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Happy Holidays

Dec 12 2016

Saturday night at the Cavern was a great last show of 2016. Although we didn't play many, 2 big shows to be exact, we played two AMAZING events, with Shine On and a packed house at our favorite underground spot in The Cavern! 
Thanks to everyone who came out and danced with us at both those shows, you made it so fun! 
We did finish a version of Body Language in the studio, but are taking a step back to work on this new batch of tunes and making a record that's more in line with what we are doing these days. 
We appeaciate the patience and can't wait to show everybody our new music in 2017!
Happy New Year!

SHINE ON!

Aug 29 2016

It seems that everytime we play at the Shine ON Festival of Music and Art, the crowd gets better, more beautiful and even more into dancing. We would like to thank all who came out to our mid-afternoon party on the Alley-Cat stage and made it unforgetable. Seriously one of the best energies we've ever got from a crowd! Thanks to all the festival orginizers and volunteers. We can't wait to come back to Sandilands and rock it with Shine On next year! <3

Recording update

April 1 2016

No april fools joke here, we have written a bunch of brand new songs that we feel are more in line with how our band sounds these days and decided to go back to the drawing board for the new album. This will push back the release date by quite some time since we're really gonna start from scratch, but don't worry, it'll be worth it! The new songs are very high energy and great for our live set, so we're going to do our best to bring that energy into the studio to deliver the music that will get you dancing! 

Body Language

Feb 15 2016

We are having a blast recording and messing around with plenty of new sounds for the upcoming album Body Language. We've recorded way to many songs and are going ot widdle it down to a managable number and will be working on post production soon!

Happy Holidays from NTW!

Dec 21 2015

With 2015 wrapping up, it's been an exciting and fun filled year for None the Wiser. We've had new band members, some great festival gigs and are currently working on the finishing touches on our 4th full length album "Body Language" which we expect to release in the late spring before getting back out on the road to make people boogie at Festivals, Theatres, Coffe Shops, Parks, Clubs and Living Rooms accross Canada. Have a happy Holidays from None the Wiser and we'll see you out there in 2016!

Seeing the Country

Oct 15 2015

The band is getting amped up to see what kind of good folks are out there all over this fine country we call home. We've made some great friends all over western Canada and can't wait to make some more. Keep posted!

Song writing and tour prep

Aug 9th 2015

What a great first week of August. Great crowds at two great festivals in Gimli Mb, and Beasejour Mb, at the Icelandic Fest and Great Woods Music Festivals. None the Wiser is now taking a couple weeks to work on some new songs that were put on the backburner while preparing for the summer's festival shows, and doing prep for the fall's Western Canadian tour. Keep your eyes and ears peel for NTW in a mountain town near you as well as some Winnipeg shows in September and October. 

Fire Works and Cookin' the Groove

July 1st 2015

HAPPY CANADA DAY everybody! July is a month off from giggin for the boys and the band has been cookin' up some groovy madness at the J space, gettin ready for the summer festival gigs and planning the fall 2015 western Canadian tour. The boys have some great new material ready and are almost done the follow up album to 2014's "Smoke and Mirrors" tentatively titled "Body Language" Keep posted for news regarding a tour fundraiser and CD release party in the coming months. The Fall of 2015 is going to be madness for the gang and NTW couldn't be more excited!!!!

Good Will and Good Times

June 1st 2015

After such a great time our in Kenora Ont. at the Lake of the Woods Brewing Co. The boys have decided that June's a great time to hang out with NTW's favorite bands Roger Roger and the super fun guys in Sebastian Owl at the Good Will Social Club on the 20th. Also None the Wiser will be stopping by UMFM 101.5 at University of Manitoba to chat with the guys from The Scene and do a live in studio acoustic set!
 

MAY LONG AT THE LAAAAAKE!

May 1st 2015

We couldn't be more thrilled to be playing the lovely Lake of the Woods Brewing Co. this may long in Kenora Ontario. 
It's really the first time most people are out at the lake and we're excited to be a part of everyone's first big weekend of the summer! We've got a great show worked out and are looking forward to meeting some great locals as well as sampling some of the local brew!

CARY ON!

April 1st 2015

We are very excited to have our pal Cary playing lead guitar for festival season with us this year. Cary's a well known guitar guy around town with long stints at the "Winnipeg Famous" jam nights at the Cavern for years. We're lookin forward to making some sweet melted faces this spring!

ZACK ZACK ZACK ZACK ZACK

March 20 2015

It can't be overstated the role that Zack has played in our band. For 16 years Eli and Zack have been making music together, many of which under the None the Wiser brand, but all things must pass and Zack stepping away from the band to continue his work at becoming a lawyer. While Zack won't be performing with the group regularly, he's still our best bud, and is sure to be around in the studio, the jam space and helping guide us as only Zack can. 

"Lousy Smarch Weather"

March 1st 2015

Well it's not really feeling like spring yet, but we're feeling fresh with some solid writing under out belts for February and our good buddy Josh Ayers (Leanne Pearson) helping us out on the drums for a few gigs in March and April. 
We are playing OZZYS on Wednesday March 4th for the MANITOBA MUSIC NIGHT and we couldn't be more thrilled about it! We hope to see lots of y'all brave the cold and come down to the basement of the Osborne Village Zoo with us!

