Today in Music History
In 1963, the Beatles' first big hit, Please, Please Me, reached No. 1 on the British charts. It stayed at the top spot for only one week.
Born This Day
Edgar Bergen, 1903
Hugh Beaumont, 1909
Sonny Bono, 1935
LeVar Burton, 1957
WSO: Cheng Plays Mozart
Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets $23.75 to $92 at 204-949-3999.
MTS Centre, in support of Glad Rag Doll, 8 p.m. Tickets $69.50 to $95 at Ticketmaster.
Feb. 16, The Grant & Wilton Coffee House, 7 p.m. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door.
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, to March 2. Tickets start at $29; info at www.mtc.mb.ca or 204-942-6537.
Wash Your Troubles Away Dinner Theatre
Headingley United Church Players, 6:30 p.m. Headingley Community Club; $40 at 204-222-5402.
Asper Centre for Theatre and Film, University of Winnipeg, 7 p.m.; free with reservations at 204-786-9152.
My Big Fat Winnipeg Wedding
Celebrations Dinner Theatre. Canad Inns Fort Garry, 6:15 p.m. Tickets $30.95 to $69.95 at 204-982-8282.
Rumor's, 7:45 & 10:30 p.m., $15 at 204-488-4520 or rumorscomedyclub.com.
Out and About
Winnipeg Convention Centre, 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tickets $16 at Ticketmaster.
Winnipeg Scottish Festival Recital and Ceilidh
Scottish piping and drumming by some of Canada's best pipers and drummers, 6 p.m. Winnipeg Convention Centre. Tickets $5 and $10.
Festival du Voyageur
Continues to Feb. 24, Voyageur Park. Day passes $8 to $15.
Crumbs: Berlin or Bust 15
An improv comedy theatre fundraising show, 8 p.m., Gas Station Theatre. Tickets $10.
D'Arcy's A.R.C.: Pawsta Night
Fundraising event 5 & 7:30 p.m., Winnipeg Winter Club. Tickets $6 and $12.
Launch of Chuck The Different Vampire, 2 p.m., McNally Robinson Booksellers.
Alive (140 Bannatyne): Rockbox
Big A (1975 Portage): Damn Straight
Canadiana Hotel (1400 Notre Dame): Mother Groove
Cowboys (1034 Elizabeth Rd.): Last On the Road
The Current (Inn at the Forks): Erin Propp
Gio's (155 Smith) Closing Mega-Party
Grant & Wilton Coffee House (1077 Grant Ave.): Romi Mayes
Henderson Draft House (1011 Henderson): Karaoke
Henderson Hwy. Legion 215 (3600 Devries): Ambrose
Highway 75 Blues and Sports Bar (Pembina Hotel): The Detonaters and Damon Mitchell
King's Head (120 King): Mrs. Hoo Hoo
Le Garage Cafe (166 Provencher): Beth Arrison, Lucas Sader and Karl Kohut
The Lobby On York (295 York Ave.): Stylistic Saturday's
Marion Hotel (393 Marion): Blast Caps
The New Cavalier (1650 Regent Ave.): Dim Lizard
Nicolette Inn (632 Lafleche): Deputy
The Oak (826 Regent): Honeymoon Suite
Palm Lounge (Hotel Fort Garry): Walle Larsson
Palomino (1133 Portage): Jukebox Heroes
Pony Corral (Grant and Wilton): Mike and the Eastwood Gang
Pony Corral Pier (1700 Pembina): The Piano Cats.
Prairie Ink McNally Robinson (Grant Park Shopping Centre): Katherine Penfold & Carl Strempler
The Ranch Saloon (1931 Pembina): Catie St Germain
Silver Heights Restaurant (2169 Portage): Suzanne Mariani Band
Silver Spike (202 Bond): Moneyfinger
Tavern United MTS Centre (260 Hargrave): Tom Dunlop
Tavern United Transcona (826 Regent): Dave Steller
Times Change(d) (Main & St. Mary Ave.): Mariachi Ghost, Bottle Rockets
Toukies (Club Regent Casino): Marc Labossiere
Upperdeck Sports Bar (McPhillips Station Casino): River City Rock n Soul
Whiskey Dix (436 Main): Momentary Madness
The Wood Tavern (Norwood Hotel): Crackin Foxy