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William Prince’s 5 Favourite Places in Winnipeg – Exclaim!

Feb 21, 2020 William Prince is a Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter born and raised in Manitoba’s Peguis First Nation. To celebrate the release of his latest album, Reliever, out now on Six Shooter, Prince shared some of his favourite spots in his adopted city of Winnipeg. The Nook Diner (43 Sherbrook St.) My favourite diner. The […]

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Sharing Culture through Language and Song – Welcome Concert – Cygnet Folk Festival 2020

Credit: Cygnet Folk Festival Sharing Cultures featured many of Australia’s foremost First Nations artists joined by First Nations artists from Canada in a collaborative ensemble event. This performance, in addition to workshops and individual performances from these artists over the festival weekend, has been funded by the Australia Council for the Arts. It will be […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 202025 Views

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Indigenous rappers Snotty Nose Rez Kids perform “Yuck-Sue-Yaach”

Credit: CBC Vancouver Check out the Snotty Nose Rez Kids performing “Yuck-Sue-Yaach” at an exclusive CBC concert. The Indigenous hip-hop duo made an appearance at the fourth edition of Indigenous Junior J-School.

by pmnationtalk on February 17, 202049 Views

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Gabriel Ayala #MMIW

Credit: indianz Yaqui guitarist Gabriel Ayala performs “Hiapsine (Forget Me Not)” at the International Indigenous Music Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 22, 2020. “In my language, hiapsine means when your heart is just crushed,” Ayala said of a song he wrote in honor of missing and murdered Indigenous women. The International Indigenous Music […]

by pmnationtalk on February 11, 202096 Views

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ECMA 2020 Music & Industry Award Nominees

Tim Baker, Wintersleep, The East Pointers, Ria Mae, Neon Dreams, and Rich Aucoin lead 2020 East Coast Music Award nominations …full list unveiled this morning in St. John’s, NL The East Coast Music Association is thrilled to announce the 2020 East Coast Music Award nominees. Tim Baker and Wintersleep lead the pack with seven nominations […]

by ahnationtalk on February 6, 202033 Views

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Music industry trailblazer Elaine Bomberry says more investment in artists needed – APTN News

February 4, 2020 Elaine Bomberry is a trailblazer in the music industry. For the past three decades, she has produced award winning shows like Rez Bluez on APTN, and managed Juno award winning artists. Bomberry also helped co-create a Juno award category solely for Indigenous artists. But at the start of her career, there were […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202034 Views

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Tom Wilson Launches Indigenous Scholarship – Fyi Music News

Feb 05, 2020 Celebrated musician Tom Wilson has established a scholarship in partnership with McMaster University in Hamilton, his home city. The Tom Wilson Indigenous Scholarship Award in Honour of Bunny Wilson (Tom’s presumptive mother) is designed to support year 1 Indigenous students from Ontario secondary schools completing an undergraduate program in any faculty at […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 202044 Views

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Digawolf’s Yellowstone up for Juno Award – CBC

N.W.T. band Digawolf has been nominated for Indigenous Artist or Group of the year for their album Yellowstone Jan 29, 2020 The Tlicho Dene and English language band Digawolf has been nominated for a Juno Award as Indigenous Artist or Group of the year for their 2019 album Yellowstone. This is not the first time […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202038 Views

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Their monsters and inner demons’: Quebec Cree hip-hop duo make video about youth struggles – CBC

‘We want to show youth they are not alone,’ say The NorthStars Jan 29, 2020 Northern Quebec rap duo The NorthStars has released a new song and video with a powerful message about what some Indigenous young people face. The group is hoping Monsters, a video about the ravages of substance abuse, will inspire some […]

by ahnationtalk on January 29, 202036 Views

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Nancy Mike | Indigenous Music Summit

Credit: indianz Nancy Mike, an Inuit throat singer from Nunavut in Canada, performs at the International Indigenous Music Summit in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 23, 2020. Additional vocals by Colleen Nakashuk, also from Nunavut. The International Indigenous Music Summit is taking place January 22-26 in partnership with the Folk Alliance International.

by pmnationtalk on January 27, 2020166 Views

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TBSO Signs Music Director Paul Haas for another four years – Net Newsledger

January 24, 2020 Thunder Bay – ENTERTAINMENT – After a brief but thorough renegotiation process, TBSO President Linda Penner and TBSO Music Director Paul Haas are pleased to announce the renewal and extension of his contract with the Thunder Bay Symphony for the next four years. “We couldn’t be more delighted to have Paul for […]

by ahnationtalk on January 24, 202040 Views

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Music for Climate Justice from Toronto sing RESOLUTION SONG ca

