Bahamas in Winnipeg

On the warm, spring evening of April 27, Winnipeg’s music aficionados were treated to a transcendental experience at the historic Burton Cummings Theatre. The stage was set for an delightful night of melodic bliss, headlined by the soul-stirring melodies of Bahamas, with the talented local artist, Leith Ross, warming up the stage. From the moment the doors opened, anticipation filled the air, as eager concert-goers streamed into the venue, ready to be swept away by an evening of musical enchantment.

Leith Ross

Nestled in the heart of downtown Winnipeg, the Burton Cummings Theatre provided the perfect backdrop for an intimate yet electrifying musical journey. The venue’s ornate architecture and impeccable acoustics added an extra layer of magic to the evening, transporting the audience to a realm where time seemed to stand still, and only the music mattered. As the lights dimmed and anticipation rose, the stage came to life with the ethereal sounds of Leith Ross. Hailing from the vibrant music scene of Winnipeg, Ross captivated the audience with her mesmerizing voice and poignant lyrics. Backed by a talented band, they effortlessly blended elements of folk, blues, and soul, creating a sound that was both timeless and refreshing. With each song, Ross’s passion and authenticity shone through, leaving a lasting impression on all who were fortunate enough to bear witness to her performance.


As the applause faded, Bahamas took the center stage. Led by the incomparable talent of singer-songwriter Afie Jurvanen, Bahamas wasted no time in casting a spell over the audience with their signature blend of folk, rock, and soul. From the opening notes of it was clear that Bahamas was in a league of their own. Jurvanen’s velvety vocals soared effortlessly over lush arrangements, while the band’s tight musicianship provided the perfect backdrop for his introspective lyrics.


Highlights from Bahamas’s set included the soulful ballad “Stronger Than That,” which had the audience swaying in unison, and the infectiously upbeat “All the Time,” which brought a wave of energy to the theatre. Throughout the performance, Jurvanen’s charismatic stage presence and effortless charm kept the audience captivated, as he effortlessly switched between poignant ballads and foot-stomping anthems. The chemistry between Jurvanen and his bandmates was palpable, as they seamlessly moved through each song with precision and grace. Whether it was the haunting beauty of “Caught Me Thinkin'” or the irresistible groove of “Way with Words,” Bahamas delivered a performance that was nothing short of sublime.


As the final notes faded into the night, the audience erupted into thunderous applause, unwilling to let the magic of the evening come to an end. For those lucky enough to be in attendance, the concert was more than just a musical experience—it was a soulful journey that touched the heart and stirred the senses.

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