>> Thursday, January 19, 2012
Photo by Jonathan Taggart
First up, Vancouver-rooted quirk-pop act Said The Whale return to Winnipeg for a gig at the Park Theatre on April 21st, touring in support of their new record, Little Mountain (street date: March 6th).
Red Moon Road release their self-titled debut at the WECC on Saturday, March 17th alongside Bog River.
Octoberman is at the Lo Pub on March 23rd.
The Rock & Soul event featuring The Perms and The Noble Thiefs goes down at the Park Theatre on February 3rd.
And finally, kickstarted by James Struthers, a plethora of Manitoba artists have banded together to start a "Choose Your Charity" concert series event, scheduled to take place every Thursday night at the Free Press Cafe. The lineup for the new few months is as follows:
- Thurs. Jan. 26 @ 7 p.m. - JD Edwards (charity: Manitoba Mutts)
- Thurs. Feb. 2 @ 7 p.m. - Katie Murphy (charity: Beyond Borders ECPAT Canada)
- Thurs. Feb. 9 @ 7 p.m. - Keri Latimer (charity: West Central Women's Resource Centre)
- Thurs. Feb. 16 @ 7 p.m. - Don Amero (charity: Agape Table)
- (Reading Week – series intermission)
- Thurs. Mar. 1 @ 7 p.m. - Flo (charity: World Vision)
- Thurs. Mar. 8 @ 7 p.m. - Thrift Store Love (charity: CancerCare Manitoba Foundation)
- Thurs. Mar. 15 @ 7 p.m. - Hayley Gene (charity: W.I.S.H. Inc.)
- Thurs. Mar. 22 @ 7 p.m. - James Struthers (charity: Winnipeg Harvest)