Good Will Social Club in their hometown of Winnipeg,  Manitoba to support the release of their debut EP Each Day a Different Sun. I had a chance […]

Show Review – Doc Walker CD Release Party

Who: Doc Walker When: March 31, 2017 Venue: The Kings Head Pub Where: Winnipeg, Manitoba Genre: Country Manitoba’s own Doc Walker was front and centre at this exclusive VIP CD Release Party hosted by Winnipeg radio station QX 104. What an extraordinary way to celebrate the release on their tenth album Weathervane. The crowd was […]

Review – Hearing Trees

Album: Puppets Release Date: March 7, 2017 Download Genre: Rock For their short, simple, straightforward 3-song EP Puppets, Winnipeg’s Hearing Trees took over a bar in January and recorded the three tunes live hoping to capture the raw essence of the performance. What they got was an elegant sound with rough edges, like a well-loved […]

Winnipeg Folk Festival is Back for its 44th Year

The 44th Winnipeg Folk Festival takes place from July 6 to 9, 2017, in Birds Hill Provincial Park, Manitoba. This annual festival is a North American premier outdoor folk music festival and this year’s line-up has proven to be incredible with headliners City and Colour, The Shins and Feist. Local favourites Joey Landreth, John K. […]

FINN to release EP entitled, Godsend

Winnipeg’s smart-pop quintet FINN is set to release a new EP titled Godsend on March 24. They have recently put out a lyric video for the title track and if the song is any indication the EP will be definitely be something you’ll want to get your hands on. The band will be setting out […]