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  • Pledge Your Support For Great Radio In Winnipeg!

    Since our revitalization in 1998, UMFM has been providing a diverse range of music and talk programming to Winnipeg. As with any organization, we have changed and evolved over the years but at its core, UMFM has maintained a mandate to provide our listeners a forum for music and voices that...   Read more ›

  • Pledge-O-Rama 2015 Kicks Off at The Good Will Thursday October 15th

    Like Tom Waits holed up in Stax Records, the music Ben Caplan makes with his band the Casual Smokers harkens back to the grittier side of soul music. Caplan’s singular baritone is the focal point of this contemporary folk music and on Thursday October 15th at the Good...   Read more ›

  • Making It Up As We Go!

    World Class Funny, Right Here In the 204! The leaves are changing here in Winnipeg, which means that it's time for the If...Improv Festival to take over the Gas Station Theatre from September 30th thru October 3rd! The focus of the festival has always been to bring new improv ideas...   Read more ›

  • CANADALAND Comes To UMFM!

    UMFM is pleased to announce the addition of CANADALAND to our broadcast schedule beginning Monday September 14th and airing every Monday from 10am to 11am. Hosted by independent journalist Jesse Brown, the program is entirely crowdfunded and presents a wide-ranging look at issues across our country with a particular eye...   Read more ›

  • Under The Harvest Moon!

    Now that summer’s finally here, the time is right for announcing the Harvest Moon Festival 2015 line-up! Surrounded by the beauty of the Pembina Valley, this unique three-day festival is a celebration of the harvest season, local food production, the area’s rich cultural heritage, and the bond...   Read more ›

  • Femfest 2015: Hear Her Roar!

    Sarasvàti Productions is pleased to once again bring Winnipeg audiences FemFest 2015, the 13th annual festival of life changing theatre, written by women, for everyone. Femfest 2015: Hear Her Roar's line-up of transformative plays includes an exciting mix of artists from across the world who are using performance as a...   Read more ›

  • Music From Out Of This World!

    Our great new friends at Interstellar Rodeo are bringing their fine festival to the Forks for the first time, from August 14th through the 16th! The first lineup features the likes of Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Earle, Blue Rodeo, Dwight Yoakam and more than 20 other great...   Read more ›

  • Fringers, Start Your Engines!

    As always, UMFM's intrepid theater reporter Justin Olynyk, host of Play It Again (Wednesday nights at 8PM), and UMFM's crack team of reviewers will be in the middle of the action checking out some of the great plays and telling your all about them here! Twenty-eight years ago, in the...   Read more ›

  • Help bring back Rudolph's Smile

    No stranger to UMFM's airwaves, whether as part of past chart-topper Mahogany Frog, recent rockers The Catamounts or as one-half of Birdapres & Grey Jay whose great live sessions can be found here and here, Andy Rudolph is a mainstay in Winnipeg's artistic community. He has supported UMFM's efforts during...   Read more ›

  • UMFM's Heartfelt Congratulations to Mitch Podolak

    UMFM would like to congratulate the Winnipeg Folk Festival's founding Artistic Director Mitch Podolak on his being named to the Order of Manitoba. If his bio ended with just his involvement in creating the WFF, it would be a much deserved honour and a tremendous musical legacy that Mitch gifted...   Read more ›