>> Friday, 28 March 2014
Hamilton-based artist Jessy Lanza just announced a tour in support of her much buzzed-about debut, Pull My Hair Back, which includes a Winnipeg date at the West End Cultural Centre on May 11th.
Fleetwood Mac continues to shirk the yoke of retirement with its relentless touring, but this time around longtime holdout Christine McVie joins the troop for the upcoming tour. This includes a date at the MTS Centre on Monday, November 10th. Ticket sale kick off Monday, April 7th but I'm sure there'll be ample presale opportunities.
BC-based singer-songwriter Jordan Klassen also returns to town for a gig at the West End Cultural Centre on Monday, May 5th.
And finally, according to the Park Theatre's twitter feed, the Mac DeMarco show there is nearly sold out. The only tickets left are at Music Trader, so god speed, you procrastinating, Mac DeMarco fan!
Just a quick note today: Minneapolis-based indie-rap pairing Atmosphere will be at the Garrick on Tuesday, May 20th. Look for the duo's new album, Southsiders, on Tuesday, May 6th.
First up, as per its Twitter feed, the Winnipeg Folk Festival lineup will be revealed on Saturday, March 15th. C'mon, Kings of Convenience! (I know, I know. About as likely at the Jets making the playoffs this year.)
Harlan Pepper is at the Folk Exchange on Saturday, May 3rd.
Mac DeMarco returns to Peg City for a gig at the Park Theatre on Tuesday, June 24th.
Kim Churchill is at the WECC on Sunday, April 6th.
Speaking of the WECC...Jimmy Rankin is there on Saturday, April 19th.
Double bill going down at the Burt on Thursday, March 20th: Phillip Phillips is there with Twin Forks.
Speaking of double bills going down in Winnipeg: Indicator Indicator and Lost Weekend is at the Park Theatre on Saturday, March 22nd.
Escondido is at the Pyramid on Friday, March 21st.
Just a few shows to pass along this noon hour:
Toronto songwriter Jerry Leger is at Times Changed on Friday, April 11th.
The Skydiggers play the WECC on both Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd.
Vance Joy is at the Garrick on Thursday, March 27th.
Speaking of the Garrick...Aidan Knight is there on Tuesday, March 25th.
Jay Malinkowski & the Deadcoast is at the Park Theatre on Friday, March 28th.