National Arts Centre Announces Concerts for 2021-2022 Season

If you’re like me, you’re seriously starting to crave some live music. Thankfully, the National Arts Centre has everyone covered. Early on Thursday, the NAC announced that they will be returning to in-person performances for their 2021-2022 season.   The 2021-2022 season includes performances from Indigenous artists Shawnee Kish and William Prince, as well as […]

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Grimes, DVBBS and Snotty Nose Rez Kids lead in nominations at the 2021 INDIES Awards

Canadian Music Week has announced the 2021 INDIES nominees. For it’s 20th year, Grimes leads with four nominations, with DVBBS, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and JJ Wilde right behind with three each. Some categories to watch include Indigenous Artist / Group or Duo of the Year, which includes nominees Buffy Sainte-Marie, Crystal Shawanda, Julian Taylor, […]

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Celebrate folk music with Mimi O’Bonsawin, G.R. Gritt & William Prince

Folk Alliance is hosting Folk Unlocked Virtual Conference from February 22-26, 2021 to bring artists together digitally with workshops and panels. As part of the celebration, over 200 artists will perform from all across Turtle Island, including G.R. Gritt, Mimi O’Bonsawin, Terra Lightfoot, Emily Wurramara, William Prince and more. Check out the full artist listing here.   Tickets are on a […]

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Winterlude to return in 2021 with a virtual ice-carving competition, musical showcases and more

Winterlude returns for the 43rd time, but this year’s celebrations will be brought to you virtually from February 5th until February 21st. Tune into the Canadian Heritage YouTube channel to catch all of the scheduled events, like ice-carving, musical acts, an ice–skating performance and more.   This year, Winterlude is showcasing a virtual National Ice-Carving Competition […]

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The 2021 Canadian Folk Music Awards celebrate Indigenous and Canadian talents

You’ll be able to celebrate the best in Canadian folk next spring! The 16th annual Canadian Folk Music Award nominees were announced on December 1st, 2020.  Among the nominees is Indigenous folk artist William Prince, who received five nominations for his 2020 album, Reliever, including Contemporary Singer of the Year, Solo Artist of the Year and single of […]

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William Prince’s Gospel First Nation is a Nostalgic Ode to Home

William Prince gave us not one, but two albums in 2020! His new album, Gospel First Nation, came out October 23rd on Six Shooter Records.  The album is a gospel country record inspired by his childhood home on Peguis First Nation in Manitoba. Prince returned home to his First Nation during the pandemic to find comfort amidst all the uncertainty. […]

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