The RAS Report: November 2016

Mark your calendars for the next Winnipeg Comedy Festival – coming up April 3 to 9, 2017. Ticket sales start December 1! Visit the website for more info. www.winnipegcomedyfestival.com

Dauphin’s Countryfest recently revealed a stellar superstar line-up for 2017. Canada’s longest running country music festival is featuring performances by Luke Bryan, Keith Urban, Johnny Reid, Manitoba’s own Doc Walker, and many more. Tickets and info available online. www.countryfest.ca

Being Greene reveals an intimate look into one Manitoba family’s struggle with mental illness, in a touching film about love, life, legacy and hope. Produced by Nüman Films, it premiered on CBC’s Firsthand documentary series in October. The full doc is now available for online viewing at: http://www.cbc.ca/firsthand/episodes/being-greene

Northern Ontario rockers Midnight Shine have taken hold of the #1 spot on the National Aboriginal Music Countdown! Their single Northern Man has been on top of the NAMC charts for 4 weeks now, and the video is steadily climbing towards 10,000 views. If you haven’t checked this awesome band out yet, please do… www.midnightshineonline.com 

Back in September, Midnight Shine played their first ‘Main Stage’ with a performance at CityFolk Festival in Ottawa. Here are a few short video clips from that show:

Midnight ShineIndian In Disguise
Midnight ShineJames Bay
Midnight Shine – Hopeless Romantic