by Kaelen Bell
“I have a bit of a cold,” Tamara Lindeman says, a little apologetically, as she kneels to quietly blow her nose. The crowd laughs gently and murmurs with sympathy, though they seem to watch even this small moment with baited breath. It hasn’t broken the hex. Continue reading “Live show review :: The Weather Station”
by Sheldon Birnie
I was witness to some magic Monday night; some pure gold in musical form. I stood along the north wall inside the Times Change(d), sipping Standard lager with my best gal as the place packed itself to the brim and spilled out onto Main Street and the hot night beyond.
The place was a literal who’s-who of Winnipeg’s roots scene, performers and fans alike. Many had seen the night’s performers over the weekend out at Trout Forest, and knew for a fact that the events of the evening would be something special, something to be experienced, no excuses. They weren’t wrong in that. Continue reading “Hillbilly Highway – Three cheers to the Small Time”