Victoria Park will burst with the sounds of some of the most recognized entertainers in Aboriginal music and television.
PRE-SHOW: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm 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
Hosted by Ashley Callingbull and Pakesso Mukash, 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.
Host - Ashley Callingbull
Cast in award-winning APTN’s Blackstone. Inaugural First Nations Miss Canada in 2010, and wore all Enoch’s princess crowns by age 10. Reigning Mrs Universe 2015 and Nike N7 spokesperson and model.
Host - Pakesso Mukash
Founding member of Juno-Award-winning Aboriginal Album Of The Year Cree rock group CerAmony. Now part of KXO, their goal is simple but ultimate, to make people move, dance, and love who we are as Indigenous Peoples across the world.