Credit: Join The Resolution It is a benefit for Pull-Together which is an organization of Indigenous Nations and their legal Allies fighting against the TransMountain pipeline Project. The Tarsands (that the Transmountain pipeline will extend the life of) is probably the single most environmentally destructive project in Canada. The singers are the audience at the […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 2020156 Views

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DDCDC 2020 Volunteer Junos Sponsor

We have the opportunity to pick choice volunteer spots at the Junos and during the week long events. The 49th annual JUNO Awards and JUNO Week 2020 will be hosted in Saskatoon, SK from March 9 through March 15, 2020, culminating in The JUNO Awards, on Sunday, March 15, at the SaskTel Centre, broadcast live […]

by ahnationtalk on January 17, 202062 Views

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Government of Canada and UNESCO with support from UN Mission of Ecuador reception for IEIL 2019

Credit: 久安WPTV 电视 UN New Media PeaceeverTV Report :The Government of Canada and UNESCO with support of the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations on the occasion of the High-level event on the conclusion of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

by pmnationtalk on January 16, 2020165 Views

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Inuit throat-singing sisters from Canada

Credit: Anchorage Daily News Karin and Kathy Kettler, the Canadian throat-singing sisters who together are known as Nukariik, carry on the traditions of the elders from their mothers’ village in Kangiqsualujjuaq, Nunavik, which is located in northern Quebec.

by pmnationtalk on January 9, 2020176 Views

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Music is ‘my therapy and my outlet’ says Don Amero – APTN

December 17, 2019 Life could have turned out a lot different for Don Amero. The award winning musician’s parents split up when he as around 11 years old in what he says was a “really bad divorce.” Growing up, there was always music in the house. Both of Amero’s parents played and sang. Life in […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201995 Views

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A First Nation Tragically Hip tribute band is adding Cree lyrics to some Hip songs – A Journal of Musical Things

One of Gord Downie’s greatest legacies will be his push towards reconciliation with Canada’s First Nations, something that’s embraced by almost everyone on both sides of the divide. The Poets are a Hip tribute band from Moose Cree First Nation on the shores of James Bay. When they perform, they insert Cree lyrics in a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2019171 Views

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Indian Giver Are the Band Indigenous Hardcore Fans Have Been Waiting For – VICE

“People are paying attention to Indigenous artists…And that’s great. But it’s not the kind of music that I listen to.” Indian Giver are an anonymous Indigenous hardcore collective with members across Turtle Island (North America). The group—which has associations with prominent bands in Canada’s heavy music and outlaw country scenes—formed in fall 2019 and quickly […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019118 Views

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CNA grads make MusicNL nominee shortlist

STEPHENVILLE, NL – In just a few weeks, the wait will be over for those shortlisted on this year’s MusicNL Awards lineup. Among those nominated in the 27 categories were several College of the North Atlantic (CNA) alumni, including: The Kubasonics, which features Music: Performance, Business and Technology graduate Jacob Cherwick, who is going head […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 201981 Views

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Indigenous music industry booming, study confirms | APTN InFocus

Credit: APTN News There’s little shock that Indigenous musicians are on the rise in number, reach and influence, but even long-time industry insiders had a bit of a jaw-drop when a new study revealed just how much the industry is contributing to Canada’s economy each year. The National Indigenous Music Impact Study is the first […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2019306 Views

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Osprey hosting Polaris prize and Juno winner Jeremy Dutcher – The Coastguard

SHELBURNE, N.S. — The Osprey Arts Centre in Shelburne is hosting Polaris prize and Juno award winner Jeremy Dutcher at the Trinity United Church Sanctuary, on 36 John St., in Shelburne, on Dec. 5 at 7:30 p.m. A member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, Dutcher is a classically trained operatic tenor and composer […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2019106 Views

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Indigenous music industry contributed millions to Canadian economy in 2018 – APTN News

November 27, 2019 The Indigenous music industry is contributing to Canada’s economy in a big way – to the tune of $78 million last year, according to a recent study published by APTN. The study, which is a first of its kind, was launched to provide a comprehensive view of the challenges, barriers and successes […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2019104 Views

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What Does Electric Pow Wow Sound Like? (feat. A Tribe Called Red and Iron Boy)

Credit: Sound Field Canadian DJ collective A Tribe Called Red combine Native American drum circle sounds with electronic music to create Electric Pow wow. Nahre Sol travels to Toronto to meet A Tribe Called Red to learn how they blend native sounds and electronic music. LA Buckner meets with Iron Boy drum circle in Minnesota […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 2019271 Views

