Major's Hill Park will burst with the sounds of some of the most recognized entertainers in Aboriginal music and television.
PRE-SHOW: 5:15 pm – 6:15 pm ET
Emerging artists will take the stage prior to the live evening concert.
- Relic Kings
- Amanda Rheaume
CONCERT: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm ET
Hosted by Beatrice Deer and Devery Jacobs, featuring
Soulful folk music connects with her origins. Elisapie’s music goes back to her roots, with both soft and raw moments and a mix of Inuktitut and English.
For over 25 years now Innu author, composer and singer, Florent Vollant has performed across Canada and abroad, proudly representing the language and culture of Maliotenam’s Innu community all around the world. From his days of Kashtin to his very successful solo career, the singer-songwriter has become one of the most familiar faces of the First Nations. With the release of his fourth solo album in 2015, Puamuna, meaning “dream” in the Innu language, Vollant returns to the very source of traditional Innu singing, where everything is born, that is to say in dreams.
Swiftly rising on the Canadian country music scene, Genevieve Fisher continues to expand her influence on the country music scene with 5 top 50 hit songs already to her credit on the National Charts, including her most recent 2017 release, “Take It On Home”.
Multi-award-winning opera singer from Opaskwayak Cree Nation, in northern Manitoba. Her third CD called Kisakihitan which means “I love you” in the Cree language. The words, compositions and melodies were inspired by the landscape of her home community.
Singer-songwriter, poet, cultural activist, environmentalist. He’s among the most important francophone artists of North America. With 20 albums, including several gold and platinum albums, on his roster.
Host - Beatrice Deer
A singer, throat-singer, clothing designer, and health advocate. Connection to land, to healthy food and to a healthy lifestyle are all extremely important aspects of her life – Beatrice’s advocacy has made her a role model for Inuit, young and old.
Host - Devery Jacobs
Born and raised in Kahnawake, QC and cast in APTN hit dramedy Mohawk Girls. Known for her leading role as Aila in the award-winning feature film Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013).