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Metric, Coleman Hell headline Wake the Giant Music Festival – CBC

Jun 24, 2019 Some well-known Canadian bands will take the stage at Thunder Bay’s waterfront in September as part of the first-ever Wake the Giant Music Festival. Metric, July Talk, Crown Lands, and Coleman Hell will headline the inaugural event, according to organizers, and it will feature both Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists, a live art […]

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Music Biz Headlines, June 19, 2019 – FYI Music News

June 19, 2019 Bruce Cockburn says Canadians need to face up to their country’s treatment of Indigenous people ‘To think that we can absolve ourselves of having exercised cultural genocide is completely foolish.’ – Brent Bambury. CBC Radio · A Flock of Seagulls, Glass Tiger and Corey Hart: A night of nostalgia on the Budweiser […]

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City of Kingston announces the 12th Grand OnStage season line-up

June 12, 2019 – The City of Kingston’s Grand Theatre has announced its new Grand OnStage 2019-20 season featuring dozens of shows from across Canada and across the globe. The Grand OnStage program presents a variety of entertaining and culturally enriching choices ranging from dance to theatre, young audience performances to comedy, and world artists […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 201912 Views

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SOCAN Celebrates Indigenous Songwriter Anachnid – FYI Music News

The SOCAN Foundation, in partnership with TD Bank Group, presented the first Indigenous Songwriter Award to Montrealer Anachnid at the Indigenous Music Awards in Winnipeg on May 17. Anachnid, a member of SOCAN, accepted the award and the accompanying $10,000 cash prize from the rights org’s CEO CEO Eric Baptiste and TD’s James Baxter. “It […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 201914 Views

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Events 12th Annual Indigenous Youth Dance Show this Thursday – BT Toronto

Program Manager of ‘Outside Looking In’ Laura McKinnon talks about the infectious energy of the Indigenous Youth Dance Show. The show celebrates the 12th annual production this Thursday at the Sony Centre. Read More: https://www.bttoronto.ca/videos/12th-annual-indigenous-youth-dance-show-this-thursday/

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 201912 Views

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Juno-winner Jeremy Dutcher pairs with Canadian orchestras on tour – 680 News

May 14, 2019 TORONTO — Acclaimed Indigenous singer Jeremy Dutcher is embarking on a fall tour paired with local orchestras from across the country. The Polaris Prize winner, who grabbed heaps of attention at this year’s Juno Awards with his speech about reconciliation, is planning seven concerts in the symphony format. Dutcher, who is a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 201917 Views

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12th Annual Indigenous Youth Dance Show Comes to Toronto – CBC

May 13, 2019 On May 23rd The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts will host two performances of the 12th Annual Indigenous Youth Dance Show—presented by Outside Looking In. Outside Looking In is a national charity that offers a high school accredited dance program for Indigenous youth in grades 7-12. After being assessed on academic […]

by ahnationtalk on May 13, 201917 Views

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Kettle and Stony Point First Nation musical duo win big in Tennesee – Anishinabek News

CHIPPEWAS OF KETTLE AND STONY POINT FIRST NATION— After only a year as musicians, two brothers from Kettle and Stony Point First Nation find themselves riding a wave of success that’s carried them all the way to a big contest win in the heartland of country music. The Brothers Wilde, Nolan, 21, and Ethan, 16, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 201915 Views

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Doire, Lévis up for NOMFA awards – Timmins Press

A couple of Timmins musicians and a filmmaker from Moosonee are among those nominated for a Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards April 16, 2019 A couple of Timmins musicians and a filmmaker from Moosonee are among those nominated for a Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards The Music and Film in Motion will present […]

by ahnationtalk on April 17, 201916 Views

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Indigenous Music Awards stands by non-Inuit nomination despite boycott threat – Jump Radio

April 4, 2019 The Indigenous Music Awards says it will work to address cultural appropriation concerns in response to a boycott by several Inuit artists, but the nomination at the centre of the controversy will stand. The organization says it has proceeded with due diligence since objections were raised about the nomination of a non-Inuit […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201921 Views

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