This week, Winnipeg is the bustling centre of live Indigenous music with the Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards, Aboriginal Music Week and Manito Ahbee festival happening simultaneously.
Derek Miller, Winnipeg's Most, Leela Gilday, Local Onlyz, Gabriel Ayala, Samian, Ali Fontaine - the list goes on of the fantastic artists you can catch during Aboriginal Music Week. The festivities are already underway, with plenty left to take it. For a complete list of this weekend AMW 2011 shows, see Manito Ahbee Festival 2011: Aboriginal Music Week Schedule and Lineup.
The votes have been tallied and finally the results will be announced! The Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards take place Thursday and Friday night:
Thursday November 3 - RBC Ohshkii Awards Night at Fort Garry Place, 222 Broadway Ave, Winnipeg, MB, 6pm.
Friday November 4 - Red Carpet starts at 6pm, the Aboriginal People's Choice Music Awards starts at 7pm at the MTS Centre, 300 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB.
Part presenters of the APCMAs, the Manito Ahbee festival also presents Education Days, Indigenous Marketplace and Trade Show, as well as an International Competition Powwow - grand entry at noon at the MTS Centre, Winnipeg, MB. For more information visit manitoahbee.com.