Category Archives: Music

Slow Leaves

Local band Slow Leaves was back at the West End Cultural Centre last week for his latest CD release. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Carly Dow. Click on images to enlarge. Advertisements

Slow Leaves

Local band Slow Leaves was back at the West End Cultural Centre last week for his latest CD release. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Carly Dow. Click on images to enlarge.

Attica Riots

Winnipeg rockers Attica Riots were back at the West End Cultural Centre for another show last week. Opening the show was local hiphop trio, 3 Peat. Click on images to enlarge.

Attica Riots

Winnipeg rockers Attica Riots were back at the West End Cultural Centre for another show last week. Opening the show was local hiphop trio, 3 Peat. Click on images to enlarge.

Mobina Galore

Winnipeg punk duo Mobina Galore were back at the West End Cultural Centre for their 100th show of the year. Opening the show was Fox Lake and Slow Steady. Click on images to enlarge.

Mobina Galore

Winnipeg punk duo Mobina Galore were back at the West End Cultural Centre for their 100th show of the year. Opening the show was Fox Lake and Slow Steady. Click on images to enlarge.

Mass Appeal [2017]

Mass Appeal Winnipeg is a series of free public concerts presented by the Winnipeg Arts Council. Each event is themed on a single type of instrument, performed by anyone who wants to participate.  It’s an inclusive arts experience that allows everyone to

Mass Appeal [2017]

Mass Appeal Winnipeg is a series of free public concerts presented by the Winnipeg Arts Council. Each event is themed on a single type of instrument, performed by anyone who wants to participate.  It’s an inclusive arts experience that allows everyone to

Elliott Brood

Elliott Brood was back in town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

Elliott Brood

Elliott Brood was back in town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

Mayhemingways

The Mayhemingways were back at the West End Cultural Centre to headline a show last week. Opening the show was local artist Andrew Neville. Click on images to enlarge.

Mayhemingways

The Mayhemingways were back at the West End Cultural Centre to headline a show last week. Opening the show was local artist Andrew Neville. Click on images to enlarge.

Tomboy Survival Guide [Ivan Coyote]

Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for the dismantling of the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. Writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and an all-tomboy band invite the audience to join them

Tomboy Survival Guide [Ivan Coyote]

Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for the dismantling of the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. Writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and an all-tomboy band invite the audience to join them

The Sadies

The Sadies were back in town this weekend for a sold out show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

The Sadies

The Sadies were back in town this weekend for a sold out show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

Musical Notes & Lunch Totes [2017]

Every summer the West End Cultural Centre hosts a lunchtime concert series at Saigon Park featuring local musicians. This summer’s artists included Raine Hamilton, Vince Andrushko, Marcel Desilets, Possum/Opossum, Nation of Two, Chris Lacey, Ila Barker, Jaxon Haldane, and Mulligrub.

Musical Notes & Lunch Totes [2017]

Every summer the West End Cultural Centre hosts a lunchtime concert series at Saigon Park featuring local musicians. This summer’s artists included Raine Hamilton, Vince Andrushko, Marcel Desilets, Possum/Opossum, Nation of Two, Chris Lacey, Ila Barker, Jaxon Haldane, and Mulligrub.

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Sunday]

The final day of this year’s Interstellar Rodeo rounded out the weekend with another awesome day of music. The day started out with Whitney Rose. She was followed by The Dead South, Ford Pier, Sarah Slean, Colleen Brown & Elijah

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Sunday]

The final day of this year’s Interstellar Rodeo rounded out the weekend with another awesome day of music. The day started out with Whitney Rose. She was followed by The Dead South, Ford Pier, Sarah Slean, Colleen Brown & Elijah

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Saturday]

Day two of this year’s Interstellar Rodeo was as good as as the opening day. The day started with local singer Leonard Sumner, and also included Terra Lightfoot, Danny Michel, Ensign Broderick, Adia Victoria, Mustafa The Poet, Rheostatics, and Beck.

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Saturday]

Day two of this year’s Interstellar Rodeo was as good as as the opening day. The day started with local singer Leonard Sumner, and also included Terra Lightfoot, Danny Michel, Ensign Broderick, Adia Victoria, Mustafa The Poet, Rheostatics, and Beck.