 

It's soooooo cold! But we're just heating things up!

Feb 1st 2015

After a great weekend to end January, playing at Falcon Ridge Ski Hill followed by an overnight band jam retreat in a beautiful lakefront cabin, as well as a banging show at the Tap and Table. The band is taking some time in February to work on some new material. We've got some great work done already on some tunes everyone's bound to get up and dance to, as well as some laid back summer style grooves, in case you didn't miss the heat enough already. We are really amped up to show everyone the new tunes and can't wait to share them in our spring shows starting in March. Don't worry though, there's still plenty of time in our sets for the tunes you already love dancing to! See y'all in March.

-NTW

Winter shows and writing break

Jan 1st 2015

Happy New Year everyone! We wish y'all the best in 2015 and have some exciting stuff planned for what should prove to be a great year for NTW. We are doing some cool winter shows like out at The Falcon Ridge Ski Hill Chalet, Festival du Voyageurs and a goodbye show to our good pal and drummer Jon Lemer, who's headed to South America to persue some FUN TIMES! 
The month of February we have set aside to work on some new material we've been writing together and we are really excited to show it to y'all in our spring shows, with a March industry showcase, a jets home game after party and a series of NTW shows wouldn't be complete without a sweaty night at The Cavern Club! 
See you all around in 2015! 
Cheers, 
NTW

Well that was fun!

Nov 28 2014

Thanks to all those who came out and danced their pants off at our CD Release! Thanks to Sapphire Empire and Scott Malcolmson for opening the night! We are stoked to take the disc out into the world with some more shows!

-NTW

Smoke and Mirrors BABY!

October 31st 2014

After months of post production, endless hours in the studio and a whole lot of coffee, None the Wiser is muchos excited to finally announce the release of their third full length recording "Smoke and Mirrors"! 

The band will be debuting the album at the brand new venue/place to be in Winnipeg, The Good Will Social Club, at 625 Portage. 
The show will feature NTW performing songs from the album, as well as some other tasty treats, and will also have local buzz band Saphire Empire performing a set. Good friend of the band and singer/songwriter for The Afterparty and Hollerin' Pines Scott Malcolmson will be starting off the night with a solo set as well. 

Tickets are 10$ in advance / 13$ at the door and are available at The Good Will Social Club, as well as through members of the bands. 

See y'all at The Good Will Social Club Thursday November 27th!

Cheers, 

NTW

Smoke and Mirrors CD Release

September 21st 2014

None the Wiser's third full length album, the follow up to 2013's "Magic and Wonder" is set to be released in late fall 2014. The album, "Smoke and Mirrors" is a huge step forward for the band, with a huge new sound, familiar hits for fans, plus some very different sounding music which is bound to appeal to music fans of all types. Stay posted for release dates, and CD Release Show details!

Gimli Film Festival

June 29th 2014

Just announced! None the Wiser will be performing yet another outdoor show! Thursday July 24th in Gimli MB. at the famous Gimli Film Festival. The boys will be playing an hour of funky dance music at the Harbour Front Outdoor Stage from 11PM-Midnight. Featuring special guest, and NTW's first ever bass player, Alex  Campbell (Imaginary Cities, JD Edwards Band, Brothers Landreth) on Keys.

Shine on Festival of Music and Art

June 5th 2014

NTW is very excited to announce that they will be headlining Friday night's music at the 10th annual Shine on Festival in Sandilands Provincial Forest August 22nd. This will be a special anniversary for NTW members Eli and Moe who will be playing their 10th Shine On Festival in a row, joining a very exclusive club of musicians to perform at each and every Shine On or Shine Thru Rain Festival at Al's Farm since the inagural festival in 2005. 

Don't you just LOVE the Cavern?

April 27 2014

We had so much fun last night at the Cavern, and we're looking forward to preparing our live show for this summer, we have some great announcements coming in June! Stay tuned!!!!!!!

Magic and Wonder CD RELEASE

Feb 24th 2014

The gang is thrilled to announce the release of None the Wiser's second full length album titled "Magic and Wonder" on Saturday April 26th 2014 at the Cavern Club in Winnipeg. The album was produced and recorded by None the Wiser and is recieving great reviews in the media. The show will feature songs from the album, some oldies, new goodies and maybe even a few suprises. An opening band will be announced in the near future. 

Churchill Connection Show

December 21st 2013

After a busy month of December filled with great shows with some amazing bands, I would like to personally thank all the bands who played at the Churchill Connection fundraiser for my friend Erin. JD Edwards Band, Sweet Alibi, BB Gun, and Evan Reeve all put on an unbelievably great show and we raised some much needed funds for Erin's medical expenses. This was a cause that was very close to home, and I'm deeply moved by the support of the music community here in Manitoba. 
Cheers, 

-Eli

Shine On Festival

September 1st 2013

The summer of 2013 was a new beginning for None the Wiser, with a brand new live set, new bandmates, new friends and some great shows, highlighted by the Shine On Festival of Music and Art in Sandilands MB. 
None the Wiser played to an anxious crowd eager to dance to some funky tunes after an hour and a half rain delay. None the Wiser and the crowd really did Shine On! 

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