Aboriginal Music Program

National Aborignal Day celebrations in Manitoba

Posted on May 23, 2012

Spring is here, which means National Aboriginal Day is just around the corner. Lorenzo, Ray St. Germain, Crystal Shawanda, Don Amero, A Tribe Called Red, DJ St. Germain, Diana Desjardins, and the Black Saddle Band are only a few of the artists taking part in the celebrations across the Province this year.

June 7, 2012

Aboriginal Day Live @ Lunch
Indian City featuring Pamela Davis and William Prince
The Winnipeg Free Press News Café
Winnipeg
12:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

June 14, 2012

Aboriginal Day Live @ Lunch
Indian City featuring Don Amero and Ray Stevenson
The Winnipeg Free Press News Café
Winnipeg
12:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

June 18, 2012

Diana Desjardins at the Red Barn Stage
Red River Exhibition Park
Winnipeg
4.00pm & 5.30pm
All Ages
Paid Admission to the Red River Ex

June 19, 2012

TD Winnipeg International Jazz Festival 
A Tribe Called Red w/ Phil Housely & Dj Voth
Presented by Aboriginal Music Week
The Pyramid Caberet, 176 Fort Street
Winnipeg
10:00pm
18+ | ID Required
Advance tickets $18, $20 at the door

June 20, 2012

Mark Nabess w/ Jevon Chartrand, Dawn Chartrand, Burnt-Project 1, Big Bear Gerry Barett, Neechi Neil Diamond, Howard Nepinak, Chris Beach, AJ Choken, Pamela Davis, Elvis Maytwayashing, Lucien Spence, Tex from Long Plains, Ray "Co Co" Stevenson, and Jason Kirkton
Community Celebration Day in the Northend
Indian Family Center, Selkirk Ave and Powers St.
4:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

June 21, 2012

Aboriginal Talent Showcase, Grand Entry & Opening Ceremonies, Traditional Events
National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
Centennial Park (behind the Professional Building)
Thompson
5:30am Traditional Sunrise Ceremony
9:00am
All Ages
Free Admission

Aboriginal Solidarity Day Pow Wow
Odena Circle at The Forks
Winnipeg
7:30am Pipe Ceremony
1:00pm & 7:00pm Grand Entry
All Ages
Free Admission

Aboriginal Idol Contest, Children's Entertainment
Indian and Métis Friendship Centre
Winnipeg
10:00am
All Ages
Free Admission

Aboriginal Day Live @ Lunch
Adam James (Australia)
The Winnipeg Free Press News Café
Winnipeg
12:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

National Aboriginal Day in Brandon
The Mosquitoz
New Era School Grounds
Brandon
12:00pm Opening Prayer, Pow Wow
6:00pm Concert
All Ages
Free admission

Assembly of Manitoba Chief's Aboriginal Day Celebration
Malcolm Campbell, Sonia Eidse, Rodney Contois, Cassidy Mann, Blair Constant & Matt Contois, Swan Lake Drum Group, Jackson Beardy (hoop dancer), Keewatin Otchitchak
Swan Lake First Nation, 4820 Portage Ave
Headingley 
1:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

2nd Annual National Aboriginal Day Celebration hosted by The North End Community Helpers Network
Sierra Noble, JC Campbell & Tracy Bone, Norman Chief Memorial Dancers & JJ Lavallee Band, Foreign Objekts, Burnt Project 1
Powers Street and Selkirk Avenue
Winnipeg
1:00pm
All Ages
Free admission 

Manitoba Métis Federation's Aboriginal Day Festivities
Dan Scranstad & Band, Brenton Thorvaldson Band & Students, Joe Smith, Metis Club Traditional Dancers, Mark Morrisseau Band, Marilyn Bedard and Band, Mike Lauze, Glenn Hewgil, hosted by Dwight Klatt
Selkirk Park
Selkirk
1:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

Winnipeg's Most & The Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival
Portage & Main
Winnipeg
2:00pm
All Ages
Free admission

Aboriginal Day in Flin Flon
Don Amero, Kimberley Dawn, Ron Burwash, Whispering Loons Drum Group, Nemihitowok Hoop Dancers, Dauphin Friendship Centre’s Pow Wow Dancers, Square Dancers and Fiddlers
Flin Flon Aboriginal Friendship Centre
Flin Flon
3:00pm
All Ages
Free Admission

Two-Spirited Aborignal Day Celebration & Feast 2012
Lorne Olson (Videography), Kevin Lee Burton (Photography), Ryan Richard, Kelly & Erin (Dance), Wanda Wilson (Music)
Crossways-In-Common, 222 Furby St.
Winnipeg
4:00pm
All Ages
Free Admission

The Black Saddle Band
Red Barn Stage – Red River Exhibition Park
1:00pm, 2:30pm, 4.00pm, 5.30pm
All Ages
Paid Admission to the Red River Ex

Crystal Shawanda
Main Stage – Red River Exhibition Park
8:00pm
All Ages
Paid Admission to the Red River Ex

Ray St. Germain and the Aboriginal Express
w/ the Norman Chief Memoiral Square Dancers, Walking Wolf Pow Wow Dancers and the DJ St. Germain Band
McPhillips Street Station Casino
Winnipeg
8:00pm
18+ | ID Required
Free Admission

Ernest Monias
The Westbrook Hotel
Winnipeg
8:00pm
18+ | ID Required
Free Admission

Fred Mitchell Band w/ Lachelle Packulak
LA Roadhouse
Winnipeg
10:00pm
18+ | ID Required
$3 at the door

June 22, 2012

Fiddle-O-Rama: Best Fiddler in Manitoba Search
Mousseau Brothers featuring Elden Steppers Dance Group
Gator & Frannie Klein
LA Roadhouse, outdoor event
Winnipeg
3:00pm
All ages
Free Admission

Ernest Monias
The Westbrook Hotel
Winnipeg
8:00pm
18+ | ID Required
$5 at the door

Diana Desjardins Band
LA Roadhouse
Winnipeg
10:00pm
18+ | ID Required
$3 at the door

June 23, 2012

Kashtin, Indian City, Christa Couture, Inez Jasper, Joey Stylez, Beatrice Deer, Adam James
APTN's Aboriginal Day Live & Celebration
The Forks
11:00am Celebrations
8:00pm Concert
All Ages
Free Admission

Lorenzo, DJ Tik, Sagkeeng's Finest
First Nations Bank Stage at APTN's Aboriginal Day Live
The Forks
12:00pm
All Ages
Free Admission

Fred Mitchell & ALL CONTESTANT Fiddlers Afternoon Jam
LA Roadhouse
Winnipeg
5:00pm - 9:00pm
18+ | ID Required
Free Admission

Ernest Monias
The Westbrook Hotel
Winnipeg
8:00pm
18+ | ID Required
$5 at the door

Diana Desjardins Band
Aboriginal Weekend Jigging Contest
LA Roadhouse
Winnipeg
10:00pm
18+ | ID Required
$3 at the door

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