Updated: RBC Bluesfest Drive-In Brings the Music Festival Back for Summer 2020

Just when you thought there was no festival season in the capital… a group of festival planners have come through to make those summer concerts a possibility! RBC Bluesfest and the National Arts Centre’s #CanadaPerforms initiative collaborated to create a socially distant music festival fit for 2020: RBC Bluesfest Drive-In.   The festival will take place […]

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Riit, iskwē & William Prince up for SOCAN Songwriting Prize

Ten Indigenous and Canadian artists have been nominated for the 2020 SOCAN Songwriting Prize. When it comes to voting, you might be feeling a little undecided. From William Prince’s heart-strings-pulling tune, “The Spark” to the political message of Haviah Mighty’s, “Thirteen” to iskwē’s charged up power anthem, “Breaking Down”, there is a lot to appreciate. Check […]

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Julian Taylor, Christa Couture & Haviah Mighty Light Up Free Hillside Homeside Festival

A beloved Ontario festival is moving things to the digital realm this summer after having to postpone their in-person festivities to next summer. Hillside Festival is going virtual with their Hillside Homeside lineup which features various artforms and an array of incredible talent.   You can enjoy performances from William Prince, Haviah Mighty, Julian Taylor, Buffy Ste. […]

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Leela Gilday, The Jerry Cans & Burnstick to perform at Virtual Canada Day celebrations

This year’s July 1 celebrations are looking a little different, but the show must go on. Several artists are slated to perform virtually during the Canada Day Across the Country show, including Indigenous talents Leela Gilday and Burnstick along with Sierra Noble and the National Arts Centre Orchestra. Canada Day Across the Country takes place […]

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