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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

Vera-Ellen, 1926

Sonny Bono, 1935

LeVar Burton, 1957

Ice-T, 1958

Today's Lineup


WSO: Cheng Plays Mozart

Centennial Concert Hall, 8 p.m. Tickets $23.75 to $92 at 204-949-3999.

Diana Krall

MTS Centre, in support of Glad Rag Doll, 8 p.m. Tickets $69.50 to $95 at Ticketmaster.

Romi Mayes

Feb. 16, The Grant & Wilton Coffee House, 7 p.m. Tickets $10 advance, $12 at the door.


Ed's Garage

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, to March 2. Tickets start at $29; info at 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.

Seven Doors

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.


Phil Hanley

Rumor's, 7:45 & 10:30 p.m., $15 at 204-488-4520 or

Out and About

Mardi Gras

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.


Marla Paul-Merasty

Launch of Chuck The Different Vampire, 2 p.m., McNally Robinson Booksellers.

Night Clubs

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

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition February 16, 2013 G4

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