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Today in Music History

In 1976, the Eagles' Hotel California was released. It would spend eight weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard album chart and sell more than 16 million copies in the U.S.


Born This Day


Lee J. Cobb, 1911

Sammy Davis Jr., 1925

Flip Wilson, 1933

David Carradine, 1936

Jim Morrison, 1943

Gregg Allman, 1947

Sam Kinison, 1952

Kim Basinger, 1953

Teri Hatcher, 1964

Sinead O'Connor, 1966

Dominic Monaghan, 1976


Today's Lineup



WSO: Barenaked Ladies Hits and Holiday Songs

Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m.; tickets at Ticketmaster.


West End Cultural Centre, 7 p.m.; $29 at Ticketmaster.

Virtuosi Concerts: Kyung & Michael Kim

Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, 8 p.m.; $15 an $33 at 204-786-9000.

A Classic Christmas Pageant.

Holy Trinity Church, 7 p.m.




Miracle on South Division Street

Continues to Dec. 15, at RMTC's John Hirsch Mainstage. Tickets start at $29 at 204-942-6537.


Le Cercle Molière, 8 p.m., 340 Provencher Blvd. Tickets $27 and $30.

Wind of a Thousand Tales

Presented by Merlyn Productions Ellice Cafe & Theatre, 7:30 p.m.; $7 & $10.

Norm Foster's Comedy Bedtime Stories

Presented by the Shoestring Players, 2 & 7:30 p.m. Forrest Nickerson Theatre, 285 Pembina Hwy. Tickets $15 at 204-475-6821 or at the door.

The Big Boom Theory

Celebrations Dinner Theatre, to Jan. 12, Canad Inn Fort Garry. Showtimes: 6:15 p.m.; $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.


Out and about


Festival of Trees & Lights 2012

Ends tomorrow, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Manitoba Hydro Gallery 360 Portage Ave.

Christmas at the Taylors

Continues to Dec. 29, 6 to 10 p.m., 3001 Roblin Blvd.

Canad Inns Winter Wonderland

Continues to Jan. 5, 6-10 p.m., Red River Exhibition Park; $15 per vehicle up to seven passengers.




Ron James... Live!

Winnipeg Pantages Playhouse tonight and Brandon WestMan Centennial Auditorium on Sunday. Both shows at 8 p.m. Tickets $51 at 1-855-985-5000.

Outside Joke and Crumbs

International improv duo, 8 & 10:30 p.m. Gas Station Art Centre. Tickets $12 and $15.


Darryl Lenox, 9:15 p.m., $21 at 204-488-4520 or




Alive (140 Bannatyne): Catie St. Germain

Arkadash (268 Portage): Cottonmouth

Big A (1975 Portage): The Revival

Brooklands Inn (8 Keewatin St.): Permission To Land

Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame): Leanne Pearson

Cavern (112 Osborne, downstairs): Anusphear and Potatoes

Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth): Damn Straight

Current Restaurant (75 Forks Market Rd.): Helen White

Highway 75 Blues and Sports Bar (Pembina Hotel): Frenz

Jaguars (Club Regent): Al Andrusco Band

Jeffrey's (1420 Henderson): Rockbox

Joe's Garage (Pandora Inn): One Eyed Jacks

Marion (393 Marion,): Marc Labossiere

Palm Room (Fort Garry Hotel): Rick Boughton

Palomino (1133 Portage): Loco Mojo

Pony Corral (Grant and Wilton): Mike and the Eastwood Gang

Prairie Ink (McNally Robinson, Grant Park Shopping Centre): Bob Watts Trio

Pyramid Cabaret (176 Fort): Harry Chan

Silver Spike (202 Bond): Jukebox Heroes

Tavern United (826 Regent): Marc Labossiere

The Corral (3740 Portage Ave.): The Clint Dutiaume Band

The Oak (826 Regent): The Blast Caps

Times Change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Dave Bidini, Smoke Box and James and The Giants

Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): Rockalypso Trio

West Kildonan Legion (members and guests, 1740 Main St.): Maravells

Whiskey Dix (436 Main): Marc Labossiere

The Wood Tavern (Norwood Hotel): Mother Groove

Zoo (Osborne Village Inn): The Secrets with Jeremy Williamez

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition December 8, 2012 G5

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