Manitoba Music Makers Spotlights Mitchell Makoons

Manitoba Music Makers - Episode 6 - Featuring Mitchell Makoons



Manitoba Music Makers is pleased to bring you this exclusive and candid conversation with Mitchell Makoons and MMM show host Frank McGwire. Recorded in mid-February, this interview now aligns perfectly with the recent release of Mitchell's new album "Lady Boots" and a long list of shows that will keep him busy throughout the summer.


Manitoba Music Makers host Frank McGwire (left) discusses, songwriting, performing, showcase gigs, touring, and Mitchell Makoons (pictured at right) latest album "Lady Boots." (Photo Credit: WCG TV)



Mitchell Makoons, a roots-rock musician from Brandon, Manitoba, first picked up the guitar at age seven to accompany his grandfather and brother's Métis fiddle tunes. Makoons remains an active member of the Manitoba Métis community, weaving traditional Ojibwe music and culture with modern influences into his songwriting.


Mitchell Makoons performs Cold Coffee off his new album Lady Boots.

Check out the full program via The Spark's YouTube channel.

The clip is available at the bottom of this page. (Photo credit: WCG)



Over the past year, Makoons has gained traction on the Canadian festival circuit, performing at high-profile events such as Dauphin's Countryfest, Ste. Madeline Métis Days, All Folk'd Up Music Festival, and Winnipeg Fringe Festival.


Makoons shares his encouraging and vibrant new single "Courage" from his latest album "Lady Boots" Purchase it here on Spotify Have a listen to it on YouTube at the bottom of this article along with the full episode of Manitoba Music Makers he recorded on February 16, 2024 at WCG TV Studios. 


Last summer Makoons played 39 shows many of which featured his trio or band, mainly on festival dates. This year looks promising as the phone keeps ringing and more dates are added. To follow Mitchell Makoons visit his website here. (Photo credit: WCG TV)

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