Funky Cutz...Check Ça Phat Cutz of the month

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Friday, 16 June 2017

2017 Winnipeg Jazz Festival -

Thanks to all our guests for our Winnipeg Jazz Fest special programming: Casimiro Nhussi, Marco Castillo, and Marisolle Negash.

Here are some Check Ça  faves and folks who have visited the show:

Marco Castillo - June 15, 9:15 p.m. at The Cube
                       - June 21, 9:00 p.m. at The Cube

The Mariachi Ghost - June 16 10:45 p.m. at The Cube

Dirty Catfish Brass Band - June 16, 11:45 p.m. at The Cube

Jupitra - June 18, 4:00 p.m. at The Cube

Chuck Copenace Group - June 18, 5:00 p.m. at The Cube

Super Duty Tough Work - June 18, 8:00 p.m. at The Cube

Keisha Booker - June 19, 8:00 p.m. at The Cube

Mike Manny - June 20, 6:00 p.m. The Cube

Jaime Carrasco - June 21, 7:00 p.m.

Jimmy Greene Quartet - June 22, 7:30 & 10:00 p.m. at Rachel Browne Theatre

Winnipeg Jazz Collective - June 22, 8:00 p.m. at The Cube

Marisolle Negash - June 22, 9:00 p.m. at The Cube

Casimiro Nhusssi & NAfro Band (Bokante) - June 23, 8:00 p.m. at West End Cultural Centre

Aaron Shorr - June 23, 6:00 p.m. at The Cube

Quincy Davis + Q5 - June 23, 7:30 p.m. at Rachel Browne Theatre

Warren Wolf - June 23, 10:00 p.m. at Rachel Browne Theatre

3Peat w/Chris Bxnnxtt and Marisolle Negash - June 24, 9:00 p.m. at The Good Will

* Don't miss the nightly jam sessions with Derrick Gardner at The VG Lounge (at the Fairmont Hotel, 2 Lombard Pl) from Tuesday, June 20 to Saturday, June 24. What happens at a JazzFest Jam stays at a JazzFest Jam...

... and more!

Be sure to check out this year's Winnipeg Jazz Festival.-

DJ Stop. mix on Check Ca

Hey, hey, check out the newest hot off the grill from  DJ Stop. (a.k.a. Norman Breaks on Mixcloud)  Tasty mixes and spicy beats on his Mixcloud page. Get 'em while they're fresh. Heck, they age pretty good too. Hmm....

2017 JazzFest programming - don't miss a show!

If you missed an episode, be sure to download the show from the CKUW website:

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

2017 Winnipeg Jazz Fest programming on Check Ca

It's that time of year again..  2017 Winnipeg International Jazz Festival! Lots of great acts from Manitoba, Canada and abroad. Be sure to check out the schedule.

This year on Check Ca, we have interviews with a few artists featured in this year's festival:

Casimiro Nhussi - on the show June 2
show:  Friday, June 23, 8:00 p.m.@ West End Cultural Centre

Marco Castillo - on the show June 9
show: Thursday, June 15, 9:15 p.m.@ The Cube - Tribute to Hermeto Pascoal
show: Wednesday, June 21, 9:00 @ The Cube - Marco Castillo & the Brazillian Beats

Marisolle Negash - on the show June 16
show: Thursday, June 22, 9:00 p.m. @ The Cube - solo show
show:  Saturday, June 24, 10:00 p.m. @ The Good Will - with Chris Bxnnxt and 3Peat

Check it out. Did you miss a show? Be sure to listen to archived episode on  for information about these great artists!

Sunday, 4 June 2017

June "Pepper" Harris in concert - June 10, Nicolino's

Check out local jazz & blues artist, June "Pepper" Harris for a special concert and CD release party. The show is this June 10 (2017) at Nicolino's (4-2077 Pembina Hwy), Winnipeg, at 2:00 p.m. June's show will also feature some great local artists on the bill, including Check Ça  fave, Derrick Gardner.