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List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

Updated June 8, 2017 110.4k views50 items

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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Neil Young

    Rock music, Experimental rock

    AlbumsHarvest, 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... more on Wikipedia

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    The Guess Who is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    The Guess Who

    Blues-rock, Classic rock

    AlbumsLive 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... more on Wikipedia

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    Bachman–Turner Overdrive is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Bachman–Turner Overdrive

    Boogie rock, Rock music

    AlbumsNot 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,... more on Wikipedia

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    Bif Naked is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Bif Naked

    Pop punk, Pop music

    AlbumsOkenspay 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... more on Wikipedia

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    Crash Test Dummies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Crash Test Dummies

    Rock music, Folk rock

    AlbumsJingle 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,... more on Wikipedia

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    Venetian Snares is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Venetian Snares

    Dark ambient, Orchestra

    AlbumsDoll 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... more on Wikipedia

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    #19 of 20 The Best Orchestra Bands/Artists#8 of 94 The Best Breakcore Artists/Bands

  • 7
    Comeback Kid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Comeback Kid

    Crossover thrash, Metalcore

    AlbumsWake the Dead, Turn It Around, Broadcasting…, Symptoms + Cures, Die Knowing

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    Burton Cummings is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Burton Cummings

    Rock music

    AlbumsJukebox, Burton Cummings, Dream of a Child, Above the Ground, Woman Love

    Burton Lorne Cummings, (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician, singer and... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    The Watchmen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    The Watchmen

    Alternative rock

    AlbumsSilent Radar, In the Trees, McLaren Furnace Room, Brand New Day, Slomotion

    The Watchmen are a Canadian rock band. They were one of the most commercially successful... more on Wikipedia
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    The Duhks is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    The Duhks

    Pop music, Folk music

    AlbumsYour Daughters & Your Sons, The Duhks, Migrations, 2007-04-28: Merlefest, Wilkesboro

    The Duhks are a folk fusion band, formed in 2002 in Winnipeg, Canada. Featuring banjo, fiddle,... more on Wikipedia
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    The Weakerthans is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    The Weakerthans

    Anarcho-punk, Folk rock

    AlbumsReconstruction Site, Left and Leaving, Fallow, The Falcon Lake Incident, Live at the Burton Cummings Theatre

    The Weakerthans are a four-piece Canadian indie rock band.
  • 12
    Bob Nolan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Bob Nolan

    Western music, Country
    Bob Nolan (born Robert Clarence Nobles, April 13, 1908 – June 16, 1980) was a Canadian-born... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Bob Rock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Bob Rock

    New Wave, Pop music
    Robert Jenns Rock (born April 19, 1954) is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Econoline Crush is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Econoline Crush

    Industrial metal, Industrial rock

    AlbumsThe Devil You Know, Ignite, Affliction, Brand New History, Purge

    Econoline Crush is a Canadian rock band from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada formed in... more on Wikipedia

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    Brad Roberts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Brad Roberts

    Rock music

    AlbumsCrash Test Dude, Midnight Garden, Rajanaka: Mantra

    Bradley Kenneth Roberts (born January 10, 1964) is the lead singer and guitarist for the... more on Wikipedia

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    #49 of 69 The 40+ Greatest Baritone Singers in Music History#20 of 23 Men Who Resent Their Parents For Having Them Circumcised

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    Chantal Kreviazuk is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Chantal Kreviazuk

    Adult contemporary music, Pop music

    AlbumsUnder These Rocks and Stones, Ghost Stories, What If It All Means Something, Colour Moving and Still, Plain Jane

    Chantal Jennifer Kreviazuk (; born May 18, 1974) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, composer,... more on Wikipedia
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    John K. Samson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    John K. Samson

    Folk punk, Indie rock

    AlbumsLittle Pictures, Slips and Tangles, Provincial, Provincial Road 222, City Route 85

    John Kristjan Samson (born 1973) is a Canadian musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is a... more on Wikipedia
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    Dan Roberts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Dan Roberts

    Rock music
    Daniel or Dan Roberts may refer to: Daniel Roberts (Royal Navy officer) (1789–1869) Daniel... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Ash Koley is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Ash Koley

    Indie pop, New Wave

    AlbumsInventions

    Ash Koley is a Canadian new wave/alternative pop band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. The band... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Domenica is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Domenica

    Rock music, Heavy metal

    AlbumsThe Luxury

    Domenica refers to the music of songwriter/guitarist/vocalist Bekki Friesen. The Canadian band... more on Wikipedia
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    Ellen Reid is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Ellen Reid

    Rock music

    AlbumsCinderellen

    Ellen Lorraine Reid (born 14 July 1966) is a Canadian musician. She provides backing vocals,... more on Wikipedia
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    Christine Fellows is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    AlbumsNevertheless, Paper Anniversary, The Last One Standing, 2 Little Birds, Femmes de chez nous

    Christine Fellows (born 1968) is a Canadian folk-pop singer-songwriter from Winnipeg, Manitoba.
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    Tin Foil Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Tin Foil Phoenix

    Post-grunge, Alternative rock

    AlbumsHurry, Age of Vipers

    Tin Foil Phoenix is a Canadian post-grunge band from Winnipeg. The band formed from the ashes... more on Wikipedia
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    Steve Bell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Steve Bell

    Folk music

    AlbumsSons & Daughters, Waiting for Aidan, Beyond a Shadow, Simple Songs, The Feast of Seasons

    Steve Bell (born November 17, 1960) is a Canadian singer/songwriter and guitarist based in... more on Wikipedia
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    Joey Gregorash is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Bands from Winnipeg

    Joey Gregorash

    Rock music, Rock and roll

    AlbumsNorth Country Funk

    Joey Gregorash is a vocalist/ musician from Winnipeg, Manitoba who became the first solo... more on Wikipedia
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