Music Nerd Links

Tell the Band to Go Home
Join Jeff Robson every Sunday 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. central time on UMFM 101.5 – featuring the best singer/songwriters from here, there, and everywhere.  You’ll hear live in-studio performances and talk, as well as interviews with some great singer/songwriters and lots of music that we know you’ll enjoy.

West End Cultural Centre
Primarily a music venue, the WECC is a non-profit organization that promotes Manitoban, Canadian and international artists by fostering artistic development.

Winnipeg Folk Festival
Founded in 1974 as a one-time celebration to mark Winnipeg’s 100th anniversary, the Winnipeg Folk Festival has evolved from a modest outdoor event into one of the pre-eminent music festivals in the world, and a summer tradition for many throughout North America.

Musicians Network (Winnipeg, MB)
Find musicians fast in Winnipeg and Manitoba on the Musicians Network.

The Indie Bible
The Indie Bible shows you where to get your music reviewed, your songs played, and your CDs sold. Now in its fifth edition, The Indie Bible is an up-to-date list of radio stations and publications that accept Independent music.

Soundstage
Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams and Kasey Chambers appeared on recent episodes.  Handy “Airdates” link gives days and times of upcoming broadcasts on North Dakota and Detroit PBS stations.

Austin City Limits
ACL’s fall season includes Neko Case, the Jayhawks, Gillian Welch, Chuck Prophet, and Ruthie Foster. The “Local Schedule” link gives broadcast dates and times.

Record Emporium
Self-billed as the “Last of the Old Time Record Stores” – from grassroots promotion and catering to local (Chicago) artists to stocking used and obscure titles.

Puremusic
Online magazine dedicated to bringing great music to an audience whose tastes and interests are not limited to what’s being played on corporate radio and television.

Upcoming Winnipeg Concerts

The Smoking Gun