Manitoba Music is partnering with the Canada Council for the Arts to present Native America North, a showcase of Canadian Aboriginal artists, at Mundial Montreal, November 19-22, 2013. Up to three Aboriginal acts from across Canada who perform folk, blues, roots, or traditional fusion music will be invited to participate. Submission deadline is June 26.
We are now accepting submissions from artists and bands interested in participating in a Manitoba Music showcase at M for Montreal, November 20-23, 2013. This is an opportunity to perform for and network with influential Canadian and international music industry professional.Submission deadline is June 26.
Tanya Tagaq, Jerry Sereda, Frannie Klyne, Tracy Bone, JC Campbell, Desiree Dorion, Dustin Harder, and many other artists are set to perform at National Aboriginal Day celebrations across Manitoba this summer. Check the listing below!
Manitoba Music’s Aboriginal Music Program will be presenting showcases in Winnipeg for guest speakers from our upcoming Aboriginal Music Summit (September 20, 2013). Delegate details will be available shortly at manitobamusic.com/workshops. This showcase offers Aboriginal artists and groups a unique opportunity to perform for and network with influential music industry professionals from outside Manitoba. Submission deadlines is June 26.
Up-and-coming country songstress Ali Fontaine picked up a Native American Music Award (NAMA) over the weekend. Fontaine, who was also up for Songwriter of the Year and Best Female Artist, won for Best Country Recording for her self-titled album. A double winner at the APCMAs in 2011, she has six nominations already for her first recording.