THE WECC 2.0

Winnipeg Free Press - Section D - - FRONT PAGE -

Al­though the walls were no longer crum­bling down, the West End staff were deal­ing with shifts within the mu­sic in­dus­try. In re­cent years, the roles of gen­eral man­ager and artis­tic di­rec­tor at­tracted some high­pro­file peo­ple from Win­nipeg’s mu­sic scene, in­clud­ing: Jack Jonas­son, who man­aged the Lo Pub and played in Novillero and the Paper­backs; for­mer Weak­erthans gui­tarist Stephen Car­roll, who is now the man­ager of mu­sic pro­grams at Man­i­toba Film & Mu­sic, and Mike Falk, who is now the artis­tic di­rec­tor of the Win­nipeg In­ter­na­tional Jazz Fes­ti­val and founder of the lo­cal la­bel Head in the Sand.

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