Motown on Mondays!

We just kicked off a brand-new Monday night party here in Winnipeg, and I already love it.

MOTOWN ON MONDAYS is a weekly party that was founded in San Francisco in 2009. Since then, it’s expanded to multiple cities across North America. Think of it as a family of like-minded DJs who all dearly love the Motown sound.

Know what’s cool? Winnipeg is the FIRST city outside of the U.S. to join the MoM family (current cities involved include Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Chicago, Honolulu, Philadelphia and more!).

The Winnipeg edition happens FOR FREE every Monday at The Good Will Social Club (625 Portage Ave.) and features six rotating resident DJs. Gordo Cabeza, one of the founding DJs of MoM, flew up from San Fran to kick it off with us. If you want more information on the overall MoM concept, head to

See you Monday!

L-R: Mama Cutsworth, DJ Co-op, Mav One, Gordo Cabeza, Dow Jones, Anthony Sannie and DJ Hunnicutt



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