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Friday]

I was back at The Forks for the 3rd Interstellar Rodeo in Winnipeg. The lineup for the entire festival was awesome, and Friday started out with four great artists including Marty Stuart & his Fabulous Superlatives, Yola Carter, Figure Walking,

Interstellar Rodeo 2017 [Friday]

I was back at The Forks for the 3rd Interstellar Rodeo in Winnipeg. The lineup for the entire festival was awesome, and Friday started out with four great artists including Marty Stuart & his Fabulous Superlatives, Yola Carter, Figure Walking,

Leanne Pearson

I had the opportunity to photograph country singer Leanne Pearson earlier this month. Leanne was back in town for a show at the Lyric Theatre as part of Assiniboine Park’s summer concert series. Click on images to enlarge.

Leanne Pearson

I had the opportunity to photograph country singer Leanne Pearson earlier this month. Leanne was back in town for a show at the Lyric Theatre as part of Assiniboine Park’s summer concert series. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

August 12th was the final day of the Summer Games festival at The Forks. The festival brought out thousands of people out each night for great music and awesome performances. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

August 12th was the final day of the Summer Games festival at The Forks. The festival brought out thousands of people out each night for great music and awesome performances. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Here’s another set of photos from the Summer Games Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Here’s another set of photos from the Summer Games Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Prairie Percussion Workshop

The 6th annual Prairie Percussion Workshop took place early in August at the new music building at the University of Manitoba. The workshop had more than 25 student participants involved in workings for four days. Click on images to enlarge.

Prairie Percussion Workshop

The 6th annual Prairie Percussion Workshop took place early in August at the new music building at the University of Manitoba. The workshop had more than 25 student participants involved in workings for four days. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Monday, August 7th was Manitoba night at Summer Games Festival. The day featured band and other performers from our home province, capped off with a performance by legendary band, the Crash Test Dummies. Click on image to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Monday, August 7th was Manitoba night at Summer Games Festival. The day featured band and other performers from our home province, capped off with a performance by legendary band, the Crash Test Dummies. Click on image to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

A lot of the shooting I did for the Canada Summer Games was during the Festival at The Forks. Here’s another set of photos from a great night of music at the festival. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

A lot of the shooting I did for the Canada Summer Games was during the Festival at The Forks. Here’s another set of photos from a great night of music at the festival. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Here are some photos from another night at the Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Here are some photos from another night at the Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Another set of images from a great night at the 2017 Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Another set of images from a great night at the 2017 Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Some more photos from the 2017 Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

Some more photos from the 2017 Canada Summer Games Festival at The Forks. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

During the 2017 Canada Summer Games, there was a free public concert each night at The Forks. The concerts featured bands and performers from each province and territory across the country. Click on images to enlarge.

2017 Canada Summer Games – Festival

During the 2017 Canada Summer Games, there was a free public concert each night at The Forks. The concerts featured bands and performers from each province and territory across the country. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade was back at the Burton Cummings Theatre promoting first album after a five year hiatus. Click on images to enlarge.  

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Wolf Parade

Wolf Parade was back at the Burton Cummings Theatre promoting first album after a five year hiatus. Click on images to enlarge.  

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Gregory Porter

Jazz singer Gregory Porter was back at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for a sold-out show at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Opening the show was the Jacob Bro Trio. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Gregory Porter

Jazz singer Gregory Porter was back at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for a sold-out show at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Opening the show was the Jacob Bro Trio. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Mavis Staples

Legendary soul/R&B singer Mavis Staples was back at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for an awesome show at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Opening the show was pianist Kandace Springs. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Mavis Staples

Legendary soul/R&B singer Mavis Staples was back at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for an awesome show at the Burton Cummings Theatre. Opening the show was pianist Kandace Springs. Click on images to enlarge.

Son Sabrason Band

Last week, I had the chance to soon a great local latin band. Son Sabrason Band was playing at The Cube during latin night at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Son Sabrason Band

Last week, I had the chance to soon a great local latin band. Son Sabrason Band was playing at The Cube during latin night at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Christian McBride

Legendary jazz bassist Christian McBride brought his quartet to the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for a spectacular show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Christian McBride

Legendary jazz bassist Christian McBride brought his quartet to the Winnipeg Jazz Festival for a spectacular show at the West End Cultural Centre. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – The Joy Formidable

British rock group The Joy Formidable was at the West End Cultural Centre for a sold out show earlier this week. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – The Joy Formidable

