Redman // Beatnuts // Bone Thugs // Ghostface Killah and blah, blah, blah

Check out these listings updates for a few huuuuge upcoming hip-hop shows to the Peg, which kind of make up for that cancelled Ludacris/Rick Ross (get consciousness soon!)/Jim Jones event…. but just kind of..

Friday, October 21st, 2011
Bone Thugs-n-Harmony’s Krayzie Bone + Wish Bone
w/ Young Kidd + Winnipeg’s Most
Marquee Lounge & Event Centre — 1875 Pembina Hwy

Sunday, October 23rd, 2011
Redman + Madchild
w/ Brakada + Finalie + Hip Hop Junkeez
RockBar –- 1931 Pembina Hwy

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011
The Beatnuts
w/ Co-op + DJ Lonnie CE
Greenroom –- 108 Osborne Village

Sunday, December 4th, 2011
Ghostface Killah
w/ Peter Jackson
Republic Nightclub –- 291 Bannatyne

Keep updated to Stylus’ Blah, Blah, Blah section on your left for every upcoming concert listing that is happening in Winnipeg.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart + Suuns // 09-28-11 // Lo Pub

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart in Winnipeg
Photo by Mike Chiasson at the Lo Pub in Winnipeg.

The Pains of Being Pure at Heart were recently in Winnipeg to play an amalgamated show with Montréal’s Suuns at the Lo Pub. Opening for these two would-have-been separate shows were Jersey’s Big Troubles and Montréal-based Valleys. Tons of the Stylus fam was on hand to take in this faux Battle of the Bands: National Edition that saw each act compliment one another as if it were a single renegade tour of rising face melters.
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Eyes On the 38th Annual Winnipeg Folk Festival

The Monday after Folk Fest always feels strange.

Maybe it has something to do with the confinement of clothing.. or the loss of brain cells.. or the dreaded j.o.b.. or the sound of engines replacing instruments.. or the feeling of intrusive pavement.. or our sunburned everything. Either way, the 38th Annual Winnipeg Folk Fest has wrapped up in traditional fashion and here is a bushel of photos from some of the favourites that this year had to offer:

Toots & the Maytals:
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