The Winehouse Mag

This is the Winehouse…

In the 1920’s it was a Speakeasy.
Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ethel Waters.

In the 1950’s it was a Jazz Club.
Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington, John Coltrane.

In the 1960’s & 70’s it was a Music Festival.
Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Nina Simone, Miles Davis, Janis Joplin, Gil Scott Heron, Santana, Fela Kuti.

In 2013 and beyond…it’s many places, many sounds, indefinable, and it’s online. Amy Winehouse, Lenny Kravitz, Erykah Badu, Esperanza Spalding, Adele, the Budos Band, Lana Del Rey, Melody Gardot, Gary Clark Jr. Alt J. & so many more. Old School Remixed, Contemporary Re-imagined. Your home for soul, jazz, blues, alternative rock, R&B & pop, afrobeats, indie, folk & international sounds–we’re borderless, baby!

From Kingston to Brixton, Toronto and beyond…you’re in the Winehouse, baby!

Chaka V.
Creator ~ Editor-in-Chief

The Winehouse Mag was founded July 1, 2012 during the Montreal Jazz Festival and launched on March 15th, 2013!


The creation of the Winehouse was inspired by the timeless music of Amy Winehouse. The Winehouse Mag does not purport to be associated with or have any special access to the Amy Winehouse family or foundation.