The Forks 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 CT
Emerging artists will take the stage prior to the live evening concert.
- Sonia Eidse
- Chuck Copenace Group
- Renée Lamoureux
CONCERT: 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm CT
Hosted by Janelle Wookey and Kyle Nobess, featuring
Creating a cultural mosaic of music that has been building bridges through music and stories. Eleven member musical collective, the band incorporates elements of rock, blues, jazz, funk and traditional First Nations music into its style.
Unmistakable name of the Manitoban artistic landscape. From music workshops, artistic direction, hosting to album and sound design. His experience takes over the stage!
Grammy Award-winning, Portuguese-Canadian singer, and songwriter will perform her hits to the centre of the nation.
Multitalented musician from the small community of Baker Lake, NU. Traditional Inuit throat singing and beat boxing, skillfully layered in guitar riffs and solos.
From the East Coast, a fresh take on electronic pop combines EDM with live instrumentation and high-energy stage show. Their seven-song EP ‘To You’ (2016) continues to enjoy astonishing success.
Host - Janelle Wookey
Franco-Métis native of the Prairies, Janelle works as an independent director and producer in Winnipeg. She initially established herself in 2008 through her independent documentary Mémère métisse which was broadcast on APTN. In 2013, she co-founded the production company Wookey Films with her brother Jérémie. Since then, the duo has worked on several unique documentaries, broadcast on APTN.
Host - Kyle Nobess
Known for his work as the leading heart throb named Thunder in Mohawk Girls, an award-winning APTN dramatic comedy series. He returns with his striking presence and passionate personality.