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Photos: Junos 2014 – SiriusXM JUNO Awards Kick-Off (The Trews, The New Meanies + More)

By: Kevan Hannah – The 2014 JUNO Awards officially kicked things into high gear on Thursday night as nominees, industry professionals and Winnipeg music lovers all gathered at the Metropolitan Entertainment Theatre for the Sirius XM JUNO Awards Kick-Off. The newly restored theatre is pulling double duty as the ‘Manitoba House’ over the next few … Continue reading

Photos: Junos 2014 – JUNO Cup Practice

By: Staff – The rockers, led by Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy, and features the likes of  Colin MacDonald (The Trews), Devin Cuddy (son of Jim and leader of the Devin Cuddy Band), Menno Versteeg (Hollerado), Mike Belitsky and Sean Dean (The Sadies) and more, and the NHL greats, led by Mark Napier (Montreal Canadiens, Minnesota North Stars, Edmonton … Continue reading

Preview: 5 Can’t-Miss Bands During 2014 JUNOfest

By: Kevan Hannah – With the Grammys in the rear view mirror and the Polaris Music Prize a lifetime away, Canadian music fans will have their eyes on Winnipeg as the JUNO Awards descend upon the city next week. Now in its 43rd year, the JUNO Awards will once again bring an ambitiously wide range … Continue reading

CMW Preview: An Interview With Mat Klachefsky of Boats

By: Curtis Sindrey – Winnipeg natives Boats’ new album A Fairway Full of Miners is an eclectic mix of both highly eccentric, yet fun pop songs, ballads and experimental numbers, but that doesn’t mean that you should ignore them during Canadian Music Week 2013. Recorded in the spring and summer of 2012 with producer Ryan … Continue reading

Album Review: Boats Deliver Energy And Substance With New Album ‘A Fairway Full of Miners’

By: Curtis Sindrey – Winnipeg indie pop quintet Boats’ new album A Fairway Full of Miners, the follow-up to their acclaimed 2011 album Cannonballs, Cannonballs, might sound overwhelming and over-the-top at first listen but as you glide further into Boats’ quirky and bouncy melodies, you realize the new tracks are sharply composed with scrappy vocals, … Continue reading

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