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2020 ECMAs Cancelled amid COVID-19 Concerns

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) announces the cancellation of 2020 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference presented by TD due to growing concerns about COVID-19. The event was slated to take place in St. John’s, NL from April 29-May 03, 2020. The ECMA’s Board of Directors has issued the following statement regarding the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 18, 202098 Views

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Tio’tia:ke united for Wet’suwet’en – The Concordian

March 17, 2020 Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists performed in solidarity at La Tulipe “It does hurt his spirit,” Anachnid said after her performance at the Tio’tia:ke + Wet’suwet’en Concert last Thursday. “That’s why I sang that song for him.” Anachnid is an Oji-Cree multidisciplinary artist based in Montreal. She performed “Braids,” a collaboration with saxophonist […]

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Wasagamack First Nation music program wins big at Winnipeg Music Festival – APTN News

March 9, 202 More than a dozen students from one northern Manitoba community traveled hundreds of kilometres to participate in the Winnipeg Music Festival this month. It wasn’t an easy journey to get there. Students from George Knott School in Wasagamack First Nation had to drive 11 hours on northern winter roads to get to […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 2020113 Views

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Indigiqueer king Mx. Wolverine is politicizing and sexifying Toronto stages

Credit: CBC Arts Mx. Wolverine is just one of the many fabulous subjects featured in Canada’s a Drag, a docu-series from CBC Arts that showcases drag artists from across the true North strong and fierce. »Subscribe to CBC Arts to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/CBCArtsSubscribe Mx. Wolverine has only been been performing since 2018, but their […]

by pmnationtalk on March 10, 2020305 Views

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Should there be an Indigenous Juno Awards category? – The Globe and Mail

In his acceptance speech for the Indigenous album award at last year’s Junos in London, Ont., Jeremy Dutcher brought up the complexities of the award he had just won. “All of your work changes this place, and it deserves to be considered outside of this category,” the composer-musicologist said, speaking to his fellow Indigenous musicians. […]

by ahnationtalk on March 6, 2020107 Views

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ECMA 2020 Unveils Full Festival Schedule & Lineup for Songwriters’ Circle

March 5, 2020 The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) unveils its full festival schedule for the 2020 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference presented by TD. See the day-by-day breakdown HERE. Taking place in St. John’s, NL from April 29-May 03, this year’s event includes showcase performances from Adam Baldwin, Adyn Townes, Andrew Waite, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020128 Views

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Attawapiskat rock band Midnight Shine puts Indigenous spin on a Neil Young classic – CBC

Adrian Sutherland explains what it was like to translate ‘Heart of Gold’ into Cree Mar 05, 2020 Neil Young’s Heart of Gold has been covered by a lot of artists. When Midnight Shine, the rock band from Attawapiskat, decided to do their version, frontman Adrian Sutherland said they wanted to do something nobody else had […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 2020104 Views

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Mi’kmaw recording engineer celebrates year at Shiftwork Recording – CBC

Musician Dylan Ward has been recording local musicians for about a year at Fredericton studio Mar 03, 2020 A Mi’kmaw musician and recording engineer from Natoaganeg is making his mark on the Fredericton music scene after opening his own downtown recording studio. Dylan Ward grew up in the community also known as Eel Ground First […]

by ahnationtalk on March 3, 202096 Views

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Grande Prairie-born Indigenous artist nominated for Juno award – Timmins Press

March 1, 2020 A Grande Prairie artist has received her first Juno nomination in recognition of being one of the country’s top Indigenous artists. Celeigh Cardinal is up for the Indigenous Artist or Group of the Year at the Juno Awards later this month in Saskatoon. “I’m super excited, still a little bit in shock, […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202095 Views

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Sarah Harmer Live at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection | CBC Music

Credit:CBC Music Watch Sarah Harmer perform songs from her new album Are You Gone for CBC Music at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Vaughan, ON.

by pmnationtalk on February 27, 2020380 Views

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