British rock group The Joy Formidable was at the West End Cultural Centre for a sold out show earlier this week. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Seu Jorge

South American guitarist Seu Jorge was at the Burton Cummings Theatre for the first feature show of the 2017 Winnipeg Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Seu Jorge

South American guitarist Seu Jorge was at the Burton Cummings Theatre for the first feature show of the 2017 Winnipeg Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Opening Weekend

The 2017 Winnipeg Jazz Festival kicked off a few weeks ago with a four days of great music at The Cube. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg Jazz Festival [2017] – Opening Weekend

The 2017 Winnipeg Jazz Festival kicked off a few weeks ago with a four days of great music at The Cube. Click on images to enlarge.

Bright Righteous

Winnipeg rockers Right Righteous was at the West End Cultural Centre playing to a packed house on Saturday night. Opening the show were Tusk and Somebody Language. Click on images to enlarge.

Bright Righteous

Winnipeg rockers Right Righteous was at the West End Cultural Centre playing to a packed house on Saturday night. Opening the show were Tusk and Somebody Language. Click on images to enlarge.

That Show with Those Guys

Winnipeg’s most popular acappella group Those Guys brought their show to the West End Cultural Centre for two shows last week. Opening the show was Olivia Lully. Click on images to enlarge.  

That Show with Those Guys

Winnipeg’s most popular acappella group Those Guys brought their show to the West End Cultural Centre for two shows last week. Opening the show was Olivia Lully. Click on images to enlarge.  

The Head & the Heart

The Head & the Heart were back in town at the Burton Cummings Theatre for another show with the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

The Head & the Heart

The Head & the Heart were back in town at the Burton Cummings Theatre for another show with the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Raine Hamilton

Raine Hamilton was back at the West End Cultural Centre last week for a show with her string trio. Click on images to enlarge.

Raine Hamilton

Raine Hamilton was back at the West End Cultural Centre last week for a show with her string trio. Click on images to enlarge.

Nation of Two Recording Session

Last week I joined Nation of Two at Paintbox Studio where they’re starting to record their first EP. Click on images to enlarge.

Nation of Two Recording Session

Last week I joined Nation of Two at Paintbox Studio where they’re starting to record their first EP. Click on images to enlarge.

Courage, My Love & The New Electric

Last week, the West End Cultural Centre hosted a double feature with ‘Courage, My Love’ and ‘The New Electric’, two great up-and-coming Canadian Bands. Opening the show was local band Paisley. Click on images to enlarge.

Courage, My Love & The New Electric

Last week, the West End Cultural Centre hosted a double feature with ‘Courage, My Love’ and ‘The New Electric’, two great up-and-coming Canadian Bands. Opening the show was local band Paisley. Click on images to enlarge.

San Fermin

Folk Festival fan favourite San Firman was back in Winnipeg for a show at the Park Theatre. Click on images to enlarge.

San Fermin

Folk Festival fan favourite San Firman was back in Winnipeg for a show at the Park Theatre. Click on images to enlarge.

Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr was in town for an awesome show at that West End Cultural Centre. Opening the show as local artists Rhianna Saj and the Reverend Rambler. Click on images to enlarge.

Charlie Parr

Charlie Parr was in town for an awesome show at that West End Cultural Centre. Opening the show as local artists Rhianna Saj and the Reverend Rambler. Click on images to enlarge.

Hot & Dirty Dance Party

The Dirty Catfish Brass Band and Dr. Hotbottom were back at the West End Cultural Centre for another Hot & Dirty Dance Party. Click on images to enlarge.

Hot & Dirty Dance Party

The Dirty Catfish Brass Band and Dr. Hotbottom were back at the West End Cultural Centre for another Hot & Dirty Dance Party. Click on images to enlarge.

The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer

The Winnipeg Folk Festival brought fan favourite ‘The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer’ back to town for a sold out show at the Park Theatre. Opening the show was Ryan McNally. Click on images to enlarge.

The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer

The Winnipeg Folk Festival brought fan favourite ‘The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer’ back to town for a sold out show at the Park Theatre. Opening the show was Ryan McNally. Click on images to enlarge.

Daniel Champagne

Guitar virtuoso Daniel Champage was at the West End Cultural Centre for an awe-inspiring show to a sold out crowd. Opening the show was local song-writer Nic Dyson. Click on images to enlarge.

