Victoria Park will burst with the sounds of some of the most recognized entertainers in Aboriginal music and television.
PRE-SHOW: 6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. MT
Emerging artists will take the stage prior to the live evening concert.
- Celeigh Cardinal
- Bebe Buckskin
- Nelson Little
CONCERT: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. MT featuring
His lyrics champion the ‘Blue Collar Hero’ in a manner that resonates of roots rock legends, but it is in the country music format that Charlie Major finds his home.
Juno Award-winning harmonicist draws from French Canadian and Manitoban Voyageur roots. Creating a myriad of truly astonishing harmonic sounds, incorporating the music of the world, his compositions express his past and present.
Singer-songwriter draws upon her Cree/Dene and Irish roots. Booming bass lines and heavy beats, combined with her spine-tingling vocals and classical piano influences , creating a distinctive fusion of RnB and TripHop.
Kathleen Ivaluarjuk Merritt
Takes you on an Inuit throat singing journey through the Arctic, combining vocal interpretations of the wind, birds, land and sea. Her recent project "Ice, Lines & Sealskin" combines sounds from both her Inuit and Irish roots, featuring Inuit throat singing and poetry with Celtic influenced folk music.
Collaboration between Crystle Lightning from Hobbema, AB and MC Red Cloud from L.A. mixing West Coast hip hop. Vibrant performance of dancers, visuals and theatrics.