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Call Out: Nunavut Musicians: Northern Lights Trade Show, Ottawa, ON

22 November 2019 Qikiqtaaluk Corporation is now accepting applications from musician(s) to perform at QC’s Reception evening at the Northern Lights Trade show on February 6th 2020 at the Westin Hotel, Governor General Ballroom in Ottawa. To apply, you are asked to provide a short bio and a video of your performances for review. We […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2019108 Views

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Sudbury musician Matt James wins big at Native American Music Awards – CBC

Country music artist in awe first time he hears his song, ‘A Miner’s Prayer,’ on the radio Nov 21, 2019 Sudbury musician Matt James has won big at the Native American Music Awards. The country music artist with roots in Mattagami First Nation recently won Best Country Recording for his album, “A Miner’s Prayer.” James […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 201999 Views

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Indigenous Music Contributed Almost $80M To Canada’s GDP in 2018 – FYI Music News

What is the impact of Indigenous music in Canada? What are the contributions that the Indigenous music community is making to the economic and social fabric of Canada? These are two of the questions that find answers in a just-published National Indigenous Music Impact Study (NMIS), a first of kind 70-plus page report published by […]

by ahnationtalk on November 18, 201978 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, 201995 Views

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City of Guelph: A night of soulful music with Amanda Rheaume

Award-winning Métis singer-songwriter performs at River Run Centre GUELPH, ON November 13, 2019 – Canadian Folk Music Award-winner Amanda Rheaume continues winning fans with her unique and soulful blend of folk, Americana and pop. The celebrated Métis singer-songwriter performs an evening of meaningful music at River Run Centre Thursday, November 28, at 8 p.m. The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 14, 201970 Views

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APTN releases results of the first ever National Music Impact Study

APTN releases results of the first ever National Music Impact Study Economic impact of Indigenous music is $78M to Canada’s GDP Nov. 13, 2019, Winnipeg, Man. – APTN has just published the first ever National Indigenous Music Impact Study (NIMIS). This landmark Canadian study looked at the contributions made by the Indigenous music community and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 2019179 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, 2019100 Views

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Acclaimed Indigenous artist to perform in Matachewan – Northern Daily News

November 5, 2019 Indigenous Hip-Hop/Electronic Artist and Motivational Speaker Cody Coyote will be performing in Matachewan First Nation on Thursday. Coyote “was born and raised in Ottawa and is of Ojibwe/Irish descent with ancestry from Matachewan First Nation.” His website describes him in this fashion. “With his fusion of strong, profound lyricism accompanied by corresponding […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 201982 Views

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Indigenous music streaming platform puts focus on artists – Winnipeg Free Press

It’s a remarkable — and profitable — time in Indigenous music. For five years, Indigenous performers have won many of the major Canada’s music scene awards. In 2014, Inuk singer Tanya Tagaq won the prestigious Polaris Music Prize — the first Indigenous musician to do so. Cree music icon Buffy Sainte-Marie won it in 2015, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2019136 Views

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M’Girl infuses Indigenous Themes with “Western” Vocal Harmonies – Straight.com

October 19th, 2019 There’s a singularly surprising moment in the video for M’Girl’s song “Eyes Wide Open.” You see black and white footage of First Nations children, dressed like 1950’s schoolkids, sitting at tiny desks, and immediately presume you’re looking at footage of residential school children in the process of having their culture and language […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 201996 Views

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Indigenous NorthernSpiritFlute Tuning Origins 551

Credits: James Boren This video explains the origins or beginnings of the original tuning offered on NorthernSpiritFlute Indigenous Style Flutes created in the key of D Major. A Canadian product. Recorded in 4K resolution, 30 FPS and in stereo sound.

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2019163 Views

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Gord Downie’s Indigenous-issues mission to be carried on at star-studded show – Toronto Star

Oct. 18, 2019 When Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie left this mortal coil two years ago, he had unfinished business. After completing what would be his final cross-Canada tour with The Tragically Hip, Downie completed work on “Secret Path,” an album documenting the tribulations of the late Chanie Wenjack, a 12-year-old Anishinaabe youth who was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2019159 Views

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Queer Indigenous filmmaker premières music video at imagineNATIVE – Toronto.com

Festival ‘supports young Indigenous artists to have dreams’: Tim Myles Tim Myles has a clear idea of where he wants to be in five years: directing feature films. Just 25, the Toronto resident has already directed multiple music videos, with his latest collaboration with musician Indigo scheduled to have its world première at the imagineNATIVE […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2019130 Views

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B.C. wins big at Western Canadian Music Awards

