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Fred Penner Releasing New Childrens Album

Posted: March 18th, 2017 at 2:00pm MUSIC, Featured, ARTS
WINNIPEG, MB – Manitoba's favourite children's musician, Fred Penner, is releasing a new album featuring a wealth of Canadian talent. Guests on the album, called Hear the Music, include Ron Sexsmith, Terra Lightfoot,…

Video: Snow Shovelin’ Man

Posted: December 28th, 2016 at 3:00pm Videos, Featured, LIFE
Winnipeg, Manitoba - There's a lot of snow shovelin' going on after two big dumps in as many weeks. Winnipeg's Bob King has the perfect soundtrack for getting the job…

Fred Penner performs with WSO in 2016/17 season

Posted: August 14th, 2016 at 7:58pm MUSIC, Featured, ARTS
Fred Penner has been performing for over 40 years. His music was the soundtrack to childhoods – and now those grownup children are bringing their own kids to hear him…

KidsFest on this weekend at the Forks

Posted: June 11th, 2016 at 7:38pm festivals, Featured
Kids of all ages are in for a treat this weekend as the 34th annual KidsFest takes place at the Forks. The event features lots of live entertainment, including comedians, contortionists,…

Elessar Thiessen kicks off Open Mic

Posted: September 28th, 2015 at 7:00pm MUSIC, Featured, ARTS
After a little summer holiday, Manitoba Music is ready for the return of its open mic night, co-presented with the Winnipeg Folk Festival. The free monthly evenings are set to take over…

Manitoba artists win at WCMA

Posted: September 21st, 2015 at 10:57am MUSIC, Featured, ARTS
After a stellar run in Victoria for the year's BreakOut West, the envelopes were opened for the 13th annual Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMA) on September 20, celebrating the accomplishments of…

Winnipeg’s Musical Roots

Posted: August 10th, 2015 at 11:10am MUSIC, Featured, ARTS, Uncategorized
Did you know that two of the greatest cowboy songs of all time were composed by a Winnipegger? And did you know that North America’s foremost authority on folk music…

Sunny days and special moments at Dauphin’s Countryfest

Posted: June 28th, 2015 at 3:27pm MUSIC, Featured, ARTS
DAUPHIN — So far the weather has co-operated at the 26th Dauphin’s Countryfest, and what a terrific weekend it has been! After surviving the wrath of Mother Nature in 2014,…

Food & Friends: Fred Penner

Posted: June 6th, 2015 at 9:30am Featured, LIFE, VOICES
Peak of the Market's Larry McIntosh chats with singer/songwriter Fred Penner.

Manitoba artists win five JUNO awards

Posted: March 16th, 2015 at 9:25am MUSIC, Featured, ENTERTAINMENT
It was a big weekend for Manitoba artists, who took home a total of five JUNO awards at the annual celebration of Canadian music. Manitoba's winners included: Fred Penner, Where…
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