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ShoShona Kish To Receive WOMEX 18 Professional Excellence Award + offWOMEX Lineup Confirmed

WOMEX 18, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 24–28 October 2018 Berlin/Las Palmas de Gran Canaria: For her role in the ongoing revolution of upheaving indigenous communities and their culture – using the medium of music as an agent of change, to awaken our humanity and help us connect – ShoShona Kish is a much deserving […]

by aanationtalk on August 9, 201825 Views

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2018 East Coast Music Awards Nominees Announced!

Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, KINLEY, Ria Mae, and Joel Plaskett lead 2018 East Coast Music Award nominations …performers announced for 2018 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference As they prepare to celebrate their milestone 30th anniversary, the East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2018 East Coast Music Award nominees. Rose Cousins leads the pack with eight nominations, […]

by aanationtalk on February 8, 2018213 Views

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Polaris Music Prize Reveals 2013 Gala Details

DETAILSGRAND JURY ANNOUNCED TORONTO, ON – Tuesday, August 20, 2013. Today Steve Jordan, Founder and Executive Director of the Polaris Music Prize, announced details regarding the 8th annual Polaris Music Prize Gala. The gala is on Monday, September 23rd at The Carlu in downtown Toronto. As was revealed at the Short List announcement on July […]

by kanationtalk on August 30, 2013989 Views

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Debut Album & Single from Northern Ontario Rock Band

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THEIR TIME TO SHINE…Debut Album & Single from Northern Ontario Rock Band Attawapiskat ON (August 7, 2013) — Not many bands play their very first show opening for legendary Canadian rockers like Trooper. But then again, not many bands are quite like Midnight Shine. The Northern Ontario foursome is turning heads with a self-titled debut featuring […]

by mmnationtalk on August 7, 2013677 Views

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Winnipeg Singer/Songwriter Returns to ‘Wild Rose Country’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Don Amero’s First Visit to Alberta Since 2010 Winnipeg, Manitoba (May 29, 2013) — A lot has happened to Don Amero since his last visit to Alberta. To say he’s been busy just might be an understatement. Since late 2010, Don released a new album called Heart On My Sleeve, which was […]

by mmnationtalk on May 30, 2013991 Views

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Manitoba Aboriginal Artists at the 2013 Reservation Economic Summit

Manitoba Music is partnering with the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) to produce a Manitoba Aboriginal artists showcase at the Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas on March 13, 2013. The showcase will be a part of the conference’s VIP Reception (invite only), which will play host to tribal leaders, representatives from Native […]

by mmnationtalk on March 5, 20131088 Views

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Canadian Aboriginal Artists To Perform During APAP 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NATIVE AMERICA NORTH SHOWCASE IN NEW YORK  Canadian Aboriginal Artists To Perform During APAP 2013 Winnipeg, Manitoba (December 19, 2012) — Three of Canada’s best Aboriginal artists will perform a music showcase that’s free to the public during the APAP 2013 conference in New York City, featuring roots, folk, and pop interpretations of […]

by mmnationtalk on December 20, 20121223 Views

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Music Nova Scotia Music & Industry Award Winners 2012

November 11, 2012 Liverpool, Nova Scotia – 48 Music Nova Scotia awards were handed out on Sunday, November 11 between the Music & Industry Awards Brunch at the newly opened White Point Beach Lodge and the NSLC Gala Awards Show as the first music event at the Queens Place Emera Centre.    Rich Aucoin and […]

by aanationtalk on November 12, 20121028 Views

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Manitoba Acts Bring Home Five Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards

November 2, 2012 Manitoba artists picked up five awards at the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Awards (APCMA) in Winnipeg, including three at the nationally-televised gala at the MTS Centre on November 2. With 19 nominations in seven years, Don Amero finally won his first APCMA. After jokingly dubbing himself the “Susan Lucci of the APCMAs” for his multi-year […]

by aanationtalk on November 5, 2012656 Views

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2012 RBC Ohshkii Awards Night

