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Spotlight on Buffy Sainte-Marie’s activism and music in new biography – Leduc Rep

Music writer Andrea Warner devoted over 60 hours of interviews to her book on Cree singer-songwriter Buffy Sainte-Marie. October 17, 2018 In 1964, a dynamic singer-songwriter from the Piapot Cree First Nation in Qu’Appelle Valley, Saskatchewan, released her debut album on the celebrated folk/jazz/blues label Vanguard Records. It’s My Way! was Buffy Sainte-Marie’s opening sonic […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018381 Views

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First Ontario PAC plans tribute to Gord Downie one year and one day after his death – Newstalk 610

The FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre will be paying tribute to a Canadian icon. One year ago we lost Gord Downie, frontman of The Tragically Hip and tireless advocate for Indigenous Affairs and the environment. In recognition of Downie’s legacy, the FirstOntario PAC will be hosting a tribute concert tomorrow night at 7:30 p.m. Producer of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2018301 Views

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Secret Path Week, October 17-22

Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto ON, October 17 Gord Downie Tribute Concert Burlington Arts Centre, Burlington ON, October 17 LEGACY: A Tribute to Gord Downie So Hip It Hurts, Toronto, ON, October 17 Legacy Space Launch Victoria Royals, Victoria BC October 17 Swift Current Broncos @ Victoria Royals Vic-VS-SC All Victoria royal games are available on radio for […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2018593 Views

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Gord Downie Tribute Concerts To Raise Funds For His Charity One Year After His Death – Samaritan Mag

A number of high-profile Canadian musicians will take part in a pair of Gord Downie tribute concerts in Southern Ontario on and around the first anniversary of The Tragically Hip singer’s death this week. Funds generated from these shows will go towards The Gord Downie & Chanie Wenjack Fund, the charitable project / reconciliatory vision […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018437 Views

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Musicians of the Midnight Sun: Angus Beaulieu – CBC

Master Métis fiddler recalls playing his first dance Oct 16, 2018 Musicians of the Midnight Sun is a new 10-part CBC radio series produced by Northern musical icon Pat Braden. Braden has spent 15 years collecting interviews, photographs, and recordings from some of the North’s most celebrated artists, which he is releasing in an online […]

by ahnationtalk on October 16, 2018376 Views

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2018 WCMA Winners Announced

THE WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF THE 2018 WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ARTISTIC AWARDS INDUSTRY AWARDS TO BE GIVEN OUT ON SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13 Kelowna, BC – Thursday, October 11, 2018 – Celebrating the best artistic talent in western Canada, the Western Canadian Music Alliance is thrilled to announce the winners of the Western Canadian Music Artistic Awards. […]

by aanationtalk on October 12, 2018763 Views

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You feel pretty f–king spent’: watch clips of Gord Downie’s final Secret Path rehearsals – CBC

October 11, 2018 The CBC documentary Finding the Secret Path, which chronicles the last year of Gord Downie’s life as he worked to bring Chanie Wenjack’s story to Canadians, airs tomorrow night on CBC TV. Ahead of the Oct. 12 broadcast premiere, CBC Music has never-before-seen footage from the documentary of Downie and his bandmates […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 2018358 Views

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Gord Downie’s final year captured in CBC doc ‘Finding the Secret Path’ – CP

Source: The Canadian Press Oct 10, 2018 By Victoria Ahearn THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ Once Gord Downie set his mind to the “Secret Path,” virtually nothing else mattered. One year after his death, the new CBC documentary “Finding the Secret Path” shows just how fiercely determined the Tragically Hip frontman was during his brain cancer battle […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 2018384 Views

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2 songs, 3 days: Indigenous artists hold whirlwind songwriting session – CBC

Indigenous artists work together to write, edit, and produce two songs in three days Sep 30, 2018 Hubert Francis wanted to create something to help others connect with their spirituality. So, he helped write a song. Francis, from Elsipogtog First Nation, worked to create an Indigenous-based rock song as part of three-day event, which was […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2018341 Views

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The Halluci Nation at the Music Gallery – The WholeNote Magazine

27 September 2018 “We are the Halluci Nation. We are the tribe they cannot see. Our DNA is of earth and sky. Our DNA is of past and future. We are the Halluci Nation.” These words written and spoken by Indigenous poet, author, musician and activist John Trudell on the first track of A Tribe […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018438 Views

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