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Let world-renowned Indigenous cellist Cris Derksen give you a concert from their living room – CBC

The lush ‘New Heya’ was part of our virtual cabaret Queer Pride Inside Sep 04, 2020 CBC Arts Presents Queer Pride Inside: A Buddies in Bad Times Cabaret was a virtual cabaret featuring over a dozen LGBTQ Canadian artists that CBC Arts produced in partnership with Buddies in Bad Times this past June in celebration of Pride […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 202023 Views

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Banff Centre’s 2020 Music Programming Announced

BANFF, AB, November 14, 2019 – Coinciding with autumn’s first snowfall in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity’s full line-up of 2020 residency programs in music has been released. Under the artistic leadership of an esteemed cohort of program directors, Banff music programs will cover a range of forms and themes, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2019130 Views

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William Prince, Kathleen Edwards, Busty and the Bass and more: songs you need to hear this week – CBC

4 fresh tracks to add to your playlist right now Nov 13, 2019 Each week, CBC Music producers come together to highlight Canada’s best new tracks. This week, we got hooked on new songs from William Prince, Alice Ivy featuring Cadence Weapon, Busty and the Bass featuring Amber Navran, and an early Christmas treat from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 2019105 Views

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Fighting for hope: Teens from Alberta First Nation record hip-hop track with a message – CBC

‘We were looking for a way to have a voice’ Sep 12, 2019 A group of teenagers and children from northern Alberta’s Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation have released their first single — a heavy hip-hop track with a powerful message. The lyrics of Fight for Hope touch on themes of addiction, healing through cultural tradition, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019153 Views

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16 year old Metis singer turning heads in Alberta – APTN News

September 11, 2019 Mary Stinchcombe, a 16 year old singer in Alberta, is getting a lot of attentions these days. The Metis singer is also getting a lot of airplay. She has two songs on Indigenous radio across the country and will soon be releasing her first CD. Read More: https://aptnnews.ca/2019/09/11/16-year-old-metis-singer-turning-heads-in-alberta/

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2019147 Views

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Special night of music with Emmylou Harris, Sass Jordan and more to bridge the gap between industry, Indigenous communities and the arts – JWN

Sept. 11, 2019 A group of Canadian oil and gas leaders is bringing world-renowned artists including 14-time Grammy award winner Emmylou Harris and Canadian Queen of Rock Sass Jordan to the Jack Singer Concert Hall on October 29 for a special night of music and charity. In addition to raising funds for Indigenous Missing and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2019119 Views

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National Music Centre Unveils Indigenous Music Week Programming and Permanent Exhibit on Musician Activists – Samaritan Mag

June 5, 2019 The National Music Centre in Calgary has unveiled the programming for its Indigenous Music Week, happening at the Studio Bell from June 19 to 22, but it will be preceded by the reveal of a new permanent exhibit on June 14 named Speak Up! which focuses on Indigenous artists making social and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 6, 2019130 Views

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A Tribe Called Red withdraw from Indigenous Music Awards ‘in solidarity’ with Inuit artists – Toronto Star

April 7, 2019 EDMONTON—Electronic music group A Tribe Called Red has pulled out of the Indigenous Music Awards after organizers refused to revoke a nomination for a Cree artist accused of cultural appropriation. Edmonton-based Connie LeGrande, who performs as Cikwes, includes throat singing on her new album called ISKO which is nominated for best folk […]

by ahnationtalk on April 8, 2019141 Views

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Artists boycott Indigenous Music Awards over cultural appropriation concerns – Lethbridge Herald

April 1, 2019. Several artists are pulling support for the Indigenous Music Awards over concerns about cultural appropriation of Inuit throat singing. Tanya Tagaq, Kelly Fraser and Iva are among the musicians who posted to social media pledging not to participate in the awards until the organization revises its policies or includes Inuit representation on […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2019167 Views

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Local musician hits #34 on Top 40 Indigenous Music Countdown – Sherwood Park News

January 29, 2019 A local Indigenous singer-songwriter is becoming quite the rising star with her music getting picked up on Sirius XM and FM stations across the county. Robin Cisek’s original song Waiting on You recently hit #34 on the Top 40 Indigenous Music Countdown, which the aspiring musician calls a major accomplishment. “Making the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 2019153 Views

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