Trout Lake 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 PT
Emerging artists will take the stage prior to the live evening concert.
- Carsen Gray
- Niska Napoleon
CONCERT: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm PT
Hosted by Dominique Reynolds and Don Kelly, featuring
JUNO Award-winning genre-blurring five-piece indie band from Toronto. A traditional Anishinabek composition technique of tracing melody and rhythm from the contours of the land. Their latest album ‘For The Light’ brings more global-blues infused songs and audience round dances to their peformances.
Award-winning Nashville recording pop artist. Her new EP, ‘My Sister's Heart’ has landed her performing slots at festivals, including Havelock Country Jamboree 2017.
Montreal-based Maritimers making waves across the country and beyond through electro rap. Proof language barriers don't exist in eclectic French-Acadian lyrics and catchy hip hop beats.
Worldwide musical sensation Mexican and Native American rapper will spinout all the West Coast jams. Also known as an accomplished dancer, actor, author, shoe designer, philanthropist and more.
The Trade Offs
Quartet based in Iqaluit, Nunavut, bringing a fusion style of Northern music. Led by the powerful and raspy voice of Joshua Qaumariaq, the group creates a vintage sound inspired by the blues, rock, and funk.
Host - Dominique Reynolds
French Canadian Métis chanteuse and music collaborator. Her knowledge of music shared in Manitoba schools with Learning Through the Arts and ArtsSmarts.
Host - Don Kelly
From the Ojibways of Onigaming First Nation, ON. Longtime host of Aboriginal Day Live and award-winning co-host of APTN hit series Fish Out of Water. Unparalleled in his forte with hilarity and hoopla at his side.