Oct. 9, 2019 VANCOUVER – British Columbia musicians shone at the 2019 Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMA), with Vancouver’s Dan Mangan winning four awards including Rock Artist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year. Mangan is among the 10 B.C. artists honoured at the annual event that celebrates the best of artistic and music-industry talent in western […]

by ahnationtalk on October 9, 2019117 Views

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Manitoba Artists and Industry Land Western Canadian Music Awards in Whitehorse

October 3, 2019 Artists from Manitoba picked up hardware at this year’s Western Canadian Music Awards (WCMA), taking top artistic honours for pop, Francophone, and classical. The hardware was handed out at the WCMAwards Reception held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse that kicked off the BreakOut West festivities and celebrated some the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2019152 Views

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Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards Announced

Toronto, ON – Thursday, October 3, 2019 – The winners of the 2019 Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards have been revealed! Announced today at the WCMAwards Reception held at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, YT, during BreakOut West, the awards celebrate the best artistic talent in western Canada. See below for the full […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201975 Views

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2020 JUNO Awards deadlines and dates: Submissions now open

September 30, 2019 TORONTO – The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced that submissions for the 2020 JUNO Awards are now open from Monday, September 30, 2019 to Friday, November 8, 2019 at junosubmissions.ca. To be considered for nomination for the 2020 JUNO Awards, national music release dates must fall between the eligibility period of September 1, 2018 and November 8, 2019. […]

by pnationtalk on September 30, 2019101 Views

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Review: Buffy Sainte-Marie is still ready to slay the world’s injustice in song – Londoner

“I’m not going to tell you how to vote, but whoever you vote for please make sure to hold them to it.” – Buffy Sainte-Marie September 21, 2019 It’s easy just to admire Buffy Sainte-Marie for the long list of accomplishments she has pulled off over some six decades in the music business. It’s not […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 201993 Views

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James Arthur, Emilio Estevez, Rupi Kaur, Sarah McLachlan, David Suzuki and WE Charity’s Craig Kielburger and Marc Kielburger celebrate young people leading social change at WE Day Toronto

– WE Day Toronto will stream live at 9:00 a.m. ET today at we.org/watchweday – – WE Day Toronto is free to students thanks to partners led by Co-Title Sponsors RBC and TELUS– – WE Carpet photos will be available at 10 a.m. ET and WE Day Toronto photos will be available at 4 p.m. […]

by aanationtalk on September 19, 2019222 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, 2019194 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, 2019133 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, 2019209 Views

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Adrian Sutherland and Midnight Shine – “I Need Angels” – Net Newsledger

ATTAWAPISKAT – Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Adrian Sutherland & Midnight Shine’s debut music video draws attention to the suicide crisis among Indigenous youth. Stunningly beautiful and shot entirely in Attawapiskat – where Adrian was born and raised – I NEED ANGELS has been called “passionate and powerful” and continues to resonate. Since releasing […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2019145 Views

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Cody Coyote’s New Album “Ma’iingnag” Exemplifies a Teaching we Should All Hear in 2019

OTTAWA, Ontario, Sept. 9, 2019 — Cody Coyote is ready to share knowledge, Indigenous language and a new sound through his brand new album. Sarju Jagai – The Cave Recording Studios and Jay Fee – Conduction Mastering, have just mixed and mastered the 10 song, second full length solo album from this Indigenous Hip-Hop/Electronic artist, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2019142 Views

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Mayor Tory presents Robbie Robertson with Key to the City

September 5, 2019 Mayor John Tory today presented Robbie Robertson with a Key to the City at a press conference held at TIFF Bell Lightbox prior to the world premiere of the film “Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band.” Born and raised in Toronto, Robertson is a Canadian musician, songwriter, film composer, producer, […]

by aanationtalk on September 5, 2019226 Views

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Manitoba Music’s Indigenous North Has A Global Focus – FYI Music News

Aug 30, 2019 Indigenous artists from Canada will take centre stage at Indigenous North events in international markets next month. Supported through the Indigenous Music Export Program at Manitoba Music, export-ready music entrepreneurs will head to Australia and Germany to perform for and connect with key industry players to build their music businesses beyond borders. […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2019136 Views

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As TIFF opens with a documentary about his life, Robbie Robertson opens up about his past, present and future – National Post

‘They’re all wrong. I have a dream. I’m on a mission’ Few artists in the annals of rock ‘n’ roll have divided opinion as much as The Band. Was their name the height of pretension (“not just any band, but the definite article”) or simply a workmanlike nod to their anonymity? Was their music a […]

by ahnationtalk on August 29, 2019157 Views

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