List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

List of Winnipeg bands, listed by their level of fame. This Winnipeg musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Winnipeg bands are included, as well as many Winnipeg musicians of underground status. This list of Winnipeg musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Winnipeg bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list features bands like Neil Young and The Guess Who.

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  • Neil Young
    Rock music, Experimental rock, Grunge
    • Albums: Harvest, Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, After the Gold Rush, Tonight's the Night, On the Beach
    Neil Percival Young (born November 12, 1945) is a Canadian singer-songwriter. After embarking on a music career in the 1960s, he moved to Los Angeles, where he formed Buffalo Springfield with ...more
  • The Guess Who
    Blues-rock, Classic rock, Pop music
    • Albums: Live at the Paramount, Shakin' All Over, Share the Land, American Woman, These Eyes
    The Guess Who are a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Initially gaining recognition in Canada, the group also found international success from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s with ...more
  • Bachman–Turner Overdrive
    Boogie rock, Rock music, Hard rock
    • Albums: Not Fragile, Bachman-Turner Overdrive II, Rock & Roll Nights, Best of B.T.O. (Remastered Hits), Head On
    Bachman–Turner Overdrive, often abbreviated as BTO, is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba, who had a series of hit albums and singles in the 1970s, selling over 7 million albums in that ...more
  • Bif Naked
    Pop punk, Pop music, Rock music
    • Albums: Okenspay Ordway I. (a.k.a. Things I Forgot to Tell Mommy), I Bificus, Bif Naked, Purge, Superbeautifulmonster
    Beth Torbert (born June 15, 1971) is an Indo-Canadian singer-songwriter, actress, and motivational speaker best known by her stage name Bif Naked.
  • Crash Test Dummies
    Rock music, Folk rock, Alternative rock
    • Albums: Jingle All the Way, Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm, God Shuffled His Feet, Give Yourself a Hand, A Worm's Life
    The Crash Test Dummies are a Canadian folk rock/alternative rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, widely known for their 1993 single "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm". The band is most identifiable through Brad Roberts ...more
  • Venetian Snares
    Dark ambient, Orchestra, Glitch
    • Albums: Doll Doll Doll, Songs About My Cats, Nymphomatriarch, Greg Hates Car Culture, Badminton
    Aaron Funk (born January 11, 1975), known as Venetian Snares, is a Canadian electronic musician based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is widely known for innovating and popularising the breakcore genre, ...more