iskwē to perform new album, The Stars at a free virtual event

iskwē has a new album release in the works, called The Stars, which comes out Friday, March 5th. It’s a reimagining of her award-winning album, acākosīk. On Thursday, March 4th at 8:00PM, she goes live to perform it from Revolution Recording in Toronto. Her friend, akaMatisse from Keys N Krates, will join her for a Q&A session, as well. Following the two-hour event, you […]

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Stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people at the virtual Ice Walk

A historic event takes place Monday, March 29th, called the Ice Walk. Folks are welcome to join in and stand in solidarity with the Mi’kmaq people of Lennox Island First Nation through a walk from Port Hill to Lennox Island. The walk is to acknowledge the hurt caused to the Mi’kmaq people, and Indigenous communities […]

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Shawnee Kish & Serena Ryder bring the tunes to the Songwriter Series

Friday night plans? Join Serena Ryder, Shawnee Kish, Haviah Mighty and more at the Songwriter Series which celebrates Canadian and Indigenous talents. The event, hosted by Tom Power, also features performances from alt-rock duo, The Darcys, as well as Kaia Kater, Lydia Persaud, Shan Vincent De Paul, B. Knox and Sam Johnston. It’s free to attend, but you can […]

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Watch performances cast onto a snowy screen at Asinabka Festival this weekend

This weekend, Asinabka Festival has partnered with Gallery 101 to bring you a virtual edition of Unikkaaqtuarniq, which is Inuktitut for “storytelling.”   The Stories from the North event is known for projecting films onto screens made of snow, and this year, that tradition continues virtually. However, instead of movies, they will be broadcasting free music performances from Inuit artists on Facebook Live. Indigenous film […]

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Ila Barker launches third season of AIRSessions, music workshops for youth led by Indigenous artists

Do you know an Indigenous youth aged 13-25 with an interest in making music? Ila Barker launches season three of AIRSessions this month, which invite youth to Indigenous-led music workshops throughout 2021. AIRSessions is hosted in part by the National Arts Centre, sākihiwē festival, Indigenous Family Centre, Indigenous Music and Music for Life. To kick off […]

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Mattmac and Desiree Dorion to perform at sākihiwē festival as part of Safe at Home Manitoba

sākihiwē festival has joined the Safe at Home Manitoba movement by showcasing Indigenous artists based throughout the province. The artists will perform a four-song set and give you a glimpse into their local community, too. Country folk artist, Desiree Dorion and hip hop artist, Mattmac will hit the online stage in February and March, respectively. Each episode, which […]

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The very first International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards honours talent across Turtle Island

Indigenous hip hop artists are being recognized at a new award show this year. Get ready for The International Indigenous Hip Hop Awards Show, which brings together talent from across Turtle Island to honour great music made through nominations, awards and performances from the best in the business.  You can have your say in who […]

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