Daniel Champagne

Guitar virtuoso Daniel Champage was at the West End Cultural Centre for an awe-inspiring show to a sold out crowd. Opening the show was local song-writer Nic Dyson. Click on images to enlarge.

Kerri Stephens & Dave Quanbury

Times Change[d] High & Lonesome Club has been hosing a Odd Couples showcase for the past couple months. This past week Kerri Stephens and Dave Quanbury played two sets on Thursday night. Click on images to enlarge.

Kerri Stephens & Dave Quanbury

Times Change[d] High & Lonesome Club has been hosing a Odd Couples showcase for the past couple months. This past week Kerri Stephens and Dave Quanbury played two sets on Thursday night. Click on images to enlarge.

University of Manitoba Percussion Ensemble

Last week the University of Manitoba Percussion ensemble hosted their final concert concert of the year in the Great Hall of the University College. Also included in the concert was an ensemble made up of the percussion studio alumni. Click

University of Manitoba Percussion Ensemble

Last week the University of Manitoba Percussion ensemble hosted their final concert concert of the year in the Great Hall of the University College. Also included in the concert was an ensemble made up of the percussion studio alumni. Click

Bill & Joel Plaskett

Joel Plaskett recently hit the road with one of his biggest musical influences, his father, Bill Plaskett. The father & son duo are playing songs from their new record, Solidarity, and as well as favourites from Joel’s vast catalogue of music.

Bill & Joel Plaskett

Joel Plaskett recently hit the road with one of his biggest musical influences, his father, Bill Plaskett. The father & son duo are playing songs from their new record, Solidarity, and as well as favourites from Joel’s vast catalogue of music.

Winnipeg DrumTalk Festival [2017]

The Music Cellar hosted their 7th annual DrumTalk Festival last weekend. Featured artists included the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Drumline, the River East Collegiate Percussion Ensemble, and Mark Kelso. Click on images to enlarge.

Winnipeg DrumTalk Festival [2017]

The Music Cellar hosted their 7th annual DrumTalk Festival last weekend. Featured artists included the Winnipeg Blue Bombers Drumline, the River East Collegiate Percussion Ensemble, and Mark Kelso. Click on images to enlarge.

Tanya Tagaq

Inuit throat-singer Tanya Tagaq was in town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre to promote her latest album ‘Retribution’. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Becky Han. Click on images to enlarge.

Tanya Tagaq

Inuit throat-singer Tanya Tagaq was in town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre to promote her latest album ‘Retribution’. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Becky Han. Click on images to enlarge.

The Shuffle Demons

Toronto quintet ‘The Shuffle Demons’ brought their eclectic show to Brandon as the feature band at this year’s Brandon Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

The Shuffle Demons

Toronto quintet ‘The Shuffle Demons’ brought their eclectic show to Brandon as the feature band at this year’s Brandon Jazz Festival. Click on images to enlarge.

Brandon University Jazz Ensemble

I was back in Brandon this past weekend to shoot the Brandon Jazz Festival. The Festival included four concerts with the Brandon University Jazz Ensemble. Joining the ensemble on stage was the Dirty Catfish Brass Band. And a few extra

Brandon University Jazz Ensemble

I was back in Brandon this past weekend to shoot the Brandon Jazz Festival. The Festival included four concerts with the Brandon University Jazz Ensemble. Joining the ensemble on stage was the Dirty Catfish Brass Band. And a few extra

The Arrogant Worms

Celebrating their twenty-fifth year, The Arrogant Worms are on a farewell tour across Canada. Inspired by the fact that most groups their age have cashed in on at least a half dozen “farewell tours” already, the Worms’ “First Farewell Tour”

The Arrogant Worms

Celebrating their twenty-fifth year, The Arrogant Worms are on a farewell tour across Canada. Inspired by the fact that most groups their age have cashed in on at least a half dozen “farewell tours” already, the Worms’ “First Farewell Tour”

Rose Cousins

This past Friday, the Winnipeg Folk Festival brought Rose Cousins back to town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre. Opening the show was pianist Erin Costello. Click on images to enlarge.

Rose Cousins

This past Friday, the Winnipeg Folk Festival brought Rose Cousins back to town for a show at the West End Cultural Centre. Opening the show was pianist Erin Costello. Click on images to enlarge.