Julian Taylor, Crystal Shawanda & Leela Gilday are 2021 Juno Award Nominees

The Junos have announced this year’s nominees! Here’s some of the highlights:  This year’s category for Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year, as presented by APTN, is stacked! Burnstick, Crystal Shawanda, Leela Gilday, Terry Uyarak and ELMNT FM’s own, Julian Taylor have been nominated for their musical contributions. Julian Taylor (The Ridge) and Leela Gilday (Church […]

Continue reading


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 […]

Continue reading


Ottawa’s WinterPride goes digital in 2021

The third annual WinterPride might look a little different this year, but it’s going strong virtually. Capital Pride  announced it would hold the annual festivities, which are celebrated during Winterlude, through online spaces. You can get involved through a speaker series, an acoustic musical performance, drag shows, and art showcases from February 8-12.   There are six […]

Continue reading


Osheaga announces 2021 festival headliners

“Bigger and better than ever!” says the organizer of Osheaga as they announced part of their 2021 lineup, which includes headliners Post Malone, Cardi B and the Foo Fighters. The festival’s official Twitter page announced the annual event will be returning from July 30th – August 1st, 2021. So, the question remains whether it will go on in person, go virtual or even face cancellation again. Organizers say that they will be following the Quebec government’s decisions and monitoring restrictions closely as the festival start date approaches. The event’s website shows different payment plans for tickets, but does […]

Continue reading