While we here in Saskatchewan tend to have some animosity towards Winnipeg, we tend to forget the wealth of musicians that we all love who have come from the prairie city. Neil Young, Randy Bachman, Fred Penner, John K. Samson. Each of them a national treasure, but also an innovator. Neil Young even tried his hand at electronic music. And now The Revival. A Winnipeg band that blends rock and electronic loops and samples in their very own Revival "Style".
Wednesday night brought in a gathering of friends, family, and fans of Keiffer Mclean and the Curiosity club for the release of "Drama in the Attic", the debut release from Keiffer and the group. The Artful Dodger was at capacity, as the audience were treated to the unique skills and stylings of Mclean.
Progressive rock group Island, originally from Montreal, now based in California, are on their Western Canadian leg of their latest tour, and will be in Regina Saturday March 22nd at The Exchange. We had a chat with lead man Nick Thorburn about their latest album.