AND THE WINNERS ARE BEST PRODUCER/ENGINEER DONNY PARENTEAU INDIAN CITY LEANNE GOOSE SHY-ANNE VINCE FONTAINE   BEST GROUP OR DUO CREE CONFEDERATION C-WEED BAND INDIAN CITY NORTHERN CREE PRISCILLA’S REVENGE   KA-KEE-NEE KONEE PEWONEE OKIMOWMINISTER ROBINSONMOST OUTSTANDING ABORIGINAL MANITOBAN AWARD BRUTHERS OF DIFFERENT MUTHERS   BEST INTERNATIONAL INDIGENOUS ARTIST ADAM JAMES KIRAN AHLUWAHLIA NRG RISING […]

by aanationtalk on November 2, 2012921 Views

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Festivals, Awards Celebrate Aboriginal Culture

October 29, 2012 Aboriginal artists from across the continent are descending on Winnipeg for the first week of November. TheManito Ahbee Festival, Aboriginal Music Week (AMW), and Aboriginal People’s Choice Music Awards (APCMA) boast an impressive lineup of concerts, workshops, and activities October 31 through November 4.  The fourth annual AMW hosts performances in all genres of music showcasing […]

by aanationtalk on October 29, 2012607 Views

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New CD to be Released Online

On October 24 at 8:00pm CST, Don’s fourth album will be introduced during an interactive evening of songs and stories. Don Amero:  Up Close & International is a 90-minute concert that will steam live online atwww.aptn.ca/webstagepass. We hope you will consider tuning in. Don will be joined by special guests to perform material from his new album, previous […]

by ecnationtalk on October 22, 2012750 Views

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Media invitation – Wapikoni Mobile benefit concert

Montreal, Oct. 17, 2012 – Following the successful Wapikoni benefit concert in 2011, the rapper Samian is back on stage this year with Zachary Richard, Manu Militari, Sonia Basile-Martel, Sage, Sola, Gaële and other great guests. Preceded by a screening of three short films by filmmakers of First Nations communities in 2012, the benefit concert […]

by aanationtalk on October 17, 2012576 Views

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imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is proud to present The Beat

Presented by Slaight MusicFeaturing: George Leachwith Guest: Nick Sherman October 20, 2012 – 9:00PM – Lee’s Palace – 529 Bloor Street West The Beat Tickets: $15 ($10 students/seniors/underemployed)Available online, by phone, in person: www.imagineNATIVE.org George Leach and Nick Sherman are available for interviews (Toronto – October 15, 2012) – The imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival is […]

by aanationtalk on October 16, 2012778 Views

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Got Music? The Juno Awards are Listening!

Submissions for the 2013 JUNO Awards open MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 Toronto, ON (October 1, 2012) – Mark your calendars! The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced today that submissions for the 2013 JUNO Awards have opened. A new category will be added to the Awards roster in 2013: Adult Contemporary Album of […]

by aanationtalk on October 4, 2012579 Views

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Manitoba Music Industry Wins 10 Awards at 10th Anniversary Western Canadian Music Awards

Manitoba’s music industry continued its winning streak at the Western Canadian Music Awards this year, picking up 10 awards at the 10th anniversary event, including honours for several first-time nominees. The hardware was handed out at a gala celebration on September 30 in Regina, hosted by CBC Radio 3’s Grant Lawrence, and at an invite-only industry […]

by aanationtalk on October 1, 2012535 Views

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Manitoba Heads to Regina for 10th Annual BreakOut West Festival

September 24, 2012 Manitoba is gearing up to take over Regina this weekend. Running September 27-30 in various Regina venues, the 2012 BreakOut West Festival will feature showcases by 11 Manitoba acts, including several nominees for this year’s Western Canadian Music Awards, which take place on September 30 as part of the BreakOut West festivities. […]

by aanationtalk on September 24, 2012494 Views

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Musicounts Announces Call for 2012 / 2013 Band Aid Grant Applications

$600,000 IN GRANTS TO BE AWARDED MusiCounts was pleased to announce the launch of the 2012-2013 Band Aid Grant applications at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver (accepting applications until November 16, 2012). Special guest Rohan Marley, of the House of Marley and son of the legendary Bob Marley, was on hand to announce a $50,000 […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 2012750 Views

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Featured Pick: Don Amero – Right Where I Wanna Be – Radio Version

This is the first official video release from Winnipeg, Canadian musician Don Amero. Written and composed by Don Amero and fellow Winnipeg songwriter Jay Tooke.  See and hear more from Don at www.donamero.com From the notoriously tough North End of Winnipeg, Don faced his share of adversity growing up. With poverty, gangs, drugs and violence […]

by NationTalk on September 20, 2012951 Views

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