Parks & Recreation

Music in the Park

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Young and old alike are invited to experience the magic and serenity of Western Manitoba's finest performing artists.

All performances are FREE and will be streamed on WCGtv Channel 12 SD / 1012 HD, WCGtv Video on Demand (VOD) or online at https://westmancom.com/personal/wcgtv/watch-live at 7:00pm each Tuesday from July 6 - August 31, 2021.

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Young and old alike are invited to experience the magic and serenity of Western Manitoba's finest performing artists.

All performances are FREE and will be streamed on WCGtv Channel 12 SD / 1012 HD, WCGtv Video on Demand (VOD) or online at https://westmancom.com/personal/wcgtv/watch-live at 7:00pm each Tuesday from July 6 - August 31, 2021.

Mitchell Makoons - July 6

 Mitchell

Mitchell Makoons (He/Him) is a Roots/Rock musician from Brandon, Manitoba. Mitchell started playing guitar at the age of seven to accompany his grandfather and brother playing Metis fiddle tunes. Mitchell continues to be an active member of the Manitoba Metis community. The songs Mitchell writes incorporate traditional Ojibway music and culture with modern influences from Roots and Rock. 

Mitchell Mozdzen is a well-rounded pop/rock musician that shares his talent anywhere from a live stage to busking on the street. He enjoys entertaining no matter what the venue. In the past year alone he performed over 50 gigs to a fast growing fan base that enjoy listening to his soft acoustic melodies and his intense live loops.

Michelle Boudreau - July 13

Michelle

Michelle Boudreau is a Folk, Blues and Roots singer/songwriter, spoken word artist, gardener and mom. You'll hear a melodic twist, a unique blend of original music as well as a little Johnny Cash, Memphis Minnie and some Jug Band Blues. Michelle has toured the corners of Canada, playing festivals and stages abroad, bringing audiences to groove and toe tap to her catchy melodies.

Michelle Boudreau Music | Profiles | Manitoba Music

Until It's No Fun - July 20

 until its no fun

Until It's No Fun is a band (like the name says) that exists to have fun. Everyone in the group is a seasoned musician with years of experience in various kinds of music. They have brought their talents together in a great melting pot to bring a wide variety of music to any event. Polly Schoonbaert, on Lead Vocals hails originally from New Brunswick and brings her East Coast charm and back ground in Classic Rock,Pop & Country. Kerry Skinner on Vocal, Bass and Bodhran (Irish drum) has played in many bands. He has experience in many musical fields including Blues, Folk, Celtic, Pop and Classic Rock. Bruce Dunlop Vocals, Guitar and Banjo has many years in Folk and Celtic music. Ken Stelmack Vocals , Accordion and Cajon(box drum) is our Polka King and has experience in musical theater and choirs. The band brings a light hearted attitude to all it does and refuses to take itself too seriously. They'll be happy to play "until it's no fun".

Braden McColl - July 27

Braden McColl (stage name is Allan McColl) is a folk and country artist whose roots rest in the grassy pastures of his Manitoba prairie home. Growing up between farm and city, his music is an amalgamation of dream state and old-soul nostalgia. Inspired by the music of the Grateful Dead, Junior Kimbrough, and Waylon Jennings, Braden’s music is a modern breath from a simple time long ago.

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43 Collective - August 3

 43 Collective is a rock band from Brandon, consisting of Brady Chyzyk (vocals/guitar), Kelsen McLean (drums), Braden Compton (guitar), and Colby Ryznar (bass).  They cover a variety of rock music, spanning from the 70s to the 00s, and are in the process of working on some originals as well.

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Lucky Ned - August 10

 From left to right, Bill Turner (who, unfortunately due to Covid 19 risks was unable to be with us in the studio), Brent White, Kerry Skinner, and Brian Giesbrecht. Lucky Ned has played music together for a number of years and perform mostly covers of other artists but don’t try to mimic the original artists. Each member has a different taste in music making their selection eclectic...from Bluegrass, to Sinatra, to Blues, to Folk, Dire Straits, you name it. Brian is the lead vocalist, but from time to time, each of the others takes over lead vocals.

Lucky Ned